The Future of Prophylactic Mastecomies Under the ACA

This presentation provides a basic overview of current and future trends under the ACA as related to prophylactic mastectomies. 

Topics covered include:

  • Current state of confusion and coverage
  • Price transparency
  • Cost control leading to better outcomes
  • Disease focused service line

Medium: video with PPT; e-learning

Target Audience

Physicians in the specialties of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, General Surgery, Breast Surgery, Medical Oncology, other healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Describe the basic principles of bundle pricing;
  • Discuss the basic reorganization of healthcare delivery;
  • Employ a heightened awareness of cost control in health care delivery.
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Medical Knowledge
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 Participation
Activity opens: 
07/01/2015
Activity expires: 
07/01/2016

 David H. Song, MD, MBA, FACS

David H. Song, MD, MBA, FACS

David H. Song, MD, is an internationally recognized expert in plastic surgery with additional training in reconstructive microsurgery. He specializes in breast reconstruction and oncoplastic surgery--a combination of lumpectomy and reconstructive techniques.

Cynthia Chow Professor of Surgery
Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education (CME)
Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery
Chief, Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Director, Residency Training Program

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation.  For information on the applicability and acceptance of certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.

Accreditation Period

Activity opens: 
07/01/2015
Activity expires: 
07/01/2016

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