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      PLUGS Midwest Regional Summit 2019 in Bloomington

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      November 15, 2019

      Friday   8:00 AM

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      PLUGS Midwest Regional Summit 2019

      Make New Friends: An Approach To Align Laboratory Stewardship With Our Insurance Partners In The Midwest Sponsored by the University of Washington School of Medicine, PLUGS® & Seattle Children’s Hospital Department of Labs Join us for the PLUGS Midwest Regional Summit, where laboratory stewardship leaders come together to collectively examine best practices to optimize coverage of appropriate tests through insurance industry partners. The PLUGS Midwest Regional is presented in partnership with ARUP Laboratories and HealthPartners. Registration: Early bird registration ends October 11, 2019 General Early Bird: $100 General: $125 Genetic Counselor Early Bird: $65 Genetic Counselor: $75 Agenda:8:00 am    Lab Test Stewardship: Getting the Right Test AND Getting PaidJane Dickerson, PhD and Jessie Conta, MSSeattle Children’s Hospital, University of Washington8:45 am    Hitting the Mark:  Benchmarking as a Tool in your Stewardship QuiverJoe Rudolf, MDUniversity of Minnesota9:30 am    BREAK9:45 am      “Systems” Stewardship: Adventures in care group and health plan stewardship, medical coverage policy, and prior notification                Shellie Kieke, PhD, MSHealthPartners 10:30 am      Tumor Profiling: Considerations, Challenges, and Changes    Tina Lockwood, PhDUniversity of Washington 11:15 am       Lab-Pharmacy Collaboration – Benefits of Multi-disciplinary TeamworkDanielle Kauffman, PharmDARUP Laboratories12:00 pm    LUNCH (Provided)1:15 pm    Insurance Roundtable: Perspectives on Insurance Coverage & Reimbursement of Genetic Tests2:45 pm    BREAK3:00 pm    Case Studies in Laboratory StewardshipClaudia Cohn, MD, PhD, University of MinnesotaAndrew Fletcher, MD, ARUP LaboratoriesJason M. Mayer, MSM, MT (ASCP), Park Nicollet Health Services Lindsay Zetzsche, MS,CGC, Mayo Clinic Laboratories Welcome Reception: Date: Thursday, November, 14, 2019Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmLocation: Hyatt Regency Bloomington-Minneapolis Hotel, 3200 E 81st St Bloomgton, MN 55425Join us for a networking event to connect with colleagues before the conference.Please RSVP when registering. Hotel: Hyatt Regency Bloomington-Minneapolis Hotel3200 E 81st St Bloomgton, MN 55425 To make your reservations, please click here.  If you need additional assistance, please contact the hotel at 877-803-7534. The discounted room rates will be available until Thursday, October 10, based on availability. Continuing Education: CME: The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Genetic Counselor CEUs: The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has authorized PLUGS / Seattle Children's Hospital  to offer up to 0.525 CEUs or 5.25 Category 1 contact hours for the activity PLUGS Midwest Regional Summit 2019. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of genetic counselor certification and recertification. Questions? Call us at 206-987-5014 or Email Us

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