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Provider Events

Superior offers several professional development and continuing education opportunities throughout the year. These events are designed to support providers and health care professionals by improving the quality of care, services and, ultimately, patient outcomes.

PAS Gap Closure Program Webinars: 8/13 & 8/15

Superior HealthPlan is re-launching the Personal Assistance Services (PAS) Gap Closure Incentive Program for PAS providers. The goal of this program is to target members who have identified gaps in care and close those gaps by working with the attending PAS provider to get the member in to see their Primary Care Provider(PCP).

To qualify for the incentive, the PAS providers must meet all PAS care gap incentive program. Once deemed eligible for the program, PAS providers can earn a $100 bonus per scheduled and kept PCP visit once proven by a medical claim at the end of the performance period.

Please note:

  • There is no contract addendum for the provider to sign in order to become eligible for this program.
  • Not all members receiving PAS services will have gaps in care and be targeted for this program. 

Register and learn more about the event below:

Program Details:

  • Must be contracted with Superior and licensed by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services to operate as a PAS entity in the state of Texas.
  • Must email Superior by end of day August 16, 2019 at:
  • Must register and attend one of the Care Gap Incentive Webinars

Webinar Information:

Care Gap Incentive Webinar Option 1:

Join this webinar by visiting the training online using this event link below –

Care Gap Incentive Webinar Option 2:

Join this webinar by visiting the training online using this event link below –

WEBINAR: Pain Management and Opioids

Presented by Superior HealthPlan and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Superior HealthPlan is offering a free Pain Management and Opioid course online for providers. One hour of complimentary CME credit is available for providers who complete the course.

This course will educate providers on the opioid epidemic, current guidelines, specific needs for chronic pain patients and best practices for treating chronic pain.

Register and learn more about the event below:

Date/Time:

  • Ongoing until December 2019

Location:

  • Webinar

The following providers are encouraged to attend this learning opportunity:

  • Primary care physicians
  • Pain management specialists
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Case managers
  • Family practitioners

Course Objectives:

  • The opioid epidemic, its current scope and where we are now
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
  • Specific needs for chronic pain patients
  • Behavioral health for pain management
  • The stigma associated with opioid use disorder
  • Encouraging communication with patients

Continuing Education Credits:

  • Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Additional Information:

  • In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Centene Corporation.
  • This course will be presented by Karl J. Haake, MD, who currently serves as a consultant medical director for the Centene Corporation. He is an anesthesiologist who specializes in pain medicine and is certified by both the American Board of Anesthesiology and the American Board of Pain Medicine.

For additional details, please download the Opioid and Pain Management Course flyer (PDF).

REGISTER FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT AND OPIOIDS COURSE HERE 

WEBINAR: 11/8/19 and 1/17/20

Opioid Use Disorder Training to Qualify to Prescribe Buprenorphine
Sponsored by Superior HealthPlan and the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)

Superior HealthPlan is sponsoring a FREE training for providers to qualify for the waiver to prescribe buprenorphine. This training will be conducted by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM).

Buprenorphine is the first home-administered therapy to treat OUD and offers great potential for expanding treatment.* Buprenorphine also has been proven to be a clinically effective therapy for OUD in populations including pregnant women. It’s an essential tool for you to be even better equipped to treat OUD in your community.

Register and learn more about the event below:

The Opioid Use Disorder Training to Qualify to Prescribe Buprenorphine will be conducted by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and includes:

  • Four hours of online training at your own pace
  • Four hours of live, interactive training in St. Louis, Missouri, held at the following dates and times (or you can attend the live training remotely by streaming it on your device):
    • November 8, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. CST
      • This date only features curriculum designed for women’s health providers, in partnership with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
    • January 17, 2020 – 1:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. CST
  • Continuing Medical Education Available
  • A copy of the ASAM National Practice Guideline
  • A reference guide and other clinical resources

For questions, additional details, please download the ASAM Provider Training Flyer (PDF)

REGISTER FOR OPIOID USE DISORDER TRAINING NOW