Practice Management & Coding Program Webcast (2022)

Management, Leadership and Coding for Your Urology Practice! 

This two session webcast combines the AUA’s ever popular Practice Management Conference and annual Coding Seminar into one comprehensive course offering. The purpose of this webcast is to educate physicians and non-physicians alike on the topics impacting the management of today’s urology practice with an increased emphasis on coding and reimbursement. 

Attendees can choose between three registration options:

  1. View & access both the Practice Management and Coding & Reimbursement Sessions
  2. View & access Practice Management Session Only
  3. View & access Coding & Reimbursement Session Only

* Coding & Reimbursement Session approved for 8.0 CEUs


Registration Fees

Membership Category

Both Sessions

Practice Management &

Coding & Reimbursement

Practice Management

Session Only

Coding & Reimbursement

Session Only

Member/Practice Managers'

Network Subscriber (PMN)

$875$545$545
Non-Member$1,095$685$685

Target Audience

  • Practice Administrators
  • Coders
  • Physicians involved in managing a urology practice
  • Other Office Staff

Learning Objectives

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT SESSION

Professional Development & Leadership

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify and apply effective management strategies to sustain practice success.
  2. Explore the most common methods of communication, why effective communication skills are so important in healthcare, and how to apply these skills for practice success.   

Best Practices in Operations

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Effectively interpret and utilize data to monitor practice performance and identify areas for improvement.
  2. Identify front-end, point of service, and back-end practices that achieve optimal results and envision a balanced scorecard approach for evaluating practice performance across various domains.
  3. Utilize and apply benchmarking, revenue cycle key performance indicators and best practices for effective denials management to achieve optimal practice performance.
  4. Acquire several ideas, tips and tricks they can utilize in their practice to improve staff engagement and retention.
  5. Obtain the basic knowledge to advertise, interview, hire, and properly on-board and support (education, credentialing, etc.) a Medical Assistant.
  6. Comprehend the legal basics of medical assisting education, certification, and scope of practice.
  7. Recognize and apply best methods to hire and onboard an APP into urology practice.

CODING & REIMBURSEMENT SESSION

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Determine coding for the appropriate level of evaluation and management.
  2. Interpret and apply billing and coding for proper reimbursement.
  3. Formulate practical applications of the coding information to utilize in everyday practice.
  4. Identify effective strategies to mitigate audit risk and how to respond effectively to additional documentation requests.
  5. Comprehend the fundamental principles of governmental regulations like Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statue and Surprise Billing.
  6. List the changes to Medicare Program for 2022.
  7. Code complex urological issues and multiple procedures.
  8. Describe National Correct Coding Initiatives (NCCI) for bundling and unbundling in the practice of urology.
  9. Define the relationship between encounter documentation and code selection.
Course summary
Course opens: 
08/15/2022
Course expires: 
08/15/2025
Price:
$1,095.00
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Practice Management & Coding Program Webcast (2022)

Management, Leadership and Coding for Your Urology Practice

Course Co-directors: Angela Gilfillan, CPME, CSC; Edna R. Maldonado, CPC, ASC-UR, ICD-10-CM AHIMA Trainer


Practice Management Session

Professional Development & Leadership

  • Best of the Best: What Effective Managers Do to Sustain Success
    • Sean M. Weiss, CHC, CEMA, CMCO, CPMA, CPC-P, CMPE, CPC 
  • Communication and Listening Skills That Work
    • Jeffrey Daigrepont, CAAPM, EFPM, MCPM
  • Panel Discussion: Why Should You Have a Personal Network?
    • Moderator: Angela Gilfillan, CMPE, CASC
    • Panel: Twila Puritty, MBA; Daniel A. Schonwald, CMPE

Best Practices in Operations

  • Understanding Data: People Pay Attention to What is Measured 
    • Twila Puritty, MBA
  • Operational Efficiency: Best Practices and Key Areas of Focus 
    • Kelly Raffel, MBA; Andrew Sobczyk, MHA
  • Financial Management for Optimal Performance 
    • Kelly Raffel, MBA; Andrew Sobczyk, MHA
  • Staffing: Engagement & Retention
    • Allison Griffin
  • Improving and Maintaining Competency for Medical Assistants  
    • Paula Purdy, CMA (AAMA); Donald A. Balasa, JD, MBA (AAMA)
  • Panel Discussion: Onboarding Advanced Practice Providers
    • Moderator: Anne Lizardi-Calvaresi, DNP, CRNP, RNFA
    • Panel: Angela Gilfillan, CMPE, CASC; Joshua Langston, MD, FACS; Daniel A. Schonwald, CMPE

 

Coding & Reimbursement Session

  • How to Maximize Office or Other Outpatient Evaluation & Management (E/M) Services Using the 2021 Guidelines
    • Jonathan N. Rubenstein, MD
  • How Well Do You Know Your Modifiers?
    • Edna R. Maldonado, CPC, ASC-UR, ICD-10-CM AHIMA Trainer
  • Common Denials – A Panel Discussion
    • Moderator: Edna R. Maldonado, CPC, ASC-UR, ICD-10-CM AHIMA Trainer
    • Panel: Mark N. Painter, BA, MBS; Jonathan N. Rubenstein, MD
  • Leveling the Playing Field: Stand Your Ground with Payors (OIG Hot Topics and Compliance)
    • Sean M. Weiss, CHC, CEMA, CMCO, CPMA, CPC-P, CMPE, CPC
  • Regulatory Compliance and Applicable Updates
    • Sean M. Weiss, CHC, CEMA, CMCO, CPMA, CPC-P, CMPE, CPC
  • Public Health Emergency (PHE) Updates
    • Mark N. Painter, BA, MBS
  • Medicare Update 2022
    • Mark N. Painter, BA, MBS
  • How to Dissect an Operative Note
    • Edna R. Maldonado, CPC, ASC-UR, ICD-10-CM AHIMA Trainer
  • 2022 Coding Challenges: A Case Discussion
    • Edna R. Maldonado, CPC, ASC-UR, ICD-10-CM AHIMA Trainer
  • Ask the Experts: Open Mic Q&A
    • Edna R. Maldonado, CPC, ASC-UR, ICD-10-CM AHIMA Trainer; Mark N. Painter, BA, MBS

 

Education Council Disclosures

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COI Review Work Group Disclosures

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AUA Office of Education Staff has nothing to disclose.

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Course Co-director(s)

Angela Gilfillan,

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Edna Maldonado,

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Faculty(s)

Donald Balasa, MBA

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Jeffrey Daigrepont,

has a financial relationship (Other) with The Coker Group;.
has a financial relationship (Other) with Coker Group;.

Allison Griffin,

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Joshua Langston, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Anne Lizardi, NP

has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Oncology)) with Janssen;.
has a financial relationship (Meeting Participant or Lecturer (Oncology)) with Genome Dx;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Oncology)) with myovant;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Oncology)) with Tolmar;.
has a financial relationship (Meeting Participant or Lecturer (Oncology)) with cysview;.

Mark Painter, CEO, BA

has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with Boston Scientific;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery)) with Contura;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with ODX;.
has a financial relationship (Leadership Position (General Urology)) with Physician Reimbursement Systems;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with Novuhealth;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with SRS Medical, Inc.;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Oncology)) with Fergene;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with Swan Valley Medical;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Specialty Not Specified)) with Applaud Medical;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with Vensica;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Oncology)) with UroGen;.
has a financial relationship (Leadership Position (General Urology)) with Relative Value Studies, Inc.;.
has a financial relationship (Leadership Position (General Urology)) with Physician Reimbursement Systems;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with SRS Medical, Inc.;.
has a financial relationship (Leadership Position (General Urology)) with PRS, LLC;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with Swan Valley Medical;.
has a financial relationship (Leadership Position (General Urology)) with PRS Managed Services, LLC;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with Vensica;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with Sonacare;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Oncology)) with UroGen;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with Medeon;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with StreamDx;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery)) with Contura;.
has a financial relationship (Leadership Position (General Urology)) with PRS, LLC;.
has a financial relationship (Leadership Position (General Urology)) with PRS Managed Services, LLC;.
has a financial relationship (Leadership Position (General Urology)) with PRS Consulting;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with Sonacare;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with Photocure;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with Medeon;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with Soundable Health;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with StreamDx;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with HIFU Prostate Services, Inc;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with Medtronic;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Specialty Not Specified)) with iUflow;.
has a financial relationship (Leadership Position (General Urology)) with PRS Consulting;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with Photocure;.
has a financial relationship (Leadership Position (General Urology)) with Relative Value Studies, Inc.;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with Soundable Health;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with Boston Scientific;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with HIFU Prostate Services, Inc;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with ODX;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with Medtronic;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (General Urology)) with Novuhealth;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Specialty Not Specified)) with iUflow;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Oncology)) with Fergene;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Specialty Not Specified)) with Applaud Medical;.

Paula Purdy, CMA,CMA

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Twila Puritty, MBA

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Kelly Raffel, MBA

has a financial relationship (Employee (Non-urology Healthcare Related)) with Coker Group;.

Jonathan Rubenstein, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Daniel Schonwald, BA

has a financial relationship (Other (General Urology)) with LUGPA;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Oncology)) with Dendreon;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Oncology)) with Pfizer;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant or Advisor (Oncology)) with Dendreon;.

Andrew Sobczyk, MHA

has a financial relationship (Employee (Non-urology Healthcare Related)) with Coker Group;.

Sean Weiss,

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

AUA ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

METHOD OF PARTICIPATION: 

Learners will participate in this online educational activity by viewing the webcast and completing the post-test and evaluation. To claim CME credit for this enduring material, learners must complete the post-test, passing with 80% accuracy and submit the program evaluation.

Estimated time to complete this activity: 16 hours

Release Date: August 15, 2022
Expiration Date: August 15, 2025

ACCREDITATION: 

The American Urological Association (AUA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION: 

The American Urological Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

OTHER LEARNERS: 

The AUA is not accredited to offer credit to participants who are not MDs or DOs. However, the AUA will issue documentation of participation that states that the activity was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

EVIDENCE BASED CONTENT: 

It is the policy of the AUA to ensure that the content contained in this CME activity is valid, fair, balanced, scientifically rigorous, and free of commercial bias.

AUA DISCLOSURE POLICY: 

All persons in a position to control the content of an educational activity (i.e., activity planners, presenters, authors) are required to disclose to the provider any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. The AUA must determine if the individual’s relationships may influence the educational content and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the commencement of the educational activity. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent individuals with relevant financial relationships from participating, but rather to provide learners information with which they can make their own judgments.

MITIGATION OF IDENTIFIED CONFLICT OF INTEREST: 

All disclosures will be reviewed by the AUA Conflict of Interest (COI) Review Work Group Chair and/or Vice Chair for identification of conflicts of interest. The AUA COI Review Work Group, working with Office of Education staff, will document the mechanism(s) for management and mitigation of the conflict of interest and final approval of the activity will be documented prior to implementation. Any of the mechanisms below can/will be used to mitigate conflict of interest:

  • Peer review for valid, evidence-based content by the AUA COI Review Work Group.
  • Attestation that clinical recommendations are evidence-based and free of commercial bias.
  • Introduction of a debate format (point-counterpoint)
  • Inclusion of moderated panel discussion with unbiased moderator
  • Publication of a parallel or rebuttal article for an article that is felt to be biased
  • Divestiture of the relationship by faculty
  • Recusal from controlling relevant aspects of planning
  • Selection of alternative faculty for specific topic

OFF-LABEL OR UNAPPROVED USE OF DRUGS OR DEVICES: 

The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain reference(s) to off-label or unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Please consult the prescribing information for full disclosure of approved uses.

 
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Course Registration Fees

Membership Category

Both Sessions:

Practice Management &

Coding and Reimbursement

Practice Management

Session Only

Coding and Reimbursement

Session Only

Member/Practice Managers'

Network Subscriber (PMN)

$875$545$545
Non-Member$1,095$685$685

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