APMA Coding Seminar & Pre-Conference Seminars

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APMA Coding Seminar Agenda

Time

Lecture

7:30-8:00am Registration/Badge Pickup
8:00-8:45am
Changes in ICD-10 and CPT Coding For 2019
Jeffrey D Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, MAPWCA, CPC
8:45-9:45am
DME Update for 2019: Get It Right! 
Paul A. Kesselman, DPM
9:45-10:00am Break
10:00-10:45am
ICD10 and CPT Coding for Foot Care in NGS World
Lawrence A. Santi, DPM
10:45-11:45am
BMAD Data:  Information You Need for the New Year
David Freedman, DPM, CPC
11:45am-12:45pm 

Lunch

12:45-1:45pm  
MIPS:  What Happened Last Year and Considerations For 2019
Dr. Jim Christina, DPM
Jeffrey D Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, MAPWCA, CPC
1:45-2:30pm   
Medically Unlikely Edits - Do You Even Know What These Are? You Should!
David Freedman, DPM, CPC
2:30-2:45pm

Break

2:45-3:30pm   
Wound Care: What Are You Missing?
Paul A. Kesselman, DPM
3:30-4:30pm
E/M Services in 2019 - What Changed and What is The Same
Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, MAPWCA, CPC
 

Pre-Conference Seminars

Time

Lecture

Location

5:00pm - 6:30pm Medicare in 2019 Empire Complex, 7th Floor
6:30pm - 8:30pm The Impact of Technology on Your Practice Broadway Ballroom South, 6th Floor

 

PICA Risk Management Lecture: The Impact of Technology on Your Practice 

Overview:

This program will include a discussion on how your website, social media, EMR and cell phone usage impact your podiatric practice and fuel medical malpractice lawsuits. You will be able to utilize this information to educate and train your staff on appropriate use of technology and social media in your practice.

 Learning Objectives:

  1. Attendees will understand the impact of cell phones on their practice, inclusive of tape recorded calls, photos, videos, texting/emailing with patients, telemedicine and recommendations based on the law.
  2. Attendees will learn the good, the bad and the ugly of EMR and its effect on podiatric practices and malpractice lawsuits.  
  3. Attendees will be able to apply sound documentation practices to improve patient care and reduce risk.
  4. Attendees will learn about the pros and cons of social media, best practices for handling negative reviews on social media without violating HIPAA, office policies and procedures for social media sites and pointers to reduce their risk of being sued.

*Please note Pre-Conference Seminars require separate registrations