Further Business Considerations: Accreditation, Coding, and Reimbursement for 2013
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Clinical and Business Trends
Sam Fleishman, MD
Sam Fleishman, MD, 2012-2013 AASM President discusses the issues that are affecting the changes in our health care delivery system. He provides direction for sleep centers to adapt to the changes. Dr. Fleishman also gives an overview of the AASM initiatives to help sleep centers through this shift.
Emerging Clinical and Business Trends in Sleep Medicine is a series of live presentations recorded at the AASM 2013 Winter Course in Phoenix, Arizona. Over the series, experts explore state-of-the-art patient care management in the diagnosis and treatment of various disorders and strategies to improve current business practices through a mix of traditional lectures, case-based discussions and pro/con debates. Discussion focuses on providing relevant updated information and new strategies that sleep clinicians can use in their practice. The focus is on three areas: changing guidelines and regulations in sleep medicine, diagnosing and managing sleep disorders and business considerations for sleep specialists.
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0 hr 53 min
Describe the current sleep medicine code family;
Explain the related RVU's/Reimbursement to the sleep medicine codes;
Discuss the different types of accreditation and some of the associated standards; and
Review current initiatives by the AASM to assist in the practice of sleep medicine.
Physicians and health care providers involved in the treatment and management of patients with sleep disorders and the business operations of a sleep center
The AASM designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CME is available for three years from the date of release, 2/24/2013. No CME for this program will be provided after three years unless the program is reviewed by the AASM and found current and eligible for CME.
Note: If you attended this session in person you cannot claim CME for this online learning module.
Hardware/Software Requirements: An internet connection and speakers are required to participate in this presentation.Online learning modules can be accessed in the AASM Online Learning Center. The AASM does not offer refunds for online learning module purchases.
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