2017 AAAAI Practice Management Workshop

2017 Practice Management Workshop

Rosemont, IL US
July 14, 2017 to July 16, 2017
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This unique weekend event focuses exclusively on the business side of medicine -- billing, coding, insurance contracting, regulatory issues, and more. Designed for allergist/immunologists at any stage of their career, and their practice managers, this interactive weekend arms you with practical tools you can implement in your practice immediately.


Registration Information

Please read ALL information and instructions before attempting to register. DO NOT REGISTER UNDER ANYONE'S NAME BUT YOUR OWN. There are options at the bottom of the page to register as practice staff of a AAAAI member or non-member as outlined in the table, below.

If you do not have a AAAAI account because you have never participated in any AAAAI-sponsored activities, you must first creat one. Click 'Log in' or 'Register' on the Register tab, select 'I am not a member, and I do not have an account with the AAAAI' and enter your email address for instructions for setting up your account. If you are unsure if you have an account with AAAAI, please contact us at cme@aaaai.org before proceeding to avoid the possibility of creating a duplicate account.

Please note that ALL attendees MUST register separately, but practices may notify AAAAI staff of multiple attendees and arrange to make a single payment by completing this online form. The form is for multiple registrations only. If you are not registering more than one person, please scroll down and read the remaining information for registration of one person. If you opt to submit the form, please complete it now and do not proceed with registration for any members of your practice until you have been contacted by a member of the AAAAI Education Team.

Member TypeFee
AAAAI Members and Fellows$450
AAAAI Member/Fellow practice staff$450
Non-members$550
Non-member practice staff$550
Fellows-in-Training$100
Credit Claiming

Credit must be claimed by June 30, 2018. Credit requests on or after July 1, 2018 will be subject to an administrative fee.

Target Audience

Allergist/immunologists
Physician assistants
Nurses
Fellows-in-training
Office managers
Coding and billing staff members
Other clinical staff

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • List three effective tactics your practice can utilize when negotiating managed care contracts
  • Describe how technology (including AAAAI resources such as the QCDR) can help practices meet reporting requirements
  • Describe how to code for venom immunotherapy
  • List three key items a practice should include in an employee handbook and one item that cannot be included

Additional Information

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Summary
Available credit: 
  • 15.25 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 15.25 CE
    CE credit.
  • 15.25 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
01/30/2017
Course expires: 
06/30/2018
Event starts: 
07/14/2017 - 2:00pm
Event ends: 
07/16/2017 - 1:00pm
Cost:
$550.00
Rating: 
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Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel
5300 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
United States
Loews Chicago O'Hare Practice Management Workshop

Rates
Discounted room rate: $139 single/double

Reservations
You can make your room reservation online at:

https://www.loewshotels.com/chicago-ohare/aaaai-practice-management-workshop

To ensure the special group rate, please make your reservations online. The hotel reservation cut-off date is Thursday, June 22, 2017. To guarantee availability, book your rooms early. A first night’s deposit is required for all reservations.

Travel

Transportation to and from the hotel
Complimentary shuttle – the Loews offers complimentary shuttle service to and from O’Hare airport. Pick-up is at the bus and shuttle center, between doors 1 and 2. Exit from baggage claim and follow the red shuttle center signs. The shuttle runs every 15-20 minutes between the hours of 4:00 am and 1:00 am. If you arrive between 1:00 am and 4:00 am please call (847) 544-5300 to arrange service.

Taxi – the hotel is less than 5 miles from O’Hare airport; average taxi fare is $10. Average taxi fare from Chicago-Midway is $70.

Driving – directions to the hotel can be found at https://www.loewshotels.com/chicago-ohare/discover/map. Parking is available to attendees at a discounted rate of $12 per day for self-parking in a private garage.

Public transportation – the CTA blue line “L” train services both Rosemont and O’Hare. The Rosemont blue line stop is just one-half mile from the Lowes hotel. From Midway airport, attendees can take the orange line through downtown Chicago and transfer to the blue line at the Clark/Lake stop. Detailed information on train services can be found at http://www.transitchicago.com/riding_cta/how_to_guides/ridingthetrain.aspx

More information about things to do in Chicagohttp://www.choosechicago.com/2017PMW/

Planning Committee
Tessie Adams
Coastal Allergy & Asthma PC, Savannah, GA
Relevant relationships: None

Priya Bansal, MD FAAAAI
Asthma and Allergy Center, Bloomingdale, IL
Relevant Relationships: None

Becky Buelow, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Relevant relationships: None

Christina Ciaccio, MD FAAAAI
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Relevant relationships: None

Helen Combs
Alabama Allergy & Asthma Center, Birmingham, AL
Relevant relationships: None

Maryann Czarnota, CPA
The Abrix Group LP, Northbrook, IL
Relevant relationships: None

Vivian Hernandez-Trujillo, MD FAAAAI
Miami Children's Hospital, Miami, FL
Relevant relationships: None

Sharon Markovics, MD FAAAAI
Manhasset Allergy and Asthma Associates, Manhasset, NY
Relevant relationships: None

John Milewski
Colorado Allergy & Asthma, Denver, CO
Relevant relationships: None

Weily Soong, MD FAAAAI
Alabama Allergy & Asthma Center, Birmingham, AL
Relevant relationships: None

Mohamed Yassin, MD FAAAAI
Allergy, Asthma & Pulmonary Associates, PA
Relevant relationships, None

Faculty
Tessie Adams
Coastal Allergy & Asthma PC, Savannah, GA
Relevant relationships: None

Sakina Bajowala, MD FAAAAI
Kaneland Allergy & Asthma Center, North Aurora, IL
Relevant relationships: None

Priya Bansal, MD FAAAAI
Asthma and Allergy Center, Bloomingdale, IL
Relevant Relationships: None

Cheryl Bernstein, RN BSN CCRC
Bernstein Clinical Research Center, LLC, Cincinnati, OH
Relevant relationships: None

Cozette Blandford
Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Associates, San Antonio, TX
Relevant relationships: None

Becky Buelow, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Relevant relationships: None

Christina Ciaccio, MD FAAAAI
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Relevant relationships: None

Helen Combs
Alabama Allergy & Asthma Center, Birmingham, AL
Relevant relationships: None

Emily Graham, RHIA CCS-P
Hart Health Strategies, Washington, DC
Relevant relationships: None

Marshall Grodofsky, MD FAAAAI
Connecticut Asthma and Allergy Center, LLC, West Hartford, CT
Relevant relationships: None

Sheila Heitzig, JD MNM CAE
Americal Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, Milwaukee, WI
Relevant relationships: None

Vivian Hernandez-Trujillo, MD FAAAAI
Miami Children's Hospital, Miami, FL
Relevant relationships: None

Ron Howrigon
Fulcrum Strategies, Raleigh, NC
Relevant relationships: None

Kevin Kelly, MD FAAAAI
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Relevant relationships: None

Sharon Markovics, MD FAAAAI
Manhasset Allergy and Asthma Associates, Manhasset, NY
Relevant relationships: None

Suja Mathew, MD
American Medical Association, Hinsdale, IL
Relevant relationships: None

John Milewski
Colorado Allergy & Asthma, Denver, CO
Relevant relationships: None

Penelope Phillips, Esq.
Felhaber Larson, Minneapolis, MN
Relevant relationships: None

Weily Soong, MD FAAAAI
Alabama Allergy & Asthma Center, Birmingham, AL
Relevant relationships: None

Teresa Thompson, CPC CMSCS CCC
T M Consulting, Inc., Carlsborg, WA
Relevant relationships: None

William Todd, APR
O2Ideas, Birmingham, AL
Relevant relationships: None

Mohamed Yassin, MD FAAAAI
Allergy, Asthma & Pulmonary Associates, PA
Relevant relationships, None

Content Reviewers
Samuel Gubernick, DO FAAAAI
Family Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Associates, Largo, FL
Relevant relationships: None

Jon Ramsey, RN
Georgia Asthma Coalition, Albany, GA
Relevant relationships: Genentech: speaker (Xolair); Shire/Baxalta: advisory board

Accreditation Statement
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology designates this enduring material for a maximum of 15.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CE Designation Statement
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology (AAAAI) is a Provider, approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #10704, for up to 15.25 Contact Hours.

Medium and Method of Physician Participation for a Live Activity
Follow these steps to complete the activity:

  1. Register for the activity.
  2. Review the CME Info Page.
  3. View pre-meeting information and/or complete the pre-test.
  4. Attend the meeting. Be sure to sign in so your attendance can be recorded.
  5. Return to the online meeting site after the meeting and complete the post-test, if required. You must achieve a score of 70% or higher on post-tests to claim credit.
  6. Complete the activity evaluation.
  7. Claim your credits. Enter only the number of credits earned based on your participation in the activity.
  8. Print or save your certificate.

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Questions
Activity-related questions should be directed to cme@aaaai.org.

Available Credit

  • 15.25 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 15.25 CE
    CE credit.
  • 15.25 CME
    CME credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/30/2017
Course expires: 
06/30/2018

Price

Cost:
$550.00
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