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CME/CE Expiration Date: 3/15/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: The Business of Obesity Medicine offers more practice management and business-focused education than ever before. It's one full day dedicated to helping you run a successful obesity medicine practice. Choose the business model that works for you, increase patient efficiency, effectively code to maximize your reimbursement, attract and retain patients, and implement innovative techniques to improve patient care.

 


 

Accreditation:

The Obesity Medicine Association is accreditated by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

The OMA designates this enduring material internet activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Presentation Information
Presentation Date:
April 05, 2018
Expiration Date:
March 02, 2021 12:00 AM
Presentation Location:
San Diego, CA
Presentation Objectives
  • Correct document and chart patient appointments aligned with established medical codes
  • Understand the most popular business models for practices addressing weight management in patients
  • Properly code for reimbursement for obesity treatment
  • Establish an obesity medicine practice as a new clinic or as an adjunct to an existing clinic
  • Create and manage an obesity treatment team within a medical practice
  • Develop online marketing strategies that focus on treating patients for obesity and weight-related disease
Getting Started and Managing in Obesity Medicine
CME/CE Expiration Date: 3/15/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Learn how to establish a full-time obesity medicine program or add to an existing practice. 

 


Objectives:

  • Why establish or add an obesity medicine program
  • What options and resources are available
  • How to make a program happen or how to review and revise an existing program
Speaker Information
Owen J. Dahl  [ view bio ]
Marketing 101 in the Digital Age
CME/CE Expiration Date: 3/15/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: In this lecture, learn how to utilize different social media platforms to reach your target audience. 

 


Objectives:

  • Showcase multiple social media platforms
  • Provide a "how to guide" to get started
  • Target your message to your audience
Speaker Information
Cindy Haskell  [ view bio ]
Group Visits for an Obesity Medicine Practice
CME/CE Expiration Date: 3/15/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Burguera shares his experience of treating patients affected with obesity in shared medical appointments.

 


Objectives:

  • Describe the benefits of shared medical appointments
  • Describe the limitations of shared medical appointments
Speaker Information
Bartolome Burguera  [ view bio ]
To Package or Not to Package?
CME/CE Expiration Date: 3/15/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. Lazarus will discuss implementation strategies on pre-package services. 

 


Objectives:

  • Understand how to pre-package services
  • Discuss implementation strategies
  • Review patient outcomes and financial impact
Speaker Information
Ethan Lazarus  [ view bio ]
What You Need to Know about Billing and Coding (Part 1)
CME/CE Expiration Date: 3/15/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Dr. McConnell will provide an understanding of evaluation and management codes to bill for office visits along with demonstrating examples of obesity medicine documentation.

 


Objectives:

  • Understand the use of evaluation and management codes to bill for office visits
  • Review the Medicare Intensive Behavior Treatment for Obesity, who is eligible to participate, and the coding and documentation requirements
  • Review the Affordable Care Act mandated screening and treatment of obesity, including coding and documentation requirements
  • How to use incident-to billing as a means to provide efficient and cost effective obesity services in a busy practice setting
  • Review 1997 Evaluation and Management guidelines
  • Demonstrate examples of obesity medicine documentation
  • Review the role of telemedicine in the delivery of obesity medicine care
  • Discuss the role of Medicare Chronic Care Management services in the treatment of obesity as a model of chronic disease
Speaker Information
Jeremy McConnell  [ view bio ]
What You Need to Know about Billing and Coding (Part 2)
CME/CE Expiration Date: 3/15/2021*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

 

Description: Become informed on the latest in service codes and modifiers.

 


Objectives:

  • CPT, HCPCS, ICD-10 Codes for 2018
  • New delivery methods in obesity medicine
  • Progress notes and pitfalls
  • What's new in place of service codes and modifiers
Speaker Information
Marcia Cox  [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Obesity Medicine Association
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 7.00
Participation Credit(s): 7.00
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