Advance your pratice
With so many shifts and changes in health care, managing your practice can be more of a challenge than ever before. But the College is here to help you navigate that change with even more practice management offerings at the Annual Scientific Meeting, Nov. 10-14 in San Francisco. What sessions can you attend to perfect your skills in practice management?
Practice Essentials: Practice Management Boot Camp, Nov. 10
Half of the Thursday program is dedicated to six, 30-minute talks highlighting topics that are important to practice management. Topics include billing and coding for the allergist, how regulatory changes can impact your practice, alternative payment models, learning from practice financial survey data, improving your bottom line with marketing and what allergists can learn from their office managers.
Town Hall Meeting, Nov. 11
This popular session, hosted by the House of Delegates, is open to all registrants and will start with a networking reception that will lead into a number of expert speakers that will give updates on the Advocacy Council, as well as CMS, the FDA, MACRA, the Affordable Care act and other regulations impacting allergists.
Gadgets & Gizmos: Using Technology in Your Practice, Workshop, Nov. 12
During this hands-on session, get to know new forms of technology and their application in the clinical setting. Plus, hear a review of the latest and greatest apps available for mobile devices.
Advocacy Council 2016 Update on Coding: What You Need to Know, Workshop, Nov. 12
Avoid underpayment and penalties as a result of errors in your coding – the Advocacy Council will review what we learned in the first year of ICD-10 and what to expect in the future, as well as the essentials of CPT.
How to Incorporate Social Media into Your Practice, Nov. 13
Most of your patients are out there on social media – and a lot of physicians don’t recognize the benefits of using social media for their practice or professional development. Here, get the basics and see the benefits and potential pitfalls for allergists becoming more active in social media.
Surviving and Optimizing in the World of EHR, Workshop, Nov. 13
Improve your efficiency while fully utilizing the features of your EHR in this interactive workshop. Learn tips, tricks, and solutions to common EHR problems.
Advocacy Council: Update on Legal/Regulatory Issues (USP, DASH, ICD-10, etc.), Workshop, Nov. 13
Whether you are dealing with new government regulations like alternative payment methods, or older ones like HIPAA, Medically Unlikely Edits, and Meaningful Use, the Advocacy Council of ACAAI will review what happened in 2016, what to expect in 2017, and how our advocacy can impact change.
Essentials of Sterile Compounding for the Allergy Practice, Workshop, Nov. 13
If you compound immunotherapy extracts, you must comply with applicable current guidelines such as UPS 797. Get step-by-step explanations of the guidelines, office requirements, techniques, and the media fill test and quiz to achieve compliance.