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The Advocacy Council works hard all year to serve practicing allergists. At the Annual Meeting, the council presents several sessions on timely topics relevant to your practice.

For an interactive way of learning about revenue cycles, coding and more, check out the Ask the Experts Roundtable titled Pearls to Improve Your Practice Operations on Friday, Nov. 8 from 1:00 – 2:30 pm. Topics will include:

How Can Cash Flow/Revenue Cycle Management Help Our Bottom Line?
Topic Expert: Scott McCutcheon, MHA

Coding and Billing
Topic Expert: Gary N. Gross, MD, FACAAI

How Can You Add Additional Revenue Services in A/I Practice?
Topic Expert: Jean Owen, MBA

Should I Buy & Bill for Biologics
Topic Expert: James Tracy, DO, FACAAI

A Novel Use of a CRNP as a Team with a Doctor (as opposed to working independently)
Topic Expert: J. Wesley Sublett, MD, MPH, FACAAI

On Saturday, Nov. 9 from 3:00 – 4:30 pm, attend the Coding and Governmental Regulations Update symposium on changes affecting allergy and immunology practices including modifications and implementation of CPT and ICD-10 coding for 2019, and a review of the state of politics and the national perspective of medicine as see though the eyes of the AMA, delivered by Dr. Susan Rudd Bailey, President-elect, American Medical Association.

Begin the day Sunday, Nov. 11 with Advocacy Council and College leaders in the Allergen Extract Mixer Training Program from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. This advance-ticketed, all-day session and workshop will provide hands-on learning techniques to be used for extract preparation and comprehensively address the new USP 797 standards and how to implement them. Also on Sunday from 10 – 11:30 am is a symposium on USP 797: The Final Word. What Does it Say? What Does it Mean? What do I Have to do?

Attend the Town Hall Meeting on Sunday, Nov. 10 from 4:45 – 5:30 pm, hosted by the College’s House of Delegates, beginning with a short business meeting and including presentations by the AMA’s President-elect and College member, Dr. Sue Bailey, on Medicare for All. The College’s lobbyist, Bill Finerfrock, will speak on Health Care Disparities and there will be ample time for Q&A.

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