Practice Management Education Opportunities

New Programs for 2022!
  • May 2- June 7, 2022
    OnDemand
    OnDemand
    Coding Fundamentals
    OnDemand

    If you missed Coding Fundamentals at ACFAS 2022 in Austin, take advantage of the recorded session at your pace on ACFAS OnDemand for a limited time. The program comes just in time for you to brush up on the basics before the next Coding and Billing for the Foot and Ankle courses set for June (virtual) and August (in-person).

    Coding Fundamentals is a comprehensive workshop covering the fundamentals of coding and billing for foot and ankle surgeons. Learn the foundation of the coding and billing process from expert colleagues before taking the ACFAS Coding and Billing for the Foot and Ankle Surgeon course. This course is for residents, fellows, new practitioners, office staff of foot and ankle surgeons or anyone who wants to learn more of the basic coding and billing terminology and process. Plus, if you're a resident and attending Residents Day in the morning the day of the event, this course is a great next step to learning more about coding and billing for your future practice and can be bundled in your pricing.

    Lay the coding and billing groundwork for your career and register today to learn:

    • Overview of E&M CPT Codes
    • Discussion and explanation of the most common modifiers and how to use them
    • In-office procedure coding
    • Case scenarios
    • Dedicated Q&A

    Faculty
    Danielle N. Butto, DPM, FACFAS
    Sean Grambart, DPM, FACFAS

    Learning Objectives

    • Understand the use of Evaluation and Management (E&M) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes in your practice
    • Recognize the most common modifiers and their use in your practice
    • Understand how to code minor in-office procedures

    CME
    2.5

    Fees
    $175      ACFAS Member Physician or Member Physician's Staff*
    $235      Non-ACFAS Member Physician or Non-ACFAS Member Physician's Staff 
    $125      Member Resident

    *Office staff cannot register online, please download  the registration form.

  • June 9-10, 2022
    Thursday-Friday
    Virtual
    Coding and Billing for the Foot and Ankle Surgeon
    Virtual

    Registration Opening Soon! Join us for a virtual interactive and comprehensive workshop covering pertinent issues related to properly coding surgical procedures and evaluation and management services. Previous attendees of the ACFAS workshop Coding and Billing for the Foot and Ankle Surgeon now code more efficiently and effectively and have seen increased reimbursement. By learning how to code just one or two procedures properly, you will cover the cost of this course and see an immediate return on investment in your own practice.

    Learning Objectives

    • Understand trends in surgical coding, including how to code for new advances in the practice of foot and ankle surgery
    • Appropriately select modifiers for complex, staged, and multiple procedure cases
    • Understand where higher level E&M codes fit into your surgical practice

    CME

    Faculty
    Danielle N. Butto, DPM, FACFAS
    Sean Grambart, DPM, FACFAS
    Jacqueline Reiss-Kravitz, CPC, AAPC Fellow

    Who should attend?

    • Physicians
    • Office managers
    • Coders and billers
    • Residents and Fellows with basic knowledge of coding and billing or those who have previously taken the Coding Fundamentals course
    • Anyone interested in proper surgical billing and coding

    Fees
    $405 - ACFAS Member Physician or Member Physician's Staff*
    $260 - ACFAS Resident
    $510* - Non-ACFAS Member Physician or Non-ACFAS Member Physician's Staff

    *Office staff cannot register online, please download the registration form.

  • August 25, 2022
    Thursday
    Orlando, FL
    Coding Fundamentals
    Walt Disney Dolphin Hotel

    We're back in-person! Registration opens soon!

    New! ACFAS Practice Management Learning Series. Join us for consecutive days of coding and billing education - Coding Fundamentals and Coding and Billing for the Foot and Ankle Surgeon full course. Register for both or for the one that best fits your level of knowledge of coding and billing.

    Start with Coding Fundamentals, which helps lay down your foundation of coding and billing knowledge before taking the full Coding and Billing for the Foot and Ankle Surgeon course. In Coding Fundamentals you will learn the foundation of the coding and billing process, including: an overview of E&M CPT Codes; an explanation of the most common modifiers and how to use them; in-office procedure coding; case scenarios and a dedicated Q&A -- all from expert colleagues. The course is for residents, fellows, new practitioners, office staff of foot and ankle surgeons or anyone who wants to learn more of the basic coding and billing terminology and process.

    Bundle pricing is available if you take both Coding Fundamentals and Coding and Billing for the Foot and Ankle Surgeon as part of the three-day series in Orlando.

    Faculty 
    Danielle N. Butto, DPM, FACFAS
    Sean Grambart, DPM, FACFAS

    Learning Objectives

    • Understand CPT coding and documentation options for foot and ankle surgery related to deformity reconstruction, arthrodesis, arthroscopy, trauma, and diabetic foot surgery
    • Understand CPT coding and documentation related to minor office procedures such as nail removal, fracture care, and injections
    • Use and document evaluation & management surgical codes
    • Use modifiers to submit a clean claim

     

    Fees
    Fundamentals Only Member $175
    Fundamentals Only Resident $125
    Fundamentals Only Non-Member $235 
    Bundle Pricing Fundamentals and Coding Member $785
    Bundle Pricing Fundamentals and Coding Resident $510
    Bundle Pricing Fundamentals and Coding Non-Member $998

     *A non-ACFAS Member Physician(s) from the same office as a Member Physician must pay the non-ACFAS Member Physician fee of $175 regardless of whether or not the Member Physician is also attending the program.

    Note: Course content and faculty are subject to change.

  • August 26-27
    Friday-Saturday
    Orlando, FL
    Coding and Billing for the Foot and Ankle Surgeon
    Walt Disney Dolphin Hotel

    We're Back In-Person! Registration Opening Soon!

    Join us for the second course in the new ACFAS Practice Management Education Series - Coding and Billing of the Foot and Ankle Surgeons. This day-and-a-half course can be taken with or without the Coding Fundamentals course and offers attendees a deeper dive into putting the coding and billing fundamentals into play to help you get properly reimbursed for the care you provide. 

    Coding and Billing for the Foot and Ankle Surgeon is touted as an ACFAS favorite and can be taken each year as new coding rules come into play. By attending this popular course, you will walk away with the tools you need to simplify your coding and reimbursement practices. Gain knowledge about:

    • correct coding for forefoot, rearfoot and ankle reconstructive surgery,
    • proper evaluation and management coding for the current foot and ankle surgical practice
    • using modifiers properly to avoid denials and have successful appeals
    • coding for minor office procedures
    • coding challenges with amputation and diabetic foot surgery
    • complex arthroscopy and OCD coding
    • breakout session dedicated to private practice surgeon, office staff and multi-specialty/hospital-based practice

    Join expert faculty as they help bring the coding and billing process to life with actual patient cases and coding scenarios. Don't miss out - sign up today and learn why ACFAS continues to be the obvious choice for surgical coding and practice management. Bundle pricing is available if you take both Coding and Billing for the Foot and Ankle Surgeon and Coding Fundamentals as part of the three-day series in Orlando.

    Faculty: 
    Danielle N. Butto, DPM, FACFAS
    Sean Grambart, DPM, FACFAS
    Jacqueline Reiss-Kravitz, CPC, AAPC Fellow

     

    12 Continuing Education Contact Hours

    Fees
    Coding and Billing Only Member $620
    Coding and Billing Only Resident $395
    Coding and Billing Only Non-Member $775
    Bundle Pricing Fundamentals and Coding Member $785 
    Bundle Pricing Fundamentals and Coding Resident $510
    Bundle Pricing Fundamentals and Coding Non-Member $998

     

     *A non-ACFAS Member Physician(s) from the same office as a Member Physician must pay the non-ACFAS Member Physician fee of $175 regardless of whether or not the Member Physician is also attending the program.

    Note: Course content and faculty are subject to change.

     

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