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AAPC Durham North Carolina Virtual Chapter Meeting: Billing Invasive Lines: The Anesthesia Perspective, Saturday, January 15, 2022, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Advanced Institute for Anesthesia Billing and Practice Management, March 6 - 9, 2022 Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas (Anesthesia Boot Camp, Surviving an Internal or External Audit and Beyond Medical Direction)
The Villages AAPC Chapter, April 21, 2022: Internal and External Auditing (for all specialties)
AAPC The Villages Florida Virtual Chapter Meeting: Billing Invasive Lines, The Anesthesia Perspective, February 18, 2021 6:00 PM EST
Advanced Institute for Anesthesia Billing and Practice Management, May 23 through 26, 2021, Virtual Meeting (May still be able to purchase) https://aiabpm.com/
Decision Health meeting in Orlando, Florida November 8 - 10, 2021 Now "Advanced Specialty Coding Compliance & Reimbursement Symposium" (includes anesthesia, pain and orthopedic) decisionhealth.com/asc2021
WHAT A YEAR! ALL IN PERSON CONFERENCES WERE CANCELLED.
Decision Health VIRTUAL Meeting, November 4 - 6, 2020 Anesthesia Services for Abdominal Cases Anesthesia Services for the Bones and Joints of the Lower Body Coding for Multiple Anesthesia Providers and More
February 13 - 14, 2014, Anesthesia Administrators of Texas 26th Annual Educational Conference, Omni Corpus Christi Hotel, Corpus Christi - "Steps to PQRS" "ICD-10 for Anesthesia" and "Anesthesia payer rules - Texas"
February 27, 2014 Audio Educator Teleconference, 2014 Anesthesia Coding Updates
May 21, 2014 Audio Educator Live Teleconference, ICD 10 Coding and Preparation for Anesthesia Practices
July 31, 2014 Audio Educator Teleconference, Field Avoidance & Unusual Positioning
September 15 - 17, 2014, 18th Annual Anesthesia Billing, Coding & Compliance Summit, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Orlando Florida - Anesthesia services translated: from clinical encounter to claim submission (with Dr. Pam Upadya). Payer rules for cancelled and complicated anesthesia.
October 28, 2014 Audio Educator Teleconference, PQRS for Anesthesia
December 9, 2014 Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) Webinar.
December 10, 2014 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EST, Audio Educator Teleconference, 2015 Anesthesia Coding Update
January 15, 2013 AudioEducator Teleconference - Payer Rules For Cancelled and Complicated Anesthesia
February 8, 2013 Florida Anesthesia Administrators Association Winter Meeting, Orlando, FL
February 21 - 22, 2013 Anesthesia Administrators of Texas 25th Annual Meeting, Austin TX "Collection Techniques for Anesthesia" and "Split Billing"
February 28, 2013 AudioEducator Teleconference-Documentation for anesthesia
March 19, 2013 AudioEducator Teleconference - "101 for Anesthesia Practices"
April 5 - 7, 2013 14th Annual Anesthesia Billing and Practice Management Seminar, University of Chicago, Department of Anesthesia "Difficult Coding Scenarios" - "Obstetrics: Coding, Documentation & billing for maximum payment" - "Preparing for ICD-10"
June 11, 2013 AUDIOEDUCATOR Teleconference "Monitored Anesthesia Care: What Anesthesia Practices Need to Know"
July 23, 2013 aUDIO EDUCATOR Teleconference "Collection Techniques for Anesthesia Practices
August 13, 2013 audio educator teleconference "Post Operative Pain Management Billing for Anesthesia"
April 12, 2011 “Relief: End the documentation errors that increase compliance risks” - Decision Health Webinar
April 15 - 17, 2011 The Anesthesia Billing & Management Seminar, 2011, “Obstetrics: Coding, Documentation & Billing for Maximum Reimbursement” and “Cancelled and Complicated Anesthesia” - Caesars Palace Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
April 19, 2011 “Diagnosis coding for Anesthesia, Including ICD-10 Implementation” - Audio Educator Webinar
September 12 - 14, 2011 Decision Health Anesthesia Conference, Baltimore MD - "Anesthesia Services Translated: From Clinical Encounter to Claim Submission" - Co-presenter with Dr. Pam Upadya "Status and Circumstance: Code complexity to receive full payment"; "Labor & Delivery Coding and Reimbursement"
October 19, 2011 PQRS Webinar, Progressive Business Publications
October 26, 2011 Webinar "Billing Anesthesia When Surgery is Canceled" The Coding Institute
November 1, 2011 Webinar 1:00 -2:00 p.m. "Billing for Unusual Anesthesia Services" The Coding Institute
November 17, 2011 Webinar 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST “How to Improve Your Anesthesia Documentation” Audio Educator Webinar
December 1 - 3, 2011 Coding & Billing National Conference, The Coding Institute, Orlando, Florida
December 20, 2011 Teleconference, The Coding Institute, Update 2012
February 12, 2010 FAAA Winter Meeting, Naples FL "2010 PQRI"
February 22, 2010 Anesthesia Administrators of Texas 22nd Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX "2010 Coding Updates" and "Audit Lessons Learned"
April 13,2010 Diagnosis Coding For Anesthesia - Audio Educator webinar
April 17, 2010 Injection Procedures & Critical Care - Professional Coders of Ocala, Florida
May 19, 2010 Anesthesia Coding 101 - Audio Educator Webinar
May 23, 2010 Compliance for Anesthesia Practices, MGMA/AAA 2010 Anesthesia Pre-Conference - San Antonio, TX
June 15, 2010 Anesthesia & Benchmarking - Enhance Your Practice's Performance - Audio Educator Audioconference
July 14, 2010 Essentials of Anesthesia Coding: Keys to Avoid Compliance Risks - Progressive Business Publications, Webinar
September 8, 2010 Best Billing Practices for Anesthesia during Labor & Delivery - Audio Educator, Webinar
September 13 - 15, 2010, Decision Health's 14th Annual Anesthesia Billing, Coding & Compliance meeting, September 13 - 15, 2010 - Las Vegas, NV
October 19, 2010 Payment for Post Operative Pain Procedures, Audio Educator Webinar
Georgia Anesthesia Administrator's Association, 15th Annual Educational Conference, November 4 & 5, 2010, Atlanta, GA "Drill into Anesthesia Coding", "Coding Q & A", and "Clamp Down on Your Compliance Plan"
The Coding Institutes 3rd Annual Anesthesia 2011 Coding Update, December 2 - 4, 2010, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, "Diagnosis Coding for Anesthesia, Including ICD-10 Implementation & More", "Proven Anesthesia Compliance Auditing Tactics to Ensure Success", "CRNA's and Medical Direction", Anesthesia Biller's Frequently Asked Questions" and "Anesthesia Coding and Billing for the Advanced professional" (with the wonderful and sorely missed Joanne Mehmert, CPC, ACS-PM)
January 7 - 9, 2009 CPC Training Camp, Orlando FL sponsored by The Coding institute
May 7, 2009 Decision Health Teleconference "Cancelled and Complicated Anesthesia"
June 23, 2009 The Coding Institute "Self-Auditing for Anesthesia"
June 29 - July 1, 2009 CPC Training Camp, Orlando FL sponsored by The Coding Institute
September 16 - 18, 2009, Las Vegas, NV 13th Annual Anesthesia Billing, Coding & Compliance Solutions
Georgia Anesthesia Administrators Association (GAAA) 14th Annual Conference, November 5 & 6, 2009, Atlanta GA
The Coding institute, December 6 - 8, 2009 Orlando, FL
January 22,2008 Teleconference, Secrets to Earning Anesthesia Certification, sponsored by the Board of Medical Specialty Coding
February 19, 2008, Anesthesia Administrators of Texas (AAT), Obstetrical anesthesia Billing & Collections; CRNA Billing Issues, Grapevine TX
April 12 - 14, 2008, 9th Annual Anesthesia Billing and Management Seminar, Obstetrical Coding and Billing; Advanced Ancillary Services and Modifiers, sponsored by The University of Chicago and Medical Business Solutions, Las Vegas NV
April 28, 2008, OB Coding Strategies that Deliver; Master Self-Auditing Techniques for 2008 and Reduce Compliance Risks, sponsored by The Coding Institute San Antonio, TX
June 9 - 11, 2008 12th Annual Anesthesia Billing, Coding & Compliance, anesthesia 101; criteria of medical direction: when and how to use it; billing for ultrasound uses, fort Lauderdale, fl sponsored by Decision Health
July 25, 2008 (Co Speaker with Lois Mazza) Teleconference, Anesthesia Coding: Step-by-Step Case Studies for Billing Professional Fees, sponsored by HCPro, Inc.
September 22 - 25, 2008, CPC Training Camp, Orlando, FL sponsored by The Coding Institute
October 7, 2008, Teleconference, Expert Advice from the Pros on Frequently Used Anesthesia and Pain Codes, sponsored by Decision Health
October 24, 2008 Anesthesia Billing and Compliance, Practice Plus Conference Center, Little Rock, AR sponsored by Arkansas Anesthesia Network
November 12 - 14, 2008 12th Annual Anesthesia Billing, Coding & Compliance, Scottsdale AZ sponsored by Decision Health
December 4 - 6, 2008 Anesthesia & Pain Management 2009 Coding Update, Orlando FL sponsored by The Coding Institute
December 16, 2008 (3:00 to 4:00 p.m. EST) 2009 Anesthesia Coding Update, sponsored by AudioEducator
January 9, 2007, Teleconference, Ask the Expert about Critical Issues in Anesthesia Coding
March 20, 2007 Teleconference Benchmark Your OB Anesthesia Billing Practice
June 9 - 12, 2007 Charleston, 11th Annual Anesthesia Coding, Billing, & compliance 2007 Pre-Conference and Conference: Obstetrics Coding and Billing Workshop, Auditing for Complete Reimbursement and Compliance
September 18, 2007 Teleconference Office Hours with Samantha Mullins & Kelly Dennis
October 9, 2007 Cerner, Kansas City, Anesthesia and Chronic Pain Management roundtable Discussion
November 14 - 17, 2007 Las Vegas 11th Annual Anesthesia Coding, Billing, & Compliance 2007 Pre-Conference and Conference: Obstetrics Coding and Billing Workshop, Auditing for Complete Reimbursement and Compliance
December 4, 2007, Decision Health Teleconference, Prepare for Anesthesia Coding Changes in 2008
December 5, 2007, The Coding Institute Teleconference, 2008 Anesthesia Coding Update
December 9 - 12, 2007 Anesthesia & Pain Management 2008 Coding Update, Orlando FL sponsored by The Coding Institute
February 19 - 21, 2006 Anesthesia Administrators of Texas, The Woodlands, TX
May 17, 2006 Best Practices for OB Anesthesia Coding and Billing Teleconference, Sponsored by The Coding Institute,
September 14 - 15, 2006 BAMC -2nd Annual Advanced Anesthesia Coding & Billing Symposium, Sponsored by Decision Health, Chicago, IL
September 17, 2006 Northern Health Users Meeting, Pittsburg, PA
September 29, 2006 Tristate Anesthesia Administrative Group, 2nd Annual Meeting held in Philadelphia, PA
October 9, 2006 Cerner Users Meeting, Anesthesia Billing, Orlando, FL
January 25, 2005 MAC, Modifiers, and Medical Direction Teleconference, Sponsored by The Coding Institute
February 23, 2005 Obstetric Anesthesia Billing and Coding Teleconference, sponsored by Decision Health
March 9 -11, “Get Your Carrier on Your Side,” Anesthesia Billing Coding and Compliance, Sponsored by Decision Health, Orlando, Florida
April 10 - 13, 2005 Anesthesia Administrators Assembly Annual Meeting held at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, CO
May 16 -18, 2005 3rd Annual Specialty Coding Conference, Sponsored by Decision Health, Memphis, TN
June 6 -8, 2005 “Get Your Carrier on Your Side,” Anesthesia Billing Coding and Compliance, Sponsored by Decision Health, Chicago, IL
June 25, 2005 6th Annual Meeting, FAAA, West Palm Beach, FL
September 19 -20, 2005 BAMC - Advanced Anesthesia Coding & Billing Symposium, Sponsored by Decision Health, Nashville, TN
November 3, 2005 “E & M Coding for Anesthesia Practices,” Annual Meeting, Georgia Anesthesia Administrators’ Association, Emory, Atlanta, GA
November 14 - 16, 2005 “Get Your Carrier on Your Side,” Anesthesia Billing Coding and Compliance, Sponsored by Decision Health, Las Vegas NV
February, 2004 Anesthesia Billing 101, sponsored by Decision Health held at The Venetian in Las Vegas, NV Venetian in Las Vegas, NV
March 16, 2004 Teleconference sponsored by The Coding Institute
April 4, 2004 Specialty Coding All-Star Event, Board of Advanced Medical Coding in Atlanta, GA
April 4-7, 2004 AAPC 12th Annual Conference “Cultivate Coding” in Atlanta, GA
May 27, 2004 Atlanta Meeting Review at AAPC Meeting, Leesburg,
June 26, 2004 5th Annual Meeting, Florida Anesthesia Administrators’ Association, West Palm Beach, FL
September 20 - 21, 2004 Anesthesia Billing 101, Sponsored by DecisionHealth held in Atlanta, GA
December 1, 2004 Jump-Start Specialty Coding & Billing, Sponsored by DecisionHealth held in Orlando, FL
January 23 – 24, 2003, Anesthesia Billing 101, sponsored by Decision Health held at Tradewinds Resort in St. Petersburg, FL
May 6, 2003, Specialty Coding Extravaganza, sponsored by Decision Health held at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Orlando Florida
May 27, 2003, Co-speaker with Jim Johnson, PPM, Audio Conference, Getting Ready for HIPAA Standards
August 14, 2002, Teleconference, Co-Speaker with Vicki Myckowiak, Medical Direction Survival Guide
May 22, 1999 Leesburg Regional Medical Center Lunch & Learn, co-speaker with Nancy Vester, HIPAA Update, Leesburg FL