January 2000 AAOS Report
Courses planned on profitability and coding
The Academy and KarenZupko and Associates, a Chicago-based medical consulting and management firm, will offer a Friday half-day course, "The Practice Profitability Series: Enhancing Revenue-Plugging Leaks," which will explain how to modernize the fee-for-service reimbursement model, assess common reimbursement problems and help you identify missed revue opportunities. The cost is approved for 3.5 CEUs and is $195 for AAOS members. This course is followed by a full-day course, "The Masters in Orthopaedic Coding," which explains coding for subspecialties. This course is approved for 6.5 CEUs and the charge is $425 for AAOS members. The courses are Feb. 18-19 in Las Vegas, and March 3-4 in Chicago. You may register for either or both courses. For further information or to register for a course, contact KarenZupko and Associates at (312) 642-5616.