January 2002 AAOS Report
January teleconferences will help educate on Medicare changes
AAOS and Karen Zupko and Associates will present a series of educational teleconferences entitled, What's New for Medicare in 2002 during January 2002. The six one-hour telephone conference will focus on conversion factor changes, OIG workplan changes for 2002 and new CPT codes. Participation fees are, for AAOS members, audio conference-$89 ($109 for nonmembers); audio conference plus cassette-$119 ($149 for nonmembers); and audio cassette only-$109 (shipped Feb. 5) ($139 for nonmembers). To register, contact AAOS Customer Services Department, (800) 626-6726 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT. The registration cut off date is three working days prior to each audio conference date. The daytime dates and times are (adjust hours to your time zone) Jan. 15, 12 p.m. Pacific Time; Jan. 17, 12 p.m. Mountain Time; Jan. 22, 12 p.m. Central Time; Jan. 24, 12 p.m. Eastern Time. The evening sessions, to which physician registrations are given priority, are Jan. 16, 8 p.m. ET and Jan. 23, 7 p.m. CT.