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The AMA has released a form letter to help physicians contact their Congress members about taking action to prevent several Medicare payment cuts poised to take effect in 2023.

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Upcoming Webinars

2022 Business of Medicine Webinar Series will begin in April 2022. Please check back soon for full schedule.
08/18/2022 | 12:00 PM
Expect Surprises from the No Surprises Act
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08/30/2022 | 12:00 PM
Cyber Insecurity is Here to Stay
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09/08/2022 | 12:00 PM
Managing Social Media Challenges in Healthcare
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09/22/2022 | 12:00 PM
Exposure Control Plan Requirements for Audiology
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10/20/2022 | 12:00 PM
Diagnostic Errors: Overview Analysis and Emerging Risks
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RISK MANAGEMENT PREMIUM CREDIT OPTIONS

MedPro has extended the period to qualify for the Risk Management Premium Credit Discount. From now until August 19, 2022, the Network of Florida Otolaryngologists policyholders have the opportunity to earn continuing education (CE) and premium credits to qualify for your malpractice discount.

Courses should be successfully completed prior to the policy renewal date for which the premium credit should be applied.

The three approved courses available can be found below for viewing.

Event Reporting and Root Cause Analysis

Course Description: Event reporting and effective investigations of safety events as well as near misses are a critical element in a culture of safety. Through identification of causal factors and process issues, clinicians are able to learn and improve practices to provide better quality of care. The effective use of data supports shared learning systems.

Informed Consent: You Never Told Me!

Myka Whitman | MedPro Group

Informed consent to medical treatment is fundamental in both ethics and law. Patients have the right to receive information and ask questions about recommended treatments so that they can make well-considered decisions about care. Successful communication in the patient-physician relationship fosters trust and supports shared decision making.

Risk Management Essentials: The Impact of Documentation

Myka Whitman | MedPro Group

Informed consent to medical treatment is fundamental in both ethics and law. Patients have the right to receive information and ask questions about recommended treatments so that they can make well-considered decisions about care. Successful communication in the patient-physician relationship fosters trust and supports shared decision making.

A Course Attestation-Evaluation must be completed for each session. This will serve as confirmation of session completion.

2022 NFO Business of Medicine Webinar Series

08/04/2022

Event Reporting and Root Cause Analysis

Course Description: Event reporting and effective investigations of safety events as well as near misses are a critical element in a culture of safety. Through identification of causal factors and process issues, clinicians are able to learn and improve practices to provide better quality of care. The effective use of data supports shared learning systems.

07/26/2022

Incident to Billing Requirements

Chris Acevedo, CHC | Acevedo Consulting

Without sufficient numbers of otolaryngologists to care for their patients, non-physician practitioners continue to play an important role when it comes to patient access to care in this important specialty. As more otolaryngology practices employ nurse practitioners and/or physician assistants, understanding the rules of Incident-to billing has become a priority. With this has come Medicare and other payer audits as they search for claims that do not meet the requirements for reporting the NP/PA services under a physician as reported.

07/21/2022

2022 Coding and Medicare: Mid-Year Updates

During this informative session, you will learn about the 2022 CPT and Medicare changes for Otolaryngology. Participants will be informed about the latest Medicare changes and CPT code revisions, deletions and additions that will affect providers and their billing specialists in 2022 and beyond.

07/19/2022

Want to Avoid Claims Leading to High Malpractice Insurance Rates?

This seminar will cover everything from patient communications 101 to 501 - you'll be an expert in no time. Already an expert? Brush up on your skills in this one hour review. The seminar will help connect the dots for the physicians and providers from certain everyday habits and routines, to being sued for millions, to much higher malpractice insurance rates. From skills review, including documentation to communication, to doctor-patient relationship building, to malpractice lawsuit avoidance skills, this session will review these categories and encourage the attendees to sharpen these necessary skill sets.

07/14/2022

Informed Consent: You Never Told Me!

Myka Whitman | MedPro Group

Informed consent to medical treatment is fundamental in both ethics and law. Patients have the right to receive information and ask questions about recommended treatments so that they can make well-considered decisions about care. Successful communication in the patient-physician relationship fosters trust and supports shared decision making.

06/30/2022

Infection Control Basics in the Medical Audiology Clinic

A.U. Bankaitis | Oaktree Products

Providers of hearing health care are required to implement measures designed to protect patients, co-workers and themselves from exposure to potentially infectious microorganisms. Infection control involves the conscious management of the environment for purposes of minimizing the potential spread of disease. This course will outline infection control fundamentals while offering practical examples applicable to the medical audiology clinic. The objectives of this course will review the following: 1. Infection control and its relevance to the medical audiology clinic 2. Basics of disease transmission 3. Infection control guideline fundamentals in the clinical environment

06/29/2022

Risk Management Essentials: The Impact of Documentation

Myka Whitman | MedPro Group

Informed consent to medical treatment is fundamental in both ethics and law. Patients have the right to receive information and ask questions about recommended treatments so that they can make well-considered decisions about care. Successful communication in the patient-physician relationship fosters trust and supports shared decision making.