Association Partners

American Association of Orthopaedic Executives

The American Association of Orthopaedic Executives is an organization dedicated to providing education and resources to orthopaedic practice executives and their staff members. The orgganization vision is to set the standard for knowledge and insight as it relates to orthopaedic practice management and to foster credibility that is universally recognized.

Visit Website: https://www.aaoe.net/

American College of Cardiology

Dramatic changes in the health care environment, particularly changes in technology, health care legislation, the geopolitical environment, professional education, increased accountability to payers and patients, pressures in practice, as well as continuing advances in cardiovascular science, continue to alter the needs of College members and the resources at the College’s disposal to meet those needs. The ACC Strategic Framework and ACC Strategy Map should position the College to remain a vibrant professional organization and to continue its mission to advocate for quality cardiovascular care.

The mission of the American College of Cardiology is to advocate for quality cardiovascular care—through education, research promotion, development and application of standards and guidelines—and to influence health care policy.

Visit Website:https://www.cardiosource.org/acc

Florida Orthopaedic Society

The Florida Orthopaedic Society will be the premier organization that promotes the highest quality musculoskeletal health for the citizens of Florida.

The Florida Orthopaedic Society will champion the interests of musculoskeletal patients and orthopaedic surgeons in Florida. Click Here for Our Strategic Plan.

Visit Website: https://fos-society.com/about.html

Society of Hospital Medicine

SHM is the largest organization in the nation representing hospitalists and the practice of hospital medicine. It is our mission to promote the highest quality care for hospitalized patients, as well as provide opportunities and support to hospitalists. We are committed to enhancing the practice of hospital medicine by promoting education, research and advocacy. SHM’s membership is comprised of approximately 10,000 hospitalists with more than an estimated 30,000 in the hospitalist profession.

Visit Website:https://www.hospitalmedicine.org/

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) is the world’s largest organization representing specialists who treat the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. The Academy represents more than 12,000 otolaryngologist—head and neck surgeons who diagnose and treat disorders of those areas. The medical disorders treated by our physicians are among the most common that afflict all Americans, young and old. They include chronic ear infection, sinusitis, snoring and sleep apnea, hearing loss, allergies and hay fever, swallowing disorders, nosebleeds, hoarseness, dizziness, and head and neck cancer.

The AAO-HNS Foundation works to advance the art, science, and ethical practice of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery through education, research, and lifelong learning.

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Florida AG Arrests Dentist and Office Manager for More Than $50,000 in Medicaid Fraud

February 8th, 2018|Comments Off on Florida AG Arrests Dentist and Office Manager for More Than $50,000 in Medicaid Fraud

Attorney General Pam Bondi and the Pembroke Pines Police Department arrested a dentist and their office manager for defrauding the Medicaid program out of more than $50,000.

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Bucks County dentist charged with $1.5M Medicaid fraud

February 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Bucks County dentist charged with $1.5M Medicaid fraud

Ilya Babiner, a Bucks County dentist, was charged Wednesday with 55 third-degree felony counts. Allegedly, the dentist filed a number of claims to the Medical Assistance Program between 2014 and 2016 seeking compensation for $1.5 […]

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Scripps will pay $1.5M to settle billing fraud case

January 25th, 2018|Comments Off on Scripps will pay $1.5M to settle billing fraud case

Scripps Health in San Diego has agreed to settle allegations it violated the False Claims Act (paying $1.5 million), according to the Department of Justice. This resolves the allegations that Scripps had billed Medicare and […]

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CPT 2018 Changes for Orthopaedic Surgery

January 15th, 2018|Comments Off on CPT 2018 Changes for Orthopaedic Surgery

CPT 2018 Changes for Orthopaedic Surgery: It’s all about that Spine……almost

By Heidi Stout, CPC, COSC, CCS-P

 

Not much will change for orthopaedic surgery coding in 2018.  Most of the changes in CPT 2018 to the Musculoskeletal […]