Registration now open! Register by April 1, 2019 to get the best rates!

Early registration: $1075 (register by April 1)

Regular registration: $1175 (after April 1)

Be sure to take advantage of special discounts on hotel room rates at The Cosmopolitan, exclusively available to AIABPM attendees!

Day One : Thursday May 16

  • Full buffet breakfast with exhibitors  7:00 - 8:00 AM

Keynote 8:10 - 9:00 AM

The evolving anesthesia workforce: recruiting and retention in the digital age

Rick Dutton, MD, MBA – Chief Quality Officer, USAP

9:00 - 9:50 AM

Navigating the Landmines of Consolidation in the Anesthesia Market

Judy Jurin Semo, JD – Judith Jurin Semo, PLLC

  • Refreshment Break/Exhibits

10:30 - 11:20 AM

Quality Queasiness? MIPS Malcontent? Mastering the Quality Payment Program

Emil Engels, MD, MBA, CPC – Division Medical Officer, MEDNAX
  • Questions and Answers

11:55 AM - 1:00 PM

Luncheon 1 “Ask the billing experts”

Luncheon 2 “Ask the Practice Management Experts”

1:10 - 2:00 PM

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT TRACK

Positioning for success in the 2019 Anesthesiology Market

Shena Scott, MBA – Scott Healthcare Consulting

BILLING AND CODING TRACK

Facet joints and spinal cord stimulator billing 

Judi Blaszczyk – Medical Compliance Auditor, Auditing for Compliance and Education, Inc. 

2:00 - 2:50 PM

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT TRACK

Group-to-group mergers . . .  and not quite mergers

Mark Weiss – The Mark F. Weiss Law Firm

BILLING AND CODING TRACK

Transesophageal echocardiography: Certification, credentialing and coding

Tandy Causey RN, JD – Juris Medica, LLC

  • Refreshment Break/Exhibits 2:50 - 3:20 PM

3:20 - 4:10 PM

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT TRACK

Your hospital just handed you an RFP…what next?

John Friedel, Chief Operating Officer, Premier Anesthesia, LLC

BILLING AND CODING TRACK

Billing for obstetric anesthesia services

Kelly Dennis, MBA – Perfect Office Solutions, Inc.

  • Wine and Cheese Reception with the Exhibitors

Day Two: Friday May 17

  • Full buffet breakfast with exhibitors  7:00 - 8:00 AM

8:00 - 8:50 AM

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT TRACK

Value based contracting: choosing realistic metrics and meeting goals

Sean Kurzweil – Product Development and Telehealth Manager, MEDNAX

BILLING AND CODING TRACK

Frequently asked questions on billing and compliance

Kelly Dennis, MBA – Perfect Office Solutions, Inc.

8:50 - 9:40 AM

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT TRACK

How to Use Benchmarking Data to Negotiate a Contract

Judy Jurin Semo, JD – Judith Jurin Semo, PLLC

BILLING AND CODING TRACK

Billing for Acute pain services

Devona Slater – President, Auditing for Compliance and Education, Inc. 

  • Refreshment Break/Exhibits 9:40 - 10:20 AM

10:20 - 11:10 AM

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT TRACK

Getting providers on board with compliance, and what to do when they don’t.

Vicki Myckowiak, JD – Myckowiak Associates, PC

BILLING AND CODING TRACK

Befuddled By Bundling

Judi Blaszczyk – Medical Compliance Auditor, Auditing for Compliance and Education, Inc.

  • Questions and Answers
  • Lunch with the Exhibitors

1:00 - 1:50 PM

Artificial Intelligence: Decoding the Future of Coding

Jack Neil, MD – Chief Executive Officer, Hank AI/Chief Technology Officer, MedStream

1:50 - 2:40 PM

Pain Management Practice Efficiencies for World Class Results

Amy Mowles – President and CEO, Mowles Medical Practice Management

  • Refreshment Break/Exhibits 2:40 - 3:10 PM

3:10 - 4:10 PM

Denials, audits and overpayments: a practical approach

Vicki Myckowiak, JD – Myckowiak Associates, PC

  • Questions and Answers

Day Three: Saturday May 18

  • Full buffet breakfast 7:00 - 8:00 AM

8:00 - 8:50 AM

HIPAA Update 2019: What You Need to Know

Judy Jurin Semo, JD – Judith Jurin Semo, PLLC

8:50 - 9:40 AM

Is There a Case on That: Lessons for Anesthesia and Pain Groups From Real Cases

Vicki Myckowiak, JD – Myckowiak Associates, PC

  • Refreshment Break 9:40 - 10:00 AM

10:00 - 10:50 AM

Compliance Questions and Answers

Vicki Myckowiak, JD – Myckowiak Associates, PC

Devona Slater – President, Auditing for Compliance and Education, Inc. 

  • Questions and Answers
  • Lunch on Your Own

12:45 - 1:35 PM

Navigating and Understanding Payer Policies to Mitigate Risk and Increase Your Bottom Line

Judi Blaszczyk – Medical Compliance Auditor, Auditing for Compliance and Education, Inc.

1:35 - 2:25 PM

Electronic Medical Record Audits

Devona Slater – President, Auditing for Compliance and Education, Inc. 

2:25 - 3:15 PM

Anesthesia modifiers

Kelly Dennis, MBA – Perfect Office Solutions, Inc.

  • Questions and Answers/Adjourn