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AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ANESTHESIOLOGISTS CONFERENCE ON PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

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AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ANESTHESIOLOGISTS CONFERENCE ON PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Disclosure and Resolution of Conflicts of Interest

The American Society of Anesthesiologists adheres to ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies regarding industry support of continuing medical education. Disclosure of the planning committee and faculty’s commercial relationships will be made known at the time of the activity. Faculty are required to openly disclose any limitations of data and/or any discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational uses of drugs or devices.

In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support of CME, the American Society of Anesthesiologists will implement mechanisms, prior to the planning and implementation of this CME activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of this CME activity.

Disclaimer

The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

Returning for a second year

poster session!

The poster viewing will be during the following hours:

Friday, January 25 from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, January 26 from 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Stop by to see the posters!

This meeting is sponsored by the American Society of Anesthesiologists.

What Attendees Have Said …

“ This is the best practice

management conference I have attended. Great pearls of knowledge I can apply to my practice right away.” “ The entire meeting was

extremely valuable for my practice and what I learned exceeded my expectations!”

“ Outstanding conference! Highly recommend – plan to attend again.” “ Great content! The

conference opened my eyes to new regulations and accreditation requirements so my practice can be in compliance.” pREConfEREnCEs Friday, January 25, 2013 At te n d e e s o f PR AC T I C E M A N AG E M E N T 2 0 1 3 may choose one of four Continuing Medical Education (CME) preconference options. Preconference 1: Basics in Practice Management, is designed specifi cally for anesthesiologists and administrators who are relatively new in practice or have less experience in practice management. Preconference 2: Advanced Practice Management is designed for anesthesiologists and practice managers who understand the fundamentals of a topic. Preconference 3: Strategies to Succeed with Emerging Payment Models is designed for physicians and administrators with experience in practice management. Preconference 4: Chronic Pain is a brand new session and is designed to educate chronic pain practitioners on regulatory, legislative and economic issues.

TaRgET aUDIEnCE

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 2013 is designed for

anes-thesiologists and practice administrators interested in acquiring, maintaining or expanding skills needed to improve practice management, quality and patient safety.

ovERvIEW

This comprehensive educational event provides up-to-date information about the state of practice management including business and technology trends, changes in regulations and laws, and best practices to manage an anesthesiology practice in today’s environment.

aCCREDITaTIon

The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Comments provided from last year's evaluations. ASA holds the highest

ACCME Accreditation Status –

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Friday, January 25, 2013: PreConFerenCe 1

Basic Practice Management

The Basic Practice Management preconference is an intensive one-day introduction to a wide variety of subjects essential to practice management. Presenters represent a wide variety of backgrounds and types of practices and consist of ASA members and staff, plus other experts in the practice management field. The Basic Practice Management preconference will provide a foundation of knowledge that is expanded upon during the main conference.

CREDIT DEsIgnaTIon

The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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At the completion of the preconference, participants will be able to:

1. Define terms that comprise the lexicon of practice management in anesthesia.

2. Explain regulatory and accreditation requirements relevant to practice management.

3. Apply the fundamentals of contracting, financial management and quality improvement.

4. Describe the traditional relationships between anesthesiologists, hospitals and medical staffs. agEnDa

6:30-7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast 7:00-7:05 a.m. Introduction

Joseph W. Szokol, M.D., J.D., M.B.A.

lEaDERshIp anD pRofEssIonalIsm

7:05-7:35 a.m. Being a Good Corporate Citizen John M. Zerwas, M.D.

7:35-8:05 a.m. Medical Staff Issues

Charles K. Anderson, M.D., M.B.A.

8:05-8:35 a.m. Risk Management/Compliance Jeffrey S. Vender, M.D., FCCM, FCCP, M.B.A.

8:35-8:45 a.m. Questions and Answers 8:45-9:00 a.m. Break

ThE bUsInEss of anEsThEsIologY

9:00-9:45 a.m. Nuts and Bolts of Billing and Coding Sharon K. Merrick, M.S., CCS-P

9:45-10:15 a.m. Financial Data: What You Should Know at a Minimum

Genie G. Blough, M.B.A., FACMPE 10:15-10:45 a.m. Evaluating a Billing Company

Howard M. Schapiro, M.D. 10:45-11:15 a.m. Future Payment Models

Michael P. Schweitzer, M.D., M.B.A. 11:15-11:30 a.m. Questions and Answers

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch in Exhibit Hall DoTTIng YoUR I’s, CRossIng YoUR T’s

12:30-2:00 p.m. Contracting With Your Hospital: Negotiating Your Employment Contract

Judith Jurin Semo, J.D.

2:00-2:30 p.m. Accreditation and Regulatory Surveys

Jerry A. Cohen, M.D. 2:30-2:45 p.m. Questions and Answers 2:45-3:00 p.m. Break in Exhibit Hall QUalITY: DaTa CollECTIon, mEasUREmEnT, anD REpoRTIng

3:00-3:30 p.m. Setting Up a Quality Program in Your Department

James R. Mesrobian, M.D. 3:30-4:00 p.m. Quality Measurement: Data

Collection and Reporting Richard P. Dutton, M.D., M.B.A. 4:00-4:30 p.m. Using Information Technology to

Improve Group Quality Mark Deshur, M.D. 4:30-4:45 p.m. Questions and Answers

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6:30-7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast 7:00-7:05 a.m. Introduction

James R. Mesrobian, M.D. 7:05-9:00 a.m. Developing a Business Plan

for an Acute Pain Practice Eugene R. Viscusi, M.D 9:00-9:15 a.m. Questions and Answers 9:15-9:30 a.m. Break

9:30-11:15 a.m. Contracts: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Judith Jurin Semo, J.D. 11:15-11:30 a.m. Questions and Answers 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch in Exhibit Hall 12:30-2:15 p.m. Responding to a RFP

Stanley W. Stead, M.D., M.B.A. 2:15-2:30 p.m. Questions and Answers 2:30-3:00 p.m. Break in Exhibit Hall

shoW mE ThE valUE! 3:00-3:45 p.m. • Developing Your

Value Proposition Jody Locke, CPC

3:45-4:30 p.m. • Demonstrating the Value of a Preoperative Clinic Angela M. Bader, M.D., M.P.H. 4:30-5:00 p.m. • Questions and Answers

Friday, January 25, 2013: PreConFerenCe 2

advanced practice management

Designed for anesthesiologists and practice administrators who understand the fundamentals of a topic, this pre-conference is for those seeking a learning experience that is interactive, and focuses on details and problem-solving. Each module will explore a topic through examples, analyses and group exchanges. Best practices and lessons learned will be shared and discussed.

CREDIT DEsIgnaTIon

The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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At the completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

1. Develop a detailed business plan for a successful acute pain practice.

2. Respond to a Request for Proposal from an organization or entity interested in anesthesiology services.

3. Identify and quantify areas in which anesthesiology practices deliver value, with focused attention on the preoperative clinic.

4. Recognize risks and benefits of provisions in employment agreements.

5. Evaluate strategies to promote individual’s interest as either employer or employee.

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Friday, January 25, 2013: PreConFerenCe 3

Strategies to Succeed with Emerging Payment Models

The Strategies to Succeed with Emerging Payment Models pre-conference session will focus on identification of factors that will drive and fundamentally change practice strategies and how to adapt to these changes to remain successful in the future. The session will conclude with role-playing exercises and a panel discussion on actual experiences and practical issues related to bundled payment programs. This preconference is designed for physicians and administrators experienced in managing anesthesiology practices.

CREDIT DEsIgnaTIon

The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1

Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit

commen-surate with the extent of their participation in the activity. objECTIvEs

At the completion of the preconference, participants will be able to: 1. Discuss the impact of evolving market forces on traditional

anesthesia/medical practice models.

2. Debate the implications of changes in payment models including outcome-based compensation.

3. Discuss basic concepts of value chain analysis.

4. Identify cultural barriers to application of new concepts in the value chain.

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Richard P. Dutton, M.D., M.B.A. Michael H. Entrup, M.D. Asa C. Lockhart, M.D., M.B.A. Frank Rosinia, M.D.

Armin Schubert, M.D., M.B.A. Michael P. Schweitzer, M.D., M.B.A.

AGENDA

7:00-7:15 a.m. Introduction

Asa C. Lockhart, M.D., M.B.A. 7:15-8:15 a.m. The Past Is Not the Future

• HSR & SCOTUS • Market Forces

• Traditional Anesthesia/Medical Practice Models

8:15-10:15 a.m. What Is the Market Seeking and What Are the Implications? • Payment Models

• Outcome-based Compensation 10:15-10:30 a.m. Break

10:30-11:30 a.m. Establishing Concepts and Deliverables for Your Value Chain Analysis: Part 1 • Dashboards

• The Value of the Intervention/Metric 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Lunch in Exhibit Hall

12:30-1:30 p.m. Establishing Concepts and Deliverables for Your Value Chain Analysis: Part 2 • The Value Proposition

• Differentiating Your Product

1:30-2:15 p.m. Anesthesia as the Convener: Cultural Hurdles to Implementation

• S-W-O-T Analysis by Practice Model • Cultural Implications

• Communication to Various Stakeholders

• Closing the Sale 2:15-2:45 p.m. Break in Exhibit Hall 2:45-4:45 p.m. Applications and Role-Play

• Cultural Frame Role-Play • Bundled Payments 4:45-5:00 p.m. Questions and Answers

Friday, January 25, 2013: PreConFerenCe 4

Chronic pain

The Chronic Pain preconference is focused on updating the chronic pain practitioner regarding recent regulatory, legislative, economic, and other practical issues relevant to the management of chronic pain.

CREDIT DEsIgnaTIon

The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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At the completion of the workshop, participants will be able to: 1. Identify strategies for developing and marketing a successful

chronic pain practice.

2. Identify, define, and measure critical outcomes and metrics in chronic pain practice.

3. Discuss critical regulatory issues related to chronic pain practice.

4. Discuss critical issues related to billing and coding in chronic pain practice.

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1:00 p.m. Introduction

James R. Mesrobian, M.D. 1:00-1:45 p.m. Developing and Marketing a

Successful Chronic Pain Practice David A. Provenzano, M.D.

1:45-2:30 p.m. Metrics for Chronic Pain: What to Report and Monitor Sean C. Mackey, M.D., Ph.D. 2:30-2:45 p.m. Questions and Answers 2:45-3:15 p.m. Break in Exhibit Hall 3:15-4:00 p.m. Regulatory Issues

Lisa Pearlstein, J.D. 4:00-4:45 p.m. Billing and Coding Issues

Sharon K. Merrick, M.S., CCS-P 4:45-5:00 p.m. Questions and Answers

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Stanley W. Stead, M.D, M.B.A. Chair, Section on Professional

Practice, American Society of Anesthesiologists

President, Stead Health Group, Inc.

Encino, California

Korky von Kessel

Vice President, LifeWings

John M. Zerwas, M.D. President, American Society of

Anesthesiologists Richmond, Texas

MAIN CONFERENCE

CREDIT DEsIgnaTIon

The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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At the completion of the conference, participants will be able to: 1. Apply lessons learned about teamwork, communication and

safety in aviation to teamwork, communication and safety in healthcare.

2. Identify important issues related to measurement of physician performance with specific focus on fatigue, age, and patient satisfaction.

3. Identify regulatory and legal issues important to

anesthesiologists with specific focus on CMS regulations, Credentialing, and the Company Model.

4. Discuss the financial analysis involved in the purchase of an anesthesiology practice.

5. Identify new practice models in anesthesiology practice and understand why organizations might seek to acquire an anesthesiology practice.

6. Identify the relative advantages and disadvantages of two accreditation organizations, The Joint Commission and Det Norske Veritas.

7. Identify current critical state and federal issues. 8. Describe the role of a Carrier Advisory Committee

in determining medical coverage determinations, and understand how an anesthesiologist can influence the decisions of a Carrier Advisory Committee.

9. Discuss the definition of ‘Value’ in anesthesiology, with specific focus on the perspectives of the National Quality Forum, The Joint Commission, and The Anesthesia Quality Institute.

Keynote Presenters

Better Teams. Better Systems. Better Care.

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PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 2013

Friday, January 25 – Sunday, January 27, 2013

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 2013is an educational meeting that focuses on the latest trends in managing an anesthesiology practice. Updates on legal and regulatory implications of health care reform, the latest on leadership effectiveness and other practical issues affecting day-to-day management of an anesthesiology practice will be discussed. The conference provides a forum for networking among peers and interaction with the experts to examine the rapidly evolving health care environment to improve practice efficiency, quality and patient safety.

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Friday January 25, 2013

5:00-5:15 p.m. Opening Remarks and Welcome James R. Mesrobian, M.D. 5:15-6:45 p.m. What Every Healthcare Leader

Can Learn From the Miracle on the Hudson Korky von Kessel Vice President, LifeWings 7:00-8:30 p.m. Reception with Exhibitors

Saturday, January 26, 2013

6:30-7:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:00-7:15 a.m. Welcome and Announcements James R. Mesrobian, M.D. 7:15-8:00 a.m. ASA President’s Address

John M. Zerwas, M.D. PHYSICIAN PERFoRMANCE

Moderator: Amr E. Abouleish, M.D., M.B.A.

8:00-8:30 a.m. When to Turn off the Gas: The Aging Anesthesiologist Jonathan D. Katz, M.D. 8:30-9:00 a.m. Fatigue

Matthew B. Weinger, M.D., M.S. 9:00-9:30 a.m. Patient Satisfaction:

What Is It and Why Measure It? James R. Mesrobian, M.D. 9:30-10:00 a.m. Break in Exhibit Hall HoT ToPICS

10:00-10:30 a.m. Update on the Company Model Judith Jurin Semo, J.D.

10:30-11:00 a.m. CMS Interpretive Guidelines Beverly K. Philip, M.D.

11:00-11:30 a.m. Credentialing Issues

Charles K. Anderson, M.D., M.B.A ABSTRACT PoSTER AWARDS

11:30-11:45 a.m. Announcement of FAER Practice Management Poster Awards and Presentation by Resident Winner Amr E. Abouleish, M.D., M.B.A. 11:30-1:00 p.m. Lunch in Exhibit Hall

BUSINESS SCHooL LECTURE: YoU ARE oFFERING ME HoW MUCH? ANALYZING THE PURCHASE oF AN ANESTHESIoLoGY PRACTICE

1:00-2:00 p.m. Stanley W. Stead, M.D., M.B.A. Introduction by:

Amr E. Abouleish, M.D., M.B.A.

THE CHANGING MARKETPLACE IN ANESTHESIoLoGY Moderator: Norman A. Cohen, M.D.

2:00-2:25 p.m. American Anesthesiology Eric Mason, M.D 2:25-2:50 p.m. Private Equity Madison Sample, Jr., M.D. 2:50-3:15 p.m. TeamHealth Anesthesia Sonya M. Pease, M.D. 3:15-3:30 p.m. Questions and Answers 3:30-4:00 p.m. Break in Exhibit Hall

PRo/CoN: ANESTHESIoLoGISTS SHoULD ENCoURAGE THEIR HoSPITALS AND ASCs To ADoPT DNV AS THEIR ACCREDITATIoN oRGANIZATIoN

Moderator: Randall M. Clark, M.D.

4:00-4:40 p.m. Pro: Laura I. Dew, M.D. Con: Robert S. Lagasse, M.D. 4:40-5:00 p.m. Questions and Answers TABLE DISCUSSIoNS

5:15-6:45 p.m. Discussion Tables with Timed Rotation

Sunday, January 27, 2013

6:30-7:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast 7:00-7:15 a.m. Announcements

James R. Mesrobian, M.D.

RoUNDTABLE UPDATE FRoM ASA WASHINGToN, D.C. STAFF 7:15-8:45 a.m. Roundtable Presentations

and Discussion

INFLUENCING YoUR CARRIER ADVISoRY CoMMITTEE 8:45-9:30 a.m. Bernice R. Hecker, M.D., MHA, FACC 9:30-10:00 a.m. Break

DEFINING VALUE IN ANESTHESIoLoGY Moderator: James R. Mesrobian, M.D.

10:00-10:30 a.m. The National Quality Forum Perspective Tom Valuck, M.D., J.D.

10:30-11:00 a.m. The Joint Commission Perspective Ana Pujols-McKee, M.D.

11:00-11:30 a.m. The AQI Perspective Richard P. Dutton, M.D., M.B.A. 11:30 a.m.-noon Questions and Answers

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Resident Track Schedule

saturday, january 26, 2013 Moderator: David A. Cross, M.D.

This fast-paced session uses didactic lectures, panel discussions, discussion tables and expert one-on-one critiques to provide the basics for an effective transition from resident to practicing physician. Designed for anesthesiology residents transitioning into practice, this one-day track covers essential elements of practice manage-ment not covered in most residency programs.

CREDIT DEsIgnaTIon foR REsIDEnT TRaCk

The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this educational activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA

Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the

credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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At the completion of the track, participants will be able to:

1. Define key considerations for successfully entering today’s job market.

2. Differentiate ancillary services and ways to meet hospital needs for these services.

3. Identify essential elements of negotiating and contracting.

4. Explain the fundamentals of physician payment, hospital and medical staff relations, and compliance.

AGENDA

Saturday, January 26, 2013

6:30-7:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast 7:00-8:00 a.m. Practice Management

General Sessions 8:00-8:05 a.m. Residents Move to

Resident Track Room

8:05-8:45 a.m. Rules of Engagement: Getting Paid for What You Do

Stanley W. Stead, M.D., M.B.A. 8:45-9:30 a.m. Hospital/Medical Staff Relations

Asa C. Lockhart, M.D., M.B.A. 9:30-10:00 a.m. Break in Exhibit Hall 10:00-10:45 a.m. Compliances

Lars E. Helgeson, M.D.

10:45-11:30 a.m. The Alphabet Soup of QI Initiatives: Where’s the Beef?

Brian G. McAlary, M.D. 11:30-11:45 a.m. Practice Management

General Sessions

11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Mix and Mingle Lunch in the Room 1:00-2:00 p.m. “Pearls” in Negotiating With

Your Hospital or Group Judith Jurin Semo, J.D.

2:00-2:45 p.m. The Anesthesiology Job Market Today Howard M. Greenfield, M.D.

2:45-3:30 p.m. Medical Direction: What Does It Mean one on one?

David A. Cross, M.D. 3:30-4:00 p.m. Break in Exhibit Hall

4:00-5:00 p.m. Panel with Questions and Answers: Providing Value-added Services to Your Hospital: Making Your Anesthesiology Department Indispensable

Acute/Chronic Pain Service Doris K. Cope, M.D., M.S. Airway/Code Teams/ICU James G. Ramsay, M.D. oB/GI/EP Lab/off Site Don J. Daniels, M.D.

Pre-Anes Assessment/PACU/ o.R. Management

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Presenters

ConfEREnCE ChaIR James R. Mesrobian, M.D. Chair ASA Committee on Practice Management Aurora Medical Group Milwaukee, Wisconsin

REsIDEnT TRaCk ChaIR

David A. Cross, M.D.

Associate Professor

Texas A&M Health Sciences Center Department of Anesthesiology Scott and White Hospital Temple, Texas

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Amr E. Abouleish, M.D., M.B.A.

Immediate Past Chair

ASA Committee on Practice Management

Professor

Department of Anesthesiology

University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, Texas

Charles K. Anderson, M.D., M.B.A., CPE

Executive Director of Medical Staff Affairs

St. Charles Healthcare System Bend, Oregon

Angela M. Bader, M.D., M.P.H.

Director

Weiner Center for Preoperative Evaluation

Brigham and Women's Hospital Boston, Massachusetts Genie G. Blough, M.B.A., FACMPE Principal G. Blough Associates LLC Mobile, Alabama Randall M. Clark, M.D. Associate Professor

Children’s Hospital Colorado Aurora, Colorado

Jerry A. Cohen, M.D.

Immediate Past President

American Society of Anesthesiologists

Associate Professor

University of Florida College of Medicine

Gainesville, Florida Norman A. Cohen, M.D.

ASA Vice President for Professional Affairs

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Oregon Health and Sciences University Portland, Oregon

Doris K. Cope, M.D., M.S.

Adjunct Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

KURE Pain

Annapolis, Maryland Don J. Daniels, M.D.

Vice President of Medical Affairs Chief Medical Officer and Chief Anesthesiologist

Metroplex Health System Temple, Texas

Mark Deshur, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Evanston Hospital Evanston, Illinois Laura I. Dew, M.D.

Greater Houston Anesthesiology Houston, Texas

Richard P. Dutton, M.D., M.B.A.

Executive Director

Anesthesia Quality Institute Park Ridge, Illinois

Michael H. Entrup, M.D. Geisinger Health System Danville, Pennsylvania

Howard M. Greenfield, M.D.

Principal

Enhance Healthcare Aventura, Florida

Bernice R. Hecker, M.D., MHA, FACC

Medicare Contractor

Medical Director Parts A and B

Noridian Administrative Services Mountlake Terrace, Washington Lars E. Helgeson, M.D.

Compliance Officer Assistant Professor

Department of Anesthesiology Yale University School of Medicine New Haven, Connecticut

Linda B. Hertzberg, M.D.

Past President

California Society of Anesthesiologists

Anesthesiologist

Anesthesia Consultants of Fresno Fresno, California

Jonathan D. Katz, M.D.

Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology

Yale University School of Medicine

Attending Anesthesiologist

St. Vincent's Medical Center Bridgeport, Connecticut

Robert S. Lagasse, M.D.

Professor of Anesthesiology Director, Quality Management and Perioperative Safety

Yale University School of Medicine

New Haven, Connecticut Jody Locke, CPC

Vice President of Anesthesia and Pain Management Services

Anesthesia Business Consultants Oakland Park, Florida

Asa C. Lockhart, M.D., M.B.A.

Principal

Golden Caduceus Consultants

Shareholder

East Texas Anesthesiology Associates Tyler, Texas

Sean C. Mackey, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief

Division of Pain Management Stanford University

Palo Alto, California Eric Mason, M.D.

Senior Vice President

American Anesthesiology/ MEDNAX

Sunrise, Florida

Brian G. McAlary, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Rush University Medical Center Chicago, Illinois

Sharon K. Merrick, M.S., CCS-P

Director of Payment and Practice Management

American Society of Anesthesiologists Washington, D.C. Lisa Pearlstein, J.D.

Pain Medicine and Regulatory Lobbyist

American Society of Anesthesiologists Washington, D.C. Sonya M. Pease, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer

TeamHealth Anesthesia Palm Beach Gardens, Florida Beverly K. Philip, M.D.

Professor of Anaesthesia

Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Woman’s Hospital Boston, Massachusetts

David A. Provenzano, M.D. Institute for Pain Diagnostics and Care

Ohio Valley General Hospital Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Ana Pujols-McKee, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer

The Joint Commission Washington, D.C.

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James G. Ramsay, M.D.

Professor of Anesthesiology

Emory University School of Medicine

Anesthesiology Service Chief and Medical Director

Cardiothoracic Surgery Intensive Care Unit Emory University Hospital Atlanta, Georgia

Frank Rosinia, M.D.

Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology

Tulane University

Chief Quality Offi cer

Tulane Medical Center New Orleans, Louisiana Madison Sample, Jr., M.D.

Chief Medical Offi cer

Continental Anesthesia Oak Brook, Illinois

Howard M. Schapiro, M.D.

Associate Professor and Chair

Department of Anesthesiology University of Vermont College of Medicine

Burlington, Vermont

Armin Schubert, M.D., M.B.A.

Vice President of Medical Affairs, Ochsner Medical Center Clinical Professor and System Chair, Department of Anesthesiology

Ochsner Health System New Orleans, Louisiana

Michael P. Schweitzer, M.D., M.B.A.

Chief Medical Offi cer

Northeast Baptist Hospital San Antonio, Texas Judith Jurin Semo, J.D. Judith Jurin Semo, PLLC Washington, D.C.

Stanley W. Stead, M.D., M.B.A.

Chair, Section on Professional Practice

American Society of Anesthesiologists

President

Stead Health Group, Inc. Encino, California

Joseph W. Szokol, M.D., J.D., M.B.A.

Vice-Chair of Anesthesiology

North Shore University Health System

Evanston, Illinois

Clinical Associate Professor

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine Chicago, Illinois

Tom Valuck, M.D., J.D.

Senior Vice President for Strategic Partnerships

The National Quality Forum Washington, D.C.

Jeffery S. Vender, M.D., FCCM, FCCP, M.B.A.

Harris Family Foundation Chairman

Department of Anesthesia/ Critical Care Services

Vice President, Physician & Programmatic Development

NorthShore University Health System

Clinical Professor Anesthesiology

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine Chicago, Illinois

Eugene R. Viscusi, M.D.

Associate Professor Director of Acute Pain Management

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Korky von Kessel

Vice President LifeWings Collierville, Tennessee Matthew B. Weinger, M.D., M.S. Professor of Anesthesiology Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Director of the Vanderbilt Center for Research and Innovation in Systems Safety Nashville, Tennessee John M. Zerwas, M.D. President American Society of Anesthesiologists Richmond, Texas

General Information

Presenters

Plan to Visit the Exhibits

Exhibiting companies will represent anesthesia billing and coding companies, staffi ng services, anesthesia information management systems, and other business consulting organizations related to anesthesia.

■ Learn about state-of-the-art advances in practice management.

■ Enjoy breaks, lunch service and a welcome and wine tasting reception throughout the meeting in the Exhibit Hall.

■ Network with colleagues.

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Travel Information

aIRpoRT

McCarran International Airport (LAS)

5757 Wayne Newton Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89119 TRanspoRTaTIon

McCarran Airport is approximately 3.60 miles from the Paris Las Vegas hotel.

Cabs

Taxicabs are available on the east side of baggage claim, outside door exits 1-4. Airport personnel are available on the taxi curb to assist passengers. Taxicabs are also available at the McCarran Rent-A-Car Center.

Please note: Some taxis will not accept credit card payments. Customers should notify the attendant if they plan to use a credit card for payment.

There is a $1.80 charge on all fares originating at the airport. The maximum number of passengers allowed in any taxi is fi ve (5), including infants and children.

Rental Cars

McCarran has a variety of rental car agencies which can be found on their website under "ground transportation."

shuttles

A variety of shuttle/limousine services are available at McCarran, and are located on the west side of baggage claim, outside door exits 7-13. Please note that there are both group shuttle and "for-hire" stretch limousine services.

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Shuttle services to and from communities outside Las Vegas are also available. Check McCarran Airport website under "ground transportation" for a listing of phone numbers, service area and rate information.

buses

RTC Transit EXhIbIT DaTEs anD hoURs:

The Exhibition Hall will be open to attendees as follows: Friday, January 25, 2013: 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Welcome and Wine Reception: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Saturday, January 26, 2013: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Hotel

The American Society of Anesthesiologists has secured a block of rooms at a special rate at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel listed below. This special rate expires on Tuesday, December 25, 2012 or when negotiated room block has been fi lled. Make your reservations early, and be sure to mention you are with the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) to receive the group rate.

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3655 Las Vegas Blvd. S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 $189 single, each additional person is $30 per person per night.

Hotel Reservations: 1-877-603-4389 Check In Time: 4:00 p.m.

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reGISTer eArLY AnD SAVe MoneY!

Register by December 19, 2012 and save money on your registration for the PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 2013 with early bird pricing. In addition, make your hotel reservation for the conference by December 25, 2012, to take advantage of the special ASA rate.

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The American Society of Anesthesiologists is the leading source of practice management resources and clinical information for physicians in the specialty. Join ASA today and take advantage of these benefi ts designed to help you practice more effectively:

• Members receive free access to ASA’s Manual for Anesthesia Department Organization and Management (MADOM), the Society’s indispensible guide to tools, standards and practice guidelines (non-members pay $100).

• ASA is constantly updating members on changes to the specialty and cutting-edge medical techniques. Our newest advisory, on The Prevention, Diagnosis, and Management of Infectious Complications Associated with Neuraxial Techniques as well as an updated Practice Guidelines for Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography are two examples of new available content. • Members can stay informed about timely clinical topics through our

award-winning journal, Anesthesiology, as well as ASA monographs and FAQs, such as our FAQ’s on Anesthetic Considerations for Elderly Patients.

Be a part of an organization that advocates for professional principles, patient safety and the highest ethical conduct. Contact ASA’s member services department at (847)825-5586, or via e-mail at members_assist@asahq.org to see if you qualify for membership.

General Information

las vEgas

Escape to Las Vegas, the “Entertainment Capital of the World” offering a variety of shows including Jersey Boys, Donnie & Marie Osmond, David Copperfi eld, Jan Rouven: Illusions, Penn & Teller, and much more. Play a round of golf at any of the beautiful golf courses. Visit popular attractions such as the Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, and Shark Reef Aquarium. Enjoy culinary cuisine at award-winning restaurants and the Vegas nightlife. There’s something for everyone in Vegas. Go to www.visitlasvegas. comfor value offers and vacation planning tips.

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Save These Dates!

CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM The Woodlands Resort, Woodlands, TX

February 23-24, 2013 June 22-23, 2013 September 21-22, 2013 November 9-10, 2013 anEsThEsIologY 2013 october 12-16, 2013

Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA pRaCTICE managEmEnT 2014 January 24-26, 2014

Hilton Anatole, Dallas, TX

Visitwww.asahq.orgfor more

information on these upcoming events as they get closer.

ASA Upcoming Events and Resources

Enhance coding effi ciency and accuracy with the 2013 Relative Value Guide® and CROSSWALK® coding resources

developed by the authority in anesthesia – the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA).

2013 Relative Value Guide®: A Guide for Anesthesia Values

Contains the most up-to-date CPT® codes and full descriptors

for anesthesia services, including the ASA’s anesthesia base unit values and more.

2013 CRoSSWALK®: A Guide for Surgery/

Anesthesia CPT® Codes

Provides the CPT® anesthesia code (00100-01999) that most

specifi cally describes the anesthesia service for a particular diagnostic or therapeutic CPT® procedure code.

2013 Reverse CRoSSWALK®

The CD-ROM lists the CPT® anesthesia codes and cross

references all the applicable CPT® procedure codes that may

be associated with a particular anesthesia code.

The 2013 Coding Combo Package

The combo package provides the best value in anesthesia coding. This package price offers a substantial savings over purchasing products individually. This convenient package contains one copy each of all anesthesia coding products available from the American Society of Anesthesiologists including the 2013 CROSSWALK® Book, 2013 CROSSWALK® CD-ROM,

2013 Reverse CROSSWALK® CD-ROM, 2013 Relative Value

Guide® Book and 2013 Relative Value Guide® CD-ROM.

Take advantage of substantial savings with multi-user and multi-book pricing. For more information and to order these and other ASA Resources visit www.asahq.org/Shop-ASA. Coding and

Regulatory Webinars Stay up to date on coding and regulatory changes with ASA’s on-demand webinars.

Learn best practices from leading experts in the fi eld so you can stay in compliance. Topics Include:

■ Coding for Cardiac Anesthesia (on-demand) ■ National Correct Coding Initiative (on-demand) ■ What’s On the Horizon for Anesthesia/Pain in 2012?

(on-demand)

Visit http://webinars.asahq.org for more information.

2013 Anesthesia Coding Resources

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Registration Information

for PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 2013

A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO ASA CORPORATE SUPPORTERS

ASA Corporate Supporters provide generous unrestricted support for the vital functions of ASA – which include member resources, professional development programming, and advancement of the specialty. ASA is proud to acknowledge and recognize the following ASA Corporate Supporters for their contributions to the American Society of Anesthesiologists and PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 2013.

ASA PRACTICE MANAGEMENT SUPPORTER

ASA INDUSTRY SUPPORTERS

Special Needs Statement

The American Society of Anesthesiologists is committed to making this activity accessible to all individuals. If you are in need of an accommodation, please call and/or submit a description of your needs in writing in order to receive service.

fRIDaY pREConfEREnCE sEssIons

Registration for any one of the preconference sessions is open only to those who register for PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 2013. The following space limitations apply, so please register early:

Preconference 1: Basic Practice Management is limited to 150 participants.

Preconference 2: Advanced Practice Management is limited to 150 participants.

Preconference 3: Strategies to Succeed with Emerging Payment Models is limited to 150 participants.

Preconference 4: Chronic Pain is limited to 100 participants.

pRaCTICE managEmEnT 2013

Registration for PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 2013 includes two continental breakfasts, one reception, one lunch, three refreshment breaks, and course materials in a printed format. A fl ash drive may be obtained for $25 by indicating this option on the registration form. Registered attendees for any Friday preconference session will also receive continental breakfast, two breaks, one lunch on Friday, and printed course materials.

Resident Track

A separate resident track is offered all day on Saturday specifi cally for residents and includes continental breakfast, lunch, two refreshment breaks and course materials. Residents may attend all other PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 2013 events, excluding the preconference sessions.

The Early-Bird Discount is available thru December 19, 2012 by registering online at www.asahq.org/PM2013 using promo code REGBRoCH. You may also use the registration form in this brochure. Register early and save money!

REgIsTRaTIon fEEs (Choose one)

friday preconference sessions

Early-Bird Discount Regular Fee Thru 12/19/12 After 12/19/12

Preconference 1, 2, 3 $300 $325

Preconference 4 (1/2 day) $150 $175

pRaCTICE managEmEnT 2013

ASA Member $ 520 $ 620

ASA Resident Member $ 99 $ 99

MGMA AAA Member $ 520 $ 620

Nonmember $1,180 $1,280

Anesthesiology

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The Early-Bird Discount is available thru December 19, 2012 by registering online at www.asahq.org/PM2013 using promo code REGBRoCH or completing this registration form. Register early and save money! Registration fee must be included in order to process registration.

First Name Middle Initial Last Name Title

Degree(s) Affiliation

Address Suite/Apt. # City State ZIP Code Country Phone Fax E-mail Emergency Contact Name Daytime Phone Evening Phone

Cancellation policy

A full refund will be issued for written cancellations received by January 21, 2013. No refunds or credits after that date. friday preconference Registration:(Open to full Conference Registrants only.)

Select one track: Early-Bird Discount Registration Fee

Thru 12/19/12 After 12/19/12 ToTAL

qPreconference 1: Basic $ 300 $ 325 $ __________________ qPreconference 2: Advanced $ 300 $ 325 $ __________________ qPreconference 3: Payment Models $ 300 $ 325 $ __________________ qPreconference 4: (1/2 day): Chronic Pain $ 150 $ 175 $ __________________

Conference Registration:

q ASA Member (Member ID#__________) $ 520 $ 620 $ __________________

qASA Resident Member (Member ID#__________) $ 99 $ 99 $ __________________

qMGMA AAA Member (Member ID#__________) $ 520 $ 620 $ __________________

qNonmember $1,180 $1,280 $ __________________ qAnesthesiology Resident Nonmember $ 150 $ 150 $ __________________

pRaCTICE managEmEnT 2013 Course materials

A printed syllabus is included with registration. A flash drive is available for a $25 fee.

Please indicate if you wish to order a flash drive: q Flash Drive @ $25 $ __________________

pREConfEREnCE/ConfEREnCE Registration and Course materials – gRanD ToTal: $ __________________ payment method:

q American Express q MasterCard q VISA q Check (Payable to American Society of Anesthesiologists)

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Credit Card Number Expiration Date: Month/Year Signature

Online registration is available at www.asahq.org/PM2013. Use promo code REGBRoCHwhen you register online. Payment by credit card may be faxed to (847) 825-1692.

mail registration form and check to:American Society of Anesthesiologists, 520 N. Northwest Highway, Park Ridge, IL 60068-2573

Questions?

Contact asa at (847) 825-5586

Attached is a description of my accessibility needs.

J A n U A rY 2 5 - 2 7 , 2 0 1 3 | PA r I S L A S V e G A S H o T e L | L A S V e G A S , n e VA D A

Admittance permitted only to the preconference session selected below.

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Register for

and receive the following benefi ts:

520 N. Northwest Highway

Park Ridge, IL 60068-2573

Gain insight into current healthcare reform,legislation and accreditation changes and how this will impact your anesthesiology practice.

• Learn from leading expertson Billing, Coding, RACs, CME Interpretive Guidelines and Credentialing Issues.

• Maximize effi ciences and obtain strategies and processes to make your practice more successful.

Network with your peers and interact with experts

to improve practice quality and ensure patient safety.

Enhance your practice performance with cutting-edge products and services showcased in the exhibit hall.

Earn up to 21.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

Experience Las Vegas– one of the world’s premier travel destinations.

Accreditation and Credit Designation The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Sponsored by the American Society of Anesthesiologists

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