MELVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) announced today that clinical leader and Chief of Anesthesia, Salvatore Vitale, MD, will serve as moderator for Pre-conference 5: Billing, Coding and Compliance at the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Practice ManagementTM 2017. The pre-conference will introduce a panel of renowned experts covering topics focused on the business side of medicine. The pre-conference will kickoff with Dr. Vitale on Friday, January 27, 2017 at 7:10am. The event will be held at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, TX. NAPA will also support the event as an exhibitor at booth #704.
"Healthcare reform continues to send waves of change throughout our industry," said Dr. Vitale. "In order to address new regulations, ensure reimbursements and survive in an era of consolidation, a practice must remain financially viable. Through this pre-conference, we hope to address these key areas by offering anesthesia providers the necessary educational tools and resources to successfully manage the business and operational aspect of their practice."
Who should attend?
- Physicians and practice leaders who have a responsibility for protecting the group's future
- Physicians and practice leaders involved in contracting
- Physicians and practice leaders involved in resource management
- Physicians and practice leaders involved in strategic planning
Key takeaways will include:
- How billing and coding anesthesia services are performed
- Identify updated and recent changes in billing practices
- Identify regulations that impact billing for anesthesia services
Dr. Vitale is a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and is certified by the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists in perioperative echocardiography. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in Houston, TX. Dr. Vitale fulfilled his anesthesiology residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, NY. His professional affiliations include membership in the American Society of Anesthesiologists, New York State Society of Anesthesiologists, American Medical Association and International Anesthesia Research Society. In addition, Dr. Vitale is a Past President of the New York State Society of Anesthesiologists.
For more information on the pre-conference, click here.
About North American Partners in Anesthesia
As a clinician-led organization, North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) is redefining healthcare, delivering unsurpassed excellence to its partners and patients every day. In three decades, NAPA has grown to become the nation's leading single-specialty anesthesia and perioperative management company, serving more than one million patients annually in more than 200 healthcare facilities throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and Southeast. For more information, please visit NAPAanesthesia.com.
Jill Hoenigmann, Marketing Manager
North American Partners in Anesthesia
P: (516) 945-3030
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