Upcoming Event: The Business of Sleep Medicine for Physicians

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preliminary Schedule and TopicS

Sunday, February 26, 2012

7:00am – 8:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast* Managing a Sleep center

8:00am – 9:00am

9:00am – 10:15am

10:15am – 10:30am 10:30am – 11:30am

11:30am – 12:30pm

12:30pm – 1:30pm 1:30pm – 2:30pm

Office Models: Physician Office, IDTF, Outpatient Department, Corporate Structure Steven Hull, MD Employee Issues: Contracts, Training and

Legal Issues

Thomas Mandler, JD; and Ted Thurn

Break Contracts: Managed Care, Personnel, Hospital, Practice Purchase/Merger/Buy-out Kevin Ryan, JD Financials: Making a Business Plan, Securing Financing and Understanding Cash Flow Russell Wilson, CPA Lunch* Professional Liability Insurance/Loss Prevention: Protect Your Practice Now Kevin Ryan, JD

coding and reimbursement in 2012: planning for Today

2:30pm – 3:30pm 3:30pm – 4:30pm

4:30pm – 4:45pm 4:45pm – 5:45pm

Medicare: Issues Related to a Sleep Practice

Arthur Lurvey, MD

Insurance/Managed Care: Current Trends and Impact on Practice Paul Valentine Break

Fraud and Abuse/Compliance Plan

Jason Caron, JD

Monday, February 27, 2012

7:00am – 8:00am Continental Breakfast* future of Sleep Medicine practice

8:00am – 10:00am

10:00am – 10:15am 10:15am – 11:15am

11:15am – 12:15pm

12:15pm – 1:15pm 1:15pm – 2:15pm

2:15pm – 3:15pm

3:15pm – 3:30pm 3:30pm – 4:30pm

4:30pm – 5:00pm

Pro/Con Debate: Should You Be a DME Provider?

Amy Aronsky, DO; and Tilak K. Verma, MD, MBA

Break Quality Control: Inter-scorer Reliability, PQRS and Other Mechanisms Sairam Parthasarathy, MD Out of Center Sleep Testing: Equipment, Reimbursement and Strategy Douglas Kirsch, MD Lunch* Accreditation: Sleep Center, OCST and DME Sam Fleishman, MD Integrated Sleep Management Model: Testing, Treatment and Follow-up in One Place Patrick Strollo Jr., MD Break A Look Into the Future: A Legal Perspective Jason Caron, JD Final Discussion

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