Learning Opportunities Center

Cracking the Codes: Coding and Billing for Influenza Virus Vaccine at Multiple Sites, is an online influenza coding seminar that will be offered:

Monday, Oct. 3           12:00pm ET

Thursday, Oct. 6           3:00pm ET

Pre-register online at http://event.on24.com/clients/premiere/crackingthecodes2011.

Participants will receive confirmation and reminder of event via e-mail.

Billing and Coding for Mid-Level Providers, is a webinar that will be presented by the NCMS Foundation and NC Medical Group Managers on Wednesday, October 12, 2011, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm. Webinar speaker Amy Dunatov, MPH, FACMPE, will discuss non-physician practitioner billing and how to protect your practice from the scrutiny of external auditors, along with an update on NC Medicaid’s proposed changes related to physician’s assistants. Webinar cost is $50. Click here to register. Participants will receive an emailed confirmation with webinar and phone-in instructions. If you are a Community Practitioner Participant or practice, please contact the NCMS Foundation to register. 

Living Healthy – How to Implement An Evidence-Based Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, is a webinar that will be offered by Care Share Health Alliance on Wednesday, October 12, 2011, 10:00 am – 11:00 am. This program seeks to enable participants to build self-confidence and assume a major role in maintaining their health and managing their chronic conditions. Space is limited, so reserve your Webinar seat today at: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/789094104.

North Carolina Health Insurance Institute, hosted by the NC Chapter Healthcare Financial Management Association, will be held October 13-14, 2011, at the Sheraton Hotel at Four Seasons in Greensboro. Registration materials are available at http://www.nchfma.org/.

A special track for Primary Care Physicians is being offered at the American Psychiatric Association’s Fall Institute for Psychiatric Services, October 27-30, 2011, in San Francisco. The special track will be on Friday, October 28 and devoted exclusively to psychiatry’s role with primary care, with more than 20 sessions that include workshops, symposia, lectures, discussion groups and courses. For more information, visit the APA website, http://www.psych.org/.

Lean Healthcare 200: Applying the Fundamentals is two full days of hands-on learning, equipping participants with practical tools and strategies to make significant and sustainable cultural changes within their organizations for the new healthcare environment. Next classes are scheduled for November 8-9, 2011, in Winston-Salem. No prior Lean training or experience is required. The course is limited to 30 attendees, so register today at www.NCQualityCenter.org/educationlean2011.lasso.  For questions and more information, please contact Dean Higgins at [email protected] or 919-677-4212. The NC Lean Healthcare Alliance is associated with the NC Quality Center and NC State University.

SMA Annual Excellence in Clinical Leadership, Cardiovascular Disease…Interdisciplinary Challenges will be offered at the Southern Medical Association Annual Meeting, November 3-5, 2011, in Williamsburg, VA. More information is available at http://www.sma.org/am2011.


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