Practice Management Essentials (Recorded 9.5 CME/CE)

CME/CE Expiration Date: 4/25/2024* 

*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for these specific presentations.

Description: 

Practice Management Essentials will focus on how to get started with an obesity medicine practice. The content is intended for physicians recently certified in obesity medicine, as well as other primary care or specialized physicians, NPs, and PAs who have the clinical obesity medicine knowledge but want to successfully set up an obesity medicine practice. 

 

Accreditation: 

The Obesity Medicine Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Obesity Medicine Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 9.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Building A Presence for Your Obesity Medicine Practice

    Includes Credits

    Carolynn Francavilla, MD

    CME/CE Expiration Date: 4/25/2024* *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

    Description: 

    This session will focus on building a solid marketing foundation for your obesity medicine practice. You will identify the strengths and weaknesses of common platforms for promoting your obesity medicine practice.  You will learn to use tools to promote you practice in both the general community as well as your medical community. 

    Accreditation:       

    The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

    The Obesity Medicine Association designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Getting Your Obesity Medicine Practice Started

    Includes Credits

    Karli Burridge, PA-C, MMS, FOMA

    CME/CE Expiration Date: 4/25/2024* *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

    Description: 

    Whether a medical practitioner is adding obesity treatment to an existing medical practice or opening a new obesity medicine practice, a successful business requires the right structure.  This presentation will address the essential components of an obesity medicine practice and identify what you need to get started.

    Accreditation:       

    The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

    The Obesity Medicine Association designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Applying Billing and Coding Using Obesity Case Scenarios

    Includes Credits

    Amy Ingersoll, PA-C, MMS, FOMA

    CME/CE Expiration Date: 4/25/2024* *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

    Description: 

    This session will discuss applying the 2021 coding changes when treating patients with obesity.  New evaluation and management (E/M) coding criteria will be reviewed along updated documentation requirements. Coding and criteria for intensive behavioral counseling and preventive care will be reviewed.  Other items include coding for medical nutrition therapy, prolonged services, and virtual encounters.  The session will include a series of case scenarios with discussion of coding pitfalls and coding optimization.

    Accreditation:       

    The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

    The Obesity Medicine Association designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • What’s New in Billing and Coding

    Includes Credits

    Amy Ingersoll, PA-C, MMS, FOMA

    CME/CE Expiration Date: 4/25/2024* *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

    Description: 

    This session will discuss applying the 2021 coding changes when treating patients with obesity.  New evaluation and management (E/M) coding criteria will be reviewed along updated documentation requirements. Coding and criteria for intensive behavioral counseling and preventive care will be reviewed.  Other items include coding for medical nutrition therapy, prolonged services, and virtual encounters.  The session will include a series of case scenarios with discussion of coding pitfalls and coding optimization.

    Accreditation:       

    The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

    The Obesity Medicine Association designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • CME Breakfast Panel

    Includes Credits

    Sandra Christensen, MSN, ARNP, FNP-BC, FOMA, Jennifer Seger, MD, ABFM, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM, and Dominique Williams, MD, MPH, Dipl. ABOM

    CME/CE Expiration Date: 4/25/2024* *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

    Description: 

    Obesity medicine practice experts answer obesity practice management questions

    Accreditation:       

    The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

    The Obesity Medicine Association designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Office Visit Structures: Breaking Down the Pillars of Obesity Management into Clinical Practice

    Includes Credits

    Amy Ingersoll, PA-C, MMS, FOMA

    CME/CE Expiration Date: 4/25/2024* *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

    Description: 

    There is an incredible barrier providers have that is understanding how to implement comprehensive obesity management into an office visit structure and a clinical practice day. This specific talk was created to help with the barrier of providing a step-wise approach of workup and management of the four pillars of obesity care for the busy clinician.

    Accreditation:       

    The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

    The Obesity Medicine Association designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Optimizing the Virtual Visit

    Includes Credits

    Tiffany Lowe-Payne, DO, Dipl. ABOM, Dipl. ABOFP

    CME/CE Expiration Date: 4/25/2024* *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

    Description: 

    The COVID pandemic has necessitated the rapid implementation for the delivery of care outside of the usual office setting. Obesity medicine providers should understand the guidelines and necessary documentation for providing remote care, how to properly code and bill for these services, and be aware of potential legal ramifications when providing such care. Additional remote services such as remote patient monitoring for chronic care monitoring will be addressed.   

    Accreditation:       

    The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

    The Obesity Medicine Association designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Evaluating A Practice

    Includes Credits

    Aimee Greeter, MPH, FACHE

    CME/CE Expiration Date: 4/25/2024* *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

    Description: 

    Buying or selling a medical practice is a life-changing event which affects not only the practitioner who is buying or selling a practice, but also family members, friends, co-workers, and others. This session will examine the essential components involved in evaluating an obesity medicine practice being considered for either sale or purchase. The presentation will include practice valuation, important due diligence, the components of buy-sell agreement, locating a buyer or seller, and identifying a competent team of advisors familiar with medical practice transactions.

    Accreditation:       

    The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

    The Obesity Medicine Association designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Expand your Obesity Medicine Team with Frontline Lifestyle Therapy

    Includes Credits

    Michelle Alencar, PhD, CCN, CEP

    CME/CE Expiration Date: 4/25/2024* *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

    Description: 

    This presentation will discuss developing and optimizing a team-based approach to obesity treatment. This session will uncover the evidence-based principles needed for long term-behavior change by implementing and leveraging non-physician providers to drive outcomes, reduce provider burn out, and provide practical applications that you can bring to your practice today. 

    Accreditation:       

    The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

    The Obesity Medicine Association designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Effective Weight Loss Program in Employer-Sponsored Health Center

    Includes Credits

    Mahtab Ahmed, MD, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM & Tim Newman, MD

    CME/CE Expiration Date: 4/25/2024* *The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

    Description: 

    This session will center around establishing an employer-based obesity treatment program.  The program will describe how a solo or small group practice can utilize OMA resources to enhance patient care.  The four pillars (nutrition, behavior, physical activity, and pharmaceuticals) of obesity treatment will be converted into user-friendly tool for patients.  Discussion will include ways to track and quantify patient results. 

    Accreditation:       

    The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

    The Obesity Medicine Association designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.