COA Partnerships to Enhance Member Benefits
An effective study tool for orthopaedic surgeons involved in the ABOS MOC process. Over 2,000 flashcards help orthopaedic surgeons nationwide prepare for their MOC. The flashcards can be accessed on-line or downloaded to a smart device. They can only be ordered through COA – www.coa.org. 38% discount for COA members.
ABOS MOC SAE Hours
Offered at COA’s Annual Meeting. Complimentary for COA Members. orthobullets also offers SAE Testing. COA members receive a Buy one SAE Test at $45 Get a second SAE Test free. Earn 20 SAE hours taking both tests and 30 Category 1 CME hours.
Share clinical knowledge/expertise. Orthobullets is an on-line education resource designed to improve learning tools for orthopaedic surgeons and residents. You can share clinical knowledge and expertise. Discount for COA members for their SAE Study Series.
Best “Apps” for Orthopaedic Surgeons. Orrin Franko, M.D., founder of www.TopOrthoApps.com, developed a list of the best apps for orthopaedic surgeons – practical apps for improving practice efficiencies and helping to improve patient care. Orthopaedic Apps.
Complimentary access to OrthoEvidence. A resource to be updated on the latest orthopaedic research from over 200 leading orthopaedic journals. Their Advanced Clinical Evidence (ACE) Reports contain the pertinent information from the original journal article, summarized in an easy-to-read format. Critical assessments of the study include Risk of Bias, Quality of Reporting, and Strength of Findings. By attaching ACE Reports to your Requests for Authorization for medical services, members report an easier time getting Utilization Review approval of their requests. Access to the ACE reports are complimentary with COA membership. Savings of $108 annually. Discount COA Members
“Top Orthopedic ICD-10 Reference Cards”
Ten reference cards that cover nearly 500 of the most common orthopaedic conditions in the following areas: Shoulder and Elbow, Hip and Knee, Wrist and Hand, Foot and Ankle, and Spine. These laminated cards, developed by Newport Medical Solutions, Orange, CA, are a quick at a glance reference for orthopaedic practices as they prepare to transition to ICD-10. Available only from COA’s website: 30% discount for COA Members.
Discounted access to HealthLoop. An electronic service to communicate with patients, provide post-surgical follow-up care , and collect patient feedback. HealthLoop light is complimentary for COA members. COA members receive a 25% discount on the HealthLoop full service monthly service fee.
COA Membership Designation on Healthgrades and complimentary Appointment Cards. On-line site for physician information and patient feedback. One of the most searched sites for referrals to orthopaedic surgeons. At COA’s urging, Healthgrades expanded the physician information to allow the physician to add their own unique information that they want patients to see.
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Treatment/Disability Guidelines are routinely cited by payors, particularly Workers’ Compensation payors, in their Utilization Review process. COA has established a reduced rate for COA members to be able to access these treatment/disability guidelines online. ODG has discounted their annual rates for COA members from several hundred dollars – first year to just $50 and $100 each subsequent year for up to 3 years. Take advantage of this offer by contacting the company (Work Loss Data Institute – ODG Treatment Guidelines – mention that you are a COA member to receive the discount.)
Please use the coupon codes below:
First time user use code: NEWUSERCOA
Renewal code: COA
Discounted rates on fees for processing Credit Card Charges. There are significant costs to accepting credit card payments from your patients. Banks and credit card companies charge processing fees at every step in the process. These processing fees can add up. COA has negotiated reduced processing fees for COA members through WorldPay – a direct processor of credit card charges. No need to change banks to use WorldPay as your credit card processor. Contact Tina McBride at WorldPay: firstname.lastname@example.org for a cost estimate.