8:00 am
Daily Announcements

Robert O’Hollaren, M.D., President
William McMaster, M.D., Program Chair
Lesley Anderson , M.D., Course Moderator

Common Apportionment Issues in Orthopaedics

Emerald Ballroom
8:05 am – 9:05 am
Moderator: David Wood, M.D.

How to Rate—Round Table Discussion of Experts
Diabetes in Carpal Tunnel
Spondylitis in Spine Cases
Continuing Post-Op Knee Pain
Infection in a Diabetic Patient

Expert Faculty
David Wood, M.D.
Judge Colleen Casey
Lawrence Feiwell, M.D.
Ernest Levister, M.D.
Paul Wakim, D. O.

Robert Bruckman, M.D. - Weitz Medical Management


Coffee Break / Networking with Exhibitors

Exhibitor Hall
9:40 am – 10:10 am

EMG/NCV – When to order - How to Interpret the Results

Emerald Ballroom
10:10 am – 10:45 am
Ronald Kent, M.D., Ph.D., UCLA


Medical-Legal Compliance with Rebuttal Issues

Emerald Ballroom
10:45 am — 11:25 am
Judge Colleen Casey


Workers’ Compensation Utilization Review Checklists

Emerald Ballroom
11:25 am – 12:00 pm
Successfully Navigating the Utilization Review (UR) / Independent Medical Review (IMR) Systems

Stephen Weber, M.D. - Sacramento Knee & Sports Medicine

Learn How to Do It

Lawrence Feiwell, M.D. - Feiwell Medical Evaluation
William Tappin, JD - Tappin & Associates

Handout |
Moderator: Peter Mandell, M.D.

Apportionment Basics - Presentation
Key Apportionment Cases
The Importance of Addressing Risks Factors
Benson Case—Principles and Resulting Consequences
Expert Panel Discussion / Q&A

Judge Colleen Casey
Adam Dombchik, JD
Richard “Jake” Jacobsmeyer, JD - Presentation

Handout 1 | Handout 2 | Handout 3

Coffee Break / Networking with Exhibitors

Exhibitor Hall
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Workers’ Compensation

Emerald Ballroom
3:30 pm — 5:00 pm
Accountable Care Organizations and Workers’ Compensation - Presentation
Getting to “Yes “on Billing for Non Face-to-Face Time
2015 OMFS Changes & How They Affect Orthopaedics - Presentation
Workers’ Comp Billing Issues: How to Be Successful - Presentation

Lesley Anderson M.D. - Anderson Knee & Shoulder Ctr
Sue Honor-Vangerov, Esq. - Honor System Consulting
Sarah Moray Catherine Montgomery - DaisyBill
Renee Griffith, Zephyr-Tec
Solving for the Disturbingly High Cost of Taxes

Victoria J Powell JD, LL.M, - Powell Heymann