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Practice Management Basics:

The Business Side of Pain Medicine
Giving you the latest information in Practice Management,
Reimbursement, and more.
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Duration

1 hr & 15 mins

Admission

Free For Fellowship Programs

Speaker

Meredith George, SCP-PM

Overview

Epimed understands what it takes to practice interventional pain medicine. Our Practice Management Fellowship Lecture focuses on additional tools to help make your practice successful whether you are establishing a private practice or joining a healthcare system. Our goal is to provide you with the resources you need for understanding medicine as a business. From the initial interview process to understanding payer contracts, EPIMED HAS YOUR SOLUTIONS.

About

The Practice Management Fellowship Lecture provides physicians with information on the dynamics of insurance policies across the US and its impact on procedure reimbursements. Our goal is to provide a forum for discussion on business topics, such as:

  • Payer reimbursements across the US
  • Importance of interview questions
  • How to negotiate payer contracts
  • New Practice Marketing

Speaker

Meredith George, SCP-PM

Director of Physican Services at Epimed
Meredith George has over 25 years experience working with health plans and medical device manufacturers. She joined Epimed International as Director of Physician Services in September 2003.

Throughout her career, she has cultivated an intimate understanding of Medicare and Third Party payor coding, coverage and payment systems. She has been successful at securing numerous procedure coverage policies, as well as establishing candidacy criteria. Meredith is actively involved various Pain Management organizations such as ASIPP and the World Institute of Pain often lobbying on behalf of Pain Management reimbursement issues. She has testified on behalf of Physician reimbursement on various issues with State Workers Compensation groups as well as Medicare Administrative Contractors. She is credentialed through the Board of Medical Specialty Coding as a Specialty Coding Professional in Pain Management, as well as a Coding, Compliance and Practice Management Expert from the American Society for Interventional Pain Physicians.

Physician Testimonials

“This lecture offered us critical information we aren’t given.”
— Dr. Hurd, University of Louisiana VA
“Thanks for giving our fellows a lecture today. I often forget how much they don’t know because things become second nature. We so appreciate it.”
— Dr. Harned, University of KY
 
“Your presentation was excellent and [I] would really appreciate the opportunity to have you come and talk to the whole group on a regular basis.”
— Dr. Torres, Cook County Hospital System
“Thank you for the excellent presentation. You provided us with much needed business considerations as we move forward. Thank you again.”
— Dr. Christensen, Johns Hopkins
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