Orthopaedic Specific ~ Texas Workers' Compensation Workshop by pharmphresh33


									                            Orthopaedic Specific ~ Texas
                            Workers’ Compensation

     REGISTER TODAY!              The TOA Workers’ Compensation Workshop will
                                  provide orthopaedic specific information on regulatory
     November 8, 2007             changes, reimbursement challenges, and disability
       Historic Hilton            management aspects of treating patients in the workers’
         Fort Worth               compensation system.
       815 Main Street
    Fort Worth, TX 76102          Upon completion of this activity, meeting participants
    Phone: 817-870-2100           will be able to:

          A ge nda                      Describe the latest developments in workers’
      8:15 am – 9:00 am                 compensation laws and rules, specifically the
   Registration and Breakfast           reforms of House Bill 7 and new legislation passed
     9:00 am – 10:30 am                 during the 80th legislative session;
 Developments in the Workers’
     Compensation System                Discuss the impact of the new disability
    10:30 am – 10:40 am                 management rules on orthopaedic practices,
              Break                     quality of care, and patient access;
    10:45 am – 12:00 pm
      Orthopaedic Specific              Exchange ideas with experts and peers on
Administrative Tips and Coding          treatment guidelines, return-to-work guidelines,
     12:00 pm – 1:00 pm                 and treatment planning initiatives, and
         Working Lunch
      1:00 pm – 3:30 pm                 Learn how to respond to and meet the needs of
      Orthopaedic Specific              the current and anticipated changes of the
Administrative Tips and Coding          workers’ compensation system.
      3:30 pm – 3:45 pm
      3:45 pm – 5:00 pm                     **The Experts are available**
Discussion and Questions Period
                                              to answer every question.

    Registration Fee
                                                Texas Orthopaedic Association
 TOA members                                     401 West 15th Street, Ste. 820
 or their staff ~ $189                                Austin, TX 78701
                                                    Phone: 512-370-1505
 Nonmembers ~ $249                                   Fax: 866-864-1568
                             Continuing Medical Education Information
Continuing Medical Education                                  Course Objectives
The Texas Orthopaedic Association is accredited by the        Upon completion of this program, participants should
Texas Medical Association (TMA) to provide continuing         be able to:
medical education for physicians.                             ● Recognize the keys to success in identifying network,
                                                              non-network, and out-of-network patient types,
TOA designates this educational activity for a maximum of
7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ .                               ● Describe the goals of the disability management rules
                                                              adopted by TDI’s Division of Workers’ Compensation,
Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the     including the new fee guidelines,
extent of their participation in the activity.
                                                              ● Identify the three components of disability management,

                                                              ● Identify how to access disability management rules and
Who Should Attend?                                            helpful resources,
● Physicians who want to find out more about the workers’
compensation system — getting paid appropriately,             ● Define the different roles of physicians in the workers’
identifying patients by type, contracting with networks,      compensation system,
and safeguarding their practices with appropriate policies.
                                                              ● Describe the interaction between the preauthorization
● Office staff, administrators, or managers who are           process and the evidence-based treatment guidelines, and
interested in the new fees for workers’ compensation
patients and who want to learn the administrative details     ● Explain the two medical dispute resolution processes that
of navigating the workers’ compensation system.               help with payment issues.

                                                              Teaching Methods
                                                              ● Lecture             ● Audio-visual presentation
                                                              ● Question-and-answer session

                 Registration for TOA Workers’ Compensation Seminars





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