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Practice Management Conference

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Join maternal-fetal medicine subspecialists, administrative leaders in MFM practices, and industry representatives at the 2021 Practice Management Conference. Previously called the AMFMM Annual Business Meeting, this year's conference will provide an opportunity to learn more about the business of MFM with case studies and best practices, processes for continuous quality improvement, and networking opportunities with leaders in the field.  The conference will conclude with special joint session on telehealth held in conjunction with the Coding Course for MFM.  

Course Directors: James Keller, MD; and Thomas Lee, MD, MBA

Course Faculty: Sina Haeri, MD; Brian K. Iriye, MD; Heather S. Lipkind, MD, MS; Sanaa Suharwardy, MD; , Amol Navathe, MD; and Pamela S. Young, MSSL

Course topics will include: 

  • Alternative Payment Models
  • Ultrasound Networks
  • Medical Specialty Clinics
  • Physician Burnout
  • Updates on 2020 Stark and AKS
  • Telehealth 

The course agenda is available here.

Where:  The course will take place at the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach. Both SMFM and the hotel are committed to ensuring the safety of all attendees. Visit the hotel's website for more information about initiatives at the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach. Attendees are also required to affirm their understanding of the SMFM duty of care and code of conduct prior to registering for the course.

A block of rooms has been reserved for conference attendees at a the discounted rate ($209/night + tax). To enjoy this group rate, reserve a room by Tuesday, November 2, 2021 via the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach website. Rooms may sell out prior to the deadline so please make reservations as soon as possible to ensure availability.

Continuing Medical Education (CMEs): This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) and SMFM. GLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Global Learning Collaborative designates this enduring material for a maximum of 9.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs): This program meets AAPC guidelines for 9.5 CEUs. They can be split between Core A, CPCO, CPMA and CEMC for continuing education units.

Cost: Registration fees include meals during the meeting, a copy of the book Contemporary Guide to Practice Management, access to course materials online, and CME. Pre-registration will close one week prior to the event. An administration fee of $100 will be applied to those who register onsite.

            Physician (SMFM Member): $950

            Practice Manager/Coder/Nurse/MFM Fellow (SMFM Member): $790

            Non-Member: $1,260

Discounts Available! This course will run back-to-back with SMFM's Fall 2021 Coding Course on November 19-20, also in Clearwater, FL. Register for the Fall 2021 Coding Course, and receive a 20% discount on this course. The discount will be applied automatically at checkout.

Virtual Offerings Available: Both the Practice Management Conference and Fall 2021 Coding Course will be recorded and available online in December 2021. If you register for the in-person course, you will have access to the recorded, online course content for one year at no additional cost. In fact, you do not need to attend the in-person course to get the online access. This is the most economical way to access the recorded content and will give you the complete course offering online. For those who do not register for the in-person courses, the recorded course content will be available for purchase a la carte. Even if you can’t travel to Clearwater Beach, you are encouraged to register. By checking the 'I will attend virtually' box during registration, you will ONLY gain access to the recorded content from this course after the fact when it's available in December 2021 on our website at no extra cost. This lets the staff know that you will not be attending in person.  Livestreams or simulcast will not be available during this course.

SMFM welcomes new members. Join now to save on this course, as well as all of our educational offerings. From MFMs and fellows to practice administrators, billing and coding experts, genetic counselors and nurses, there is a membership option available for all stages of your career.

Exhibit and sponsorship opportunities are available. To learn more please see the exhibit and sponsorship prospectus. Please contact Kasey McNeil, kmcneil@smfm.org, for additional assistance.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be in writing and received at events@smfm.org a minimum of one week prior to the course.  No refunds will be given after that time.  A $75 administrative fee will be charged for cancellations. Substitutions or transfers to virtual registration will be accepted anytime. Partial refunds will not be provided.

Questions? Contact Jessica Sheehan.


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Event Overview

Date:
November 18, 2021 - November 19, 2021
Location:
Clearwater, Florida, United States
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