AAOE offers sessions to improve practice management during AAO joint meeting

October 25, 2006

To help ophthalmic practices, the American Academy of Ophthalmic Executives (AAOE) will offer more than 100 hours of instruction sessions during the 2006 Joint Meeting in Las Vegas, Nov. 11-14.

To help ophthalmic practices, the American Academy of Ophthalmic Executives (AAOE) will offer more than 100 hours of instruction sessions during the 2006 Joint Meeting in Las Vegas, Nov. 11-14.

"The AAOE program will bring the best practices from the most experienced practice managers, managing physicians, and consultants," said AAOE Executive Director Bob Stein. "Those who join us will find great ideas that will enhance the performance of their practices."

Some highlights include the AAOE Coding Camp, a workshop to maximize reimbursement appropriately. This will help the entire coding team with information on the newest rules and regulations for documentation.

Another session covers baby boomers and other factors destined to change your practice. This past January, the first of the baby boomers turned 60. Find out if ophthalmologists' practices have the capacity to meet the growing demands of an aging population.

Other sessions cover the finding, training, and keeping of great technicians; the Medicare update for 2007; pay for performance: the future of physician payment; and challenges of management: an interactive problem-solving workshop.For a complete program listing, visit http://www.aao.org.