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Offered at no-cost to members of SMFM, the Practice Management Webinar Series is available to physicians, MFM practice managers and administrators, and billing and coding experts. We feature the country's thought leaders in MFM practice management.. Use the search features below to find the topics in your areas of interest. Please Note: These webinars do not provide CME credit. 

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Practice Management Webinar Series

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  • Practice Management Webinar: Clinical and Operational Optimization in the Era of Covid

    Contains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 09/22/2021 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

    Please join host  Frank Ciafone, MFM Practice Consultant, in a discussion of the impact and resolution of Covid related issues upon clinical operations, practice planning, profitability, and the patient experience. Panelists William Wagner, MD, Sasha Davidson, MD, Jaimey Pauli, MD, and Rita Willis, MPH, will provide perspectives and best practice techniques from private, faculty, and system affiliated settings as they lead their organizations in the new landscape of maternal fetal care delivery.   

    Please join host  Frank Ciafone, MFM Practice Consultant, in a discussion of the impact and resolution of Covid related issues upon clinical operations, practice planning, profitability, and the patient experience. Panelists William Wagner, MD, Sasha Davidson, MD, Jaimey Pauli, MD, and Rita Willis, MPH, will provide perspectives and best practice techniques from private, faculty, and system affiliated settings as they lead their organizations in the new landscape of maternal fetal care delivery.   

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      • Non-member - Free!
      • Regular (MFM) - Free!
      • Resident - Free!
      • Associate - Free!
      • Associate - Fellow - Free!
      • Medical Student - Free!
      • Practice Professional - Free!
      • Honorary - Free!
      • Emeritus - Free!
      • Affiliate - Free!
      • Internal - Free!
      • NPWH - Allied Affiliate Membership - Free!
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  • MFM Fellow Lecture Series: Obtaining a Cervical Length: Cervical Length Education and Review Program

    Contains 3 Component(s)

    Register to attend Dr. Michael House's lecture on Obtaining a Cervical Length: Cervical Length Education and Review Program.

    Register to attend Dr. Michael House's lecture on Obtaining a Cervical Length: Cervical Length Education and Review Program.

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      • Non-member - $50
      • Regular (MFM) - Free!
      • Resident - Free!
      • Associate - Free!
      • Associate - Fellow - Free!
      • Medical Student - Free!
      • Practice Professional - Free!
      • Honorary - Free!
      • Emeritus - Free!
      • Affiliate - Free!
      • Internal - Free!
      • NPWH - Allied Affiliate Membership - Free!
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  • Coding for MFMs: Brad Hart & Emily Hill Q&A

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Please join the SMFM Coding committee on May 12 at 6 pm eastern for an open forum to address your coding questions or concerns. We will start with brief presentations by our star coders - Brad Hart, MBA, MS, CMPE, CPC, CPMA, COBGC and Emily Hill, PA & President of Hill & Associates, Inc. - utilizing questions submitted to the committee over the past 3-4 months. A main focus of this open forum is the updated E&M changes as physicians, practice managers, and billing staff are implementing those changes. We welcome members to submit questions prior to the webinar at the Coding Q&A Section of the SMFM website. Attendees can also submit questions during the webinar in the chat section. We are dedicating time in the Q&A session that will follow to answer these questions.

    Please join the SMFM Coding committee on May 12 at 6 pm eastern for an open forum to address your coding questions or concerns. We will start with brief presentations by our star coders - Brad Hart, MBA, MS, CMPE, CPC, CPMA, COBGC and Emily Hill, PA & President of Hill & Associates, Inc. - utilizing questions submitted to the committee over the past 3-4 months. A main focus of this open forum is the updated E&M changes as physicians, practice managers, and billing staff are implementing those changes. We welcome members to submit questions prior to the webinar at the Coding Q&A Section of the SMFM website. Attendees can also submit questions during the webinar in the chat section. We are dedicating time in the Q&A session that will follow to answer these questions.

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      • Non-member - $50
      • Regular (MFM) - $25
      • Resident - $25
      • Associate - $25
      • Associate - Fellow - $25
      • Medical Student - Free!
      • Practice Professional - $25
      • Honorary - $25
      • Emeritus - $25
      • Affiliate - $25
      • Internal - Free!
      • NPWH - Allied Affiliate Membership - $25
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  • Coding for MFM Webinar II: Code Optimally for COVID-19 Services

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, SMFM experts continue to tirelessly monitor the current situation. In this dynamic environment, this live and on-demand webinar will keep you and your team up-to-speed on a variety of emerging COVID-19 coding challenges, including:

    • HHS updates related to telehealth, COVID
    • Billing critical care time during COVID
    • Billing & coding in COVID in general
    • And much more!

    45-minute Webinar followed by 15 minutes of Q&A

    If you are unable to attend the live webinar(s) on December 9, the recorded content will be available for purchase after that date. 

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, SMFM experts continue to tirelessly monitor the current situation. In this dynamic environment, this live and on-demand webinar will keep you and your team up-to-speed on a variety of emerging COVID-19 coding challenges, including:

    • HHS updates related to telehealth, COVID
    • Billing critical care time during COVID
    • Billing & coding in COVID in general
    • And much more!

    45-minute Webinar followed by 15 minutes of Q&A

    If you are unable to attend the live webinar(s) on December 9, the recorded content will be available for purchase after that date. 

    • Register
      • Non-member - $50
      • Regular (MFM) - $25
      • Resident - $25
      • Associate - $25
      • Associate - Fellow - $25
      • Medical Student - Free!
      • Practice Professional - $25
      • Honorary - $25
      • Emeritus - $25
      • Affiliate - $25
      • Internal - Free!
      • NPWH - Allied Affiliate Membership - $25
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  • Coding for MFM Webinar I: Coding for 2021 – Are You Ready?

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Course Directors: Vanita Jain, MD and Brad Hart, MBA, MS, CMPE, CPC, CPMA, COBGC

    Coding for MFM Webinar 1: Coding for 2021 – Are You Ready?

    There are seismic changes coming to E/M coding for office patients starting in 2021. For the first time in nearly thirty years, we will have new E/M guidelines.  However, the new guidelines apply ONLY to new and established office patients and will dramatically change the way you select and document your E/M patient encounters. Topics include:
    • Defining the upcoming E/M changes to 2021, including both Medical Decision Making (MDM) and time.
    • Reviewing common case presentations and the factors that will affect the way that service levels are assigned.
    • Constructing documentation that supports the level of service selected.
    • Discussing the possible economic effects on practices.

    45-minute Webinar followed by 15 minutes of Q&A

    If you are unable to attend the live webinar(s) on December 9, the recorded content will be available for purchase after that date. 

    Course Directors: Vanita Jain, MD and Brad Hart, MBA, MS, CMPE, CPC, CPMA, COBGC

    Coding for MFM Webinar 1: Coding for 2021 – Are You Ready?

    There are seismic changes coming to E/M coding for office patients starting in 2021. For the first time in nearly thirty years, we will have new E/M guidelines.  However, the new guidelines apply ONLY to new and established office patients and will dramatically change the way you select and document your E/M patient encounters. Topics include:
    • Defining the upcoming E/M changes to 2021, including both Medical Decision Making (MDM) and time.
    • Reviewing common case presentations and the factors that will affect the way that service levels are assigned.
    • Constructing documentation that supports the level of service selected.
    • Discussing the possible economic effects on practices.

    45-minute Webinar followed by 15 minutes of Q&A

    If you are unable to attend the live webinar(s) on December 9, the recorded content will be available for purchase after that date. 

    • Register
      • Non-member - $50
      • Regular (MFM) - $25
      • Resident - $25
      • Associate - $25
      • Associate - Fellow - $25
      • Medical Student - Free!
      • Practice Professional - $25
      • Honorary - $25
      • Emeritus - $25
      • Affiliate - $25
      • Internal - Free!
      • NPWH - Allied Affiliate Membership - $25
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  • MFM Coding Lecture Series: Coding 101: E/M Documentation & Coding Tips

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Join the SMFM Coding Committee and Dr. Barbra Fisher on Tuesday, July 14 at 12 pm eastern while we review Basic Coding Strategies, including updated guidance regarding outpatient E/M coding, telehealth coding and selection of ICD-10 codes. This lecture is geared toward physicians and provides a quick overview of how to code in the office. Though advanced coding topics are not covered, the lecture will serve as a refresher even for those in long term practice. Junior faculty and senior fellows may find this information useful. If you have problems viewing for this webinar, please email Jessica Sheehan at jsheehan@smfm.org.

    Join the SMFM Coding Committee and Dr. Barbra Fisher on Tuesday, July 14 at 12 pm eastern while we review Basic Coding Strategies, including updated guidance regarding outpatient E/M coding, telehealth coding and selection of ICD-10 codes. This lecture is geared toward physicians and provides a quick overview of how to code in the office. Though advanced coding topics are not covered, the lecture will serve as a refresher even for those in long term practice. Junior faculty and senior fellows may find this information useful. If you have problems viewing for this webinar, please email Jessica Sheehan at jsheehan@smfm.org.

    • Register
      • Non-member - $50
      • Regular (MFM) - Free!
      • Resident - Free!
      • Associate - Free!
      • Associate - Fellow - Free!
      • Medical Student - Free!
      • Practice Professional - Free!
      • Honorary - Free!
      • Emeritus - Free!
      • Affiliate - Free!
      • Internal - Free!
      • NPWH - Allied Affiliate Membership - Free!
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  • Physician Leadership during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    This webinar by Drs. Dan O'Keeffe, Michael Foley, and Idahlynn Karre featured a discussion on best practices for physician leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic. To access additional resources visit https://www.smfm.org/leadershi... or click on the 'Handouts' tab above. If you have problems viewing this webinar, please email Tim Heinle at theinle@smfm.org.

    This webinar by Drs. Dan O'Keeffe, Michael Foley, and Idahlynn Karre featured a discussion on best practices for physician leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic. To access additional resources visit https://www.smfm.org/leadershi... or click on the 'Handouts' tab above. If you have problems viewing this webinar, please email Tim Heinle at theinle@smfm.org.

    • Register
      • Non-member - $50
      • Regular (MFM) - Free!
      • Resident - Free!
      • Associate - Free!
      • Associate - Fellow - Free!
      • Medical Student - Free!
      • Practice Professional - Free!
      • Honorary - Free!
      • Emeritus - Free!
      • Affiliate - Free!
      • Internal - Free!
      • NPWH - Allied Affiliate Membership - Free!
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  • MFM Practice Management in the Era of COVID-19

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    This Practice Management webinar by Drs. Fadi Bsat, Brian Iriye, and Tom Lee, as well as Frank Ciafone, Brad Hart, and Leslie Protomastro will feature a roundtable discussion on addressing financial, operational, and staffing issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have problems viewing this webinar, please email Gabbie Taylor at gtaylor@smfm.org. 

    This Practice Management webinar by Drs. Fadi Bsat, Brian Iriye, and Tom Lee, as well as Frank Ciafone, Brad Hart, and Leslie Protomastro will feature a roundtable discussion on addressing financial, operational, and staffing issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have problems viewing this webinar, please email Gabbie Taylor at gtaylor@smfm.org. 

    • Register
      • Non-member - $75
      • Regular (MFM) - Free!
      • Resident - Free!
      • Associate - Free!
      • Associate - Fellow - Free!
      • Medical Student - Free!
      • Practice Professional - Free!
      • Honorary - Free!
      • Emeritus - Free!
      • Affiliate - Free!
      • Internal - Free!
      • NPWH - Allied Affiliate Membership - Free!
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  • Practice Management Webinar: Understanding the Evolving Payment Models and their Challenges to the MFM Teams

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    This next webinar in the SMFM Practice Management webinar series helps you understand how payment models are changing, what those changes mean to MFM teams, and what actions can be done to positively impact them. This course is intended for MFM physicians, practice managers and staff who can impact how payment models are used.

    Participants will learn:
    • What the payment models are and how they work
    • Challenges for maternal-fetal medicine services in fitting into current payment models
    • Value MFM physicians can provide in improving quality of care and getting fair reimbursement
    • How MFM physicians and practice managers can influence the organization’s setup of the model

    This next webinar in the SMFM Practice Management webinar series helps you understand how payment models are changing, what those changes mean to MFM teams, and what actions can be done to positively impact them. This course is intended for MFM physicians, practice managers and staff who can impact how payment models are used.

    Participants will learn:
    • What the payment models are and how they work
    • Challenges for maternal-fetal medicine services in fitting into current payment models
    • Value MFM physicians can provide in improving quality of care and getting fair reimbursement
    • How MFM physicians and practice managers can influence the organization’s setup of the model

    Frank Ciafone (Moderator)

    Healthcare Consulting/ Practice Management/ Strategic Management

    Frank Ciafone is an experienced healthcare business consultant and is part of the SMFM Practice Management Advisory Board. 

    Brian Iriye, MD

    Managing Partner, High Risk Pregnancy Center

    Brian Iriye, MD is the President of the SMFM Board of Directors, is past chair of AMFMM, and the principal editor of the book Contemporary Guide to Practice Management. He is founder and managing partner of the High Risk Pregnancy Center in Las Vegas.

    Dan O'Keeffe, MD

    Dan O’Keeffe, MD is the former Executive Vice President of SMFM and the original chair of AMFMM. Dan is a pioneer in the field of MFM practice management and continues to demonstrate the importance of leadership and quality as a foundation for a successful practice. Dan is the driving force behind the Dan O’Keeffe SMFM Leadership Academy and High Impact Practice Management Academy series.

    Christopher Robinson, MD, MSCR

    MFM Physician/Partner

    Christopher Robinson, MD, MSCR is a physician/partner at Charleston Maternal Fetal Medicine and a member of SMFM. Chris is the Postgraduate Chair for our upcoming annual meeting next week and is one of our leading thinkers in maternal-fetal medicine practice management. 

    Peter Nielsen, MD

    Obstetrician-in-Chief

    Peter Nielsen, MD is the obstetrician-in-chief at the Children's Hospital of San Antonio and a member of the SMFM Practice Management Advisory Board. Peter and Chris are co-authoring a white paper on the topic of evolving payment models.

    • Register
      • Non-member - $50
      • Regular (MFM) - Free!
      • Resident - Free!
      • Associate - Free!
      • Associate - Fellow - Free!
      • Medical Student - Free!
      • Practice Professional - Free!
      • Honorary - Free!
      • Emeritus - Free!
      • Affiliate - Free!
      • Internal - Free!
      • NPWH - Allied Affiliate Membership - Free!
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  • MFM Fellow Lecture Series: Differences between Quality Improvement, Quality Assurance, and Research

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    Tune in to Dr. Andrew Combs's lecture on Differences between Quality Improvement, Quality Assurance, and Research.

    Tune in to Dr. Andrew Combs's lecture on Differences between Quality Improvement, Quality Assurance, and Research.

    • Register
      • Non-member - $50
      • Regular (MFM) - Free!
      • Resident - Free!
      • Associate - Free!
      • Associate - Fellow - Free!
      • Medical Student - Free!
      • Practice Professional - Free!
      • Honorary - Free!
      • Emeritus - Free!
      • Affiliate - Free!
      • Internal - Free!
      • NPWH - Allied Affiliate Membership - Free!
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