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Time for a Checkup 2017

Time for a Check-up - November 16, 2017


Who Should Attend:

Physicians with administrative and/or management responsibilities for their practice should attend to learn strategies for better managing the practice. Practice managers, administrators, and staff are also encouraged to attend so that they may work with their physician(s) to implement these changes.

All members of CCPA Purchasing Partners (CCPAPP) may register at the $75 discounted rate (regularly $125). An additional discounted rate of $50 per CCPAPP member is given for groups of 3 or more from the same practice. Please contact CCPAPP for the promotional code prior to registering groups online. For questions or to register by phone, please call 312.227.7437


Desired Learning Outcomes:
  • Successfully engage and apply billing processes that include electronic statements and payment options
  • Build patient satisfaction actions into each step of the encounter to achieve a positive experience for your patient
  • Identify recent laws affecting the practice of medicine, and determine where to find answers to medical-legal questions
  • Explain three core competencies in strategic thinking that will deliver value to you and your practice
  • Implement scheduling and operational considerations to increase revenue and efficiency in your practice


Accreditation Statement:  This activity has been planned and implemented with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Chicago Medical Society and CCPA Purchasing Partners. The Chicago Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Chicago Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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Program Schedule 

7:30 - 8:00 am  Registration/Breakfast/Exhibits (non-CME)  

8:00 - 8:15 am

Welcome and Introduction 

Valerie Kimball, MD

President, CCPA & CCPAPP

8:15 - 9:15 am

You Want My What!? Credit Card Policies and E-Billing Options That Are Fair and Succeed!

Susan Childs, FACMPE

9:15 - 9:30 am

Break/Visit Exhibit Hall (non-CME)  

9:30 - 10:30 am

I Am Now Your Patient and I Have Something to Say! Patient Satisfaction Actions from the Patient’s Perspective Susan Childs, FACMPE

10:30 - 10:45 am 

Break/Visit Exhibit Hall (non-CME)  

10:45 am- 12:00 pm

Your Medical-Legal Checkup Robert John Kane, JD

12:00 - 1:00 pm 

Lunch/Break/Visit Exhibit Hall (non-CME)  

1:00 - 2:00 pm   

Strategic Thinking for Medical Practice Leaders Alisa Vaughn, CMPE

2:00 - 2:15 p.m.

Break/Visit Exhibit Hall (non-CME)  

2:15 - 3:30 p.m.

Scheduling to Maximize Productivity Alisa Vaughn, CMPE

3:30 - 4:00 pm

Complete Evaluations and Adjourn (non-CME)  


For more information, please call 312.227.7437.


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