Webinars

ASOA webinars are offered on a monthly basis and cover a variety of topics. Presentations dealing with certain topics in government relations are offered FREE to ASOA members with other webinars available for a nominal fee. After the presentation, all webinars are housed in the ASOA MediaCenter. and are available free, or for purchase (if applicable), for immediate download. All webinars qualify as either 1.0 Category A or Category B COE credit (depending upon the content of the presentation).

These 60-minute webinars provide an interactive venue to learn about the latest in legislative and regulatory compliance in addition to a host of other informative subjects relating to practice management. Have a topic or a speaker you would like to see included in the webinar series? Email asoa@asoa.org. To view a listing of archived webinars, please visit the ASOA MediaCenter.


Next Webinar

Do I Have the Right Number of Staff? Using Benchmarks to Predict Staffing Needs

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern

Every administrator faces the challenge of finding the right balance of staff members. This webinar will help with data points and information to evaluate staffing needs and help you make the case for your recommended organizational structure and staffing effectiveness. We will review a volume-based tool that uses office visits and number of diagnostic tests to determine the right staff assignments per doctor. We’ll also use some case studies of adding new providers and how to predicting staffing in order to set budgets and understanding the financial impact to the practice.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this course the attendee will:
• Understand historic staffing benchmarks and the challenges in predicting staff requirements
• Learn common measures and benchmarks to use in creating an individual practice staffing plan
• Identify resources for benchmarking information
• Forecast staffing needs
• Use data to justify organizational changes / staff hiring

Speakers:
• Andrew T. Maller, MBA – Senior Consultant, BSM Consulting
• Maureen L. Waddle, MBA – Senior Consultant, BSM Consulting

ASOA members receive complimentary registration for this webinar. Enter Promo Code X5468 on the registration form to receive the full discount (the Non-Member price is $199).

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Upcoming Webinar Schedule

More details and registration links coming soon

2018 Medicare Coding & Billing Update
Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm Eastern
Members: $59.00 Nonmember: $199
Description: Details of the 2018 Medicare physician fee schedule changes, ASC fee schedule changes, and new/revised CPT codes. Also includes the Office of Inspector General (OIG) Work Plan issues affecting ophthalmology in 2018.
Speaker/Presenter: Ann Rose, Rose & Associates/BSM Consulting Group

Ask the Government Relations Experts
Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm Eastern
FREE to members
Description: ASOA is continuing its popular “Ask the Experts” webinar, which gives members the opportunity to send in their questions and have them answered by ASCRS•ASOA Government Relations Experts. ASCRS•ASOA Director of Government Relations Nancey McCann and Manager of Regulatory Affairs Allison Madson will provide detailed answers to all your questions related to 2018 updates to MACRA/MIPS and how they will impact your practice.
Speaker/Presenter: Nancey McCann, Allison Madson, ASCRS

Dashboards: Put Yourself in the Pilot Seat
Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm Eastern
Members: $59.00 Nonmember: $199
Description: Data Management, Analysis and Reporting
Speaker/Presenter: Sky Goodwin, Esq, JD, MBA, ReVision LASIK & Cataract Survery and Brad Van Galen, Boling Vision Center

Compensation Plans
Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm Eastern
Members: $59.00 Nonmember: $199
Description: Development of compensation philosophy, programs, and market research options and highlighting ASOAnalytics wage and salary surveys
Speaker/Presenter: Elizabeth Holloway, BSM Consulting