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Session Information

CRS C002 - Coding, Documentation & Practice Management

Tuition fee and ticket required for admission


Date: Friday, March 01

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Flamingo 1/2

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Director: Charles N. Ellis, MD, FAAD - Handout


  • Evans Bailey, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Dirk Michael Elston, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • William D. James, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Stephen Howard Mandy, MD, FAAD
  • Robert M. Portman, JD - Handout
  • Jack S. Resneck, Jr., MD, FAAD
  • Jonathan S. Weiss, MD, FAAD - Handout

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Utilize CPT codes to describe provided professional services accurately.
  • Implement aspects that lead to greater office efficiencies and physician satisfaction.

This popular session will continue its successful approach to providing the latest updates on proper coding and documentation of professional services. Practice management topics will include physician satisfaction and efficiency, handling employees, and electronic health records (EHR). We will cover payment and patient demand under current health plans. We endeavor to make each topic practical and useful immediately upon return to work. Send questions about coding, EHR, or practice management in advance of the meeting to dermquestion@gmail.com.


  • Dermatology World, an American Academy of Dermatology publication.


Friday, March 01
9:00 AMIntroduction / Dr. Ellis
9:05 AMChoosing An EHR: A Clinician's Perspective / Dr. Weiss
9:20 AMHow To Handle All Those Patients From a Distance / Dr. James
9:30 AMHow To Handle All Those Patients in Your Locality / Dr. Ellis
9:40 AMHow and How Much Will We Get Paid? / Dr. Resneck
9:55 AMOverseeing and Regulating Your Employees / Portman
10:15 AMQuestions & Answers / Dr. Ellis, Dr. Weiss, Dr. James, Dr. Resneck, and Portman
10:30 AMTop Ten Coding Mistakes You Don't Want to Make / Dr. Elston
11:00 AMSurgical Coding / Dr. Bailey
11:20 AMPracticing Outside of the Box / Dr. Mandy
11:40 AMQuestions & Answers / Dr. Ellis, Dr. Elston, Dr. Bailey, and Dr. Mandy