1:45 PM–2:45 PM Saturday, February 29

Botulinum, Biologics, and IT Therapies for Chronic Pain: Research and Reimbursement (319)

AAPM and APPD welcomes you to attend this inaugural three-session educational event where fellowship directors from across the country will discuss the fellowship selection process, provide tips for a successful match, and discuss the literature, patient selection, and billing/coding for popular Interventional procedures.

This is a non-CME event.

Botulinum and Biologics for Chronic Pain

Charles Argoff, MD

IT Pumps: Medications, Evidence, and Technique

Nalini Sehgal, MD

Botulinum and IT Therapies Evidence, Documentation, Billing and Coding

Amy Turner, RN BSN MMHC CPC CHC CHIAP

Panel Discussion

Learning objectives:

  • Explain the literature, documentation, and payment principles behind botulinum and biologic medications.
  • Explain the literature, documentation, and payment principles behind intrathecal therapies.
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11:15 AM–12:15 PM Saturday, February 29

The Future of IPM? Evidence, Technique, Documentation, Billing and Coding Strategies for Percutaneous Surgeries (318)

AAPM and APPD welcomes you to attend this inaugural three-session educational event where fellowship directors from across the country will discuss the fellowship selection process, provide tips for a successful match, and discuss the literature, patient selection, and billing/coding for popular Interventional procedures.

This is a non-CME event.

Spinal Neurostimulation: DRG and SCS Pearls

Scott Brancolini, MD MPH

Vertebral Augmentation Pearls

Amitabh Gulati, MD

Percutaneous Image Guided Lumbar Decompression

Sayed Wahezi, MD and Chong Kim, MD

Panel Discussion

Learning objectives:

  • Define the evidence behind percutaneous surgical procedures.
  • Describe percutaneous surgical procedure techniques.
  • Define CPT and ICD-10 codes important to coding/billing for pain medicine practices.
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9:15 AM–10:15 AM Saturday, February 29

Applying to Pain Fellowships, Maximize Your Success: Tips for a Successful Match and Beyond (317)

AAPM and APPD welcomes you to attend this inaugural three-session educational event where fellowship directors from across the country will discuss the fellowship selection process, provide tips for a successful match, and discuss the literature, patient selection, and billing/coding for popular Interventional procedures.

This is a non-CME event.

Applying to Pain Fellowships: Maximizing Matriculation

Susan Moeschler, MD and Amitabh Gulati, MD

Tips for Success in Fellowship and Beyond

Scott Pritzlaff, MD and Nalini Sehgal, MD

Panel Discussion

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop a timeline for their application for pain fellowship.
  • Appraise their personal statement and application for strengths and weaknesses.
  • Target fellowships that align with a private practice or academic environment.
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