Oregon Bones

Spring 2007 Conference Agenda

Hotel deLuxe
729 SW 15th Avenue
Portland, OR 97205
503 219-2094

Thursday April 19, 2007– Editing Room
5:00 pm
Board Meeting / Social / Dinner (open to PAID 2007 Membership)
Guest Speakers:
5:15 pm Melanie Spiering, Underwriting Director, CNA
"A Brief Discussion/Update On What Is Happening Relative To Liability Issues For Physicians"
6:30 pm Ron Hofeldt, M.D.
"Team Building/Maintaining a Healthy Workplace/Organization"

Friday April 20, 2007 – Screening Room

8:00 am – 9:00 am Registration/Continental Breakfast
Welcome by President Melony Kimmel

9:00 am – 12:00 pm Orthopedic Coding – Lisa Peterson, Sound Medical Consulting
“Documentation Regulations, Consultations, Fracture Care, Global Periods”

12:00 pm – 1:15 pm Working Lunch (lunch provided) – Guest Speaker: Ron Hofeldt, M.D.
“Apology and What it Means, Dealing with Challenging Patients
 and Preserving Good Communication Skills”.

1:15pm – 1:30pm Break

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm 2007 Medicare Changes – Dr. George Waldmann, Director of Medicare (Oregon)
and Lori Weber, Provider Educational Specialist

2:30pm – 3:00pm Time for Q/A

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm 2007 Workers Compensation Changes – Debra Buchanan, Medical Review Unit Manager
and Juerg Kunz, DC, Medical Reviewer, State of Oregon Workers Compensation Division
"Billing Issues and New Rules"


Thank you for attending – see you at Fall Conference, Nov. 8th and 9th at Salishan!


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