Insurance Challenges in Modern Venous Care (CONG2015-38)

This activity includes the following:


Introduction and Summary and Comparison of Various Payor Policies

Phillip Hertzman, MD, FACP, FAAFP, FACPh

Medical Evidence or Lack Thereof Regarding Vessel Size, SFJ Reflux, Compression, and Exercise

Mark Meissner, MD

Can We Influence Payor Policies by Generating EBM Guidelines?

Thomas O'Donnell, MD

Role and Experience of the ACP

Bruce Hoyle, MD, FACPh

How Do Payers Develop Clinical Guidelines?

A.J. Riviezzo, MBA

Working With Your Payor: Provider Perspective

Bruce Hoyle, MD, FACPh

ICD-10 - Primer for Phlebology

A.J. Riviezzo, MBA

Question & Answer

All Faculty


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Target Audience

The content of this activity is designed to meet the needs of the following target audience:  phlebologists, general surgeons, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, interventional cardiologists, vascular medicine practitioners, dermatologists, dermatologic surgeons, family practice and internal medicine practitioners, plastic surgeons, obstetricians and gynecologists, cardiologists, and any other healthcare professional currently or planning on treating patients with venous disease.

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Phillip Hertzman, MD, FACP, FAAFP, FACPhPlanner; Moderator; SpeakerNonen/a
Bruce Hoyle, MD, FACPhSpeakerNonen/a
Mark Meissner, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Stephen H. MossStaffNonen/a
Thomas O'Donnell, MDSpeaker

Tactile Medical






A.J. Riviezzo, MBASpeaker









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