NMPMA 2012 Winter Seminar

Kathy Dubois, Sales Service Rep

Allied OSI Labs attended the NMPMA 2012 Winter Seminar in Albuquerque February 3rd & 4th. Doug Richie, DPM held a workshop for the medical assistants on DME Reimbursement Pearls and Pitfalls. In the workshop, Dr. Richie discussed:

  • Coding for DME
  • Key elements for diagnosis coding package
  • Easy Document of Medical Necessity Letter Template
  • Process for obtaining reimbursement if the patient refuses or wants a refund
  • Billing for AFO repairs
  • Importance of KX modifiers

The workshop was educational and attendees had great dialogue.  A copy of the workshop handout is available here RichieAssistantWorkshopHandout . The physicians attended lectures on Ankle Instability and Biomechanics of Flatfoot Surgery by Dr. Doug Richie.

Congratulations to Rick Puhl, DPM who was honored as the Podiatrist of the Year at the NMPMA Reception & Award Presentation Friday night.  We enjoyed the hospitality of the New Mexico Podiatric Medical Association and the Sandia  Resort & Casino.