Experience ACCP

Monday, October 22 – Wednesday, October 24

Monday, October 22
10:15 am – 4:00 pm

Tuesday, October 23
10:15 am – 3:00 pm

Wednesday, October 24
10:15 am – 2:30 pm

Discover ACCP innovations and resources to advance your patient care and practice management skills.

Play Incentives Spirometer

Put your game face on and compete to win an iPad®! Answer questions related to the diagnosis and management of respiratory diseases to raise the ball on a giant spirometer. The contestant with the best score wins! Don't miss this exciting new game, hosted by William Kelly, MD, FCCP, mastermind behind the popular CHEST Challenge game. Get your game on:

Monday, October 22
10:30 am – 10:45 am
1:00 pm – 1:15 pm
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm

Tuesday, October 23
10:30 am – 10:45 am
1:00 pm – 1:15 pm
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Wednesday, October 24
10:30 am – 10:45 am
1:00 pm – 1:15 pm

First Time Attendees and New Members

Whether it’s your first time at CHEST or your tenth, stop by the membership booth to network with key leaders and hear about opportunities to get more involved in the ACCP.

Monday, October 22
10:10 am – 11:00 am
12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Tuesday, October 23
10:10 am – 11:00 am
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Wednesday, October 24
10:10 am – 11:00 am
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Knowledge Bar

Gather ‘round for informal conversations on a variety of topics, then stick around and network with the expert presenters.

Monday, October 22
11:00 am – 11:15 am
Your coding questions answered by the Medicare Medical Director for Alabama, Tennessee, and Georgia
Greg McKinney, MD, MBA
Senior Contractor Medical Director for AL, TN and GA

12:30 pm – 12:50 pm
Leadership and Mentoring
COL(R) Bernard J. Roth, MC, USA, FCCP

Tuesday, October 23
11:00 am – 11:15 am
Social Media and the Physician
Chris Carroll, MD, FCCP

12:30 pm – 12:50 pm
CHEST Publications App: Revamped and Expanded
SiNae Pitts

Wednesday, October 24
11:00 am – 11:15 am
Health-care Reform
Ed Diamond, MD, FCCP

12:30 pm – 12:50 pm
Global Education Reach
Paraschiva A. Postolache, MD, PhD, FCCP
Israel E. Priel, MD, FCCP

Ask the Expert

Get practical tips for optimizing patient care and efficiently managing your practice. Experts will share what they know and answer your questions.

Monday, October 22
10:15 am – 12:00 pm
Your coding questions answered by the Medicare Medical Director for Alabama, Tennessee, and Georgia
Greg McKinney, MD, MBA
Senior Contractor Medical Director for AL, TN and GA

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Where Do My CPT Codes Come From?
Mike Nelson, MD, FCCP

Tuesday, October 23
11:00 am – 11:30 am
2013 New Procedure and Diagnostic Codes
Alan Plummer, MD, FCCP

12:30 pm – 12:50 pm
How Is My Office Expense Paid For?
Scott Manaker, MD, FCCP

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Optimizing Payments by Negotiating Contracts with Your Third Party Payers
Kim French

Wednesday, October 24
11:00 am – 11:3 am
New Payments for Non-Face-to Face Time With My Patients
Burt Lesnick, MD, FCCP

12:30 pm – 12:50 pm
How the ACCP Business of Medicine Course Can Help Your Bottom Line
Ed Diamond, MD, FCCP

Learning Theater

Come to this mini-theater setting to hear about clinical protocols and new products and services.

Monday, October 22
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Book Signing
Keynote Speaker Marilyn Tam will be signing her book, How to Use What You’ve Got to Get What You Want
(a limited number of free books will be available in the Learning Theater, first come first served)

12:45 pm – 1:30 pm
The Evolving Science of Asthma
Supported by Genentech USA, Inc., and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
e-Communities Presentation
John McIlwaine, DO, FCCP
David Schulman, MD, FCCP
Christopher Spradley, MD, FCCP

Tuesday, October 23
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Therapeutic Considerations for Successful Asthma Management
Supported by Teva Respiratory.

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
The New Home of CHEST Online
Richard S. Irwin, MD, Master FCCP

Wednesday, October 24
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Bronchial Thermoplasty: The Future Is Wide Open
Supported by Boston Scientific Corporation.

Try Out Our Apps in the All-new App Bar

  • CHEST Journal
  • ACCP Bronch+
  • ACCP 3-D Bronchial Tree
  • ACCP-SEEK
  • ACCP-SEEK with CME
  • ACCP Radiology Cases
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Communication Skills

Become an e-Community Expert

Get all the information you need to become an active voice within ACCP NetWorks and the ACCP e-Community. Get quick tips for connecting with colleagues online. Plus, enter your name in a drawing for the chance to win free registration to CHEST 2013 in Chicago!

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