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Published 11/1/2019

AAOS Practice Management Resources Can Strengthen Your Business

The Academy offers meaningful resources to keep your practice operating efficiently and your career on the right track. Visit the AAOS Practice Management Center at aaos.org/pracman to access a wealth of information and support, including the following items.

AAOS Career Center

The AAOS Career Center is an online portal dedicated to providing job opportunities for members at every stage of their careers. It also provides support for improving your job-hunting skills, such as InterviewStream—a practice video environment that enables you to sharpen your interview skills.

Take advantage of the onsite Career Center at the AAOS 2020 Annual Meeting, taking place March 24–28, 2020, in Orlando, Fla., where you can connect with hundreds of employers.

Student loan refinancing

As part of the AAOS Member Advantage Program, you can work with our partner, SoFi, to refinance your student loans and save thousands of dollars. Learn more at www.SoFi.com/AAOS.

Managing your practice

Find practical information about how to manage your staff, streamline your operations, and negotiate contracts with employers, as well as more guidance to optimize the business of your practice.

Public relations and media resources

Build your local reputation with public relations outreach campaigns focused on orthopaedic issues, including the Decide to Drive, Distracted Pedestrian, and Prevent Injuries America public awareness campaigns.

Coding and reimbursement resources

The Academy offers courses, tools, and articles designed to help maximize reimbursements, such as:

  • Coding courses offered in conjunction with KarenZupko & Associates, Inc., with courses ranging from the basics to advanced topics such as Robust Revenue Cycle Strategies and Power Coding in the Office. Learn more at www.karenzupko.com.
  • Coding questions to help you deal with difficult coding challenges: The Academy offers coding advice on a fee-for-service basis. The AAOS Coding Coverage & Reimbursement Committee will review your coding issue and offer interpretation of coding and billing rules and guidelines as they apply to your case.
  • Orthopaedic Code-X saves time, reduces errors, and provides quick access to all the data and functions you need to code and use the International Statistical Classification of Diseases, Tenth Edition, with confidence.
  • Coming January 2020: You talked; we listened. A brand-new Code-X is being developed with the latest technology, a user-friendly interface, new features, and fresh content. AAOS is committed to bringing you the best coding tools in the orthopaedic space at a great value.

Make sure the business of your practice is in good health with AAOS’ practice management resources. Visit www.aaos.org/pracman.