The Business of Obesity Medicine (7.75 CME)

The Business of Obesity Medicine (7.75 CME/CE) offers more practice management and business-focused education than ever before. It’s one full day dedicated to helping you run a successful obesity medicine practice.* Choose the business model that works for you, increase practice efficiency, effectively code to maximize your reimbursement, attract and retain patients, and implement innovative techniques to improve patient care.

Schedule: Thursday, April 5

Plan your flights and accommodations accordingly. This schedule is subject to change.

  • 7:00-7:45 AM
    Business Models Panel Discussion during Breakfast

  • 8:00-10:00 AM
    Getting Started and Managing in Obesity Medicine | Owen J. Dahl, LFACHE, CHBC, LSSMBB

  • 10:00-10:45 AM
    Break in Exhibit Hall

  • 10:45-11:45 AM
    Marketing 101 in the Digital Age | Cindy Haskell, COE

  • 11:45 AM-12:45 PM
    Group Visits for an Obesity Medicine Practice | Bartolome Burguera, MD, PhD

  • 12:45-1:45 PM
    Lunch in Exhibit Hall

  • 1:45-2:30 PM
    To Package or Not to Package? | Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM

  • 2:30-3:30 PM
    What You Need to Know about Billing and Coding (Part 1) | Jeremy McConnell, MD, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM

  • 3:30-4:15 PM
    Break in Exhibit Hall

  • 4:15-5:30 PM
    What You Need to Know about Billing and Coding (Part 2) | Marcia Cox, LUTCF, CMBS

  • 5:30-7:00 PM
    Exhibit Hall Happy Hour

  • 7:15 PM
    Dine-arounds

*Disclaimer: The material presented at The Business of Obesity Medicine is made available for educational purposes only. It is not intended to make you an expert in the practice of obesity medicine or in the treatment of patients with obesity, nor is it intended solely to help you increase your income. Instead, it is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the faculty that may be helpful to others who face similar situations. It is your responsibility to become familiar with your own state laws and to continue to educate yourself on best practices.

Upcoming Events

4apr - 8apr 412:55 pmapr 8Full Conference12:55 pm - 12:00 pm (8) Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, 1 Market Place

4apr1:00 pm- 6:00 pmTreatment Pillars: Medication and Behavior1:00 pm - 6:00 pm Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, 1 Market Place

5apr8:00 am- 6:00 pmThe Business of Obesity Medicine8:00 am - 6:00 pm Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, 1 Market Place

6apr - 8apr 68:00 amapr 8Spring Obesity Summit8:00 am - 12:00 pm (8) Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, 1 Market Place

7apr12:45 pm- 2:15 pmMotivational Interviewing Workshop12:45 pm - 2:15 pm Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, 1 Market Place

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