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Neurosurgeons entering practice face a whole new world of responsibilities and challenges outside of the operating room: coding for proper reimbursement, oral board preparation, professional requirements and more. Meet these challenges head on with essential resources and references. Earn up to 9.25 CME.

  • 2021 AANS Guide to Coding (Print Copy)
  • E/M Reference Card (Print Copy)
  • Building Social Media Impact/Online Branding
  • A New Standard of Care: Making Telehealth Work for You
  • Top 10 Neurosurgical Procedures and How to Code Them
  • Top 10 Commonly Missed Codes
  • E/M 2021 Update Webinar for Coders and Neurosurgeons
  • Coding for the Oral Board Exam
  • 2021 Code Red Flyer
  • AANS Virtual 2020: Socioeconomic Session

The E/M Reference Card and the 2021 AANS Guide to Coding are print references, mailed upon course registration. Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery.

Registration Fee

AANS Members$375
Non-members$750

Disclaimer

The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the AANS. This educational activity does not endorse one particular type of instrumentation, nor is it intended to dictate an exclusive course of management. It presents one of numerous recognized methods of clinical practice for consideration by physicians for incorporation into their practices. Variations of practice taking into account the needs of the individual patient, resources, and limitations unique to the institution or type of practice may be appropriate. Disclosure about patient confidentiality, standards of care, or course of management does not imply endorsement or disapproval of products.

Please note: It is recognized that the use of non-FDA approved devices is described in some of the published material, but these techniques are often the standard of care and may be of value to the patients we serve.

Disclosure Information

As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the AANS must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support, the AANS is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty and any other individual in a position to control content of this activity.

Please find the relevant financial relationships disclosed below for all individuals in control of content. All conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.

Name

Relationship/Company

Joshua B. Bederson, MD, FAANSGrants/Research Support – Brainlab Other Financial Support – Surgical theater Stock Shareholder (purchased direct) – Surgical theater
Pascal Marcel Jabbour, MD, FAANSConsultant Fees – Medtronic, Microvention Grants/Research Support – Medtronic, Cerenovus
John K. Ratliff, MD, FAANSConsultant Fees - Stryker Spine, Nuvasive, Medtronic Grants/Research Support - OREF, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Clemens M. Schirmer, MD, PhD, FAANSHonorarium - AANS Grants/Research Support - NIH NINDS Stock Shareholder (purchased direct) - NTI
Michael Y. Wang, MD, FAANSConsultant Fees - Depuy Spine, K2M, Spineology, Stryker Other Financial Support - Depuy Spine, Neuro Consulting, LLC, Quality Medical Publishing Stock Shareholder (purchased direct) - ISD, Neuro Consulting, LLC, Medical Device Partners Board, Trustee, Officer, Leadership position that could affect an entities' finances - Vallum

*Luis Manuel Tumialán, MD, FAANS

 

 Medtronic, LessRay               

 

Consultant Honorarium

Anand Veeravagu, MD                                                                                                                       NuVasive ,   Stryker  ,OSTEOCENTRIC                                                                             Consultant Fees, Gifts: Merchandise, Entertainment, Travel, etc.

                                                                                                                                                       ATEC                                                                                                                            Stock Shareholder

                                                                                                                                                       SURGICAL THEATER                                                                                                       Gifts: Merchandise, Entertainment, Travel, etc., Stock Shareholde

“Planners, faculty and any other individuals in control of content not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflict of interest to disclose for this activity.”

Accreditation

The AANS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AANS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity was published in 10/13/2021. Credit may be obtained until 10/13/2024.

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AANS Virtual 2020: Socioeconomic Session
Surgical Efficiency: Identifying Causes and Reducing Delays in Operating Room Workflow
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Mark Zaki
Thirty - and 90 - Day Readmissions after Treatment of Traumatic Subdural Hematoma: A National Trend Analysis
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Aladine Abdalla Elsamadicy, BE, MD
Gender And Fellowship Completion Among Academic Neurosurgeons In The United States
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Rosemary Behmer Hansen
Specialized Social Media Team to Increase Online Impact and Presence: The Journal of Neurosurgery Experience
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Joseph R. Linzey, MD
A Survey of Applicant Views Regarding the Neurosurgical Fellowship Process
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Michael Karsy, MD, PhD
Women in Neurosurgery: Positive Recruitment Trends Since the 2000s, But Gender Disparities in Resident Attrition Rates Remain
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Varun Shah
Night Float Call for Neurosurgical Resident Training
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Utility of the Hospital Frailty Risk Score in Predicting Outcomes of Intracranial Tumor Patients
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Annie Arrighi-Allisan
Gender Bias is Not Present in the Neurosurgery Peer-Review Publication Process: A Study on Authorship Trends in Two Leading Neurosurgical Journals Between 2010 to 2019
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Uma Mahajan
Audio-Video Recording Of Patient-Physician Encounter Does Not Increase The Risk of Malpractice Claims
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Komal Naeem
Conflict Of Interest Disclosures In Neurostimulation Device Studies
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Ilya Frid
Hospital Competitive Intensity is Associated with Perioperative Outcomes for Cranial Neurosurgery
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Oliver Tang
The Clinical Efficacy and Direct Healthcare Cost of Repeat Head CT in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Alex Patrick Michael, MD
Resource Utilization And Radiation Exposure in Shunted Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: An Institutional Experience
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Tyler Cho
Medicare Reimbursement For Services Billed By Neurosurgeons From 2010-2018
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Jordan R Pollock
The Economic Value Of An On-Call Neurosurgical Resident Physician
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. William Edward Gordon, MD
Safety And Costs Analysis Of Early Hospital Discharge After Brain Tumor Surgery: A Pilot Study
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Alexandra Santos
Online Resources
Building Social Media Impact/Online Branding
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A New Standard of Care: Making Telehealth Work for You (Archive)
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Top 10 Neurosurgical Procedures and How To Code Them
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Coding for the Oral Board Exam
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Code Red Flyer
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Encore Presentation: 2021 E/M Update Webinar for Coders and Neurosurgeons
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Top 10 Commonly Missed Codes
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Print References
2021 AANS Guide to Coding
The 2021 AANS Guide to Coding is a print reference, mailed upon course registration. Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery.
E/M Card
The E/M is a print reference, mailed upon course registration. Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery.
CME Evaluation
Evaluation
10 Questions
Quiz -CME
12 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  9/12 points to pass
12 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  9/12 points to pass
Certificate
9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM credits  |  Certificate available
9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM credits  |  Certificate available