Western Section AUA | 2019 Health Policy Forum
Portola Hotel at Monterey Bay ‐ Sunday, Nov. 3
DeAnza Ballroom

Program Agenda ‐ as of 8‐13‐19

Eugene Rhee, MD, MBA, Chair

Lunch Service Begins

12:00pm ‐12:05pm
Welcome – Eugene Rhee, MD, MBA, Chair & AUA Public Policy Council Chair‐elect

12:05pm ‐12:15pm
President’s Address & Update ‐ Jeffrey Frankel, MD

12:15pm – 12:30pm
AUA Update – Scott Swanson, MD, AUA President‐Elect

12:30pm – 12:50pm
Interactions on the Path to Reimbursement: AUA, CPT & RUC
Ronald P. Kaufman, Jr., MD, FACS ‐ Prof. of Surgery, Associate Urology Residency
Program Director ‐ Albany Medical College, Albany, New York

12:50pm ‐1:50pm
The Practice Predicament: What’s on the Menu ‐ M&A, Employed or Private?

Street Smart Wisdom from Industry Experts: Irv Barnett and Debra Phairas

2:00pm – 2:15pm
Q&A / Conclusion

Sunday Morning Practice Management Courses

7:30am – 8:15am
Health Policy Essay Winner Presentations
& Health Data/Quality Improvement (HDQI) Poster Session (HDQI is a new category)

Moderated by Drs. Eugene Rhee and Jeffrey Frankel

8:30am – 9:45am
Top 10 Actions for Urology Practices in 2020
Mark N. Painter, Physician Reimbursement Systems

10:00am – 10:45am
Managing Medicare in 2020 and Beyond
Arthur Lurvey, MD, FACP, FACE
Medicare Contractor Medical Director, Noridian Jurisdiction E

10:45am – 11:30am
California Urological Association Annual Meeting
With special presentation by CMA President, Dr. Peter Bretan

Nov. 2 ‐ Saturday Afternoon Program
Powered UP ‐ Urology Practice Success Clinic

Moderated by Micheal Darson, MD, Chair ‐ AUA Practice Mgmt Committee
Directed by Mark Painter, PRS

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Three Courses:
2 pm – Telemedecine Tech
4 pm – Using RVUs in Your Practice
5 pm – Adopting New Technology

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