12th Annual OSMA Education Symposium:
"The Changing Face of Patient Care"

Join the Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA) for its Annual Symposium featuring a full day of continuing education seminars for physicians, practice managers and staff.

FRIDAY, april 4, 2014

12th Annual OSMA Education Symposium
Theme: "The Changing Face of Patient Care"
Friday, April 4, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Hilton Columbus at Easton

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Download the agenda and a printer-friendly registration form.

The OSMA will present two awards recognizing the practice manager of the year and the most innovative idea. To review the criteria and to nominate a person or practice for these awards, click here for the Nomination form.

If you need overnight accommodations, call the Hilton Columbus and ask for the Ohio State Medical Association special rate of $183 plus tax. A limited number of rooms are being held until March 14. After this date, we cannot guarantee room availability or price.


7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Registration, Continental Breakfast & Exhibits
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

OSMA Welcome
Keynote Address: "Patients First", James Merlino, MD, Cleveland Clinic

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Break – Visit Exhibitors
TRACKS TRACK 1: Patient-Centered Care TRACK 2: Trends in Patient Care TRACK 3: Trends in Service Payment TRACK 4: Advocating for Your Patients
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

"Collaborating with Patients" Randy Cebul, MD, Better Heath Greater Cleveland


"Prescribing Controlled Substances in Ohio"
Robert Turner, MD
Michael Bourn, DO
Center for Symptom Relief


"ICD-10 Implementation Part 1: Getting Your Practice Ready"
Jean Stevens, RHIT, CCS-P


"Treatment and Payment for Dual-Eligible Patients: Ohio’s New Integrated Care Delivery Model: MyCare Ohio
Harry Saxe, Ohio  Medicaid
Invited Panelists: UHC, Buckeye, Molina

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch Break, Awards & Visit Exhibitors
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

"Patient Adherence and Accountability"

Iyaad Hasan, DNP, CNP Cleveland Clinic

"Maximizing your Team: Team-Based Care"

Small Practice & Large Practice Speakers


"ICD-10 Implementation Part 2: Payer & Technology Panel"

Invited Panelists: Medicare, Medicaid, AgilIT, Anthem


"ACA Update: What to Expect, How it Impacts Your Patients, and How You Can Advocate for Them"

Tim Maglione, OSMA
Stephanie Vance, AMA

2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

"Reaching the Resistant Patient"

Carol Murray, BA, RHIA, CPHRM, The Doctors Company


"How Ohio is Transforming Patient Care & Payment:
Medical Homes and Episodes of Care"

Jeff Biel, Healthcare Collaborative of Greater Columbus

"Reimbursement Challenges: Take Backs, Prior Authorization, Contracting Tips and More"
Speaker TBA


"Advocating for Your Patient in the New ACA World"

Stephanie Vance, AMA

3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

OSMA Closing Comments (Benefits of Membership, Evaluation)
Door Prizes



The OSMA thanks the following sponsors for their support of our education efforts: