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CME available for obesity and nutrition services webinar next week

The Wisconsin Medical Society is offering the CME webinar Getting Paid for Obesity & Nutrition Services June 17 for physicians and their health care teams. The webinar is from noon to 1 p.m. and will focus on the clinical necessity and reimbursement for nutrition services and intensive therapy for obesity among pediatrics, adolescents and adults.

Society member Neil Bard, MD, a family physician at Richland Medical Center, will address obesity measurement and treatment, the importance of screening for obesity and strategies for motivating patients to continue obesity and nutrition therapy services. Jen Cohrs, the Society’s director of educational strategies, will discuss the necessary documentation to support obesity and medical nutrition therapy services, such as weight and body mass index (BMI), lifestyle and exercise habits and chronic conditions relating to increased risk for early mortality.

Following this educational activity, which has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize applicable current procedural coding (CPT) guidelines as they relate to coding and documentation.

Click here for more information or to register.

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

The Wisconsin Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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