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Publications / COA Report - 2012 Archives


Fall 2012 | View/Download PDF

  • COA President's Message Kevin J. Bozic, MD, MBA
  • COA 2013 Annual Meeting/QME Course, C-Bones 2013 Annual Meeting
  • People/Entities in the News
  • Division of Workers' Compensation Moves Forward with Implementing Regulations
  • AAHKS Develops Documentation Worksheets - Hip and Knee Procedures
  • California Employment Development Department (EDD) Implements New Electronic Claim Filing System
  • Help Patients Facing an Amputation
  • News of Interest
    • Get Involved in the AUC Process
    • Become an AAOS-Registered Disaster Responder
    • ASCs Benefit from Enacted Bill Authorizing Clinic Permitting After Consequences of DPM Interpretation of Capen v. Shewry


Summer 2012 | View/Download PDF

  • COA President’s Message Kevin J. Bozic, MD, MBA - Shifting From Volume to Value in Healthcare
  • COA White Paper on Physician-Owned Distributorships
  • Orthopaedic Coding Tips
  • Latest Orthopaedic News in Medicare and Workers Compensation


Spring 2012 | View/Download PDF

  • President’s Column – Tye Ouzounian, M.D.
  • COA Orthopaedic Coding Course
  • Highlights – COA’s 2012 Annual Meeting/QME Course
  • HLB Health Law E-Alert – Drugs and Devices added to California Workers' Compensation Self-Referral Law: Does this Impact Physician-Owned Device Companies?
  • News of Interest
    • California hospital, docs plan ACO with Blue Shield
    • AMA Calls on Congress to Block ICD-10 Mandate on Doctors
    • Medicare E-Prescribing Exemption
    • Issues with 5010 Implementation
    • CMS Requires new ABN Form for 2012
  • Kudos to COA Members
    • Our Hearts to Your Soles
    • Operation Walk USA
  • AMA Practice Alert
  • Medicare News – New Medicare Accreditation Requirement Effective January 1, 2012
  • HLB Health Law E-Alert – "60-Day Rule" Proposed Regulations Would Create Intense Time Pressure for Providers to Report and Return
  • Welcome to COA Newest Members
  • People in the News
  • Thank You to COA Members who contributed to COA’s Political Action Committee (OPAC)


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