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8:00 am - 9:00 am | The Ins and Outs of Billing Anesthesia | Tracy Young

9:00 am – 10:00 am | Negotiations Round Table | Tracy Young and Steve Smith

10:00 am – 10:15 am | Break

10:15 am – 11:15 am | Business of Anesthesia and Related Topics | Steve Smith

11:15 am - 12:15 pm | NANA Membership Meeting | NANA Board of Directors

12:15 pm – 1:00 pm | Lunch Break

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm | So You Want to Start Your Own Office-Based Practice | Steve Smith

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm | Break

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm | Speaking the Language of Hospital Administrators | Tracy Young

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm | Orange is Not the New Black: Healthcare Environment | Tracy Young


Monday May 1, 2021

8:00 am – 9:00 am - The Ins and Outs of Anesthesia Billing

Come learn some excellent tips and tricks on billing in the industry. Topics that will be covered include professional and technical fees, anesthesia base units, time units and modifiers, how anesthesia services are billed and collected, and reimbursement differences between medical direction vs. medical supervision vs. solo CRNA.

Tracy Young


9:00 am – 10:00 am - Negotiations Round Table

An educational discussion on negotiations.

Tracy Young and Steve Smith


10:15 am – 11:15 am - Business of Anesthesia and Related Topics

Description Coming Soon!

Steve Smith


11:15 am – 12:15 pm - NANA Membership Update and Meeting

A review, discussion, and question and answer period related to NANA’s strategic initiatives focusing on the organization’s advocacy & government relations, membership services, and leadership and governance activities.

2020-2021 NANA Executive Officers 


1:00 pm – 3:00 pm - So You Want to Start Your Own Office-Based Practice

In this presentation, Steve Smith will list the standards, documents and resources utilized for OBA practice. Topics include W2 and 1099 employees, important initial steps in starting an OBO practice, anti-trust laws, and the basics of billing, reimbursement, and various practice models.

Steve Smith


3:15 pm – 4:15 pm - Speaking the Language of Hospital Administrators

A one-hour discussion looking at the term’s hospital administrators use and their meaning. Examples are contract terms, general business and finance terms and billing terms.

Tracy Young


4:15 pm – 5:15 pm - Orange is not the New Black: Compliance in Today's Complex Healthcare Environment

This presentation is a discussion related to the key areas of regulatory compliance for CRNAs from TEFRA to Stark Law. A look at several high-profile case studies involving anesthesia involved in violations of these statutes and regulations.

Tracy Young