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Ethics in Podiatry Morining Session


About This Course

This is the morning session of a full day course on Ethics in Podiatry with a focus on improving quality of care and outcomes..

Lectures in this section include:

  • The Four Cornerstones of Ethics - Jacobs
  • Ethical Issues in Coding and Billing - Warshaw
  • The Surprise Billing Act - Warshaw
  • Conflicts of Interest - Freedman
  • HIPAA Compliance - Brody
  • Working with Surrgate Decision Makers - Feldman
  • Reporting Unethical Behavior - Feldman
  • Course Staff

    Allen Jacobs, DPM

    Dr. Allen M. Jacobs, DPM is a foot and ankle surgeon in Saint Louis, MO specializing in Foot & Ankle Surgery and Podiatry (Foot & Ankle Medicine). He graduated from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in 1973 and has 48 years of experience. Dr. Allen M. Jacobs, DPM is affiliated with Mercy Hospital - St. Louis and Mercy

    Michael Warshaw, DPM

    As a practicing board certified Podiatrist and Certified Professional Coder Dr. Warshaw’s experience is unique and comprehensive with over 25 years of successful coding, management, and training experience for podiatrists.

    David Freedman, DPM

    Dr. David Freedman is currently the Vice-President and a Founding Partner of Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC and has been practicing at the Leisure World location since 1988. Dr. Freedman was recognized by his peers nationally as “VIP DPMs 2017-Movers and Shakers: America’s Most Influential Podiatrist,” he is a past President of the Maryland State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners, past Chairman, 9th and 10th Annual CAC/PIAC meeting of the American Podiatric Medical Association, a coding committee advisor to the American Podiatric Medical Association, and a CAC Podiatry Representative for Maryland.

    Michael Brody, DPM

    Dr Brody received his initial education as an undergraduate at MIT and He received his DPM from NYCPM in 1987 and completed his residency at DVAMC Northport. He has served on the Health Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP), the Standards and Interoperability Framework (S&I), as a member of the Ambulatory Care Committee at the Certification Commission on Health Information Technology (CCHIT), and numerous other organizations. He is currently a member of the Physicians Committee at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and a co-Chair of the EHR workgroup at Health Level Seven International (HL7)

    Matthew Feldman, Esq

    Mr. Feldman represents business entities, including health care professionals and institutions, in legal matters including the defense of post-payment audits initiated by private and governmental health plans; corporate formations and governance; contract negotiation and preparation; regulatory compliance matters including HIPAA, Stark Law, and the Anti-kickback Law; providing quality assurance and professional review activities related to federal and state employment law and regulations, advising employers on the drafting and negotiation of non-compete agreements and the preparation of employment policies and handbooks. Mr. Feldman also concentrates his practice in professional liability matters before New York Education Department’s Office of Professional Discipline and the Department of Health’s Office of Professional Medical Conduct, corporate transactions, settlements, personal and corporate tax matters, the renewable energy sector, debtor/creditor issues, international, health, and employment matters. Mr. Feldman defends against employment discrimination suits before the New York State Division of Human Rights (DHR) and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and has represented employers in private labor arbitrations. Mr. Feldman maintains a foreign language proficiency in both Arabic and Spanish to benefit his domestic and international clients.)



    Intended Audience: Podiatrists

    Refund Policy

    No refunds are available for online courses

    In accordance with the Council on Podiatric Medical Education's Standards and Requirements for Approval of Providers of Continuing Education in Podiatric Medicine, any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests of faculty, planning committee, or any others who have influence over the content of this educational activity must be disclosed to program participants.

    Commercial Interests: No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.

    CME Online is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PICA has approved this activity for a maximum of 6.15 continuing education contact hours.