Practice Management eCourses

February 2017 - Vol. 36, No. 01

Eleven new eCourses from AcademyU®, will help you understand and manage your otolaryngology practice and get some credit too.

“The Practice Management Education Committee (PMEC) is charged to create contemporary content regarding the rapidly changing healthcare environment in which we find ourselves. These Practice Management education activities provide both foundational materials and new developments. The PMEC pledges to keep these offerings current while looking for opportunities to expand the scope of our education program. As chair of the PMEC, I encourage you to avail yourself of these resources.”

—Brendan C. Stack, Jr., MD, PMEC chair

NEW! The following Practice Management eCourses are now available in AcademyU for purchase, nine of which offer CME credit. Simply visit, log in with your Academy ID, and password, and click on the AU Catalog tab. On the left side of the page, under “Activity Series,” select “eCourses and Lectures.”

  • Alternative Payment Models in Otolaryngology
  • Alternative Payment Models in Otolaryngology: Options and Futures
  • From the SGR to the MACRA: A 30,000 Foot View of Physician Payment Moving Forward
  • History and Process of the Relative Value Scale Update Committee (RUC)
  • Medical Emotional Intelligence
  • Quality Measures in the MACRA Era
  • The Affordable Care Act, Part 1: The History of US Health Insurance
  • The Affordable Care Act, Part 2: Health Insurance Exchanges
  • The Affordable Care Act, Part 3: Medicaid Expansion and Key Regulatory Changes
  • The CPT Process—How Codes are Created
  • Understanding the RUC Survey Instrument