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Payer Relations and Healthcare Economics Committee

Committee Charge
The charge of the Payer Relations and Healthcare Economics Committee is to monitor payment issues, establish relationships with third party payers, ensure cardiology is represented at CAC meetings and to advocate for fair compensation and prompt payment. In addition, the committee will act as the primary clearing house for billing and coding issues brought forth by the membership for resolution.

Committee Members
James Nguyen, MD, FACC, Chair, Third Party Reimbursement Committee, Alternate Representative to First Coast Service Options CAC Committee

David Buck, DO, FACC, Vice-Chair

Alan Ackermann, DO, FACC, Ft. Lauderdale

Mulu Fissha, MD, FACC, Lake Mary

Ganesh Athappan, MD, FACC, Sarasota



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