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 ASSH Coding and Reimbursement Volunteers


The ASSH is actively involved in creating, deleting and revising hand surgery codes through the AMA CPT Panel. The following individuals devote a tremendous amount of time and effort to making changes in this area.

Key ASSH members participating in the physician reimbursement process

ASSH Representative to the CPT Advisory Committee:
Daniel J. Nagle, MD

ASSH Representative to the RUC Advisory Committee:
Daniel J. Nagle, MD

ASSH CCI Edit Coordinator:
Mitch Nahra, MD

ASSH Representative to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Physician Reimbursement Committee:
Daniel J. Nagle, MD

Editor, Global Services for Hand Surgery:
John Bednar, MD

Editor, ICD-9 CM for Hand Surgery:
Marwan Wehbe, MD

ASSH Coding and Physician Reimbursement Committee:
Daniel J. Nagle, MD - Chair
James W. Adams, MD
Elliot L. Ames, DO
Taizoon H. Baxamusa, MD
John M. Bednar, MD
Leon S. Benson, MD
Kyle Bickel, MD
Ekkehard Bonatz, MD
Edward R. Calkins, MD
Christine Cheng, MD
Joseph C. DeFiore, Jr., MD
Blair C. Filler, MD
J. David Gibeault, MD
Hugh Geister Harris, MD
David H. Hildreth, MD
Thomas F. Kaplan, MD
Robert C. Kramer, MD
Kendrick E. Lee, MD
Richard L. Makowiec, MD
Anne J. Miller-Breslow, MD
Nash Naam, MD
Mitchell E. Nahra, MD
Scott N. Oishi, MD
Jay F. Pomerance, MD
William Rogers, MD
Rachel Rohde, MD
Craig R. Stirrat, MD
James Stuard, MD
Albert R. Swafford, MD
Andres Taleisnik, MD
Brian Tobias, DO
Eric Vanderhooft, MD
Marwan A. Wehbe, MD
Lawrence Weiss, MD
Joanne Werntz, MD
Montri Wongworawat, MD

Staff liaisons:
Dawn Briskey, CAE
Sarah Meyer Hughes