About

At The Business of Spine, we are committed to bringing a business sense to all spine surgeons and professionals by providing advanced education and training. With over 20 years of experience, The Business of Spine offers our training and teaching skills to develop top agents in the field of spine coding and reimbursement. Our hands-on experience, combined with our knowledgeable staff, The Business of Spine is able to deliver insight to spine practices, facilities and hospitals to help them grow and succeed in this ever-changing environment, assisting clients in maximizing reimbursement and increasing office efficiency.

Our Mission

At The Business of Spine, our mission is to provide the Spine Industry with professional development, training and customized education through spine specific consulting services, training programs and educational tools.

We aim to raise the bar in the spine industry through increased business and financial awareness for all spine professionals, while promoting national compliance within industry and Federal standards.

Our Purpose

At The Business of Spine, we understand the need to fill the void in training and education among professional spine practices, a complicated and often misunderstood field.

As a result, we have developed programs that focus on the business concerns of the spine industry, assisting in the development of skill enhancement and increasing office efficiency.

Our Goal is to keep you educated, updated and informed in this complex and ever-changing field of spine specific healthcare, enabling growth and development in your specific role in the spine industry.

Executive Biographies

Barbara Cataletto, MBA, CPC

Chief Executive Officer
The Business of Spine, LLC
Business Dynamics, LLC

A dedicated and dynamic individual with over 20 years of expertise in the spine industry, Barbara Cataletto has personally raised the bar on revenue management systems for physicians, hospital and implant companies in the spine industry. Through her innovative and operation driven systems, she has been able to create a dramatic new way for physicians to realize great revenue generation. Barbara Cataletto, Business Dynamics and The Business of Spine provide only the highest level of services for her clients in the spine industry - enabling them to realize the highest revenue generation.
Barbara Cataletto received her MBA from Adelphi University in Garden City, New York. She is a Certified Professional Coder, nationally recognized subject matter expert and national lecturer in all areas of Spine Coding and Reimbursement. She was the recipient of the 2007 Trailblazer Award from the National Association of Women Business Owners and is an affiliate of the North American Spine Society, the Medical Group Managers Association, the Better Orthopedic Network Exchange, the National Association of Healthcare Consultants, Who's Who of Women Executives, Who's Who of Business Executives, and the National Association of Female Executives.

Mauro M. Cataletto, M.D.

Medical Director
The Business of Spine, LLC
Business Dynamics, LLC

Dr. Mauro M. Cataletto is a retired Orthopedic Spine Surgeon from New York. He was Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and a diplomat of the American Board of Forensic Examiners. He was a recipient of the National Leadership Award by the National Republican Congressional Committee, and was a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the International College of Surgeons. In addition, he is a member of the North American Spine Society, the American College of Physician Executives, and the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons.

Dr. Cataletto's role is of significant importance as Medical Director of Business Dynamics and Chairman of The Spine Council. He is actively involved in evaluating and defending surgeons and facilities against insurance denials, reimbursement difficulties and those issues that continue to infringe upon the financial positions of Spine Surgeons throughout the United States. His participation in discussions with insurance carriers and medical directors has had a direct impact on the success of Business Dynamics. As a leader in education, his 25 years of managing a progressive spine practice incorporates the many strategies often discussed and recommended to our clients and provided through various lectures and conferences.