(Tuesday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WEBINAR TITLE: “The Patient Financial Experience: A Link to Satisfaction, Payment and More” Course 1509W | CPE: 1.0 | Level: Basic | Prerequisites: None TOPIC DESCRIPTION: How well does your patient’s financial [...]
WEBINAR TITLE: “The Patient Financial Experience: A Link to Satisfaction, Payment and More”
Course 1509W | CPE: 1.0 | Level: Basic | Prerequisites: None
TOPIC DESCRIPTION: How well does your patient’s financial experience complement your clinical experience? Are you engaging, aligning, and empowering the growing number of insured patients now facing decisions about rising financial responsibility?
This session will explore how Lancaster General Health is transforming its patient financial experience to create a consumer friendly experience from estimate to bill payment, unifying hospital, physician services, and your patient portal.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: After This Webinar You’ll Be Able To:
SPEAKER: Corey Meyer
Director of Patient Access and Virtual Health, Lancaster General Hospital
Corey Meyer is an experienced Healthcare executive in Revenue Cycle with a history of innovation leadership. Corey manages 160+ professionals at Lancaster General Hospital focused on admissions, registration, financial clearance, customer service, price estimation, and scheduling functions for nearly a million patient encounters annually. Leading the strategy and implementation of technology that allows patients to interact virtually with the health system and the award winning patient portal, MyLGHealth.org. Corey holds an MBA from Pennsylvania State University and a BS from West Chester University of Pennsylvania.
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(Friday) 7:00 am - 6:00 pm CST
Houston Marriott at the Texas Medical Center
6580 Fannin Street, Houston TX 77030
HFMA Gulf Coast
8:00am – 9:00am Population Health Management: The Lynchpin of Emerging Healthcare Delivery Models Course: 151001 CPE: 1.0 Level: Intermediate Prerequisites: None Population Health Management (PHM) is a data driven integrated health care delivery [...]
8:00am – 9:00am Population Health Management: The Lynchpin of Emerging Healthcare Delivery Models
Course: 151001 CPE: 1.0 Level: Intermediate Prerequisites: None
Population Health Management (PHM) is a data driven integrated health care delivery model that provides individualized care plans to populations based on health risks. This presentation will focus on the fundamental building blocks and the mechanics of delivering a population health management program. An example from the Houston Methodist Employees/Beneficiary Population Health Management program will be used as an illustrative model.
Julia D. Andrieni, M.D., F.A.C.P., Vice President of Population Health and Primary Care, Houston Methodist
Dr. Julia Andrieni is responsible for Houston Methodist’s population health management strategy. In this role she is developing the physician alignment model for private practice primary care and specialty physicians. In addition, she focuses on the interface of operations and quality and leads the patient centered medical home initiative in Houston Methodist’s employed primary care group. Previously, Dr. Andrieni was the Joy McCann Professor for Women in Medicine, Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs in the Department of Medicine and Chief of General Internal Medicine at University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Andrieni is recognized in Castle Connolly’s Best Doctors List.
9:00am – 10:20am Medicare Audits and Appeals Environment: What Hospitals Need to Know
Course: 151002 CPE: 1.5 Level: Intermediate Prerequisites: None
Inpatient hospital patient status reviews have been a primary focus of Recovery Auditors (“RACs”) and Medicare Administrative Contractors (“MACs”) for years. Extensive auditing activity has resulted in millions of dollars recouped from hospitals; created a 2-year backlog of appeals pending at level 3 (Administrative Law Judge hearing level) of the Medicare appeals process; and has resulted in regulatory changes and policy proposals to address provider burden.
Jessica L. Gustafson, Esq., Founding Shareholder, The Health Law Partners, P.C.
Abby Pendleton, Esq., Founding Shareholder, The Health Law Partners, P.C.
Abby Pendleton and Jessica L. Gustafson are founding shareholders with the health care law firm of The Health Law Partners, P.C. The firm represents hospitals, physicians, and other health care providers and suppliers with respect to their health care legal needs. Ms. Pendleton and Ms. Gustafson co-lead the firm’s Recovery Audit (RAC) and Medicare appeals practice group, and specialize in a number of areas, including: Medicare, Medicaid and other payor audit defense and appeals, health care investigations, health care regulatory matters, compliance, HIPAA privacy & security compliance matters, overpayment refunds, reimbursement and contracting matters, and payor de-participation matters.
10:20am – 10:30am Break
10:30am -12:30pm Accounting & Auditing Hot Topics
Course: 151003 CPE: 2.0
Karen Van Compernolle, Audit and Enterprise Risk Services, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Karen is an audit partner in our Health Sciences & Government industry. Karen has more than seventeen years of experience serving privately and publicly held clients primarily in the healthcare industry. Karen has assisted companies with their business needs through various stages of development. Additionally, she has assisted clients with initial and secondary public equity offerings, debt offerings, private placements, mergers and acquisitions, and other complex accounting transactions. Karen has provided technical accounting consultation to audit clients in the areas of purchase accounting, revenue recognition, accounting for investments, asset impairments, and goodwill valuation. In addition to her role as audit partner on client service engagements, Karen is the Deputy Industry Professional Practice Director focusing on healthcare provider industry matters and works directly with industry leaders on technical matters and a variety of educational and training programs. Karen has facilitated numerous technical trainings at a local, regional, and national level.
Lyndsey McAlister, Audit and Enterprise Risk Services, Senior Manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Lyndsey is an Audit Senior Manager with Deloitte & Touche LLP. Lyndsey recently completed a rotation in its National Office in Wilton, Connecticut, in the Standards, Policies, Guidance and Communication department. In her role at National Office she participated in efforts to develop interpretive firm accounting guidance, communications on standard-setting developments, and points of view on standard-setting proposals. Lyndsey was a primary team member in National Office revenue recognition group and developed guidance and communications related to the new revenue recognition standard. Lyndsey serves as a primary consultation resource for numerous engagement teams in our Central region related to the new revenue recognition standard.
12:30pm – 1:15pm Lunch
1:15pm – 2:15pm Coming Soon!
2:15pm – 3:15pm Succeeding at Risk-Based Care: Episodic Valuation
Course: 151005 CPE: 1.0 Level: Intermediate Prerequisites: None
Multiple market forces are driving transformation from FFS to value-based reimbursement. Health systems must prepare for risk by understanding CMS sanctioned reform, retail influences, and increased competition for patient loyalty. Implementing bundled payments for episodic care will position providers for successful relationships with commercial and governmental payers as well as improve operational efficiencies while FFS rules still apply
Eric M. Rogers, Managing Consultant, BKD, LLP
Eric is a member of BKD’s National Health Care Group. He leads a team of professionals dedicated to helping clients understand and implement new revenue models, including bundled payments and accountable care organizations. Eric assists health care organizations with emerging reimbursement models, including enhancing physician relationships, understanding post-acute implications and reviewing existing operations for potential changes for success under a new payment model. His hands-on hospital operations experience can help clients with organizational effectiveness, including staffing and productivity analysis.
3:15pm – 3:30pm Break
3:30pm- 4:30pm Occupational Fraud in the Healthcare Organization: Schemes, Culprits and Prevention Tools
Course: 151006 CPE: 1.0 Level: Intermediate Prerequisites: None
A discussion of the common fraud schemes and trends impacting Healthcare organizations and some of the best (and easiest) tools you can use to prevent and detect fraud from occurring in your organization. This topic is beneficial for any individuals in management or accounting/finance functions and will equip participants to assess the risk of fraud in their organization and utilize tools to prevent or detect fraud.
Lynn Menard, Practice Leader, Briggs & Veselka Co
Lynn Menard has over 20 years of combined public accounting and industry experience, including over eight years in corporate accounting and financial reporting with a publicly-held company. Lynn assists clients in small business consulting (outsourced CFO/Controller) and other custom projects. Throughout her career, Lynn has been published in two issues of Construction News with articles entitled ‘Fraud in Construction – A Growing Problem’ and ‘Fraud in Construction – Red Flags of Fraud’ and has presented nationally on various fraud related topics. Lynn was awarded “Outstanding CPA of the Year” by the Houston CPA Society in 2014.
4:30pm – 5:30pm Coming Soon!
6:00 pm Networking Reception