Greater Heartland & Southern Illinois HFMA 2019 Spring Conference

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Where: St. Louis, MO

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: River City Hotel & Casino, St. Louis
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Enter code: HFME19A

The HFMA Greater Heartland and Southern Illinois HFMA Joint Spring Conference has a fantastic line-up of education and networking events. This three day event will offer over 18.5 hours of education in multiple different topics. 

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Spring Golf Tournament

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Where: The Course at Forest Park 6141 Lagoon Drive, St. Louis, MO  63112

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Registration Fees 
Golf Options:
Individual     $80.00
2-Some         $160.00
4-Some         $320.00

Registration fee includes:

Green fee & shared cart
Range balls
Lunch & Dinner
Hole Prizes

Join the HFMA Greater Heartland Chapter at The Course at Forest Park for our Spring Golf Tournament.
Our day will start off with lunch and will end with BBQ dinner and time to network!

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Medicare Cost Report Training

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Where: Hampton Inn & Suites Columbia

June 19, 2019
6.5 Hours of Education
Select from Level 1 or Level 2

Level 1:  Essentials of Cost Report Preparation

A hands-on workshop covering the fundamental components of the hospital cost report and Medicare reimbursement. This focused training will include step-by-step guidance through all the primary cost report worksheets as well as an emphasis on critical Medicare reimbursement concepts.

Including CAH Track
Objectives: The CAH Track will focus on allowable costs, cost allocations, and optimal operational strategies and challenges specific to CAH hospitals.   This session will also include understanding potential issues and opportunities with Medicare bad debts, and consider possible opportunities under various clinic strategies. The following content is information likely to be covered in these sessions.
  • CAH Overview, history and requirements
  • Cost report settlement worksheets
  • Cost allocations
  • Non-reimbursable and non-core services
  • Physician compensation
  • Clinic strategies

Level 2: Advanced Reimbursement Strategies
A session covering intermediate reimbursement issues and is designed for individuals who have previously had some exposure to the hospital cost report.  Our Advanced Reimbursement Strategies training features various topics applicable to both PPS and CAH hospitals.

Including PPS & Academic Medical Center Track
Objectives: The PPS and Academic Medical Center Track will include various information for these types of hospital designations.

Including Home Health (PDGM) & SNF (PDPM) Reimbursement & Payment updates
Objectives: This session will cover recent reimbursement changes for home health agencies and skilled nursing facilities.  Additionally, the change to CMS’ Patient Driven Grouping Model (PDGM) and Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) will also be covered in this session, and will include highlights of the changes and the potential impact that these change could have on your operations from a clinical and financial perspective.

June 20, 2019
4.0 Hours of Education
Advanced Payment Models Panel

Objectives: This panel session will provide an update on current trends in risk-based care.  Missouri providers who are currently participating in advanced payment models will share practical insights on topics such as contract management, target pricing, cash flow, reconciliation and revenue recognition.  Providers currently participating in advanced payment models and those considering their options will benefit from this session. 

Advanced Reimbursement Strategies Panel
Objectives: This session will include a discussion with the provider panelists around urban and rural issues, rural designations and their impact to operations, clinic and other reimbursement strategies, and state issues such as Medicaid DSH and MO HealthNet OP changes.

Medicare Cost Report Appeals
Objectives: This course will provide a brief overview of the Medicare cost report appeal process.  It will feature descriptions of current issues appealed by Medicare providers and discuss the applicability of the appeal process to Worksheet S-10 audit adjustments.

Registration: (opening soon)

Wednesday, June 19th
Level 1 Essentials of Cost Report Preparation                                       Member $80 | Non-Member $100
Level 2 Advanced Reimbursement Strategies                                        Member $80 | Non-Member $100

Wednesday, June 19th & Thursday, June 20th
Level 1 + Adv Payments, Reimbursement & Cost Report Appeals       Member $110 | Non-Member $135
Level 2 + Adv Payments, Reimbursement & Cost Report Appeals       Member $110 | Non-Member $135

Thursday, June 20th
Adv Payments, Reimbursement & Cost Report Appeals                       Member $40 | Non-Member $50


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