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  • Understanding the Importance of Community Benefit and Finance Teams Working Together | HFMA
    among community benefit and finance teams at your organization Understand how HFMA s Healthcare Dollars Sense initiative can support activities that benefit provider organizations and the community Tools Takeaways Suggestions and recommendations to improve connections between finance and community benefit professionals Recommended For CFOs community benefit professionals and controllers Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Beginning Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Sandra J Wolfskill FHFMA Director Healthcare Finance Policy Revenue Cycle MAP HFMA Mark Rukavina Principal Community Health Advisors LLC Summary Financial assistance IRS Form 990 Schedule H needs assessments and implementation strategies are of keen interest to both hospital finance and community benefit professionals Community benefit investments and activities are under increased scrutiny and should be attentively monitored Yet it is not routine for finance departments and community benefit staff to be coordinating efforts This webinar identifies the importance of coordinating community benefit investments and financial assistance policies for the mutual benefit of both departments as well as the hospital and community residents HFMA s Healthcare Dollars Sense initiative will be reviewed as a useful resource for communicating effectively with patients about financial assistance and building community wide goodwill Recommendations and suggestions will be provided for ways that finance and community benefit managers can strengthen collaboration to increase transparency and improve communication on community benefit investments After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Understand the importance of improved communication between finance and community benefit professionals Identify strategies to improve strategy coordination among community benefit and finance teams at your organization Understand how HFMA s Healthcare Dollars Sense initiative can support activities that benefit provider organizations and the community Tools Takeaways Suggestions and recommendations to improve connections between finance and community benefit professionals Recommended For CFOs community benefit professionals and controllers Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Beginning Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Please login to add your comments Advertisements HFMA Business Profiles McKesson Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Rein in Operating Costs A leader from McKesson discusses how healthcare reform is forcing hospitals and health systems to take a different approach to capacity management and patient flow HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 6 Patient Revenue Cycle Metrics You Should Be Tracking and How to Improve Your Results Patient financial engagement is more challenging than ever and more critical With patient responsibility as a percentage of revenue on the rise providers have seen their billing related costs and accounts receivable levels increase If increasing collection yield and reducing costs are a priority for your organization the metrics outlined in this presentation will provide the framework you need to understand what s working and what s not in order to guide your overall patient financial engagement initiatives and optimize results HFMA Business Profiles Accretive Health Partners with Providers to Excel in a Rapidly Transforming Revenue Cycle Environment Emad Rizk MD president and CEO of Accretive Health discusses the uncertainty facing hospitals and the transitions affecting revenue cycle management HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 10 Ways to Reduce Patient Statement Volume and Reduce Costs No two patients are the same Each has a very personal healthcare experience and each has distinct financial needs and preferences that have an impact on how when and if they chose to pay their healthcare bill It s no longer effective to apply static billing techniques to solve the complex challenge of collecting balances from patients The need to tailor financial conversations and payment options to individual needs and preferences is critical This presentation provides 10 recommendations that will not only help you improve payment performance through a more tailored approach but take control of rising collection costs HFMA Business Profiles Conifer Health Solutions Helping Providers and Employers Build a Foundation for Better Health Jim Bohnsack vice president solution corporate development for Conifer Health Solutions explains how the company helps healthcare providers leverage data to deliver better outcomes while optimizing reimbursement for all payment arrangements HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Reduce Patient Balances Sent to Collection Agencies Approaching New Problems with New Approaches This white paper written by Apex Vice President of Solutions and Services Carrie Romandine discusses the importance of patient segmentation and messaging specifically related to the patient revenue cycle Applying strategic messaging that is tailored to each patient type will not only better educate consumers on payment options specific to their billing needs but it will maximize the amount collected before sending to collections Further targeted messaging should be applied across all points of patient interaction i e point of service customer service patient statements and analyzed regularly for maximized results HFMA Business Profiles Ontario Systems Optimizing Accounts Receivable in a Rapidly Changing Environment Steve Scibetta senior director of channel sales for Ontario Systems healthcare product line shares insights into effectively managing receivables HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY The Future of Online Patient Billing Portals This white paper written by Apex President Patrick Maurer discusses methods to increase patient adoption of online payments Providers are now seeking ways to incrementally collect more payments due from patients as well as speeding up the rate of collections This white paper shows why patient centric approaches to online payment portals are important complements to traditional provider centric approaches HFMA Business Profiles Optum Enabling Transformative Change Elena White vice president of risk quality and network solutions for Optum discusses how healthcare providers can leverage data and technology as they enable risk in their organization HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Payment Portals Can Improve Self Pay Collections and Support Meaningful Use Increased electronic engagement between healthcare providers and patients provides significant opportunities for improving revenue cycle metrics and encouraging patients to access EHRs This article written by Apex Founder and CEO Brian Kueppers explores a number of strategies to create synergy between patient billing online payment portals and electronic health record EHR software to realize a high ROI in speed to payment patient

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  • Understanding Today’s Payor Climate and Provider-Sponsored Health Plans | HFMA
    Crisis The Provider s Guide Building a Successful Health Plan Recommended for CEOs CFOs CSOs CMOs VPs of managed care contract relations payer relations finance physician relations and health services directors of finance physician relations and health services and physician practice executives Delivery Method Group Internet Level Basic Prerequisites None Prework None Contact Hours 1 0 Pricing Members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until February 9 2017 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Kevin Weinstein Chief Growth Officer Valence Health Lon Sprecher Former CEO President Dean Health Plan Summary As a healthcare leader you know that recent moves to consolidate the health insurance industry are creating waves of concern speculation and uncertainty While this latest industry shift will put huge amounts of pressure on hospitals and health systems it could also open up great opportunities To help provider led organizations better understand some of these potential opportunities this webinar will explore best practices for evaluating start and successfully manage provider sponsored health plans PSHPs We will hear first hand accounts from Lon Sprecher former CEO and President of Dean Health Plan one of several PSHPs located in Wisconsin He will discuss how the organization has capitalized on the transition to value based care to become a leader in its marketplace After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Explore provider s broader payer contracting strategies in uncertain times Uncover what market conditions favor the creation or success of a PSHP Determine how provider led organizations can realistically think about starting and running health plans Describe the impact a PSHP can have on managed care negotiations with other payers Tools Takeways Download a free copy of Helping Solve the US Healthcare Crisis The Provider s Guide Building a Successful Health Plan Recommended for CEOs CFOs CSOs CMOs VPs of managed care contract relations payer relations finance physician relations and health services directors of finance physician relations and health services and physician practice executives Delivery Method Group Internet Level Basic Prerequisites None Prework None Contact Hours 1 0 Pricing Members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until February 9 2017 Please login to add your comments Advertisements HFMA Business Profiles McKesson Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Rein in Operating Costs A leader from McKesson discusses how healthcare reform is forcing hospitals and health systems to take a different approach to capacity management and patient flow HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 6 Patient Revenue Cycle Metrics You Should Be Tracking and How to Improve Your Results Patient financial engagement is more challenging than ever and more critical With patient responsibility as a percentage of revenue on the rise providers have seen their billing related costs and accounts receivable levels increase If increasing collection yield and reducing costs are a priority for your organization the metrics outlined in this presentation will provide the framework you need to understand what s working and what s not in order to guide your overall patient financial engagement initiatives and optimize results HFMA Business Profiles Accretive Health Partners with Providers to Excel in a Rapidly Transforming Revenue Cycle Environment Emad Rizk MD president and CEO of Accretive Health discusses the uncertainty facing hospitals and the transitions affecting revenue cycle management HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 10 Ways to Reduce Patient Statement Volume and Reduce Costs No two patients are the same Each has a very personal healthcare experience and each has distinct financial needs and preferences that have an impact on how when and if they chose to pay their healthcare bill It s no longer effective to apply static billing techniques to solve the complex challenge of collecting balances from patients The need to tailor financial conversations and payment options to individual needs and preferences is critical This presentation provides 10 recommendations that will not only help you improve payment performance through a more tailored approach but take control of rising collection costs HFMA Business Profiles Conifer Health Solutions Helping Providers and Employers Build a Foundation for Better Health Jim Bohnsack vice president solution corporate development for Conifer Health Solutions explains how the company helps healthcare providers leverage data to deliver better outcomes while optimizing reimbursement for all payment arrangements HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Reduce Patient Balances Sent to Collection Agencies Approaching New Problems with New Approaches This white paper written by Apex Vice President of Solutions and Services Carrie Romandine discusses the importance of patient segmentation and messaging specifically related to the patient revenue cycle Applying strategic messaging that is tailored to each patient type will not only better educate consumers on payment options specific to their billing needs but it will maximize the amount collected before sending to collections Further targeted messaging should be applied across all points of patient interaction i e point of service customer service patient statements and analyzed regularly for maximized results HFMA Business Profiles Ontario Systems Optimizing Accounts Receivable in a Rapidly Changing Environment Steve Scibetta senior director of channel sales for Ontario Systems healthcare product line shares insights into effectively managing receivables HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY The Future of Online Patient Billing Portals This white paper written by Apex President Patrick Maurer discusses methods to increase patient adoption of online payments Providers are now seeking ways to incrementally collect more payments due from patients as well as speeding up the rate of collections This white paper shows why patient centric approaches to online payment portals are important complements to traditional provider centric approaches HFMA Business Profiles Optum Enabling Transformative Change Elena White vice president of risk quality and network solutions for Optum discusses how healthcare providers can leverage data and technology as they enable risk in their organization HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Payment Portals Can Improve Self Pay Collections and Support Meaningful Use Increased electronic engagement between healthcare providers and patients provides significant opportunities for improving revenue cycle metrics and encouraging patients to access EHRs This article written by Apex Founder and CEO Brian Kueppers explores a number of strategies to create synergy between patient billing online payment

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  • Work-Life Balance: Strategies for Success | HFMA
    2 3 strategies that can be immediately implemented for work life balance Write one measurable goal related to work life balance that can be implemented Recommended for Entrepreneurs executives directors community leaders and healthcare providers Field of Study Personal Development Delivery Method Group Internet Level Basic Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing Members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until February 1 2017 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Katherine Y Brown M S Ed OTR L Founder of Learn CPR America President of Roberta Baines Wheeler Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Group Summary Maintaining work life balance is essential to health and success Having presented nationally in the corporate sector and elevated levels of academia including audiences of thought leaders at Johns Hopkins University Belmont University Vanderbilt University and University of Chicago Dr Katherine Y Brown is a nationally sought after speaker author entrepreneur wife mother of four and advocator of women s health and wellness As an expert in strategies concepts and philosophies that can be implemented to build and or maintain success while simultaneously maintaining a balanced fulfilling and healthy lifestyle this webinar highlights common challenges and thought provoking dialogue that has been found to resonate amongst influencers community leaders women executives and professionals of all demographics Participants of this webinar can expect to be empowered After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Identify 2 3 strategies that can be immediately implemented for work life balance Write one measurable goal related to work life balance that can be implemented Recommended for Entrepreneurs executives directors community leaders and healthcare providers Field of Study Personal Development Delivery Method Group Internet Level Basic Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing Members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until February 1 2017 Please login to add your comments Advertisements HFMA Business Profiles McKesson Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Rein in Operating Costs A leader from McKesson discusses how healthcare reform is forcing hospitals and health systems to take a different approach to capacity management and patient flow HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 6 Patient Revenue Cycle Metrics You Should Be Tracking and How to Improve Your Results Patient financial engagement is more challenging than ever and more critical With patient responsibility as a percentage of revenue on the rise providers have seen their billing related costs and accounts receivable levels increase If increasing collection yield and reducing costs are a priority for your organization the metrics outlined in this presentation will provide the framework you need to understand what s working and what s not in order to guide your overall patient financial engagement initiatives and optimize results HFMA Business Profiles Accretive Health Partners with Providers to Excel in a Rapidly Transforming Revenue Cycle Environment Emad Rizk MD president and CEO of Accretive Health discusses the uncertainty facing hospitals and the transitions affecting revenue cycle management HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 10 Ways to Reduce Patient Statement Volume and Reduce Costs No two patients are the same Each has a very personal healthcare experience and each has distinct financial needs and preferences that have an impact on how when and if they chose to pay their healthcare bill It s no longer effective to apply static billing techniques to solve the complex challenge of collecting balances from patients The need to tailor financial conversations and payment options to individual needs and preferences is critical This presentation provides 10 recommendations that will not only help you improve payment performance through a more tailored approach but take control of rising collection costs HFMA Business Profiles Conifer Health Solutions Helping Providers and Employers Build a Foundation for Better Health Jim Bohnsack vice president solution corporate development for Conifer Health Solutions explains how the company helps healthcare providers leverage data to deliver better outcomes while optimizing reimbursement for all payment arrangements HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Reduce Patient Balances Sent to Collection Agencies Approaching New Problems with New Approaches This white paper written by Apex Vice President of Solutions and Services Carrie Romandine discusses the importance of patient segmentation and messaging specifically related to the patient revenue cycle Applying strategic messaging that is tailored to each patient type will not only better educate consumers on payment options specific to their billing needs but it will maximize the amount collected before sending to collections Further targeted messaging should be applied across all points of patient interaction i e point of service customer service patient statements and analyzed regularly for maximized results HFMA Business Profiles Ontario Systems Optimizing Accounts Receivable in a Rapidly Changing Environment Steve Scibetta senior director of channel sales for Ontario Systems healthcare product line shares insights into effectively managing receivables HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY The Future of Online Patient Billing Portals This white paper written by Apex President Patrick Maurer discusses methods to increase patient adoption of online payments Providers are now seeking ways to incrementally collect more payments due from patients as well as speeding up the rate of collections This white paper shows why patient centric approaches to online payment portals are important complements to traditional provider centric approaches HFMA Business Profiles Optum Enabling Transformative Change Elena White vice president of risk quality and network solutions for Optum discusses how healthcare providers can leverage data and technology as they enable risk in their organization HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Payment Portals Can Improve Self Pay Collections and Support Meaningful Use Increased electronic engagement between healthcare providers and patients provides significant opportunities for improving revenue cycle metrics and encouraging patients to access EHRs This article written by Apex Founder and CEO Brian Kueppers explores a number of strategies to create synergy between patient billing online payment portals and electronic health record EHR software to realize a high ROI in speed to payment patient satisfaction and portal adoption for meaningful use HFMA Business Profiles Somnia Bending the Healthcare Cost Curve Toward Improved Anesthesia Value Somnia President and CEO Marc Koch MD MBA explains how hospitals can drive transformative change in the

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  • 340B Drug Discount Program: Key Challenges and Opportunities in an Era of Increased Scrutiny
    in much needed advocacy efforts to safeguard 340B Tools Takeaways Checklist of prioritized actions Recommended For CEOs CFOs controllers counsels compliance officers revenue cycle managers and reimbursement specialists Field of Study Regulatory Ethics Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites Enrollment in 340B and familiarity with basic requirements of the 340B drug discount program Prework None Contact hours 1 5 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until April 20 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Ted Slafsky President and CEO Safety Net Hospitals for Pharmaceutical Access SNHPA Greg Doggett Counsel Legal Policy Affairs SNHPA Larry Hudson Executive Vice President and CFO Charleston Area Medical Center Summary The 340B drug discount program is crucial to helping health systems fulfill their mission to treat low income and underserved populations In many cases 340B is the difference between staying solvent and closing doors Due to an intensifying lobbying effort by pharmaceutical manufacturers private practice oncologists and other critics 340B is now facing unprecedented scrutiny The federal government and drug companies are auditing hospitals for compliance with 340B and in some instances are finding compliance deficiencies requiring corrective action which can include repayment to manufacturers Significant changes could be in store including restrictions on which patients qualify what facilities can access discounts new indigent care thresholds and reporting requirements There also may be new restrictions placed on partnerships with retail and community pharmacies CFOs play an essential role in ensuring that their institutions respond effectively to this new environment Their advocacy and communications efforts are also vital in safeguarding 340B for the future During this webinar learn the latest developments in the 340B program how to communicate 340B s value to your community and in Washington DC and how to meet these emerging compliance and oversight challenges After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Recognize intensifying congressional oversight of 340B and what s in store for 2015 and beyond Respond to the anticipated mega guidance evaluate the impact on your provider organization e g reviewing your use of 340B in key areas collecting data and identifying compliance issues and react to additional regulations to be released soon Identify new developments in government and audits including findings to date and implications for your organization Clarify how you are using your 340B savings so you can concretely demonstrate to critics the crucial role of 340B in serving vulnerable patients Articulate the value of 340B to your organization the larger community and the nation and participate in much needed advocacy efforts to safeguard 340B Tools Takeaways Checklist of prioritized actions Recommended For CEOs CFOs controllers counsels compliance officers revenue cycle managers and reimbursement specialists Field of Study Regulatory Ethics Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites Enrollment in 340B and familiarity with basic requirements of the 340B drug discount program Prework None Contact hours 1 5 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until April 20 2016 Please login to add your comments Advertisements HFMA Business Profiles McKesson Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Rein in Operating Costs A leader from McKesson discusses how healthcare reform is forcing hospitals and health systems to take a different approach to capacity management and patient flow HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 6 Patient Revenue Cycle Metrics You Should Be Tracking and How to Improve Your Results Patient financial engagement is more challenging than ever and more critical With patient responsibility as a percentage of revenue on the rise providers have seen their billing related costs and accounts receivable levels increase If increasing collection yield and reducing costs are a priority for your organization the metrics outlined in this presentation will provide the framework you need to understand what s working and what s not in order to guide your overall patient financial engagement initiatives and optimize results HFMA Business Profiles Accretive Health Partners with Providers to Excel in a Rapidly Transforming Revenue Cycle Environment Emad Rizk MD president and CEO of Accretive Health discusses the uncertainty facing hospitals and the transitions affecting revenue cycle management HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 10 Ways to Reduce Patient Statement Volume and Reduce Costs No two patients are the same Each has a very personal healthcare experience and each has distinct financial needs and preferences that have an impact on how when and if they chose to pay their healthcare bill It s no longer effective to apply static billing techniques to solve the complex challenge of collecting balances from patients The need to tailor financial conversations and payment options to individual needs and preferences is critical This presentation provides 10 recommendations that will not only help you improve payment performance through a more tailored approach but take control of rising collection costs HFMA Business Profiles Conifer Health Solutions Helping Providers and Employers Build a Foundation for Better Health Jim Bohnsack vice president solution corporate development for Conifer Health Solutions explains how the company helps healthcare providers leverage data to deliver better outcomes while optimizing reimbursement for all payment arrangements HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Reduce Patient Balances Sent to Collection Agencies Approaching New Problems with New Approaches This white paper written by Apex Vice President of Solutions and Services Carrie Romandine discusses the importance of patient segmentation and messaging specifically related to the patient revenue cycle Applying strategic messaging that is tailored to each patient type will not only better educate consumers on payment options specific to their billing needs but it will maximize the amount collected before sending to collections Further targeted messaging should be applied across all points of patient interaction i e point of service customer service patient statements and analyzed regularly for maximized results HFMA Business Profiles Ontario Systems Optimizing Accounts Receivable in a Rapidly Changing Environment Steve Scibetta senior director of channel sales for Ontario Systems healthcare product line shares insights into effectively managing receivables HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY The Future of Online Patient Billing Portals This white paper written by Apex President Patrick Maurer discusses methods to increase patient adoption of

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  • An Overview of the Office of Inspector General’s 2015 Work Plan | HFMA
    2015 OIG Work Plan Identify potential areas of concern for your organization Tools Takeaways Summary of key provisions in the 2015 OIG Work Plan Recommended For CFOs compliance officers directors of reimbursement directors of revenue cycle and staff Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 5 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until November 16 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Mark Polston Partner Healthcare King Spaulding LLP Susan Banks Associate Healthcare King Spalding LLP Summary The Office of Inspector General s recently revised Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2015 defines the priorities for the upcoming year The Work Plan includes a mix of historical areas of focus and new issues for the OIG to review Provider organizations need to be aware of the OIG s priorities and understand what drives scrutiny in these key areas During this webinar the presenters provide an overview of the Work Plan and key areas of focus for provider organizations After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Understand the 2015 OIG Work Plan Identify potential areas of concern for your organization Tools Takeaways Summary of key provisions in the 2015 OIG Work Plan Recommended For CFOs compliance officers directors of reimbursement directors of revenue cycle and staff Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 5 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until November 16 2016 Please login to add your comments Advertisements HFMA Business Profiles McKesson Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Rein in Operating Costs A leader from McKesson discusses how healthcare reform is forcing hospitals and health systems to take a different approach to capacity management and patient flow HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 6 Patient Revenue Cycle Metrics You Should Be Tracking and How to Improve Your Results Patient financial engagement is more challenging than ever and more critical With patient responsibility as a percentage of revenue on the rise providers have seen their billing related costs and accounts receivable levels increase If increasing collection yield and reducing costs are a priority for your organization the metrics outlined in this presentation will provide the framework you need to understand what s working and what s not in order to guide your overall patient financial engagement initiatives and optimize results HFMA Business Profiles Accretive Health Partners with Providers to Excel in a Rapidly Transforming Revenue Cycle Environment Emad Rizk MD president and CEO of Accretive Health discusses the uncertainty facing hospitals and the transitions affecting revenue cycle management HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 10 Ways to Reduce Patient Statement Volume and Reduce Costs No two patients are the same Each has a very personal healthcare experience and each has distinct financial needs and preferences that have an impact on how when and if they chose to pay their healthcare bill It s no longer effective to apply static billing techniques to solve the complex challenge of collecting balances from patients The need to tailor financial conversations and payment options to individual needs and preferences is critical This presentation provides 10 recommendations that will not only help you improve payment performance through a more tailored approach but take control of rising collection costs HFMA Business Profiles Conifer Health Solutions Helping Providers and Employers Build a Foundation for Better Health Jim Bohnsack vice president solution corporate development for Conifer Health Solutions explains how the company helps healthcare providers leverage data to deliver better outcomes while optimizing reimbursement for all payment arrangements HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Reduce Patient Balances Sent to Collection Agencies Approaching New Problems with New Approaches This white paper written by Apex Vice President of Solutions and Services Carrie Romandine discusses the importance of patient segmentation and messaging specifically related to the patient revenue cycle Applying strategic messaging that is tailored to each patient type will not only better educate consumers on payment options specific to their billing needs but it will maximize the amount collected before sending to collections Further targeted messaging should be applied across all points of patient interaction i e point of service customer service patient statements and analyzed regularly for maximized results HFMA Business Profiles Ontario Systems Optimizing Accounts Receivable in a Rapidly Changing Environment Steve Scibetta senior director of channel sales for Ontario Systems healthcare product line shares insights into effectively managing receivables HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY The Future of Online Patient Billing Portals This white paper written by Apex President Patrick Maurer discusses methods to increase patient adoption of online payments Providers are now seeking ways to incrementally collect more payments due from patients as well as speeding up the rate of collections This white paper shows why patient centric approaches to online payment portals are important complements to traditional provider centric approaches HFMA Business Profiles Optum Enabling Transformative Change Elena White vice president of risk quality and network solutions for Optum discusses how healthcare providers can leverage data and technology as they enable risk in their organization HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Payment Portals Can Improve Self Pay Collections and Support Meaningful Use Increased electronic engagement between healthcare providers and patients provides significant opportunities for improving revenue cycle metrics and encouraging patients to access EHRs This article written by Apex Founder and CEO Brian Kueppers explores a number of strategies to create synergy between patient billing online payment portals and electronic health record EHR software to realize a high ROI in speed to payment patient satisfaction and portal adoption for meaningful use HFMA Business Profiles Somnia Bending the Healthcare Cost Curve Toward Improved Anesthesia Value Somnia President and CEO Marc Koch MD MBA explains how hospitals can drive transformative change in the perioperative experience for outstanding clinical and financial outcomes HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Large Health System Drives 10 UP Patient Payments and 10 DOWN Billing related Costs Faced with a rising tide of bad debt a large Southeastern healthcare system was seeing

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  • An Update on the Latest Healthcare Legislative and Regulatory Issues | HFMA
    on key stakeholders Gain insights into potential future legislative and regulatory healthcare scenarios Recommended For CFOs managed care directors legal counsel policy analysts and financial managers in hospitals health systems integrated delivery systems and physician group practices Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 5 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members Free Note This on demand webinar is available until November 25 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speaker Andy Bressler Managing Director Bank of America Merrill Lynch Summary With healthcare reform heading into its third year of insurance exchange coverage and surviving several legal challenges this webinar addresses the current state and upcoming issues related to the continued operation of the Affordable Care Act ACA heading into 2016 For CMS there are several major payment reforms being implemented in FY2016 including new payment systems for long term care hospitals hospice clinical labs and durable medical equipment We will discuss the key healthcare regulatory and legislative priorities for the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services CMS and Congress heading into 2016 While reviewing the effects of coverage expansion Medicare payment reforms and anticipated congressional actions on a range of healthcare industry sectors including provider organizations health insurers and pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers You ll also receive an update on potential legislation for 2016 After this webinar you will be able to Identify the healthcare financial trends that are leading industry change Define the effects of the ongoing implementation of the ACA on key stakeholders Gain insights into potential future legislative and regulatory healthcare scenarios Recommended For CFOs managed care directors legal counsel policy analysts and financial managers in hospitals health systems integrated delivery systems and physician group practices Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 5 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members Free Note This on demand webinar is available until November 25 2016 Please login to add your comments Advertisements HFMA Business Profiles McKesson Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Rein in Operating Costs A leader from McKesson discusses how healthcare reform is forcing hospitals and health systems to take a different approach to capacity management and patient flow HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 6 Patient Revenue Cycle Metrics You Should Be Tracking and How to Improve Your Results Patient financial engagement is more challenging than ever and more critical With patient responsibility as a percentage of revenue on the rise providers have seen their billing related costs and accounts receivable levels increase If increasing collection yield and reducing costs are a priority for your organization the metrics outlined in this presentation will provide the framework you need to understand what s working and what s not in order to guide your overall patient financial engagement initiatives and optimize results HFMA Business Profiles Accretive Health Partners with Providers to Excel in a Rapidly Transforming Revenue Cycle Environment Emad Rizk MD president and CEO of Accretive Health discusses the uncertainty facing hospitals and the transitions affecting revenue cycle management HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 10 Ways to Reduce Patient Statement Volume and Reduce Costs No two patients are the same Each has a very personal healthcare experience and each has distinct financial needs and preferences that have an impact on how when and if they chose to pay their healthcare bill It s no longer effective to apply static billing techniques to solve the complex challenge of collecting balances from patients The need to tailor financial conversations and payment options to individual needs and preferences is critical This presentation provides 10 recommendations that will not only help you improve payment performance through a more tailored approach but take control of rising collection costs HFMA Business Profiles Conifer Health Solutions Helping Providers and Employers Build a Foundation for Better Health Jim Bohnsack vice president solution corporate development for Conifer Health Solutions explains how the company helps healthcare providers leverage data to deliver better outcomes while optimizing reimbursement for all payment arrangements HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Reduce Patient Balances Sent to Collection Agencies Approaching New Problems with New Approaches This white paper written by Apex Vice President of Solutions and Services Carrie Romandine discusses the importance of patient segmentation and messaging specifically related to the patient revenue cycle Applying strategic messaging that is tailored to each patient type will not only better educate consumers on payment options specific to their billing needs but it will maximize the amount collected before sending to collections Further targeted messaging should be applied across all points of patient interaction i e point of service customer service patient statements and analyzed regularly for maximized results HFMA Business Profiles Ontario Systems Optimizing Accounts Receivable in a Rapidly Changing Environment Steve Scibetta senior director of channel sales for Ontario Systems healthcare product line shares insights into effectively managing receivables HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY The Future of Online Patient Billing Portals This white paper written by Apex President Patrick Maurer discusses methods to increase patient adoption of online payments Providers are now seeking ways to incrementally collect more payments due from patients as well as speeding up the rate of collections This white paper shows why patient centric approaches to online payment portals are important complements to traditional provider centric approaches HFMA Business Profiles Optum Enabling Transformative Change Elena White vice president of risk quality and network solutions for Optum discusses how healthcare providers can leverage data and technology as they enable risk in their organization HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Payment Portals Can Improve Self Pay Collections and Support Meaningful Use Increased electronic engagement between healthcare providers and patients provides significant opportunities for improving revenue cycle metrics and encouraging patients to access EHRs This article written by Apex Founder and CEO Brian Kueppers explores a number of strategies to create synergy between patient billing online payment portals and electronic health record EHR software to realize a high ROI in speed to payment patient satisfaction and portal adoption for meaningful use HFMA Business Profiles Somnia Bending

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  • Implications of Final IRS 501(r) Rules for Hospitals
    r financial assistance policy and billing requirements created by the final rule Comply with the final rule Recommended For CEO CFO COO and directors of revenue cycle reimbursement managed care and their staffs Field of Study Regulatory Ethics Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites Basic understanding of hospital revenue cycle operations Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until March 11 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speaker Preston Quesenberry JD MA Office of Chief Counsel Branch Chief EO Branch of the TE GE Division Internal Revenue Service Stephanie Robbins Attorney in the Exempt Organizations Branch IRS Office of Chief Counsel Internal Revenue Service Summary The final IRS 501 r final rule included many significant changes from the proposed rules Hospitals and health systems will need to understand and comply with both the financial assistance policy and community health needs assessment CHNA components This session will provide an overview of the final IRS 501 r rule and discuss its implications for not for profit hospitals and health systems After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Understand the changes from the proposed to final rule for both the financial assistance policy and CHNA Understand the impact to hospital revenue cycle operations of the 501 r financial assistance policy and billing requirements created by the final rule Comply with the final rule Recommended For CEO CFO COO and directors of revenue cycle reimbursement managed care and their staffs Field of Study Regulatory Ethics Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites Basic understanding of hospital revenue cycle operations Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until March 11 2016 Please login to add your comments Advertisements HFMA Business Profiles McKesson Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Rein in Operating Costs A leader from McKesson discusses how healthcare reform is forcing hospitals and health systems to take a different approach to capacity management and patient flow HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 6 Patient Revenue Cycle Metrics You Should Be Tracking and How to Improve Your Results Patient financial engagement is more challenging than ever and more critical With patient responsibility as a percentage of revenue on the rise providers have seen their billing related costs and accounts receivable levels increase If increasing collection yield and reducing costs are a priority for your organization the metrics outlined in this presentation will provide the framework you need to understand what s working and what s not in order to guide your overall patient financial engagement initiatives and optimize results HFMA Business Profiles Accretive Health Partners with Providers to Excel in a Rapidly Transforming Revenue Cycle Environment Emad Rizk MD president and CEO of Accretive Health discusses the uncertainty facing hospitals and the transitions affecting revenue cycle management HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 10 Ways to Reduce Patient Statement Volume and Reduce Costs No two patients are the same Each has a very personal healthcare experience and each has distinct financial needs and preferences that have an impact on how when and if they chose to pay their healthcare bill It s no longer effective to apply static billing techniques to solve the complex challenge of collecting balances from patients The need to tailor financial conversations and payment options to individual needs and preferences is critical This presentation provides 10 recommendations that will not only help you improve payment performance through a more tailored approach but take control of rising collection costs HFMA Business Profiles Conifer Health Solutions Helping Providers and Employers Build a Foundation for Better Health Jim Bohnsack vice president solution corporate development for Conifer Health Solutions explains how the company helps healthcare providers leverage data to deliver better outcomes while optimizing reimbursement for all payment arrangements HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Reduce Patient Balances Sent to Collection Agencies Approaching New Problems with New Approaches This white paper written by Apex Vice President of Solutions and Services Carrie Romandine discusses the importance of patient segmentation and messaging specifically related to the patient revenue cycle Applying strategic messaging that is tailored to each patient type will not only better educate consumers on payment options specific to their billing needs but it will maximize the amount collected before sending to collections Further targeted messaging should be applied across all points of patient interaction i e point of service customer service patient statements and analyzed regularly for maximized results HFMA Business Profiles Ontario Systems Optimizing Accounts Receivable in a Rapidly Changing Environment Steve Scibetta senior director of channel sales for Ontario Systems healthcare product line shares insights into effectively managing receivables HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY The Future of Online Patient Billing Portals This white paper written by Apex President Patrick Maurer discusses methods to increase patient adoption of online payments Providers are now seeking ways to incrementally collect more payments due from patients as well as speeding up the rate of collections This white paper shows why patient centric approaches to online payment portals are important complements to traditional provider centric approaches HFMA Business Profiles Optum Enabling Transformative Change Elena White vice president of risk quality and network solutions for Optum discusses how healthcare providers can leverage data and technology as they enable risk in their organization HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Payment Portals Can Improve Self Pay Collections and Support Meaningful Use Increased electronic engagement between healthcare providers and patients provides significant opportunities for improving revenue cycle metrics and encouraging patients to access EHRs This article written by Apex Founder and CEO Brian Kueppers explores a number of strategies to create synergy between patient billing online payment portals and electronic health record EHR software to realize a high ROI in speed to payment patient satisfaction and portal adoption for meaningful use HFMA Business Profiles Somnia Bending the Healthcare Cost Curve Toward Improved Anesthesia Value Somnia President and CEO Marc Koch MD MBA explains how hospitals can drive transformative change in the perioperative experience for outstanding clinical and financial outcomes HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY

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  • Strategies to Ensure Compliance with IRS-501(r) and Its Impact on Patient Responsibility Workflows
    accounts Tools Takeaways A document that delineates key components of the IRS 501 regulation including strategies for implementation Recommended For Revenue cycle VPs patient account directors business office directors and customer service directors Field of Study Regulatory Ethics Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites Understanding of patient responsibility and bad debt policies and regulations Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until May 28 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Mary Lee DeCoster Vice President Consulting Services Adreima Steve Warner Vice President Patient Responsibility Adreima Summary The final regulations for IRS 501 r will be effective for the 2016 taxable year Preparing to address the operational financial and compliance issues of IRS 501 r must begin immediately to avoid disruption in the self pay billing cycle and a reduction in revenue This webinar explores the specific components of the IRS 501 r regulations the impact on patient responsibility workflows and the strategies for ensuring compliance while maintaining a positive cash flow After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Understand the comprehensive IRS 501 r requirements Explore the impact on the billing cycle and initiate workflow changes Use best practice guidelines to determine use of extraordinary collection activities Maintain compliance with bad debt accounts Tools Takeaways A document that delineates key components of the IRS 501 regulation including strategies for implementation Recommended For Revenue cycle VPs patient account directors business office directors and customer service directors Field of Study Regulatory Ethics Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites Understanding of patient responsibility and bad debt policies and regulations Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until May 28 2016 Please login to add your comments Advertisements HFMA Business Profiles McKesson Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Rein in Operating Costs A leader from McKesson discusses how healthcare reform is forcing hospitals and health systems to take a different approach to capacity management and patient flow HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 6 Patient Revenue Cycle Metrics You Should Be Tracking and How to Improve Your Results Patient financial engagement is more challenging than ever and more critical With patient responsibility as a percentage of revenue on the rise providers have seen their billing related costs and accounts receivable levels increase If increasing collection yield and reducing costs are a priority for your organization the metrics outlined in this presentation will provide the framework you need to understand what s working and what s not in order to guide your overall patient financial engagement initiatives and optimize results HFMA Business Profiles Accretive Health Partners with Providers to Excel in a Rapidly Transforming Revenue Cycle Environment Emad Rizk MD president and CEO of Accretive Health discusses the uncertainty facing hospitals and the transitions affecting revenue cycle management HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 10 Ways to Reduce Patient Statement Volume and Reduce Costs No two patients are the same Each has a very personal healthcare experience and each has distinct financial needs and preferences that have an impact on how when and if they chose to pay their healthcare bill It s no longer effective to apply static billing techniques to solve the complex challenge of collecting balances from patients The need to tailor financial conversations and payment options to individual needs and preferences is critical This presentation provides 10 recommendations that will not only help you improve payment performance through a more tailored approach but take control of rising collection costs HFMA Business Profiles Conifer Health Solutions Helping Providers and Employers Build a Foundation for Better Health Jim Bohnsack vice president solution corporate development for Conifer Health Solutions explains how the company helps healthcare providers leverage data to deliver better outcomes while optimizing reimbursement for all payment arrangements HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Reduce Patient Balances Sent to Collection Agencies Approaching New Problems with New Approaches This white paper written by Apex Vice President of Solutions and Services Carrie Romandine discusses the importance of patient segmentation and messaging specifically related to the patient revenue cycle Applying strategic messaging that is tailored to each patient type will not only better educate consumers on payment options specific to their billing needs but it will maximize the amount collected before sending to collections Further targeted messaging should be applied across all points of patient interaction i e point of service customer service patient statements and analyzed regularly for maximized results HFMA Business Profiles Ontario Systems Optimizing Accounts Receivable in a Rapidly Changing Environment Steve Scibetta senior director of channel sales for Ontario Systems healthcare product line shares insights into effectively managing receivables HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY The Future of Online Patient Billing Portals This white paper written by Apex President Patrick Maurer discusses methods to increase patient adoption of online payments Providers are now seeking ways to incrementally collect more payments due from patients as well as speeding up the rate of collections This white paper shows why patient centric approaches to online payment portals are important complements to traditional provider centric approaches HFMA Business Profiles Optum Enabling Transformative Change Elena White vice president of risk quality and network solutions for Optum discusses how healthcare providers can leverage data and technology as they enable risk in their organization HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Payment Portals Can Improve Self Pay Collections and Support Meaningful Use Increased electronic engagement between healthcare providers and patients provides significant opportunities for improving revenue cycle metrics and encouraging patients to access EHRs This article written by Apex Founder and CEO Brian Kueppers explores a number of strategies to create synergy between patient billing online payment portals and electronic health record EHR software to realize a high ROI in speed to payment patient satisfaction and portal adoption for meaningful use HFMA Business Profiles Somnia Bending the Healthcare Cost Curve Toward Improved Anesthesia Value Somnia President and CEO Marc Koch MD MBA explains how hospitals can drive transformative change in the perioperative experience for outstanding clinical and financial outcomes

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