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  • Choosing the Right Value-Based Reimbursement Model in an Era of Population Health Management | HFMA
    with time based activity costing Recommended For CFOs VPs directors and managers of revenue cycle directors of episode of care population health team professionals health information management directors vice presidents and directors of quality Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites Basic understanding of new payment methodologies Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until November 10 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers John Wolfe Director of Decision Support Vanderbilt University Medical Center Tom Ervin Assistant Director Finance Vanderbilt University Medical Center Brittany Cunningham RN MSN Director Episode of Care Vanderbilt University Medical Center Gina Thomas RN MBA Senior Vice President Enterprise MedAssets Summary Learn best practices for identifying preventable complications across a population modeling risk based contracts determining expected profitability and aligning incentives for population health management During this webinar you ll identify the current value based reimbursement methodologies that are in practice in both the commercial and government payer spaces You will also learn best practices to align clinical and financial operations coordinate activities reduce unnecessary healthcare services and allow physicians the choice of services to ensure the best patient outcomes After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Understand areas to improve care and reduce costs across healthcare episodes Share governance structure for effective population health management Define key roles and responsibilities for population health management Identify scoring methodologies for episode of care analysis and performance Tools Takeaways Process map for comparing patient care costing with time based activity costing Recommended For CFOs VPs directors and managers of revenue cycle directors of episode of care population health team professionals health information management directors vice presidents and directors of quality Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites Basic understanding of new payment methodologies Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until November 10 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 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  • An Overview of Medicare’s Finalized Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model | HFMA
    data that will exist and gauge performance Understand the impact on post acute care providers Recommended For CEOs CFOs CMOs CNOs care managers care coordinators managed care executives orthopedic managers and business development leaders Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until January 5 2017 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Melinda Hancock Partner DHG Healthcare Michael Wolford Manager DHG Healthcare Edward Stall Principal DHG Healthcare Summary In July 2015 Medicare announced a proposed rule creating the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement CCJR model a mandatory bundled payment program for Medicare joint replacements Following a comment period Medicare released its final rule which will have major implications for provider organizations treating hip and knee replacement patients What we know about CCJR today Mandatory program starting January 1 2016 in 75 geographic areas across the U S Five year program through 2020 Very similar to BPCI Model 2 with some modifications Data intensive Unique opportunity for alignment with physicians and post acute care providers During this webinar DHG Healthcare s Bundled Payments and Payment Models team covers key elements of the finalized CCJR model and highlights the responsibilities benefits requirements and effects CCJR will have on healthcare providers and those already in the bundled payment programs After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Understand the fundamentals of the CCJR program and how the rollout will work Identify the areas of the country affected how current Bundled Payments for Care Improvement BPCI participants are affected and how your organization can prepare if affected Determine the types of data that will exist and gauge performance Understand the impact on post acute care providers Recommended For CEOs CFOs CMOs CNOs care managers care coordinators managed care executives orthopedic managers and business development leaders Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until January 5 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

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  • Fiscal 2016 Inpatient Prospective Payment System Final Rule | HFMA
    quality reporting value based purchasing the readmission penalty and hospital acquired condition reduction program Recommended For CFOs controllers reimbursement directors and managers accounting and financial managers and other senior executives working in hospitals and healthcare systems Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until September 10 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Joe Becht Partner Becht Advisory Group LLC Rick Kolaska Partner Comprehensive Reimbursement Inc Summary This webinar reviews the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services CMS final inpatient prospective payment systems IPPS regulations The final rule contains updates and changes affecting operations and capital related costs for provider organizations and implements provisions contained in the Affordable Care Act the Protecting Access to Medicare Act and other legislation These changes take effect on Oct 1 After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Identify and understand FY 2016 CMS market basket update and corresponding adjustments including ACA s productivity adjustment documentation and coding modifications and CMS s rationale for such adjustments Understand changes to the DRGs and their weighting factors transfer DRGs capital payments and outlier thresholds Explain changes to the area wage index methodology and how these could impact hospital Medicare IPPS payments Identify Medicare s growing emphasis on quality including quality reporting value based purchasing the readmission penalty and hospital acquired condition reduction program Recommended For CFOs controllers reimbursement directors and managers accounting and financial managers and other senior executives working in hospitals and healthcare systems Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until September 10 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

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  • Medicaid Eligibility: 5 Winning Strategies in the Healthcare Reform Era | HFMA
    more attuned to Medicaid eligibility screening Build a Medicaid roadmap that prepares your organization for future changes in the new climate of healthcare reform Recommended For CFOs revenue cycle leaders patient access financial counseling and case management 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 10 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers John Young Senior Vice President Operations Parallon Revenue Cycle Point Solutions Tom Yoesle Chief Operating Officer Parallon Revenue Cycle Point Solutions Summary The progressive roll out of the Affordable Care Act has forced states to make diverse decisions regarding Medicaid eligibility programs and processes From choosing whether or not to expand to building new technology infrastructures and streamlining application procedures the pace of change is creating far reaching effects on healthcare organizations As a result organizations in both expansion and non expansion states are experiencing higher numbers of Medicaid applicants and uninsured patients in their emergency departments EDs as well as challenges with Medicaid eligibility processes This webinar explores broad policy changes still occurring across states 18 months later reviews game changing legislative battles and identifies how expansion and eligibility developments are affecting providers You ll learn how other savvy organizations are handling the influx of uninsured patients bridging critical gaps in Medicaid eligibility screening programs building stronger patient access cultures and preparing for a future of more change After this Webinar You ll Be Able to Uncover the top Medicaid eligibility challenges that are impacting your organization and the data you will need to make key changes Learn what it takes to modify internal operational processes to accommodate state specific Medicaid mandates and different patient types Isolate Medicaid pressure points in your ED map out new eligibility processes and create strategies for addressing increased uninsured patient volumes Identify the key steps toward building a patient access culture more attuned to Medicaid eligibility screening Build a Medicaid roadmap that prepares your organization for future changes in the new climate of healthcare reform Recommended For CFOs revenue cycle leaders patient access financial counseling and case management 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 10 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

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  • Overview of MACRA Legislation: How the SGR Repeal and New Merit-Based Incentive Payment System Will Impact Physician Payments | HFMA
    hospitals health systems and physician practices physician practice executives physicians reimbursement directors and managers accounting and financial managers and other senior executives of hospitals healthcare systems and physician groups Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites Basic understanding of physician payment systems quality and performance measurements and alternative payment models Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until September 24 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speaker Gerald Jud E DeLoss Healthcare Lawyer Clark Hill PLC Summary The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act MACRA of 2015 repealed the longstanding Sustainable Growth Rate SGR methodology and in its place provides annual physician fee updates establishes the Merit Based Incentive Payment System and incentivizes physician participation in alternative payment models This webinar provides the important details of these programs the timing of their implementation and how they will impact physician payments After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Describe the SGR repeal and how physician fee updates will be determined in the future Summarize the Merit Based Incentive Payment System and methodology for determining positive and negative adjustments to payments Define alternative payment models and the process to qualify for participation bonuses Recommended For CFOs of hospitals health systems and physician practices physician practice executives physicians reimbursement directors and managers accounting and financial managers and other senior executives of hospitals healthcare systems and physician groups Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites Basic understanding of physician payment systems quality and performance measurements and alternative payment models Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until September 24 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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  • Six Strategies to Keep Your Hospital Out of the Pricing Headlines
    access charge capture physician preference items and more Tools Takeaways Transparent pricing self assessment questionnaire Recommended For CEOs CFOs VP Revenue Cycle VP Finance Director of Patient Access Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites basic knowledge of the hospital revenue cycle Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until April 13 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speaker William Davis Vice President Revenue Cycle Advisory Solutions MedAssets Summary The non profit group Catalyst for Payment Reform and the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute recently issued the 2014 Report Card on State Price Transparency Laws Despite exponentially more public scrutiny and with states across the country establishing more robust price transparency laws no state received an A Add this to the data released from CMS last year showing significant variance in common charges from healthcare providers around the country and public scrutiny on healthcare services pricing is at an all time high As consumerism in healthcare and pricing awareness continue to take hold hospitals must do all they can to deliver defensible transparent pricing to the communities they serve or risk losing market share This session will review six key strategies for your organization to establish defensible pricing and increase net revenue all while increasing patient satisfaction After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Understand the basics of defensible and transparent pricing strategies and key elements to consider when evaluating your organization s approach Discuss best practices for chargemaster maintenance Recognize the connection between pricing transparency and various programs including patient access charge capture physician preference items and more Tools Takeaways Transparent pricing self assessment questionnaire Recommended For CEOs CFOs VP Revenue Cycle VP Finance Director of Patient Access Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites basic knowledge of the hospital revenue cycle Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until April 13 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

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  • The 340B Drug Discount Program: Mega-Guidance and Potential Issues | HFMA
    and the nation and participate in much needed advocacy efforts to safeguard this vital program Recommended For CEOs CFOs controllers counsel government relations staff compliance officers revenue cycle managers and reimbursement specialists Delivery Method Specialized Knowledge Applications Level Intermediate Prerequisites Current enrollment in the 340B program and some familiarity with program requirements Prework None Contact hours 1 5 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until October 9 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Jeff Davis Counsel Legal and Policy Affairs 340B Health Patricia Vilt Vice President of Finance Riverside Medical Center Summary This webinar outlines major developments and issues in the 340B drug discount program which is crucial to helping healthcare provider organizations fulfill their mission to treat vulnerable populations Webinar attendees will also learn about the intensifying congressional oversight of 340B and what s in store for the remainder of 2015 and beyond Webinar participants will also receive the latest information about the government s upcoming mega guidance which covers a range of issues such as patient definition hospital eligibility and contract pharmacies that could affect your organization s bottom line and healthcare mission After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Identify new developments in government and manufacturer audits including findings to date and implications for your organization Clarify how your organization is using your 340B savings so you can concretely demonstrate to program 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 this vital program Recommended For CEOs CFOs controllers counsel government relations staff compliance officers revenue cycle managers and reimbursement specialists Delivery Method Specialized Knowledge Applications Level Intermediate Prerequisites Current enrollment in the 340B program and some familiarity with program requirements Prework None Contact hours 1 5 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until October 9 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

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  • Understanding Medicare’s Proposed FY 2016 IPPS Rule | HFMA
    quality including quality reporting value based purchasing the readmission penalty and provider acquired condition reduction program Recommended For CFOs controllers reimbursement directors and managers accounting and financial managers and other senior executives working in hospitals and healthcare systems Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until August 3 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Joe Becht Partner Becht Advisory Group LLC Rick Kolaska Partner Comprehensive Reimbursement Inc Summary This webinar reviews the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services CMS proposed inpatient prospective payment systems IPPS regulations The proposed rule contains updates and changes affecting operations and capital related costs for provider organizations and implements provisions contained in the Affordable Care Act the Protecting Access to Medicare Act and other legislation These changes are scheduled take effect on October 1 2015 After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Describe FY 2016 CMS market basket update and corresponding adjustments including ACA s productivity adjustment documentation and coding modifications and CMS s rationale for such adjustments Summarize changes to the Diagnosis Related Group DRGs and their weighting factors transfer DRGs capital payments and outlier thresholds Explain changes to the area wage index methodology and how these could impact healthcare provider Medicare IPPS payments Identify Medicare s growing emphasis on quality including quality reporting value based purchasing the readmission penalty and provider acquired condition reduction program Recommended For CFOs controllers reimbursement directors and managers accounting and financial managers and other senior executives working in hospitals and healthcare systems Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until August 3 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

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