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Thursday, October 15th, 2020
2:00 PM - 2:10 PM: Welcome / Vendor Thank You
Welcome / Vendor Thank You
 
 
2:10 PM - 3:50 PM: Education Session #1
Revenue Cycle Impacts of Disruption-Patient, payer, provider including Covid related updates
 
Description of Presentation: Day Egusquiza brings over 40 years' experience in health care reimbursement, hospital business office operations, (20 years in an Idaho hospital), contracting and compliance implementation. Additionally, her experience includes eight years as a Director of a Physician Medical Management billing service, which included completing an integrated business office between a hospital and a large physician clinic. She has been an entrepreneur in hospital and physician practice accounts receivable management and a leader in redesigning numerous organizations.
 
Presenters:
Day Egusquiza, AR Systems, Inc. & Patient Financial Navigator Foundation, Inc.
3:50 PM - 4:10 PM: Break
Break
 
 
4:10 PM - 5:00 PM: Education Session #2
Legislative / Regulatory Update
 
Description of Presentation: This session will provide the federal update from DC on all things Healthcare including a preview of the upcoming Presidential election and the candidate's health care policies.
 
Presenters:
Michael Merola, WSW Winning Strategies Washington
Charla Penn, WSW Winning Strategies Washington
5:00 PM - 5:05 PM: Wrap Up / Giveaways
Wrap Up/Giveaways
 
 
Friday, October 16th, 2020
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM: Welcome / Vendor Thank You
Welcome / Vendor Thank You
 
 
9:10 AM - 10:00 AM: Education Session #3
Telehealth's Tipping Point: Consolidating Today for Scalability Tomorrow
 
Description of Presentation: Telehealth has reached a tipping point in widespread adoption and continues its steady creep into the fabric of mainstream care delivery. For many organizations, what began as a stand-alone program has since taken roots in new departments, bringing greater access and convenience to broader patient populations. As use cases and utilization multiply, software and equipment sprawl has emerged as a byproduct. The challenge for healthcare providers now lies in moving beyond telehealth program silos to a consolidated platform that derives maximum value from existing resources and intelligently supports further program expansion.
 
Presenters:
Michael Brandofino, Caregility
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM: Break
Break
 
 
10:15 AM - 11:05 AM: Education Session #4
Deploying Artificial Intelligence (AI) enable technology to improve productivity, financial performance and quality
 
Description of Presentation: Healthcare leaders are challenged to deliver greater healthcare services with fewer resources resulting higher burden on staff and leaders, negative financial performance, and poorer outcomes. The application of new operational AI is offering healthcare leaders an opportunity to reduce burden while improving financial performance and patient outcomes.
 
Presenters:
Mary Rewinski, RVH Solutions
Lennis Thompson, RVH Solutions
11:05 AM - 11:20 AM: Break
Break
 
 
11:20 AM - 12:10 PM: Education Session #5
Leveraging the Power of Data to Improve Health Status: "What Path Are You Taking"
 
Description of Presentation: This session will explore methods and findings related to leveraging big data analytic techniques and predictive modeling to better understand health care's most pressing challenges and how merging clinical, financial and social determinants data can not only bend the cost curve but also improve population health.
 
Presenters:
Sean Hopkins, New Jersey Hospital Association
Theresa Edelstein, New Jersey Hospital Association
12:10 PM - 12:15 PM: Wrap Up / Giveaways
Wrap Up / Giveaways
 
 
Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
2:00 PM - 2:10 PM: Welcome / Vendor Thank You
Welcome / Vendor Thank You
 
 
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM: Education Session #6
Winning with Price Transparency 2.0
 
Description of Presentation: This session will review the status of the Pricing Transparency Final Rules along with key steps hospital organizations should be pursuing. Attendees will learn:
1. The details of the price transparency final rule and important updates
2. Options for meeting the mandate, including how to publish shoppable services
3. Your readiness checklist and the key departments that need to be involved
4. Why pricing transparency needs to be a strategic initiative for your hospital in 2020 / 2021 and beyond.
5. Leveraging analytics to connect key data points to build better payer and consumer relationships.
 
Presenters:
Greg Kay, PMMC
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Break
Break
 
 
3:15 PM - 4:05 PM: Education Session #7
Compliance and the CMIO - Working in Harmony
 
Description of Presentation: Understand how Compliance and the CMIO working together can reduce EMR data entry burden, optimize EMR templates, decrease provider "work after work" burnout and meet documentation guidelines.
 
Presenters:
Angela Melillo, Cooper University Health Care
Snehal Gandhi, Cooper University Health Care
4:05 PM - 4:20 PM: Break
Break
 
 
4:20 PM - 5:10 PM: Education Session #8
Up-skill to Upstream: Understanding the Coding and Documentation of Social Determinants of Health
 
Description of Presentation: Despite all of the medical advances achieved in the past few decades, medical care may only account for 10% of an individual's overall health status. Social determinants of health (SDoH) have a significant impact on health status - for example, behavior accounts for 40%; social factors (safe housing / nutrition / personal economy) account for 20% and genetics account for the remaining 30%.
 
Presenters:
Amber Owens, New Jersey Hospital Assocation
5:10 PM - 5:15 PM: Wrap Up / Giveaways
Wrap Up / Giveaways
 
 
Friday, October 23rd, 2020
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM: Welcome / Vendor Thank You
Welcome / Vendor Thank You
 
 
9:10 AM - 10:00 AM: Education Session #9
Understanding How Your Fee for Service Negotiations Impact Health Insurance Premiums Rates as we transition from Fee for Service to Value Based Payments
 
Description of Presentation: As more health system move into more value-based arrangements with payers, you need to know how your fee for service rates impact future trend, so you can succeed in shared savings or risk arrangements. Traditionally, Fee for Service Negotiations are completed separate from value based ACO contracts and health systems have a difficult time understanding how their rate FFS increases impact trend. Managed Care Contracting enables providers to evaluate trend, domestic utilization, and service pricing independently, and thus levels the playing field between health systems and carriers when negotiating future trends.
 
Presenters:
Kevin Joyce, Atlantic Health System
Dave Wilson, Windsor Strategy Partners, Inc
Todd Owen, Claros Analytics
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM: Break
Break
 
 
10:15 AM - 11:05 AM: Education Session #10
Hot Topics in Billing Compliance
 
Description of Presentation: The revised coding guidelines for new and established patient visits scheduled for January 1, 2021will impact both educational and audit programs for providers. This is the most significant coding changes for evaluation and management services over the past 25 years! Concurrently, external government audits continue to increase creating a true threat to financial viability for all health care organizations.
 
Presenters:
Robert Bacon, Penn Medicine
11:05 AM - 11:20 AM: Break
Break
 
 
11:20 AM - 12:10 PM: Education Session #11
Managing Clinical Denials using Technology-Enabled Strategies
 
Description of Presentation: Minimizing clinical claim denials is one of the most complex areas of revenue cycle management and it comes at a cost of between 5-10% of a healthcare organization's net revenue stream. And many denied claims for medical necessity are appealed--of which only some are overturned. This presentation will explore the root causes of this issue and recommend practical strategies to reduce clinical denial rates. A case history will be presented to show results from applying these recommended best practices.
 
Presenters:
Dan Hillman, HGS Healthcare
Krithika Srivats, HGS Healthcare
12:10 PM - 12:15 PM: Wrap Up / Giveaways
Wrap Up / Giveaways