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Wednesday, October 6th, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:40 PM: Welcome / Lunch with Speaker
Attacking Medicare Advantage Denials - Taking Your Power Back
Presenters:
Day Egusquiza, AR Systems, Inc
 
Ballroom
1:40 PM - 2:00 PM: Ice Cream Social in Vendor Hall
Vendor Hall OPENING
 
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM: Breakout Session #1
Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Healthcare Revenue Cycle
Presenters:
Matthew Schwartz, FTI Consulting
Brett Barlag, FTI Consulting
 
Break Out Room #1
Strategies in an Environment Where Negotiated Rates are Public
Presenters:
Govind Goyal, Panacea Healthcare Solutions
 
Break Out Room #2
Best Practices to Combat Denials: Keep Calm and Appeal Like a Lawyer
Presenters:
Sarah Mendiola, Cloudmed
Gail Robinson, Cloudmed
 
Break Out Room #3
Accounting, Auditing and Provider Relief Fund Update
Presenters:
Michael Serluco, Withum
Domenic Segalla, Withum
 
Break Out Room #4
2:50 PM - 3:00 PM: Break
Transition between Sessions
 
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM: Breakout Session #2
Compliance, Privacy and Regulatory Considerations for your SDOH Program
Presenters:
Danette Slevinski, University Hospital
John Barry, Epstein Becker Green
 
Break Out Room #1
Aligning Physician and Hospital Incentives to Support Recovery and Transformation
Presenters:
Jo Surpin, Applied Medical Software
 
Break Out Room #2
Revenue Cycle Vendor Management Optimization
Presenters:
John Marchisin, AArete
 
Break Out Room #3
Ensuring Quality Services & Cost Savings Serving the Intellectual and Developmentally Disabled Community
Presenters:
Valerie Sellers, New Jersey Association of Community Providers
Thomas Papa, Apis Services, Inc.
 
Break Out Room #4
3:50 PM - 4:10 PM: Break
Coffee Break in Vendor Hall
 
4:10 PM - 5:00 PM: Breakout Session #3
Trends in Fraud and Abuse Investigations Since COVID
Presenters:
Jack Wenik, Epstein, Becker and Green
 
Break Out Room #1
Data Analytics: A Roadmap to Actionable Data
Presenters:
Jeff Lambert, Organizational Intelligence
Mike Zablocki, Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLP
 
Break Out Room #2
A revolutionary approach to managing revenue cycle performance
Presenters:
Kyle McMahan, Baker Tilly
 
Break Out Room #3
Healthcare Industry Tax Update 2021
Presenters:
Hayley Shulman, Withum
John Smith, Withum
 
Break Out Room #4
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM: Charity Event - N.J. Sharing Network
Vendor Exhibit Hall
 
Thursday, October 7th, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM: Breakfast
Ballroom // Vendor Hall
 
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM: Awards
Presented by Past President - Stacey Mederios
 
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM: General Session #2
What to Expect Now That Cannabis is Legal
Presenters:
Sarah Trent, Valley Wellness
Seth Tipton, Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor LLC
Jan Roberts, DSW, LCSW
 
Ballroom
9:50 AM - 10:40 AM: General Session #3
Innovate. Create. Grow.
Presenters:
Michelle Histand, Independence Blue Cross
 
Ballroom
10:40 AM - 10:50 AM: Break
Drink and Snack
 
10:50 AM - 12:05 PM: Keynote Speakers
The Covid-19 Pandemic: What have we learned and where do we go from here?
Presenters:
Edward Eichhorn, Healing American Healthcare Coalition
John Dalton, Healing American Healthcare Coalition
 
Ballroom
12:05 PM - 1:05 PM: Lunch
Ballroom // Vendor Hall
 
12:10 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch & Learn
Win the Remote Revenue Cycle Future
Presenters:
Wendell White, HealthRev Advisors, LLC
 
Break Out Room #1
Value-based Care in Biden's First 100 Days and Beyond
Presenters:
Moshe Starkman, StarTech Partners
 
Break Out Room #2
What's your risk? Understanding HCCs is Risky Business
Presenters:
Luke Bengel, Lighthouse Healthcare Advisors
 
Break Out Room #3
1:05 PM - 1:55 PM: Breakout Session #4
Hot Topics in Compliance
Presenters:
Robert Bacon, Penn Medicine
 
Break Out Room #1
COVID-19 Cost Recognition and the CARES Provider Relief Fund
Presenters:
Scott Besler, Toyon Associates
Fred Fisher, Toyon Associates
 
Break Out Room #2
Turn Denials Into Dollars - Optimize Insurance Revenue
Presenters:
Karlene Dittrich, MEDREVENUE SOLUTIONS, LLC
 
Break Out Room #3
Aligning your Managed Care Contracting with your Organization's Strategic Plan for Growth
Presenters:
Sam Donio, CBIZ KA Consulting Services, LLC
Brian Herdman, CBIZ KA Consulting Services, LLC
 
Break Out Room #4
1:55 PM - 2:00 PM: Break
Transition
 
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM: Breakout Session #5
The New Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices (HICP) Rule along with Simplifying IT Environments Helps Organizations Reduce Cyber Risk
Presenters:
Gerry Blass, ComplyAssistant
Jason Tahaney, Community Options
 
Break Out Room #1
Modeling Physician Compensation Related to the New E&M Office Visit Regulations
Presenters:
Stacy Pereira, CBIZ KA Consulting Services, LLC
Rupal Trivedi, CBIZ KA Consulting Services, LLC
 
Break Out Room #2
Deciphering Coding Denials
Presenters:
Malissa Powers, Revecore
 
Break Out Room #3
New Medicare Cost Report Instructions, Worksheets and Data Templates - An In-Depth Review to Adapt Existing Protocols
Presenters:
Michael Newell, Moss Adams
Jonathan Mason, Moss Adams
 
Break Out Room #4
2:50 PM - 3:10 PM: Break
Visit with Vendors and enjoy a snack
 
3:10 PM - 4:00 PM: Breakout Session #6
Enterprise Risk Management Can Do More Than Improve Your Patient Satisfaction Scores: A Practical Approach to Comprehensive ERM
Presenters:
Kevin McPoyle, AmeriBest Home Care
 
Break Out Room #1
Hospital Analytics - Stories from The Front line.
Presenters:
John Nettuno, St. Joseph's Health
 
Break Out Room #2
Utilization Management - The Revenue Cycle Blind Spot: How to Leverage Data to Prevent Revenue Loss
Presenters:
Joseph Zebrowitz, Versalus Health
Jerilyn Morrissey, Versalus Health
 
Break Out Room #3
Leveraging Price Transparency Data For Payer Negotiations
Presenters:
Tara Bogart, PMMC
Greg Kay, PMMC
 
Break Out Room #4
4:00 PM - 4:10 PM: Break
Transition
 
4:10 PM - 5:00 PM: Breakout Session #7
Key Performance Indicators in Utilization Review - Is No Data Better than Bad Data?
Presenters:
Ronald Hirsch, R1 RCM, Inc
 
Break Out Room #1
Mining For Margin: Learning Financial Transformation Lessons With Data Science
Presenters:
John Budd, ECG Management Consultants
Curtis Leung, ECG Management Consultants
 
Break Out Room #2
COVID-19 CMS Updates: Billing and Impact on Transfers
Presenters:
Mary Devine, BESLER
 
Break Out Room #3
Creating Liquidity Through the Sale of Ancillary Business Segments
Presenters:
Kirk Rebane, Haverford Healthcare Advisors
Christopher Jahnle, Haverford Healthcare Advisors
Rick Cooper, McDonald Hopkins
Christal Contini, McDonald Hopkins
 
Break Out Room #4
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Break
Free Time
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM: President's Reception
Location: TBD
 
10:00 PM - 1:00 AM: Late Night Networking Event
Premier Night Club
 
Friday, October 8th, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM: Breakfast
Vendor Hall
 
9:00 AM - 1:50 AM: General Session #5
Stop Procrastinating & Start Producing
Presenters:
Sandra Lane, Organization Lane, LLC
 
Ballroom
9:50 AM - 10:40 AM: General Session #6
Where the Health Care Dollar is Spent?
Presenters:
Wardell Sanders, NJ Association of Health Plans
 
Ballroom
10:40 AM - 10:50 AM: Break
Stretch Break
 
10:50 AM - 12:05 PM: General Session #7 - "C" Suite Panel
Lessons learned and post-pandemic recovery efforts for hospitals and health systems
Presenters:
David Gregory, Baker Tilly, Moderator
Amy Mansue, President, Inspira Health Network
Herb White, CFO, Hunterdon Healthcare
Garrick Stoldt, CFO, St. Peter's University Healthcare System
 
Ballroom