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Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM: Breakfast
Breakfast
 
Pre-Function Space (across from Registration)
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM: Breakout Session (1) // CPE - 1
Improving Patient Satisfaction Throughout the Revenue Cycle // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Laura Hall, Quest Diagnostics
 
Studio 1
Track: Revenue Cycle
Alternative Payment Models - Incentives and Risks // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
David Gregory, Baker Tilly
 
Studio 2
Track: Payer Issues/Managed Care
Ambulatory Care 2.0: The Next Generation of Your Ambulatory Care Network // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Craig Holm, Veralon
 
Studio 3
Track: Financial Reporting/Tax
Risk Based Auditing and Data Analysis // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Robert Bacon, University of Pennsylvania Health System
 
Studio 4
Track: Compliance
Robotics Process Automation // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Louis Feuerstein, Grant Thornton LLP
Stephen Thome, Grant Thornton LLP
Vivek Rodrigues, Grant Thornton LLP
 
Boardroom 1
Track: Data and Analysis
10:20 AM - 10:25 AM: Transition Break
Transition Break
 
10:25 AM - 11:15 AM: Breakout Session (2) // CPE - 1
Tackling Medical Necessity: Why forging a Partnership between Case Management and the CFO is Critical // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Rick Parker, CBIZ KA Consulting Services, LLC
Rachel Lawrence, CBIZ KA Consulting Services, LLC
 
Studio 1
Track: Revenue Cycle
Integrating HIE and Claims/Billing Data To Improve Population Health Quality And Financial Performance // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Raj Lakhanpal, SpectraMedix
 
Studio 2
Track: Payer Issues/Managed Care
Accounting & Auditing Update // [CPEs - Accounting and Auditing (NJ) // Accounting and Auditing (PA)]
Presenter:
Michael Serluco, WithumSmith+Brown
Kimberley Maffei, WithumSmith+Brown
 
Studio 3
Track: Financial Reporting/Tax
The Evolution of CDI: Effective Use of Resources // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Denny Henderson, FairCode
 
Studio 4
Track: Compliance
Using hybrid analytics to kickstart a data-driven approach to denials management // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Abhijay Datta, Sutherland Healthcare
 
Boardroom 1
Track: Data and Analysis
11:15 AM - 11:20 AM: Transition Break
Transition Break
 
11:20 AM - 12:10 PM: Breakout Session (3) // CPE - 1
The Ongoing Saga of Insurance Carrier Under-Reimbursements // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Sean Callagy, Callagy Law, PC
Thomas LaGreca, Callagy Law, PC
James Greenspan, Callagy Law, PC
 
Studio 1
Track: Revenue Cycle
Competing for Consumers: Trends and Best Practices to Encourage Patient Pay // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Timothy Mattson, Hackensack Meridian Health
Marilyn Koczan, Hackensack Meridian Health
 
Studio 2
Track: Payer Issues/Managed Care
340B Savings Program - Assessing Its Value to Your Hospital // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Rosemary Nuzzo, AtlantiCare
Scott Besler, AtlantiCare
 
Studio 3
Track: Financial Reporting/Tax
Healthcare Transaction Due Diligence: How Compliance, Legal and Consultants Support the Diligence Process // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Rob Senska, LW Consulting, Inc.
Melanie Sponholz, Waud Capital Partners
 
Studio 4
Track: Compliance
Labor Management and Productivity: Planning for the Future by Improving Efficiency and Reducing Costs // [CPEs - Management (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Stephanie Dorwart, Altius Healthcare Consulting Group
 
Boardroom 1
Track: Data and Analysis
12:10 PM - 1:15 PM: Lunch
Lunch
 
Vendor Hall
1:15 PM - 1:30 PM: Welcome Address
Welcome Address
Presenter:
Erica Waller
Anthony Panico
 
Ballroom
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM: General Session (A) // CPE - 1
IMAGINE Tomorrow // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Kevin Brennan, HFMA
 
Ballroom
Track: General Session
2:20 PM - 3:10 PM: General Session (B) // CPE - 1
Complying with New Jersey's Out-of-Network Legislation // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Tracy Lutz, Specialized Healthcare Partners, LLC
Colleen Picklo, NJHA
 
Ballroom
Track: General Session
3:10 PM - 3:40 PM: Break with Vendors
Break with Vendors
 
Vendor Hall
3:40 PM - 4:30 PM: General Session (C) // CPE - 1
Charity: NJ Sharing Network // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Amanda Abramo Tibok, NJ Sharing Network
 
Ballroom
Track: General Session
4:30 PM - 4:40 PM: Transition Break
Transition Break
 
4:40 PM - 5:30 PM: Breakout Session (4) // CPE - 1
We Own the Practice, Why is it not performing to Expectations? // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Stacy Pereira, CBIZ KA Consulting Services, LLC
George Kelley, CBIZ KA Consulting Services, LLC
 
Studio 1
Track: Revenue Cycle
Denials - A Wrinkle in Time // [CPEs - Accounting and Auditing (NJ) // Accounting and Auditing (PA)]
Presenter:
Kasandrah Garnes, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Barbara Rubino, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
 
Studio 2
Track: Payer Issues/Managed Care
Data Analytics and the Impact on Compliance Monitoring // [CPEs - Audit (NJ) // Audit (PA)]
Presenter:
Matthew Colford, KPMG
Stephanie Rodetis, KPMG
 
Studio 3
Track: Data and Analysis
Worksheet S-10: Key Points and Considerations for Calculating Hospital Uncompensated Care // [CPEs - Accounting and Auditing (NJ) // Accounting and Auditing (PA)]
Presenter:
Kyle Pennington, Southwest Consulting Associates
Jeff Norman, Southwest Consulting Associates
 
Studio 4
Track: Compliance
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM: Charity Event
Charity Event: NJ Sharing Network
 
Vendor Hall
Thursday, October 4th, 2018
7:30 AM - 8:45 AM: Breakfast
Breakfast
 
Vendor Hall
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM: NJ HFMA Chapter Awards Ceremony
Chapter Awards Ceremony
Presenter:
Scott Mariani
 
Ballroom
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM: General Session (D) // CPE - 1
Leadership the Belichick Way
Presenter:
Ben Bartholomew, InstaMed
 
Ballroom
Track: General Session
9:50 AM - 10:40 AM: General Session (E) // CPE - 1
Utilization Review and Medicare Compliance Updates for 2019 // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Ronald Hirsch, R1 RCM, Inc
 
Ballroom
Track: General Session
10:40 AM - 11:05 AM: Break with Vendors
Break with Vendors
 
Vendor Hall
11:05 AM - 12:20 PM: Keynote Speaker // CPE - 1.5
Fire Up Your Life! A Journey to Transformation // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Donna Hartley
 
Ballroom
Track: Keynote Speaker
12:20 PM - 1:40 PM: Lunch
Lunch
 
Vendor Hall
12:30 PM - 1:20 PM: Lunch & Learn // CPE - 1
Understanding HFMA Certification // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Rachelle Fletcher
 
Studio 1
Track: Professional Development
A More Granular Approach to Revenue Cycle: Digging Deeper into Specialty Reimbursement Niches // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Chad Powers, MRA
 
Studio 2
Track: Revenue Cycle
1:40 PM - 2:30 PM: Breakout Session (5) // CPE - 1
Leveraging Innovative Education Programs to Solve the Revenue Cycle Labor Shortage and Talent Gap // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Darcelle Johnson, nThrive
 
Studio 1
Track: Revenue Cycle
Recovering Out of State Medicaid Dollars // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Maria Facciponti, Liberty Billing and Consulting Services, Inc.
 
Studio 2
Track: Payer Issues/Managed Care
Healthcare Industry Tax Update 2018 // [CPEs - Taxation (NJ) // Taxation (PA)]
Presenter:
Scott Mariani, WithumSmith+Brown
Anthony Panico, WithumSmith+Brown
 
Studio 3
Track: Financial Reporting/Tax
Integrating Gainsharing into Inspira's Clinically Integrated Network // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Jo Surpin, Applied Medical Software
April Venable, Inspira Health Partners
 
Studio 4
Track: Data and Analysis
Managing Third Party Risk in a Changing Health Care Environment // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Bernard Gay, nThrive
 
Boardroom 1
Track: Compliance
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM: Break with Vendors
Break with Vendors
 
Vendor Hall
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM: Breakout Session (6) // CPE - 1
Optimize Revenue Cycle Processes and Workflow to Improve Reimbursements // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Erica Franko, nThrive
 
Studio 1
Track: Revenue Cycle
Bundle Payment Models: Past, Present & Future // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Kate Gillespie, Virtua
Christine Gordon, Virtua
 
Studio 2
Track: Payer Issues/Managed Care
Recent Developments in Mergers and Partnerships: What Does It Mean for Your Organization? // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Robert Hill, Veralon
 
Studio 3
Track: Financial Reporting/Tax
Retail, Urgent Care, Micro Hospitals and Beyond: The Evolution, Promise, and Unknowns of Alternative Care Settings // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Scott Stuecher, Veralon
 
Studio 4
Track: Compliance
The Clinically Integrated Network, A Value Driven Organization Structure // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Scott Jones, nThrive
 
Boardroom 1
Track: Data and Analysis
4:00 PM - 4:50 PM: Breakout Session (7) // CPE - 1
Beyond outsourcing: how a strategic partnership improved revenue cycle performance // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Angie Cox, Cerner RevWorks, Adventist Health
Julie Kay, Cerner Corporation
 
Studio 1
Track: Revenue Cycle
Turn Denials Into Dollars // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Karlene Dittrich, MedRevenue Solutions, LLC
 
Studio 2
Track: Payer Issues/Managed Care
Revenue Cycle and the impact it has on the Medicare Cost Report and Financials // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
DeLicia Pierce, Besler
Dave Korn, Besler
 
Studio 3
Track: Financial Reporting/Tax
Attention Upon Medicare Advantage Plans Impact for Finance, Audit and Compliance // [CPEs - Audit (NJ) // Audit (PA)]
Presenter:
Bret Bissey, Gateway Health
 
Studio 4
Track: Compliance
Customizing the Patient Experience // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Kevin Smith, nThrive
 
Boardroom 1
Track: Data and Analysis
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM: Vendor Appreciation Event
Vendor Appreciation Event (By Invitation Only)
 
Gypsy Bar
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM: President's Reception
President's Reception
Presenter:
Erica Waller
 
Borgata Central Conference Center
10:00 PM - 1:00 AM: Late Night Event
Late Night Event
 
Premier Nightclub
Friday, October 5th, 2018
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM: Breakfast
Breakfast
 
Vendor Hall
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM: General Session (F) // CPE - 1
Leadership is not a title but an attitude // [CPEs - Management (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
Tim Connor, Connor Resource Group
 
Ballroom
Track: General Session
9:50 AM - 10:00 AM: Break
Break
 
Ballroom
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM: General Session - Panel (G) // CPE - 1.5
C-Suite Discussion: Past, Present & Future Financial System Conversions (Moderator: Joe Carr, NJHA) // [CPEs - Specialized Knowledge (NJ) // General Knowledge (PA)]
Presenter:
C- Suite
 
Ballroom
Track: General Session
11:15 AM - 12:05 PM: General Session (H) // CPE - 1
Cybersecurity Threats and Risk Management // [CPEs - Accounting (NJ) // Accounting (PA)]
Presenter:
Robert Olsen, Navigant
 
Ballroom
Track: General Session