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We need to harness the future to deliver better health to our communities, improve value and individual engagement, by embracing technological changes, data informatics and adapting to various payment models in healthcare.
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Wireless Internet access, continental breakfast and plated lunch will be provided at this event and are included in your registration fee.
Healthcare industry leaders and service providers.
Registration & Breakfast Location: Grand Ballroom
BEYOND THE HYPE: A PRIMER ON BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY FOR HEALTHCARE with Emily Vaughn, Blockchain Product Director, Change Healthcare
Accounting Standards Update with Kimberly Sokoloff, Assurance Services Senior Manager; and Elizabeth Lasnier, Assurance Services Manager Moss Adams LLP
Participate in a discussion of current and upcoming accounting standards, focusing on practical implementation relevant to healthcare organizations.
10:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
CFO Panel: The Push from Inpatient to Outpatient Care with Panelists: Ifthikar Hussain, El Camino Hospital Kari Cornicelli, Sharp Healthcare Tim Maurice, UC Davis Health and Moderator: Richard SooHoo, Sutter Medical Center Sacramento
The prospect and implementation of significant healthcare reform, partly as a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, has caused healthcare organizations to reconsider their strategy and policies as they relate to revenue, volume, clinical operations, and human resources. Healthcare organizations—especially hospitals and ambulatory care centers—have witnessed a changing financial landscape as it relates to the healthcare reform policies.
One element of healthcare reform has been the shift from inpatient to outpatient care. Outpatient care encompasses all patients who seek medical care that are not officially admitted to a hospital under the inpatient status. Observation status is considered an outpatient level of care.
This shift from inpatient to outpatient care, which has been partly driven by payers across the financial continuum, aims to reduce healthcare costs associated with expensive inpatient admissions and to provide safe, efficient care in the most cost-effective setting. The degree of financial impact from this shift in care delivery structure will vary from organization to organization, however all organizations will be affected.
Lunch Location: Grand Ballroom
Executive Panel: Bending the Executiion Curve - Implementing Successful Organizational Change in Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations with Panelists: David Entwistle, CEO, Stanford
Health Christopher Longhurst, MD, CIO, UC San Diego Health and Ann Madden Rice, CEO, UC Davis Medical Center and Moderator: Grant Davies, CEO, Sutter Valley Area Hospitals
Review the predictors of successful organizational change—with a particular focus on how to effect change in hospitals and healthcare organizations—along with select proven methods to overcome known challenges to change including how to:
Legislative Update with Barbara Glaser, Senior Legislative Advocate, California Hospital Association
Hospital-Based Clinic Reimbursement Issues with Steve Rousso, Principal, Wipfli/HFS
This session will cover the myriad of clinic models that are available for hospitals to use when providing outpatient services. It will also review specific case studies where hospitals have used these models in growing their outpatient business. Topics that will be reviewed include: various clinic models, split billing issue, 1206 (d) (b),
1204 (a), primary care clinics, free Clinics, retail clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers, 330’s vs. lookalikes, Rural Health Clinics, provider based rules, provider based vs. free-standing clinics, revenues that flow back to hospitals from outpatient clinics, 72 hour rule, and billing and contract issues.
Participants will understand the various clinic models available, the pitfalls and advantages of using these models, the reimbursement implications, licensing issues associated with clinics and why hospitals are using these models to successfully hire and recruit physicians. At the conclusion of the session, they will have a full appreciation of all these issues.
Registration and Breakast Location: Grand Ballroom
CISO Roundtable on Information
Security Hot Topics with Moderator: Jeff Sanchez, MD, National Security Leader, Protiviti
This panel-based presentation will allow you to hear about security hot topics and
associated challenges, and solutions from leading CISOs in the industry. Learn how
other healthcare organizations are addressing every information security-changing
Denials and Analytics with Case Studies with Manoj Sharma, Ph.D, CEO, Rubixis
One of the most important functions of a healthcare provider outside of providing
healthcare, is to effectively bill and collect from insurance payers. We ought to be
able to solve challenges within the RCM in a systemic manner by intelligently
integrating data present in disparate systems. It is extremely important for healthcare
institutions to know the gaps in their revenue cycle processes. Providers have faced
increased challenges because the average reimbursement on claims is on a
downward trend. This is due to increased Medicaid and Managed Medicaid payer
mix, and high deductible plan.
11 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Medicare – What’s new for 2018 with Wade Carlin, Provider Outreach and Education Representative, Noridian Healthcare Solutions
To provide the newest updates with an overview of billing and coverage changes that
apply to providers for 2018:
Panel Discussion: Expanding Mental Health Services and the Bottom Line with Scott Zeller, MD, Vice President, CEP America; Theresa Hyer, RN, Director of Emergency Services, Rideout Memorial
Hospital; and Moderator: Sheree Lowe, Vice President, Behavioral Health, California Hospital Association
This engaging panel of experts will discuss the finances of expanding mental health services, including: financial considerations planning, options for expanding services, and the process of negotiating payment for expanded services.
At the end of this session, attendees will understand:
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