Wanted: Physician Practice Superheroes! Game On!

February 13, 2018
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Pines Manor
2085 Lincoln Highway
Edison, NJ 08817

Registration and Breakfast 8:00 am – 8:30 am

Announcements & NJHA Update 8:30 am – 8:40 am

Morning Session 8:40 am – 12:10 pm

Lunch 12:10 pm – 12:55 pm

Afternoon Session 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Networking Session 4:30 pm


Morning Session (8:40 am – 12:10 pm) 

  • The Incredibles: Summit Medical Group’s Journey to Value-based Reimbursement 8:40 – 9:30

o   Ashish D. Parikh, M.D., Summit Medical Group

This presentation reviews Summit Medical Group’s experience participating in Medicare’s Next Generation ACO and Horizon’s Population Health Program.

  •  The Hulk: Are You Considering a Super Group? 9:30 – 10:20

o   Spiro Leunes, WithumSmith+Brown P.C.

The advantages and disadvantages of super group formation will be reviewed, and things to consider when joining or forming one. 

  • Break 10:20 – 10:30 
  • Dare Devil: What’s the “Risk”  10:30 – 11:20

o   Loredana Finis, Kelly Eccles and Krystal Hardy, Summit Medical Group

This presentation will take a dive into HCC Coding. 

  • The Justice League: Lessons Learned from Cyber Breach Investigations  11:20 – 12:10

o   Joe Riccie, WithumSmith+Brown P.C. & Robert Kleeger, Digital4nx Group, LTD

Come learn from Cyber Security experts who will discuss straight forward recommendations and the potential cost savings as it relates to a cyber breach. In addition, the speakers will share "in the trench" examples of attack scenarios - that occurred in real life or via ethical hacking assessments – in order to highlight the consequences they may have on healthcare IS and your organizations. 

Lunch (12:10 pm – 12:55 pm) 

Afternoon Session (12:55 pm – 4:30 pm) 

  • Richie Rich: Private Equity Investment in Medical Practices: Legal Issues Affecting Medical Practices  1:00 – 2:00

o   Michael Schaff & Peter Greenbaum, Wilentz

- A Real-World Look at Private Equity Investments in Health Care: What It Means for Providers”
- Why private equity (PE) is interested in physician practice 
- The typical terms of a PE investment      
- How structure is impacted by corporate practice of medicine and other regulatory issues
- What this means for the industry generally
- Case study and the perspectives of the parties 

  • Break 2:00 – 2:15 
  • Fantastic Four: The MIPS Universe  2:15 – 4:30

o   Carolyn Hoitela, Conventus

The 4 measure of MIPS will be reviewed, with an overview of wrapping up 2017 and looking towards the new universe of 2018.  Q & A included.



  • Make checks payable to HFMA - NJ CHAPTER, and please mail at least 10 days prior to the event.
  • Registration must be received three working days prior to the event.
  • Dress is Business Casual
  • Mail payment to:         
    HFMA – NJ Chapter   
    Laura Hess
    PO Box 6422
    Bridgewater, NJ  08807
  • Phone number for questions is (908) 963-2505

NEW JERSEY BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION CREDITSBased on our understanding of the New Jersey State Board of Accountancy’s continuing professional education (CPE) requirements, Sponsor No. 185, this course will qualify for 8.0 CPE credits. 

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF HEALTHCARE EXECUTIVES CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITNJ HFMA is authorized to award (X.X) hours of pre-approved ACHE Qualified Education credit for this program toward advancement, or recertification, in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in this program who wish to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit must self-report their participation. To self-report, participants should log into their MyACHE account and select ACHE Qualified Education Credit.

Supreme Court of New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education
Based on our understanding of the Supreme Court of New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education mandatory continuing legal education program requirements, this course will qualify for 8 CLE credits. NJ HFMA is an approved service provider (#1098).


$160.00 after 1:00 am February 13

$160.00 Non-HFMA Members
$185.00 after 1:00 am February 13

$135.00 Members from Other Chapters
$160.00 after 1:00 am February 13

$125.00 after 1:00 am February 13

$60.00 after 01:00 am February 13

$500.00 Vendor Table - includes 2 attendees