2020: Pathways to Collect"ive" Success

January 14, 2020
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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APA Hotel Woodbridge
120 Wood Avenue South
Iselin, NJ 08330
http://apahotelwoodbridge.com
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  • Registration and Breakfast  8:00am -8:30am
  • NJ HFMA Announcements  8:30am-8:45am
  • NJHA Regulatory Update 8:45am-9:00am
  • NJ HFMA PFS WC and NF Update 9:00am-9:30am
  • Morning Session 9:30am-12:30pm
  • Lunch 12:30pm-1:15pm
  • Afternoon Session 1:15pm-4:30pm
  • Social Networking  4:30pm-5:30pm

NJ HFMA Announcements and NJHA Regulatory Update        (8:30am – 9:00am) 

Update:  NJ HFMA PFS Workers’ Compensation and No Fault Electronic Billing      (9:00a.m – 9:30am)

Speaker:  
Steven Stadtmauer, Esq. PFS Chair                                                       

Point of Service Collections                                                             (9:30am – 10:30am)

Today, insured patients have material self pay obligations for their medical bills, often due to high-deductible health plans.  Self pay patients have difficulty paying large medical bills, even after discounts and financial assistance.    To serve patients and be mindful of financial health, hospitals are offering financing options to help patients pay bills over time.    

Speaker:      

Steve Posa, EVP Marketing and Administration, HELP Financial Corporation
Mitch Urlich, EVP Business Development, HELP Financial Corporation

Break                                                                                                (10:30am – 10:40am)

Medicaid Physician Eligibility and Provider Number Denials    (10:40am – 11:30am)  

Join us for an informative discussion on the current Medicaid Provider Denial issues affecting providers.  It’s not as simple as applying for a non-billing provider number.  Learn how to ensure your organization is billing correctly with the right credentials and avoid denials.  Hear from Colleagues at NJ Hospital System that have been affected and overcome the Medicaid Provider denial issue.  Learn their secrets. A Medicaid representative will be on hand to discuss and provide instructional information on provider enrollment.

Speakers:         

John Bucci- Director of PFS, Cooper University Hospital
Maria Facciponti, Independent Consultant

Contract Management views on Denials and Appeals                  (11:30am – 12:30pm)

Panel of leading NJ Health Systems Managed Care Executives discussing current managed care denials and their strategies for navigating to a positive outcome.

Moderator:    Mike McKeever, Director of Internal Audit , St. Peter’s Healthcare System

Speakers:        Jon Hollenweger, Director of Revenue Integrity, Inspira Health System

                        Stacey Knowles, Director of Managed Care, St. Peter’s Healthcare System

                        Michelle Restrepo- Manager of Payer Contract, Valley Health System

Lunch                                                                                               (12:30pm – 1:15pm)

Physician Billing                                                                               (1:15pm – 2:10pm)

Resource Allocation and Development:  People are your most important asset.  Physician enterprises must take staffing seriously, work to meet the ever-changing demands of our profession and ensure we invest in people who will meet them.

  • What criteria do we use to allocate technology and human capital?
  • What is the changing role of the “Billing Manager”?
  • How to best allocate and develop staff?

Speaker:       Joe Abreu, VP of Revenue Cycle, Prism Vision Group

                       

Break                                                                                                (2:10pm – 2:20pm) 

Patient Access Panel                                                                         (2:20pm – 3:30pm)

PAS professionals share experiences, challenges and success stories:

  • MBI numbers- impact in 2020 if not available at time of registration- Verification of coverage challenges if no MBI number available
  • OON notices to patients upon scheduling/registration- challenges and compliance
  • Advanced Imaging Appropriate Use Criteria- are we ready?
  • Pre-authorizations

Moderator:    Josette Portalatin, Director, Revenue Cycle, The Valley Hospital

Speakers:       Junaid Baloch, Director of Patient Access, Hoboken University Medical Center

                        Rebecca Hajje, Director of Patient Access, Mountainside Hospital

                        Linda Brand, Director of Patient Access, Cooper University Hospital

                        Gaye Werblin, Director of Patient Access, CentraState Medical Center

 

Employee Morale "Weeding Out the Root Cause"                                 (3:30pm – 4:30pm)

Need: If you notice lower than average employee morale and low productivity in your workplace, it’s time to weed out the root causes.  Start with:  Personal matters, Job Duties, Communication and Management Style; do not fail to address serious issues, like layoffs in your approach.

Speakers:  

  • Frank Abreu, MHA, SSB, CHAM, Regional Operations Dir., RWJBH Corp. Care 

Social Networking                                                                             (4:30pm – 5:30pm)  


CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT:

AAHAM CEU = 8.0 

AMERICAN COLLEGE of HEALTHCARE EXECUTIVES CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT

The New Jersey Chapter of HFMA is authorized to award 7 hours of pre-approved Category II (non-ACHE) continuing education credit for this program toward advancement, or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives.  Participants in this program wishing to have the continuing education hours applied toward Category II credit should indicate their attendance when submitting application to the American College of Healthcare Executives for advancement or recertification. 

NEW JERSEY BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION CREDITS

Based on our understanding of the New Jersey State Board of Accountancy’s continuing professional education (CPE) requirements, Sponsor No. 185, this course qualifies for 8 CPE credits. 

SUPREME COURT of NEW JERSEY BOARD 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 qualifies for 8.0 CLE credits.  NJ HFMA is an approved service provider (#1098).


FEE:     

ADVANCE REGISTRATION -- HFMA MEMBERS  $135.00

ADVANCE REGISTRATION -- NON-MEMBERS  $170.00

ADVANCE REGISTRATION -- CERTIFIED MEMBERS (FHFMA, CHFP, CPAM)      $100.00

STUDENT REGISTRATION  $35.00

ON-SITE REGISTRATION -- ON "SPACE AVAILABLE" BASIS $25 ADDITIONAL CHARGE

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

  • Registration is available online at www.hfmanj.org or by mail.
  • Make checks payable to HFMA - NJ CHAPTER, mail at least 10 days prior to the event.
  • Registration must be received three working days prior to the event.

REFUNDS ARE GRANTED ONLY IF CANCELLATION IS RECEIVED 48 HOURS PRIOR TO THE MEETING.

  • 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