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Managed Care Conference:

2015: The Quest for Health Care’s Holy Grail: Quality, Access, and Affordability
This seminar brings together experts from the healthcare industry and regulatory oversight bodies to identify the managed care challenges faced by healthcare professionals and organizations. At this seminar participants will:
  • Learn about the latest healthcare managed care issues from subject matter experts, and
  • Gain an understanding of ways to strengthen the current managed care programs within their organizations.

Program Highlights:

The Legislative Landscape - The View from Washington DC
Alexandra Calcagno, Director, Massachusetts Medical Society

Will Limited Resources Force the Healthcare System to Become More Efficient?
Stuart Altman, Ph.D., Brandeis University

The Mind Body Continuum: The Integration of Behavioral Health Services and Medical Practice
Richard A. Parker, MD, Parker Healthcare Innovations
James Fanale, MD, Care New England Health and Integra Community Care Network
David Gitlin, MD, Brigham and Women’s / Faulkner Hospitals
Stuart Pollack, MD, Brigham and Women’s Advanced Primary Care Associates
Lisa Whittemore, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Dave Nefussy, Optum Health

The Building Blocks of Value: A Framework for the Value-Based Enterprise
Steve Messinger, ECG Management Consultants, Inc.

Looking through the Lens at Health Care Outcome Realities Versus Expectations
Cheri Kane, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
Kathryn Burke, Mount Auburn Hospital
Todd Whitecross, Tufts Health Plan
Dolores Mitchell, Massachusetts Group Insurance Commission
Domenic Delmonico, FHFMA, CPA, Integra Community Care Network
Michael Sheehy, MD, Reliant Medical Group

CPE and CEU Credits:
HFMA 6.00 / CPE 6.0

06-05-2015Four Points Sheraton, 1125 Boston-Providence Turnpike, Norwood, MA 02062James Donohue, MBA & Jan Costa

Audio Webcast - Reimbursement Hot Topics

The HFMA MA-RI Chapter is pleased to announce the following opportunity for you to participate in an informative and educational audio webcast. Your participation can be from your office or any other convenient setting and is free for HFMA members.

On Wednesday, June 17, the Accounting and Regulatory Technical Update Committee is hosting a webinar featuring Aaron Green, Principal of Green Reimbursement LLC.

This presentation will provide a summary of the Medicare Fiscal Year 2016 Inpatient Prospective Payment System proposed rules and will highlight recent developments affecting Medicare reimbursement.

Topics will include:

·         Reimbursement Factor Update

·         Disproportionate Share Payments

·         Uncompensated Care Reporting

·         Wage Index

·         Payment Adjustments


Aaron Green, Principal- Green Reimbursement, LLC

Aaron is a Principal with Green Reimbursement LLC and has 20 years of health care experience with an extensive background in revenue enhancement, federal and state regulatory issues and accounts receivable analysis and budgeting. He has managed numerous reimbursement projects focusing on disproportionate share, medical education, Medicare bad debts, organ acquisition, wage index and cost-based reimbursement. Aaron has also led the preparation and review of Medicare, Medicaid and other state cost reports for hospitals and affiliated entities. Prior to forming Green Reimbursement LLC, Aaron served in the health care advisory practices of Big Four firms for nine years and at Medicare fiscal intermediaries for four years.

06-17-2015Audio Webcast

HFMA Golf Tournament

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08-24-2015Granite Links Golf Club, Quincy, MABeth O'Toole Not Available