Mar
13
Tue
State Health Programs Update: FY2019 State Budget, MassHealth, & Health Safety Net @ Audio Webcast
Mar 13 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Registration is closed. Please email the office at admin@ma-ri-hfma.org if you have any questions.

2018 will bring significant changes to the Massachusetts Healthcare landscape as well as important proposals potentially impacting delivery, coverage and payment for care from Governor Baker.

In this webinar, you will learn about the Baker Administration’s proposed FY2019 state budget and its effect on MassHealth eligibility, provider reimbursement, and the program generally.  This webinar will also focus on the latest developments with the MassHealth ACO program, which goes live March 1. Changes to Health Safety Net will also be discussed.

Speaker:

Dan McHale, Senior Director of State Government Finance and Policy, Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association 

CPE and CEU Credits:

HFMA 1.0 / CPE 1.0
 
Cost:
HFMA Members: FREE
Non-Members: $25
 

Deadline for registration/cancellation: 12 pm, Monday March12, 2018
HFMA MA-RI Cancellation policy: attendees who send a written cancellation notice up to one week prior to the program, will receive a full refund

Apr
5
Thu
Wine Tasting and Networking
Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Pre-registration for this event is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome on site. Please contact the office by calling (781) 647 – 7004 or e-mailing admin@ma-ri-hfma.org if you have any questions or concerns.

Wine Tasting and Networking

Hosted by the HFMA MA/RI Young Professional and Networking Committee 

Join the Young Professional and Networking Committee for an evening of wine tasting at Broken Creek Vineyard in Shrewsbury, MA. Registration includes the ability to taste up to seven wines and snack on light appetizers.

Cost: $15

Deadline for registration/cancellation: 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2018.

HFMA MA-RI Cancellation policy: attendees who send a written cancellation notice up to one week prior to the program will receive a full refund.

Apr
13
Fri
Women’s Leadership Conference
Apr 13 @ 7:45 am – 3:00 pm

Pre-registration for this event is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome to register onsite. Should you have questions or concerns, please contact the office by calling (781) 647-4422 or e-mailing admin@ma-ri-hfma.org.

Presented by the Women's Leadership Conference Committee

This program will address subjects of interest to healthcare professionals.
Attendees will hear from successful women healthcare executives about their
path, the challenges they faced on their path and their career progression
The speakers will inspire and teach us about the scope of opportunities
available including those in non-traditional areas of healthcare, as well as
the importance of the nuts and bolts of forging a career. Attendees will have
the opportunity to have their professional headshot taken free of additional
charge.

At this seminar participants will:
  • Learn how to develop your own career roadmap,
  • Gain actionable information from the experience of others and specifi c
    tools you can use to assess and enhance your own career

CPE and CEU Credits:
HFMA: 4.5 / CPE: 4.0

Cost:
HFMA Members: $125
Non-Members: $150


Deadline for registration/cancellation: 4 p.m. Friday, April 6, 2018
HFMA MA-RI Cancellation policy: attendees who send a written cancellation notice up to one week prior to the program will receive a full refund.

May
8
Tue
Tele-Health in Massachusetts: Where we stand today and where were going in the future @ Webinar
May 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Pre-registration for this event is now closed. If you have any questions, please contact the office by calling (781) 647-4422 or e-mailing admin@ma-ri-hfma.org.

Presented by the Managed Care Committee

This presentation will cover:

  • What is Telehealth?
  • How Boston Children’s is providing Telehealth today
  • The impact telehealth is having on the lives of patients and providers
  • The biggest barriers to large scale deployment in Massachusetts
  • The telehealth legislative landscape across the nation
  • The telehealth legislative landscape in Massachusetts
  • Where we go from here

Speakers:

Heather M. Meyers, MBA, Senior Program Manager of Digital Health, Boston Children’s Hospital

Adam Delmolino, CM, Director of State Government Advocacy, Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA).

CPE Credits:
CPE: 1.0
Please note: to receive your CPE certificate, you must answer the three polling questions presented during the webinar.

Cost:
HFMA Members (with #): FREE
Non-Members: $25.00

Deadline for registration: 12 p.m. Monday, May 8, 2018

HFMA MA-RI Cancellation policy: attendees who send a written cancellation notice up to one week prior to the program will receive a full refund.

Jun
1
Fri
The Path to Value: New Trends, Managing Risk, Addressing Cost, and Improving Outcomes
Jun 1 @ 7:45 am – 3:30 pm
Pre-registration for this event is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome to register on site. If you have any questions please contact the office by calling (781) 647-4422 or e-mailing admin@ma-ri-hfma.org.
 
Presented by the Managed Care Committee

The health care industry is rapidly changing as new technology and clincical advances improve care and challenge providers and payers to keep up with innovations.

At this seminar participants will:

  • Listen to updates on healthcare reform and legislative acitivies from Capitol Hill to Beacon Hill;
  • Learn effective coding and denials management techniques to improve your bottom line;
  • Hear about the Amazon effect on the healthcare industry; and
  • Identify new approaches to looking at pharmaceutical costs, utilization, and outcomes

CPE and CEU Credits:
HFMA: 5.75 / CPE: 5.5

Cost:
HFMA Members: $95
Non-Members: $160

Deadline for registration/cancellation: 4 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2018

HFMA MA-RI Cancellation policy: attendees who send a written cancellation notice up to one week prior to the program will receive a full refund.

Jun
12
Tue
Webinar – Reimbursement Hot Topics @ Webinar
Jun 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Pre-registration for this webinar is now closed. If you have any questions, please contact the office by calling (781) 647-4422 or e-mailing admin@ma-ri-hfma.org.

Reimbursement and regulatory policies originating from Washington have a profound impact on providers. This session will provide a summary of the Medicare Fiscal Year 2019 Inpatient Prospective Payment System proposed rules and will highlight recent developments affecting Medicare reimbursement.

You Will Learn:

  • FY 2019 Medicare Inpatient Proposed Rules
  • Worksheet S-10 Revisions
  • Wage Index
  • New Cost Report Submission Guidelines 

Speaker:
Aaron Green, Principal, Green Reimbursement LLC

CPE and CEU Cedits:
HFMA: 1.0 / CPE: 1.0

Deadline for registration/cancellation: 12 pm, Monday, June 11, 2018 HFMA MA-RI Cancellation policy: attendees who send a written cancellation notice up to one week prior to the program, will receive a full refund

Jul
26
Thu
HFMA Red Sox Social
Jul 26 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

The HFMA MA-RI Red Sox Networking Social is sold out! If you have any questions, please call the office at (781) 647-4422 or e-mail admin@ma-ri-hfma.org.

Ticket price: $43.00

Please pick up your ticket between 5:30 – 6:45 pm at Tony C’s (old Jerry Remy’s) at 1265 Boylston St., Boston, MA and provide your cell phone number with the event registration. (More information will be provided to attendees prior to the event date).

We have a limited number of tickets for this event.
Membership has its privileges: Only members can purchase tickets. Members can purchase up to one additional ticket – no exceptions – for a guest who can be a non-member.   

See you there!!  

HFMA MA/RI Networking and Young Professional Committee

Aug
13
Mon
Annual Summer Event
Aug 13 @ 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
If you would like to pre-register for this event, please call the office at (781) 647-4422 or e-mail admin@ma-ri-hfma.org. Personal and payment Information can also be given on site. Shotgun start is at 7:30 AM. 
 
Join the Chapter's Annual Summer Golf Tournament at Granite Links Golf Course in Quincy, MA. This beautiful course overlooking the city of Boston will be a great place to meet and mingle with fellow members and colleagues. Shot gun start/scramble format.
 
Clambake Dinner included for each golfer.
If you would like to attend the Clambake only, you can register here.
*NEW this year: Golf Lessons. A limited number are available, so sign up today!
 
$190 per Golfer 
$760 per Foursome (use "Event Options" to purchase a foursome)
 
Seeking Sponsors! – Click here to view sponsorship benefits.
 
Deadline for registration: 10 a.m. Monday, August 6, 2018
HFMA MA-RI Cancellation policy: attendees who send a written cancellation notice by Tuesday, July 31, 2018, will receive a full refund.
Annual Summer Event – Learn to Golf
Aug 13 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

If you would like to pre-register for this event, please call the office at (781) 647-4422 or e-mail admin@ma-ri-hfma.org. Personal and payment Information can also be given on site. Golf lessons begin at 11AM. 

Want to learn to play golf? Or learn to play better? Try taking a golf lesson and join with other members of the HFMA MA-RI Chapter at Granite Links Golf Course in Quincy. You and nine other people will receive an hour and a half long lesson with one of the course’s golf pros. It will be fun! Sign up today as there are only a limited number of spots!

Golf clubs are included in cost. Clambake Dinner offered at a discounted rate; add to purchase using "Event Options" below.
Golf lessons will occur concurrently with golf tournament.

Deadline for registration: 10 a.m. Monday, August 6, 2018

HFMA MA-RI Cancellation policy: attendees who send a written cancellation notice by Tuesday, July 31, 2018, will receive a full refund.

Sep
21
Fri
New to Healthcare Videos – ON DEMAND @ Anywhere you want!
Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Interested in viewing all four 2016 New to Healthcare Seminar videos? Register here. These videos are free for HFMA Members and $25 for non-members. Once registered a link and password will be sent to you. You may view the videos whenever is convenient for you.

Topics:

Fundamentals of Healthcare Finance and Reporting
Revenue Cycle Management & Revenue Calculations
Law, Compliance, and Regulations
Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Data Governance

 

HFMA Maintenance Credits: View all four videos for 5 Credits