Who wouldn't appreciate all of the flexible education opportunities offered by HFMA? Even distance can't keep you and your education goals apart. HFMA offers live and recorded webinars and e-Learning Self-Study courses you can access from your home or office. Most webinars are free to members and the e-learning courses offer exceptional value. And don't forget our upcoming Spring Seminars and the Virtual Conference. Both offer exceptional education and CPE credits for members, and your chapter earns DCMS education hours for any members who attend.
Assessing Your Financial Risk for Cases that Fall into the "Gray Zone"
Tues., Jan. 31: After this webinar, you will be able to understand areas of high financial and compliance risk related to misclassification of inpatient versus observation status for admissions and readmissions, identify specific cases at your hospital at risk of falling into the medical necessity "gray zone" through the use of data analytics and benchmarking tools, such as MedPar data and the Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report (PEPPER), and outline your hospital's overall risk and opportunity assessment relative to the program performance.
Improve Case Mix Index, Reduce Costs and Prepare for ICD-10 with Computer-Assisted Coding
Wed., Feb. 8: After this webinar, you will be able to evaluate CAC solutions to increase efficiency and compliance, improve case mix index, assess the value of CAC for your individual facility, differentiate between Natural Language Processing (NLP) engines, orchestrate a smooth implementation process plan, establish baselines for faster return on investment, and use CAC to achieve maximum financial benefits and minimize audit risk.
Applying for the NEW MAP Award for Performance Improvement in Revenue Cycle
Thurs., Feb. 9: After this webinar, you will be able to integrate MAP Keys performance indicators into revenue cycle goals and measures, identify specific MAP Keys used to document revenue cycle performance improvement, and prepare for the 2012 MAP Award for Performance Improvement in Revenue Cycle. All acute-care hospitals are eligible. Your organization does not have to be an HFMA MAP App subscriber to apply.
Keep the Cash Flowing: Strategies for Success in a 5010 World
Wed., Feb. 22: After this webinar, you will be able to develop an action plan to help manage any residual 5010 transition items and identify initial steps for preparing employees, refining processes, and deploying technology for ICD-10 coding changes. You'll also be able to describe CORE Operating Rules and the impact on revenue cycle operations, review innovative techniques for improving revenue cycle processes in an increasingly regulated environment, and validate traditional, yet continually effective, methods.
Check out our library of recorded webinars that qualify for education hours. Most recorded webinars are free for members and several can be purchased for $49. For a complete list of available recordings visit the Recorded Webinars section in the Desktop Learning Center.
HFMA also offers e-learning self-study courses for individuals accessible 24/7 for 6 months or 1-year after purchase. Courses range from 1 to 14 hours and $49 to $295. New courses are added regularly, so check the schedule often.
Can't find a session you're looking for? Check our webinar calendar weekly. We schedule new sessions intermittently, and the calendar receives frequent updates and additions. For more information on a particular webinar or to register now, click the links above or call (800) 252-4362, ext. 2.
Attend HFMA's Spring Seminars and walk away with information, tools, and takeaways that can be immediately applied in your facility whether you are new to the industry or a seasoned executive.
Join us March 6-8 in Orlando, Fla., or May 7-9 in Seattle, Wash.
Choose between a brand-new session, or one of our popular core sessions; all programs are updated to reflect today's changing healthcare environment.
Register early to allow ample processing time. If you do not receive an email confirmation, contact HFMA's Member Services Center at (800) 252-4362, ext. 2, to confirm your registration.
HFMA'S Virtual Healthcare Finance Conference
There's still more Virtual Conference content available! On-demand sessions will be available in the Education Hall until April 11. We are offering 10 sessions from ANI breakout sessions and archived webinars. On-demand sessions are not eligible for CPE credit; however, they do count towards certification maintenance, and chapters also earn DCMS credit for each session in which a chapter member participates. All sessions are free for members.
One More Op for Live CPE Credits
There is still one day of live sessions in April. The program will be announced soon, and promises to continue to deliver thought-provoking education as well as the same opportunity to ask questions of the speakers during Q&A sessions.
Who should attend?
HFMA welcomes C-suite executives and healthcare finance industry professionals in provider, payer, and vendor organizations. Conference segments include patient financial services, managed care, reimbursement, compliance, financial accounting, and more.
Learn more, view the agenda, and register online now or call (800) 252-4362, ext. 2.
Publication Date: Thursday, January 26, 2012