Cost:

Free for HFMA Members
Buy HFMA Membership to Attend

Audience:

Business Partners
Health Plans
Hospitals and Other Providers
Physicians and Other Practitioners

Career level:

Executive
Experienced Professional
Mid-Senior

Recommended for:

Billing
Clinical Operations
Collections
Medical Records
Patient Accounts
Patient Financial Services
Physician Practice
Registration
Reimbursement

Delivery Method:

Self Study

Advance Preparation:

None

Prerequisites:

None

Course Availability:

1 Year

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On Demand Webinar | Overview | Coronavirus

15 New CMS cash opportunities for providers

On Demand Webinar | Overview | Coronavirus

15 New CMS cash opportunities for providers

Description

CMS is issuing more billing and payment updates at a faster pace than providers have ever experienced.  This "quick update" session will outline 15 new revenue producing services and/or specific codes to be charged and billed for additional reimbursement.

Original Live Webinar Date: 5/29/20
After this program, you'll be able to..
  • Understand major patient service allowances from CMS (Medicare and Medicaid)
  • Identify for service what's expanded for Telehealth services; and what's the difference when "virtual" services are provided.
  • Ensure appropriate lab codes for COVID-19 tests are being charged and billed.
  • Discuss inpatient MS-DRG documentation/payment.

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As COVID-19 upends how hospitals and health systems think about their medical device inventories, practical financial and operational strategies are becoming imperative. In this webinar, we will discuss how to optimize your inventory to reduce capital and operational expense while ensuring you have the resources to deal with a future health crisis. You'll learn how to identify appropriate inventory levels for specific devices and maintain those levels while accommodating new scenarios such as the transition of care to alternate sites.

Original Live Webinar Date: (10/8/20)

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5 critical capabilities needed today for capital planning

As the world struggles to manage and contain COVID-19, U.S. hospitals and health systems are finding that the pandemic has amplified existing financial challenges and forced them to shift priorities. Many organizations are struggling to understand the financial impact of capital plans they put in place months ago. Many are also finding they can better understand the financial ramifications of capital pivots by introducing automation into the capital planning process. We also will explore lessons learned during COVID-19 about 5 critical capabilities needed to manage the capital planning and tracking process.

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Achieving working capital efficiency and cash management

Even prior to the pandemic crisis, health system finance and treasury departments were exploring more efficient ways to manage their working capital and improve their financial health overall.  With prevailing uncertainty about the economy and the financial outlook for healthcare, hospitals are looking to improve their liquidity, and enacting various short-term financing options while monitoring cash-on-hand. This webinar describes the current financial challenges, describes emerging best practices for Accounts Payable and prescribes solutions to help achieve optimal working capital, even in this uncertain environment. The presentation will also cover financial management trends, payments outlook and effects on liquidity position, including creditor rating, as well as balance sheet management.

Original Live Webinar Date: 9/23/20

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Equipment sharing: A new way for finance leaders to save capital dollars

With the cancellation of elective surgeries due to COVID-19, health system leaders must navigate their organization to a new financial future.  Join as we outline an entirely new tranche of cost savings that can be achieved by maximizing the utilization of existing capital equipment with an asset sharing program.

You will be provided with a framework to benchmark equipment utilization across your facilities, and the steps to practically implement a sharing program.Learn from two health system case studies on how asset sharing can reduce new equipment needs by as much as 50%, while eliminating rental costs and satisfying more capital requests from your clinical team.

Original Live Webinar Date: 9/2/20