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Apr 09, 2020


9:00 AM CST


7 Hr 0 Min


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

Career Level:

Early Careerist
Experienced Professional

Recommended for:

Clinically Integrated Network
Financial Planning
Physician Practice
Revenue Cycle

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Group Internet Based

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Live Webinar | Overview | Finance and Business Strategy

Spring 2020 Virtual Conference



Pressed for time? Get up to speed quickly. Join us for an update on the overall state of the industry, latest regulatory changes, investment insights, and potential Medicaid financing changes.

Hard truths: The state of the healthcare industry / 9:00 - 10:00 am Central Time
with Joseph J. Fifer, President and CEO, HFMA

Longstanding healthcare industry challenges are being catalyzed by growing consumer discontent; the resulting volatile mix has once again driven healthcare to the top of the political agenda in this election year. But solutions will not be found exclusively in the political, legislative or regulatory domains. In this session, HFMA President and CEO, Joe Fifer traces a through line from the industry's B2B history to consumer dissatisfaction today and the consequences of threats from disrupters tomorrow-unless legacy stakeholders take action.

COVID-19: Current challenges and predicting the 'New Normal'/ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm Central Time
with Susan Winckler, Chief Risk Management Officer and President, Leavitt Partners LLC
Jill Donovan, Principal, Leavitt Partners LLC
Dave Lee, Director, Leavitt Partners LLC

This session will recap current challenges and responses to COVID-19 as well as provide insight on what the post-COVID health care landscape might look like. Speakers will address supply chain implications, the role of information technology and workforce deployment. Will COVID-19 normalize telehealth, or be its death knell? Where have IT investments paid off, and where did they fall short? What supply chain changes may we see?

Patient Care in Crisis: How to launch code and bill telehealth services / 1:00 - 2:00 pm Central Time
with Lucy Zielinski, Managing Partner, Lumina Health Partners
George Mayzell, Managing Principal, Lumina Health Partners

Due to the coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis, physicians and health leaders are under tremendous pressure to meet the demands of patient care while stabilizing operational and financial health. This session will showcase a telehealth demonstration and discuss how providers can implement telehealth quickly and efficiently.

Big changes afoot in Medicaid financing? A review of expected actions / 3:00 - 4:00 pm Central Time
Cindy Mann, Partner, Manatt Health
Anne Karl, Partner, Manatt Health

This session will focus on recent and anticipated Medicaid developments that have or could have significant implications for the program, states, plans and providers. This session will look at recently proposed and implemented policies, including the Medicaid financial accountability proposed regulations, the Healthy Adult Opportunity waiver, and the newly implemented public rule.
After this program, you'll be able to..
Hard truths: The state of the healthcare industry
  • Identify key strategic issues in healthcare finance
  • Discuss implications of current trends for best leadership
  • Describe why a consumer-centered approach to the business of healthcare is a success imperative
COVID-19: Current challenges and predicting the "New-Normal"
  • Review current health system responses to COVID-19
  • Discuss potential long-term implications for health care system
  • Explore potential legal and regulatory revisions
Patient care in crisis: how to launch, code and bill telehealth
  • Connect with patients and launch telehealth technology
  • Comply with medical record documentation, code and bill for telehealth services
  • Work with insurance payers to ensure reimbursement

Big changes afoot in Medicaid financing? A review of expected actions
  • Assess the potential impact and timing of these significant policy changes to those who run state Medicaid programs or health plans
  • Identify who provides care to Medicaid-covered individuals through large system, and who interacts with or invests in that care or those systems
  • Examine how national and state elections might affect these developments