Insights: Webinar

CAH Webinar Series - Bringing Clarity to Complex Medicare Cost Report Issues

Webinar Description:
Today's critical access hospital needs to ensure they are optimizing Medicare reimbursement via the Medicare cost report in order to maintain their financial health. Long-term success is promoted through understanding current Medicare interpretations as well as the development of strategies to optimize reimbursement or minimize your risk.

This session will provide clarity on complex cost reporting issues to ensure your facility has the information to make decisions for the sustainability of financial health. We will also focus on various strategies to improve your Medicare cost-based reimbursement. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand various examples of how to improve your current Medicare reimbursement
  • Discuss recent Medicare Administrative Contractor interpretations
  • Provide examples of “best practices” for cost report strategies

Presenters: Brian Bertsch, Principal, Eide Bailly, LLP

Brian Bertsch, Principal, Eide Bailly, LLP.

Brian has more than 20 years of experience helping critical access hospitals improve their financial stability. He specializes in assisting critical access hospitals on compliance with Medicare, Medicaid and other third-party reimbursement rules and regulations to achieve proper reimbursement for services performed. Brian also provides education to critical access hospital staff, board members and constituents on Medicare reimbursement for critical access hospitals.

Webinar Agenda:

Date - 12.8.2017
Start Time: 1:00
End Time: 2:30

1 hours

Additional Information:
These are live-group seminars. No prerequisites or advanced preparation required. For information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies, please contact Jason McKeever at 701.476.8773.

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Brian F. Bertsch

Brian F. Bertsch


Brian has been with Eide Bailly since 1997 and provides consulting services for hospitals, long-term care facilities and other health care entities. He’s an experienced professional when it comes to the complexities of preparing and reviewing Medicare, Medicaid and other third-party reimbursement reports for hospitals and nursing homes. He also helps Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Prospective Payment System (PPS) hospitals navigate the complex Medicare rules and regulations.