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CAH Webinar Series - Physician Compensation Models in the Critical Access Hospital

Webinar Description:
Let's face it, determining physician compensation is a challenge at best. The days of simple guaranteed compensation models are gone. Now, facilities find themselves attempting to balance the needs of the provider (i.e., fair and dependable compensation) with the needs of the facility (i.e., stable and reliable providers that are appropriately incentivized to produce the desired patient outcomes and financial results). It becomes more difficult in the critical access hospital setting as the facility attempts to recruit and retain providers in the rural setting under a variety of payment models (i.e., rural health clinics, provider based clinics and freestanding clinics).

This session will cover the various models being employed by critical access hospitals to engage, retain and reward their providers. This will include discussions related to salary, production, quality and risk compensation. We will also explore strategies for compensating providers for on-call, medical directorships and other administrative functions.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify current physician compensation issues
  • Develop strategies to improve Medicare reimbursement of physician compensation costs

Presenters: Ralph Llewellyn, CPA, CHFP, Director of Critical Access Hospitals, Eide Bailly, LLP. and Michele Olivier, Health Care Manager, Eide Bailly, LLP.

Ralph Llewellyn, CPA, CHFP, Director of Critical Access Hospitals - Eide Bailly, LLP.

Ralph has more than 22 years of experience in health care finance, leadership, reimbursement and operations. He began his health care career as a hospital CFO for a 49-bed hospital with a 116-bed nursing home. Ralph has been with Eide Bailly for more than 18 years and is currently the director of critical access hospitals and health care consulting. He assists providers by developing solutions focusing on cost report reimbursement, chargemaster development, billing compliance, operations leadership, organizational structure, process flow, board education, licensure status and electronic health record incentives.

Michele Olivier, Health Care Manager - Eide Bailly, LLP.

Michele has more than 20 years of experience in health care practice management, billing and coding. She provides support to practice management professionals for regulatory, compliance, billing, documentation, coding and day to day operational issues. This includes implementing start-up practice policy, procedure, contracting, and credentialing as well as developing management tools specific to medical practice needs and abilities.

Webinar Agenda:

Date - 12.15.2017
Start Time: 1:00
End Time: 2:30

CPE: 
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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