This presentation provides an update on key Medicare reimbursement areas of concern and areas of opportunity. We will touch on items such as Wage Index, Bad Debts, DSH, S-10, Low Volume Appeals and other areas of significant reimbursement payments. The presentation is intended to provide the attendee with specific areas that their facility should focus on when preparing and reviewing their Medicare Cost Report.
- Identify the current areas of high risk and Medicare audit focus areas
- Determine opportunities within the area of Medicare Cost Report reimbursement
- Discuss recent regulatory and compliance changes and updates affecting key payment components
Presenters: Eddie Phibbs and Irena Zaneva
Eddie Phibbs, CPA: Director, Health Care Payment Strategies
Eddie has more than 20 years of health care reimbursement experience. He works with numerous hospitals across the nation to improve their Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement. With a specialized focus in PPS Hospitals and Academic Medical Centers, Eddie works on projects managed on a national level including Wage Index, DSH, IME/GME, Occupational Mix and Cost Report Assessments.
Irena Zaneva: Senior Manager, Health Care Reimbursement
Irena has more than 10 years of experience working in health care reimbursement. Irena recently joined Eide Bailly after spending several years working as a Senior Manager of Reimbursement for a large health system based in Broomfield, Colorado. Irena is experienced with a variety of health care organizations, from small rural clinics to large teaching providers, assisting them through navigating the financial and compliance risk associated with the reimbursement function.
CPE Credits: 1
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
Program Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Internet Group
No prerequisites or advanced preparation required. For information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies, please contact Jason McKeever at 701.476.8773.