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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Free Webinar: Skilled Nursing Facility Medicare Reimbursement Update to the New Methodology

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Skilled Nursing Facility Medicare Reimbursement Update to the New Methodology Click below to view the presentation PDF document: Skilled Nursing Facility Medicare Reimbursement Update to the New Methodology The New PDPM Methodology for Medicare Reimbursement for Skilled Nursing Facilities and Rural Hospitals with Swing Beds: What you need to know before it’s here! Topics Covered: […]

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Medicare Cost Reports: Changes to Required Supporting Documentation for Submission

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The Federal Fiscal Year 2019 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule contained a provision which finalizes changes to the supporting documentation required for submission of an acceptable Medicare cost report.  The regulations at CFR §413.24(f)(5)(i) have been revised for all providers submitting a Medicare cost report to indicate that failure to submit the required […]

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Farm Bill Provides Opportunity To Refinance Indebted Rural Hospitals

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President Trump signed the Farm Bill into law on December 20, 2018. In addition to providing substantial aid to U.S. farmers, a key provision of this legislation allows rural hospitals to refinance substantial debt through lower-interest loans from USDA Rural Development. As written in the legislation, the Bill authorizes assistance for a community facility under […]

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Emergency Preparedness Compliance Services

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Click here to view PDF version NIMS Certified Expert: Mary Ellen (Ellie) Luker, CPA, JD, LLM In addition to providing income tax planning, compliance and advisory services to our Firm’s for-profit clients, Ellie also provides services to the Firm’s healthcare client base. Ellie is a CPA/Attorney and is certified in the National Incident Management System (NIMS) […]

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Thursday, January 3, 2019

Not-for-Profit Newsletter: Winter, 2018

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IMPACT OF WAYFAIR SUPREME COURT DECISION ON NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TE/GE’S PROGRAM LETTER PROVIDES PROJECTS AND PRIORITIES FOR 2019 DOES YOUR INFORMATION GOVERNANCE PROGRAM LOOK LIKE AN ABANDONED FAIRGROUND? IS RUNNING A NONPROFIT WITH A FOR PROFIT VISION THE NEW NORMAL? FUNDING INNOVATION IN THE NONPROFIT SECTOR RELEASE OF 2018 DRAFT FORM 990-T AND INSTRUCTIONS HOW […]

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

Christie Blasioli Earns Fellow Certification

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Christie L. Blasioli, Healthcare Consulting Manager, has been awarded the certification of Fellow from the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).  This certification is the organization’s most elite professional certification. To be awarded the FHFMA distinction, applicants must be credentialed as a Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP); be an HFMA member for at least five years; […]

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

2018 Healthcare Industry Conference

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Invitation and Program PDF Location: Turning Stone Resort & Conference Center – Shenendoah Clubhouse – 5218 Patrick Rd. Verona, NY 13478 Date and Time: November 29th – Program: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Registration: 8:30 – 9:00 AM Cost: $75.00 Includes Continental Breakfast and Lunch Program: 7.5 CPE Credit Hours The Risky Business of Healthcare […]

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Sunday, October 28, 2018

Tips for Effectively Implementing Annual Coding Updates

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The 2019 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code set has been released by the American Medical Association. The 2019 update is quite extensive with a change to 335 codes and a large number of code descriptors. The complete file can be found on the AMA’s website: https://www.ama-assn.org/ama-releases-2019-cpt-code-set With these changes coming on January 1st, it’s a good […]

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Employers: Consider Telemedicine and Make Sure Employees Use It

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Telemedicine continues to change the way that medical professionals and patients interact. In a survey by the Mercer consulting firm, nearly three-quarters of employers with at least 500 workers said they make telemedicine services available. Yet employers with programs in place reported that only 7% of eligible employees used telemedicine at least once. And despite its wide […]

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Friday, August 24, 2018

Webinar: Denial Management Strategies

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I HATE WEBINARS! But, this one is worth it… Click here to view the PDF of this presentation.  Topic: Denial Management Strategies Effective denials posting Best practice denials reporting Developing training programs for denial management Securing organizational buy-in for denial improvements CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Instructor: Sheri L. Stevenson, CPC, NCP Who Should Attend? This […]

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