Agenda At-A-Glance

Registration opens at 1:00 PM on Sunday, August 21! 

Avatar_HFMA_75x75Interested in learning more about hfma Region 3’s agenda? More information regarding each session within the Agenda At-a-Glance is available below.

The inaugural Region 3 Summit offers an all-star speaker line-up and four distinct educational tracks to address the educational needs of healthcare accounting, finance, and revenue cycle professionals at each stage in their career.

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Monday, August 22
7:30 AM to 8:20 AM Breakout Session
8:20 AM to 8:30 AM Break
8:30 AM to 9:20 AM KEYNOTE
David Feinberg
President and Chief Executive Officer
Geisinger Health System
9:20 AM to 9:50 AM Break
9:50 AM to 11:30 AM KEYNOTE
HFMA’s Joe Fifer: A Conversation with Tony Coletta, Independence Blue Cross
11:30 AM to 12:20 PM Breakout Session
12:20 PM to 2:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM  to 2:50 PM Breakout Session
2:50 PM to 3:20 PM Networking Break
3:20 PM to 5:00 PM PANEL DISCUSSION:
Incentive Programs
Moderator: Jo Surpin, Applied Medical Software
5:30 PM to 9:00 PM Monday Social
Sunday, August 21
2:30 PM to 3:20 PM Breakout Session
3:20 PM to 3:50 PM Networking Break
4:00 PM to 5:15 PM KEYNOTE
Tray Dunaway, MD,
Healthcare Futurist
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Opening Day Reception
7:30 PM Dinner on Your Own
Tuesday, August 23
8:00 AM to 8:50 AM Breakout Session
9:00 AM to 9:50 AM KEYNOTE
HFMA’s Mary Mirabelli’s Thrive
9:50 AM to 10:20 AM Networking Break
10:20 AM to 11:35 AM PANEL DISCUSSION:
Care Transitions
Moderator: TBD
11:35 AM to 12:50 PM CLOSING KEYNOTE
The Studer Group’s Rodney Tucker, MD, MMM, Chief Experience Officer, UAB Medicine
12:50 PM to 2:00 PM NETWORKING LUNCH

Sunday, August 21

Early Session | 2:30 PM to 3:20 PM

FINANCE FUNDAMENTALS

A Population Health Reference Model: How to Empower Accountable Providers

John Khoury, Vice President, Client Account Lead, Lumeris
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FINANCE LEADERS

ACO’s, Clinically Integrated Networks and Alternative Payment Models: What You Need to Know

Chris Raphaely, Co-Chair, Health Care, Cozen O’Connor
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REVENUE CYCLE

Tackling Patient Access for the New Revenue Cycle 

Christine Kalish, MBA, CMPE, President/CEO, The Brittain- Kalish Group LLC
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C-SUITE & STRATEGIC

Transforming Care Management 

Sue Erwin and Venda Esler, IMA Consulting
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OPENING KEYNOTE
Connecting the Dots of Healthcare: Better Health Care through Mutuality

Session Description

Tray Dunaway, MD
Healthcare Futurist, Consultant and Educator
Healthcare Value, Inc.

Speaker Biography

4:00 PM – 5:15 PM

OPENING DAY RECEPTION

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Independent Dinner

You may need to rest your brain before the conference. Find your friends and head to town for a relaxing dinner on your own. 

Monday, August 22

Breakout Session | 7:30 AM to 8:20 AM

FINANCE FUNDAMENTALS

2016 Updates to Medicare Quality Programs

Brian Herdman, Operations Manager, Financial Reimbursement Services, CBIZ KA Consulting Services, LLC
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FINANCE LEADERS

Using Data Analytics to Improve ACO Performance

Idette Elizondo, Manager, Veralon Partners
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Revenue Cycle

Physician Relationship with HIM and Compliance

Tray Dunaway, MD
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C-SUITE & STRATEGIC

Why Engineering a Cultural Transformation is Essential for Today’s Healthcare Leaders

Mrs. Marjorie Green- President & Co-Founder of Healthcare Excellence InstituteMr. Mischa Dick- Vice President & Co-Founder of Healthcare Excellence Institute


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KEYNOTE
Caring. It is such an old idea it almost seems brand new.

Session Description

David Feinberg, Geisinger Health System

Speaker Biography

8:30AM – 9:20AM

Break | 9:20AM – 9:50AM

KEYNOTE
HFMA’s Joe Fifer: A Conversation with Tony Coletta, Independence Blue Cross

Session Description

Joe Fifer, President & CEO, Healthcare Financial Management Association

Speaker Biography

Anthony Coletta, MD, MBA, President, Tandigm Health and VP of Independent Blue Cross

Speaker Biography

9:50 AM to 11:30 AM

Breakout Session | 11:30 AM to 12:20 PM

WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP

Leadership – It’s All About the Why!

Toni Pergolin, President & CEO, Bancroft
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FINANCE LEADERS

Post Issuance Tax Compliance for Tax Advantaged Bonds ‐ Pay Now or Pay Later

Joan DiMarco, CPA, FHFMA, Managing Director, Director of Arbitrage & Tax Compliance Group, The PFM Group
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REVENUE CYCLE

Value-Based Contracting: Provider and Health Plan Perspectives

David Gregory, FACHE, Principal, Healthcare Consulting Practice Leader, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
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C-SUITE & STRATEGIC

No Physician Left Behind: The Importance of Physician Collaboration in Revenue Cycle Management

Theodore Katz, M.D., F.A.C.S., Medical Director, Central Appeals Unit, Trinity Health System
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LUNCH

12:20PM – 2:00PM

Breakout Session | 2:00 PM to 2:50 PM

FINANCE FUNDAMENTALS

Practical Overview of 501(r) Compliance with a Revenue Cycle Perspective

Ana Gonzalez, President of Diversified Healthcare Resources, a Cardon Outreach CompanyBecky J. Peters, System Patient Access Leader, System Director at Sutter Heath


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FINANCE LEADERS

How well will your organization perform under CJR Mandatory Bundled Payments? A guide to a successful implementation whether you are a participating hospital or preparing to be.

Jim Hoffman, COO, BESLER ConsultingMaria Miranda, Director of Reimbursement Services, BESLER Consulting


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REVENUE CYCLE

On-Boarding Physician Practices

Christy Pehanich, Director, Physician Billing & Barbara Tapscott, VP Revenue Management, Geisinger Health System
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C-SUITE & STRATEGIC

The hospital service line is dead! Long live the continuum focused, physician led, population health oriented service line!

Rachael Foote, Senior Vice President, Navvis  &  Company
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PANEL DISCUSSION: Incentive Programs
Moderator: Jo Surpin, Applied Medical Software

3:20PM – 5:00PM

MONDAY SOCIAL

5:30PM – 9:00PM

Tuesday, August 23

Breakout Session | 8:00 AM to 8:50 AM

FINANCE FUNDAMENTALS

Beyond Benchmarks: Utilizing Data for Decision Making

Stephanie Dorwart, Chief Executive Officer, Altius Healthcare Consulting Group
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FINANCE LEADERS

Physician Arrangements: Strategies to Reduce Compliance Risks

Michael P. McKeever, CPA, FHFMA, CHC, CHRC, Director, Internal Audit, Saint Peter’s Healthcare SystemBret Bissey, FACHE, CHC, MBA, Senior Vice President, Compliance Services, MediTract


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REVENUE CYCLE

Overview of the Key Provisions of the FY 2017 IPPS Final Rule

James J. O’Connell, Principal, SunStone Consulting, LLC
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C-SUITE & STRATEGIC

Primary care in the New Health Economy:
Time for a makeover

Sarah Haflett, PriceWaterhouseCoopers
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KEYNOTE
HFMA’s Mary Mirabelli: Thrive

Session Description Speaker Biography

9:00 AM to 9:50 AM

BREAK

9:50 AM to 10:20 AM

PANEL DISCUSSION: Care Transitions
Moderator: TBD

10:20 AM to 11:35 AM

CLOSING KEYNOTE
Rodney Tucker, MD, MMM

Session Description Speaker Biography

11:35 AM to 12:50 PM

NETWORKING LUNCH

12:45 PM to 2:00 PM