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April 21, 2017
April 28th 2nd  Annual Women's Event - Next Week!

J oin us April 28, 2017 
for our 2nd Annual Women's Event

We are excited to be teaming up again with Southern California HFMA 

We have a fabulous lineup of speakers and panelist.

Gentlemen, this isn't just for Women you are welcome too!

For information on 
Registration, Sponsorship, Hotels, Take the Train option and our Charity Raffle and Silent Auction, Please go to our Women's Event Information Page.  Want to share the news, please download our Women's Event Flyer

 
Our Sponsor Progressive Management System will be auctioning off a beautiful condominium suite located in Puerto Vallarta Mexico! It will include seven (7) days and six (6) nights in a fully furnished 2 bedroom condo  click here for more information 


A Special Thank You to our Sponsors:

Partner Level Sponsor
Gong Nashed Pascoe, Inc.
Gold Sponsors
CMRE

Silver Level Sponsors
Progressive Management Systems
J. Osley & Co., Inc.   
Law Offices of Stephenson Acquisto and Colman
CBB/MBS
Freed Associates
Xtend Healthcare
               
Bronze Level Sponsor
Toyon and Associates
Wipfli/HFS Consultants
WHA

For more information on other panelists and our agenda,  sponsorship information, and donations, please visit our landing page from the link below.








April and May Webinars

FREE April 26, Lunch and Learn Webinar - Translating Risk into Revenue:
Strageties for Risk-Adjusted Markets 
April 26, 2017
Translating Risk into Revenue: Strategies for Risk-Adjusted Markets
12:00 1:00 pm PDT
 
Those attending the webinar will learn the following:
  • Understand the financial and compliance implication of diagnostic coding practices under risk-adjusted and risk-bearing arraignments
  • How diagnostic completeness can become a competitive advantage for a health system
  • Best practice methodologies for improving coding diagnostic practices and how to address payer specific initiatives that cause operational fragmentation for the health system
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     April 27,Lunch and Learn Webinar - Patient Financial Obligations and the Patient Experience
    April 27, 2017
    Patient Financial Obligations and the Patient Experience
    12:00 - 1:00 pm PDT


    Please join Aliina Hopkins, Managing Director at the Advisory Board Company for a webinar on Patient Financial Obligations and the Patient Experience.
     
    Topic/Agenda:
     
    Over the last decade, responsibility for health care costs has shifted dramatically, with even insured patients shouldering a larger burden than ever before. Research and analysis show that the rising financial burden of health care is causing a steady decline in the patient experience, and putting patients' health and hospitals' revenue at risk.  Understanding the patient's perspective is a key component to getting patients to pay their obligation. This session discusses several key components of implementing an approach to consumer driven health care that keeps patients happy while keeping facilities financially viable.
    Target Audience: Providers
     
    Speaker Biography:
    Aliina Hopkins is a Managing Director at the Advisory Board. Her current focus is on maximizing hospitals' and health systems' revenue while providing patients with a compassionate, transparent financial experience. Aliina has been with the firm since 2000. Her prior areas of focus include research into patient experience, nursing, and workforce management, as well as survey design. She delivers an annual lecture at the Yale School of Medicine and regularly presents at Advisory Board meetings and national conferences.  Prior to joining the Advisory Board, Aliina taught at American University. She remains passionate about education and serves as president of the board of her local literacy volunteers organization.  Aliina received her Master's degree from American University and her Bachelor's degree from Williams College.

    FREE May 17 , Lunch and Learn Webinar - The Clock is Ticking:  Complying with the 60 Day Refund Rule 

    May 17, 2017
    The Clock is Ticking: Complying with the 60-Day Refund Rule
    12:00 - 1:00 pm PDT

    Federal and state regulatory agencies continue to emphasize that it is the responsibility of healthcare providers to disclose overpayments as part of overall compliance process and programs. A lot of uncertainty exists about how to comply and the related risks. In this webinar, we will discuss those risks and help you understand when the clock starts ticking and when reporting should be considered.
    Those attending the webinar will learn the following:
    • Understand the regulations for the government's 60-day refund rule implications
    • Identify risks to your organization
    • Clarify when the 60-day clock starts ticking
    • Learn what other organizations have implemented 


     
    May 24, 2017
    Save the Date
    HFMA  San Diego End of Year Social Event
      
      

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    Your 2016-2017 HFMA San Diego - Imperial Chapter Team
    Officers
    Officers
    President - Julie Haluska- Julie.haluska@vynecorp.com
    President Elect Debbie Binczewski- debbinczewski@gmail.com
    Vice President - Fahd Benabdeljalil - fahd.benabdeljalil@sharp.com
    Secretary - Shannon Vanderbilt - s1vanderbilt@ucsd.edu
    Treasurer - Josephine Lee- Josephine.Lee@sharp.com
    Directors
    Membership - Mindy Scher - mscher@xtendhealthcare.net
    Programs -     Basak Kaya - basakkaya@gmail.com
    Newsletter Director - Dan Bannister - dan.bannister@sharp.com
    Sponsorship - Pia Labos - plabos@changehealthcare.com
    Director and Chair Founders, Chapter Awards and Volunteerism christina.datko@sharp.com