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July 15,  2016

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July 26 - Free Webinar
MACRA:  The Next Step in Paying for Quality and Value 
Join us Thursday, July 26th for a Free Webinar
12:00 - 1:00 P.M. MACRA
"MACRA:  The Next Step in Paying for Quality and Value"
Speakers: Charles Oppenheim and Monica Massaro
Charles B. Oppenheim is Chair of the Corporate Department at Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, P.C., and is a nationally-recognized expert on the Stark Law, having written the 2014 AHLA Monograph on the Stark Law (fifth edition).  His practice includes transactional, operational and regulatory healthcare law, including acquisitions, joint ventures and integrated delivery systems. 
Monica Massaro is the Manager of Government Relations & Public Policy at Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, P.C..  Ms. Massaro represents various health care clients at the legislative and executive branches of the federal government.  Previously working for a health care provider trade association, she led congressional issues related to Medicare payment reform including the passage of the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).

July 28 - Networking and Happy Hour - Save the Date
Please join us Thursday, July 28th for a Healthcare Professional Informal Happy Hour
AleSmith Brewing Company - 9990 AleSmith Ct, San Diego, CA 92126
October 9 - 11 HFMA Southern California/San Diego Imperial Chapter's Annual Fall Conference
October 9 - 11 
Hyatt Regency Newport Beach

This year's SoCal and San Diego-Imperial Chapters Fall Conference Fall Conference returns to the beautiful Hyatt Newport Beach Oct. 9-11. Our conference starts with Sunday sessions for those interested in Patient Access issues. New this year are Early Careerist Sunday breakout sessions, an entirely new track designed for those in field looking for career advice and seeking that first step on their career ladder! 21 breakout sessions and multiple general sessions make this conference an educational bargain for all attendees!

2016 - 2017 Look at the Education and Events We have planned!

We have just started planning so watch for more events coming soon!

July 26 - Free Webinar"MACRA:  The Next Step in Paying for Quality and Value"
Speakers: Charles Oppenheim and Monica Massaro

July 28 - Healthcare Professional Informal Happy Hour - AleSmith Brewing Company - 9990 AleSmith Ct, San Diego, CA 92126  Register
August 10 - 12  -HFMA Seminars Series in San Diego, CA 
Medicare Cost Reporting
Healthcare Financial Management Essentials
Managed Care in a Value-Based World: Contracts, Agreements, Collections, and Discounts
Using Analytics to Improve Your Bottom Line: Turning Data into Dollars
Details, Registration
August 28 - 31st -The CAHAM 48th Annual Educational Conference and Exhibition, Supported by HFMA San Diego, The Lodge Torrey Pines in La Jolla, California.
September 22 - Let's Hike Torre Pines 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

October 9 - 11th - San Diego /Southern California Fall Conference (Hyatt Newport Beach) More Info  Register  
November 9 - Free Webinar, Scheduling Optimization

January 14 - 19 HFMA Region 10 & 11 Symposium -Planet Hollywood Hotel in Las Vegas Save the Date!

Looking for additional Education? 
Please visit our National HFMA Website (Education)

7-28 Proposed Rule - Physician Fee Schedule in the Federal Register
8-24 Work-From-Home Strategies: Creating Effective Programs to Increase
Productivity and Improve Employee Register

Have you renewed your HFMA Membership?
  Have you updated your information?
Your membership may lapse on July 15, 2016 and we don't want you to miss any of your member benefits. You can renew online or call (800) 252-4362, ext. 2. If you have already renewed, please disregard  this reminder. Thank you for your commitment to HFMA

HFMA Live  Webinars  June - July
Learn about timely healthcare finance topics and earn CPEs. Most live webinars are free for HFMA members and $99 for non-members, unless otherwise noted. 12 :00 - 1:00 PST
You can also view on-demand webinars if you miss a webinar or want to search on other topics
Go to www.hfma.org/webinars for more information on each topic and to register.
July 21, From Policy to Bottom Line: Improving Revenue Cycle Performance with the ACA's Administrative Simplification Provisions

July 28, 2017 Proposed Rule - Physician Fee Schedule in the Federal Register
HFMA also makes webinars available one calendar year following the live webinar date and year. On-demand webinars are not eligible for CPE credit. Most on-demand webinars are free for HFMA members (M) and $99 for non-members (NM), unless otherwise noted.
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Your 2016-2017 HFMA San Diego - Imperial Chapter Team
President - Julie Haluska- Julie.haluska@vynecorp.com
President Elect Debbie Binczewski-  dbinczewski@jacobusconsulting.com
Vice President - Fahd Benabdeljalil - fahd.benabdeljalil@sharp.com
Secretary - Shannon Vanderbilt - s1vanderbilt@ucsd.edu
Treasurer - Josephine Lee- Josephine.Lee@sharp.com
Membership - Mindy Scher - mscher@xtendhealthcare.net
Programs -     Basak Kaya - basakkaya@gmail.com
Newsletter Director - Dan Bannister - dan.bannister@sharp.com
Sponsorship - Pia Labos - plabos@chamberlinedmonds.com
Director and Chair Founders, Chapter Awards and Volunteerism christina.datko@sharp.com