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October 24 , 2016
November 3rd - Finding Lost Revenue and ABN Updates 
Nov3
Join us November 3rd
ONSITE EDUCATIONAL EVENT
1:00 - 6 P.M.
For an Educational Event  you won't want to miss
 
 
 
Scripps Health, Rancho Bernardo 
10790 Rancho Bernardo Road
Assembly Room A
San Diego, CA 82127  

 

Fee:  $39, includes education event and networking reception

  

Finding Lost Revenue and ABN Updates 
Join Day Egusquiza, President of AR Systems and Linda Corley ,VP Compliance Quality and Assurance for Xtend Healthcare for a Key education event. 

Agenda:
1-3pm Finding Lost Revenue through Charge Capture, Patient Status, 2 Midnight rule

3:00-4:30 pm Medical Necessity, ABNs for ICD-10
The change to ICD-10-CM codes has added a layer of complexity for identification of diagnoses that meet medical necessity.
4:30 - 6:00 Networking reception

 
HFMA Member Satisfaction Survey
The 2016 HFMA Member Satisfaction Survey is out!
  
If you received this survey via e-mail, PLEASE take a few minutes to complete it. This tool provides chapter leadership insight into what is working well, as well as opportunities to enhance the value we are providing to our members.   We appreciate you taking the time out of your day to fill it out.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Chapter President,

Julie Haluska, julie.haluska@vynecorp.com



October 28th San Diego Organization of Healthcare Leaders 8th Annual Conference
 
Join HFMA in supportng
the 8th Annual SOHL Conference 
In the Driver's Seat
October 28, 2016
7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

Register


 

Scripps Schaetzel Center in La Jolla
How Patients Are Changing the Healthcare Delivery System

Patients are taking a more hands on role in their health and health care organizations are taking notice. Explore emerging models of care that supplement and extend more traditional health care delivery models. See the difference an empowered patient-more active in their care decisions-can make.
 
Visit sohl.achechapter.org/events for registration information and to review the full list of speakers and topics.
November 8th - 2017 and Beyond:
Value Based Purchasing-New Models and Implications
NOV8
Webinar: 2017 and Beyond: Value Based Purchasing-New Models and Implications
Tuesday, November 8th 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Register

Please join us as Melinda S. Hancock, CPA, FHFMA, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Executive Vice President, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Health System, and HFMA's 2015-2016 National Chair discusses Value Based Purchasing-New Models and Implications.

This webinar will highlight the current goals and categorization of reform models, strategic implications for healthcare organizations across the nation and how providers can collaborate in their response.
 
Melinda Hancock will provide an overview of the payment reform, provide details and timelines associated with the mandatory programs (Acute, Physician, Post-Acute care settings), voluntary programs (Sampling including Bundles, ACOs and some lesser known ones) and answer questions from the audience.

You will:
  • Understand the Mandatory programs,  time lines, and all the parties in the continuum of care that need to be involved and partnered with to successfully implement and benefit from the programs, even if your facility is not directly involved.
  • Understand the Voluntary programs and identify those that will benefit your organization. Better understand the content of those programs and the continuum of care involved in order to better partner with care providers and coordinate care.
  • Key elements of the MACRA Final Rule published Oct 9, 2016

Target Audience: Hospital CEOs, CFOs, Controllers, Financial analysist, Reimbursement specialists, consultants, physicians, physician organizations, healthcare management students, quality leaders
 
 
  


November 17th - Intermediate Excel Tips and Tricks
NOV8
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND

Webinar: Intermediate Excel Tips and Tricks 
Thursday, November 17th 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Please join us  November 17th  from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. as  Debbie Binczewski, President elect for the HFMA San Diego Imperial Chapter,  former Program Chair, and Consultant presents Intermediate Excep Tips and Tricks., a lunch and learn webinar.

Agenda:
 Intermediate Excel:
  • if statements
  • vlookups
  • tips and tricks


December  - Advanced  Excel Tips and Tricks
NOV8
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND

Webinar: Advanced Excel Tips and Tricks 
Thursday, December 8th 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Please join us  November 17th  from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. as  Debbie Binczewski, President elect for the HFMA San Diego Imperial Chapter,  former Program Chair, and Consultant presents Intermediate Excep Tips and Tricks., a lunch and learn webinar.

Agenda:
Advanced Excel
  • pivot tables
  • conditional formatting
  • tips and tricks

 



NEWMEMBERDo you know someone who could benefit from HFMA membership.?

Good News!  HFMA National has extended the NEW member discount through the end of October! 

This will be your last opportunity to share this nearly 50% off discount to individuals NEW to HFMA only $161 for membership through May 31, 2017 ($100 discount off regular member)   We hope you will reach out to friends and colleagues that you  feel might benefit from membership.  Prices will go up on November 1st.  Anyone interested can take advantage of the discounted rate by joining online at www.hfma.org  Click on join and then new member, or contact  Member Services Team at 800/252-3339 Ext 2. 

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Your referral will benefit you as well if you make sure that you provide your HFMA membership name and number to  whomever you refer for new membership.
 
Thank you for helping grow our Chapter!
 
 

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


 
November 3 -  Finding Lost Revenue and ABN Updates  1 - 6 P.M
Join Day Egusquiza, President of AR Systems and Linda Corley ,VP Compliance Quality and Assurance for Xtend Healthcare for a Key education event.  More Info

November 8  - Webinar: 2017 and Beyond: Value Based Payment Models Update
Tuesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Presenter: Melinda Hancock Former Chair of HFMA Board of Directors, CFO at VCU Health   More info Register

November 17 - Webinar Intermediate Excel:  Trips and Tricks
Thursday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Presenter:  Debbie Binczewski, HFMA San Diego President Elect, Past Program Chair and Consultant   More Info and to Register

December 8 - Webinar Advanced Excel:  Tips and Tricks
Thursday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Presenter:  Debbie Binczewski, HFMA San Deigo President Elect, Past Program Chair and Consultant   More Info and to Register
 
January 14 - 19 HFMA Region 10 & 11 Symposium -Planet Hollywood Hotel in Las Vegas Save the Date!

January 26 - Next Generation PFS: Single Billing Office - FREE Webinar
Thursday 12:00 - 1:00 pm Save the Date


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

Click  Upcoming National Webinars  for more information and to register for the following webinars

OCT 25: Addressing Exchange Woes:  2018 Changes to Risk Adjustment Provisions
OCT 26: Patient Access Strategies that improve the Patient Experience:  Transforming people, processes and Technology
OCT 27: Applying Advanced Analytics:  Lessons learned at Baptist South Florida 
NOV 2: Transparency:  Exploring the Merits and Challenges Facing Patients and their Providers
NOV 9:  Understanding the critical role of decision support in the capital management process
NOV 14: Latest updates on legislative and regulatory issues and the impace of the 2016 Presidential election on Health Care
NOV 16: Making Sense of the Final CMS Macra Rule
NOV 29: Strategies for Physician Groups to Prepare for Macra Implementation
NOV 30: 2017 Final Rule changes to Outpatient prospective payment system and ambulatory surgical centers

HFMA Live  Webinars 
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.
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
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