October 11, 2019 
Upcoming Events

 
Innovation Conference and Holiday Social - November 7th at 4:00pm 
 
October 16th Live Streaming event! "Forging New Frontiers in Healthcare!"
 
22nd HFMA Western Region Symposium - Registration Is Open! 
 
Save the Date: 04/17/2020 - 5th Annual HFMA SoCal and San Diego Women's Event 

 


LETS CELEBRATE THE BEGINNING OF THE HOLIDAY SEASON TOGETHER!  
 

 
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

Join HFMA San Diego - Imperial Chapter on Thursday, November 7th from 4-6 PM for our half day Innovation Conference and from 6-8 PM for our Holiday Mixer and Toy Drive at the Lot at Liberty Station. Two great events in one amazing location.

The conference will feature Gerilynn Sevenikar, VP of Revenue Cycle at Sharp Healthcare, demonstrating Sharp's "win-win" pilot program aimed at minimizing denials, the health system's plan to improve the patient financial experience, and how Sharp cut employee tunrover - by "gamifying" revenue cycle productivity. We are also featuring Atlas Health's Gary Ferguson presenting on harnessing philanthropic aid to improve financial results. Learn from Atlas Health, why it's the right thing to do for patients, and hear a few patient success stories from our health system partnerships.

Event capacity is limited to 50 people, so register early!

Follow this link to register:


 
                    
 
 
 
 
                 
The HFMA Washington/ Alaska Chapter is opening up their Fall October Conference October 16th 7:15 AM - 4:15 PM for Live Stream Registrations!
 
Individual: $25 for Webex Live Stream
Bundle (access up to 30 people): $250
 
You are invited to attend HFMA Washington Alaska Chapter special 1-Day  "Forging
New Frontiers In Healthcare" conference held at the offices of Clark Nuber in Bellevue on October 16.  
 
We have a special lineup of speakers that will touch on hot topics like Data & Analytics, Telehealth Strategies, and Medicare Regulatory updates. What's more is that the content will also be available via live stream broadcast for those whose schedule or geography doesn't permit attendance in person.  Please view the agenda at:
 
Follow this LINK to register:
 

 
 
 
 


HFMA Region 10 and 11 will be holding the 22nd Annual HFMA Western Region Symposium January 12-15, 2020 at the Paris Las Vegas Learn more HERE!  
 
  Registration is Now Open!!!
 
 CLICK HERE to learn more about our discounted provider rates
Provider and Business Partner Registration:
 
Provider Hosted Rate : Complimentary | Provider Reduced Rate: $300
Member Early Bird Rate: $620 | Non-Member Early Bird Rate: $720
Member Standard Rate: $730 | Non-Member Standard Rate: $830
 
 
Reserve Your Room

Remodeled Burgundy Rooms  are spacious, bright, bold and combine classic European elegance with a modern flair. Splashes of vibrant burgundy complement the crisp brown-and-white color palette, creating a space that's as warm as it is exciting.  And when you book through our secure link, you are guaranteed the reduced room rate, reduced resort fee AND your personal and credit card data will remain secure and will not be sold to a 3 rd  party.
 
Newly Remodeled Burgundy Room - queen or 2 double beds
Rate: $115.00 per night plus tax
Resort Fee: $25.00 per night (reduced from $37.00 per night)
 
   
                    
 
 
 

                  
    
Novus Health Systems, Inc.   (Novus) provides Medi-Cal centric technology-enabled products and services to healthcare organizations, including hospitals, health systems, medical groups and related industry vendors. The Company operates its business through two segments: Receivables Management (RM) and Software Solutions (SS). The RM segment delivers billing and follow-up of new and aged Medi-Cal and Managed Care receivables to healthcare providers, primarily hospitals and health systems. The SS segment provides data-aggregation and revenue cycle management solutions to healthcare providers and vendors alike.  The Company's technology-enabled solutions are delivered through the Company's software as a service (SaaS) web-based application called BillPro. BillPro utilizes cloud computing by using the Internet to deploy the Company's solutions across health care organizations, providing specialty tools, references tables, templates, data-retrieval and analytics capabilities.  The data that is pulled from various sources include remits, eligibility, authorization and claims-status information which is then made available through BillPro's Web-portal and single searchable database.
 
To learn more, please contact Terrence McQuaid, Vice President, Business Solutions at  tmcquaid@nhsystems.net or at 562-400-1272.
 

 
 
 
 

 Please join us in welcoming our newest HFMA San Diego-Imperial Chapter Members:
 
Gillis Akins     May Angeles     Tracy Leigh Manecke    Cara Morris      
David Chevallard     Alison Jones     Jack Nasser     Kat Roxas     Chris Deal     Evelyn Meija     Julie Abraham     Michiko Azuma     Mehak Bajaj      
Chanon Chenowth     Kathy Clancy     Giselle Constantino     Rhonda Dodd      
Victoria Mateos     The Quynh Nguyen     Marya Nickerson     Marujita Plencia    Edgar Rodriguez     Lizzete Tupas     Clyde Williams Jr.     Gayla Wilson
 
We look forward to meeting you at one of our next educational or social events!    
 

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Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors
  
Platinum Sponsors
Xtend Healthcare
Novus Health Systems

Gold  Sponsors
Argos Health
Enable Comp

Silver Sponsors
California Business Bureau  
Law Offices of Stephenson Acquisto and Colman
Progressive Management Systems
Hawes Financial
Sunbelt Medical International
Banc of California
Craneware    
UCSD Extension 
 
Bronze Sponsors
Access One
Avadyne Health 
Crowe
Uprise Consulting Group, Inc.
Aston Carter 
 
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Certification

 
 
Are you interested in becoming a Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP)?
 
 
 
 
 
HFMA's CHFP program provides the broad range of business and financial skills essential for succeeding in today's high-value healthcare environment:
  • Business acumen
  • Collaboration
  • Financial strategy
  • Understanding future trends
The CHFP is geared toward financial professionals, clinical and nonclinical leaders, and payers-all those whose jobs require a deep understanding of the new financial realities of healthcare.  There is no charge to All-Access HFMA members for the modules required to earn your CHFP.
 
For more information regarding the CHFP please click HERE. If you are interested in other certifications available such as the Certified Revenue Cycle Representative (CRCR) please click HERE. 
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You may also contact John Garcia, Certification Chair, at jgarcia@avadynehealth.com .

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When you use our online referral form , we'll send a message on your behalf outlining the benefits of HFMA membership that are most relevant to them.
 
HFMA is changing their membership cycle based on registration anniversary date instead of expiring 5/31 of every year!!  

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Historically, all HFMA memberships expired 5/31 of every year.
As of 11/1/2018 anyone registering or re-registering for membership in HFMA will have a 1 full year membership, which w ill expire 1 year from their  new registration date.
 
If you are an Enterprise  Solutions Member, which is a corporate HFMA Membership agreement , the anniversary date will be  based on the Enterprise agreement between HFMA and the Enterprise Member.  If you know someone that would like to register for HFMA they may do so at:
 
Click here for Link and click on "JOIN" if new to HFMA or "RENEW" if previously a member.
Complete all other required fields , click the box "I affirm", and then click "Checkout" to complete the registration.
 
For questions, you may contact Jeff Reid, HFMA-San Diego Imperial Chapter Membership Chair, at Jeffery.reid@sharp.com or 858-499-5173.

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Healthcare related corporations can benefit significantly by establishing an Enterprise Solutions Membership agreement with HFMA.

For more information go Here
or contact:
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Your 2018-2019 HFMA San Diego - Imperial Chapter Team
Officers
President: Mindy Scher -  mscher@xtendhealthcare.net
President Elect: Terri Meier - temeier@ucsd.edu 
Vice President: Basak Kaya - basak.kaya@sharp.com
Secretary: Shannon Vanderbilt - s1vanderbilt@ucsd.edu 
Treasurer: Andrew Widen - andrew.widen@sharp.com
 
Directors
Programs Co-Chairs: Perla Pace - perla.pace@sharp.com 
     Doug Barry doug.barry@mazarsusa.com  
Certification Chair: John Garcia -  jgarcia@avadynehealth.com 
Membership Co-Chairs: Jeffery Reid  - jeffery.reid@sharp.com
  Fred Binczewski -   fred@uprisecg.com    
Communications Coordinator: Lauren Waltz -
lauren.waltz@meddata.com
Sponsorship: Beata Piehl - beatapmha@gmail.com
Social Chair: Josephine Lee - josie.lee@sharp.com