Choose which healthcare finance, reimbursement, and related topics you want to learn about with our interactive breakout sessions.
The next version of Crowe RCA will live in the Crowe Healthcare Suite. In this session, Crowe will provide a first look into the new design and functionality of the tool.
By attending this session, you should be able to:
CPE hours: 1
Program level: Basic
Advance preparation: None
Field of study: Specialized knowledge
Over the last year and a half, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the healthcare industry in a myriad of ways. Although some of these changes were predicted, others were harder to see in the beginning. In this course, we'll take a retrospective look at COVID-19's impact on net revenue, what others have done to adapt, and the changes that are expected to continue in the industry as a result of COVID-19.
We will discuss the capabilities of Crowe RCA for Physicians through a physician practice lens. We will identify potential uses of the available data along with best practices to maximize the benefit of the application.
A strong relationship between finance and revenue cycle leadership is a vital component of an efficient and effective business office; however, these departments are often siloed and don’t understand or work well with each other. In this course, we will discuss strategies used by industry peers to build and maintain a collaborative working relationship between finance and revenue cycle departments to enhance transparency, improve accountability, and boost bottom line performance.
The next version of Crowe RCA will live in the Crowe Healthcare Suite. During this session, participants will walk through the newly designed "month-end close workflow" and understand how users will interact with the tool.
Creating actionable insights from an abundance of net revenue data is a challenge but explaining the resulting conclusions clearly and concisely is even more difficult. In this session, we'll discuss the CFO perspective on net revenue and strategies you can employ to effectively communicate net revenue results to your executive leadership team at month-end.
Finance departments across the industry are being asked to play a critical role in monitoring and measuring various revenue cycle initiatives and overall performance. Meanwhile, revenue cycle executives require access to data and tools to hold outsourced vendors accountable. Millions of dollars are at stake.
In this session we’ll explore the methodologies and tools employed in order to maximize revenue cycle performance integrity.
This session will take participants through common issues associated with the reconciliation of unapplied cash GL accounts. During this session, participants will learn how to successfully identify and navigate many of the challenges associated with reconciling unapplied cash GL accounts.
This session will introduce dashboards and reporting, sourced from Crowe Healthcare Suite data, that provide actionable insight to operations. Exploration of data will include sample inquiries from diverse stakeholders including system executives, service line leaders, and to departmental management.
This breakout session will provide the basics of Worksheet S-10 reporting and its impact on future uncompensated care payments. In addition to the basics, we will cover the proposed changes for Worksheet S-10 and how they could impact future S-10 reporting and audits.
This session will provide an update on the recent wage index changes in the FY 2022 IPPS final rule. We will focus on complex issues and those targeted by Medicare auditors for worksheet S-3 parts II and III. We will discuss the impact of the new Occupational Mix Survey data and opportunities for hospitals that qualify for or are considering geographic reclassification.
A discussion of significant reimbursement changes over the last year. We will highlight changes caused by COVID, new information in IPPS and OPPS rulemaking, including changes to the wage index, DSH/S10 reporting, Provider Relief Fund Reporting, 340B, etc. Additionally, we’ll highlight important case law updates affecting reimbursement, including Nursing and Allied Health, GME, DSH, 340B, and Site Neutral payments for provider-based departments. Finally, we’ll mention increased audit activity as we emerge from COVID and give some takeaways to prepare for those audits.
This session addresses the benefits of a holistic approach to reporting uncompensated care costs (UCC). We will highlight the importance of using a single, reconcilable data source to maximize UCC reimbursement and minimize potential audit risks.
Hospital/investor relations in a post-COVID-19 era are continuing to unfold, but what can healthcare systems do today to improve the outlook despite potential continued volatility? Analysts from the major ratings agencies S&P Global Ratings, Moody’s Investors Service, and Fitch Ratings will discuss current trends affecting your system’s borrowing power, shifts in the operational challenges that led to pandemic-era downgrades, liquidity issues, and more.