Rural Road Show - Pueblo

    July 11, 2017
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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    Parkview Medical Center, West Annex Building - Rosemount Room
    1518 N. Elizabeth
    Pueblo, CO 81003


    Join HFMA Colorado and Rocky Mountain AAHAM at the Colorado Rural Road Show.

    Parkview Medical Center

    West Annex Building - Rosemount Room


    Pueblo and Loveland will follow the schedule as shown.

    For the Glenwood Springs event, we will have a 1 hour delay with the program starting at 8:30 AM and concluding at 4:30 PM. 

    7:30 - 8:00 AM

    Registration and Breakfast

    8:00 - 8:15 AM

    Opening remarks

    8:15 - 9:15 AM

    Coffee and Coding with Michele Olivier


    Coding Update for 2017 and 2018- What is on the horizon? What can we expect from Medicare this year?

    Speaker: Michele Olivier, CPC, CPMA, Director, Coding and Audit Division, Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting, Centennial, CO

    9:15 - 10:15 AM

    Point of Service Collections - The Challenge and the Reward


    High deductibles and the impact on patient responsibility is a priority for most revenue cycle executives. This session will reveal the hidden challenges behind high-deductible patient balances and how health systems are countering with new models of tailored payment strategies.  Two health system case studies will be shared   to show the techniques they used to improve outcomes, like increased patient pay by 12%, reduced billing related calls by 35% and improved the overall patient financial experience.

    Speaker: Patrik Vagenius, Executive Vice President, OnPlan Health

    10:15 - 10:30 AM

    Break with Exhibitors

    10:30 - 11:30 AM

    Third Party Claims - Getting Paid is No Accident


    Traditional collection tactics automatically assume the debt is valid and immediately assume the responsibly party simply doesn’t want to pay. This does not work in Third Party Claims for many reasons. We will discuss those reasons and the way to get those claims paid.

    Speaker: Warren Kloter, Director, Business Development , Continuum

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Networking Lunch with Giveaways and Prize Drawings

    12:30 - 2:00 PM

    Communication Strategies for Challenging Patient and Staff Interactions


    Round table discussions about patient/customer and staff communication issues and solutions

    2:00 - 3:30 PM

    Medicare update


    This session provides an overview of the Medicare updates. We will review credit balance reporting issues, Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) and important updates and reminders.

    Speaker: Teresa Tatum, Provider Education Specialist, Novitas Solutions


    $250.00 Sponsorship

    $25.00 Non-Member Registration

    $25.00 Member Registration