Board Member Spotlight – Meet Julie Hall

By | June 8, 2021

HFMA is pleased to bring you a recurring feature on the blog, the Board and Committee Member Spotlight. Below is an interview with one of our board members, Julie Hall, discussing her history and future with HFMA. Keep an eye out for more interviews coming regularly. Tell us how you came to a career in healthcare and the… Read More »

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Welcome New Members – May 2021

By | June 2, 2021

The following members recently joined. We welcome you to the Chapter and encourage you to take advantage of the many professional development, networking and information resources available to you at HFMA. Other HFMA members are a terrific resource for your everyday professional challenges – we encourage all members, current and new, to get involved with HFMA committees and… Read More »

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Welcome the 2021/22 Board of Directors!

By | May 24, 2021

It is with great pleasure that the HFMA MA-RI Chapter announces the 2021/22 Board of Directors. The newly elected Board members, along with those completing a previously elected term, will begin their service on June 1. The Executive Committee includes: President Annamarie Monks, CHFP President Elect Karen Kinsella, Senior Relationship Manager, H&I Northeast, Bank of America Secretary Kimberly… Read More »

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It’s Time to Review Your Founders Points

By | May 24, 2021

It’s time to review your Founders Points! Please review your HFMA National Founders Points for the 2020-21 year between now and Monday, June 14th. Click here to log-in and access your membership profile: http://www.hfma.org. Communicate any changes/additions to your Founders Merit Award points for the year June 1, 2020 through May 31, 2021 year to Amy Poole at… Read More »

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Refer a friend and earn!

By | May 18, 2021

Do you have a peer who would benefit from joining HFMA? Refer them now – they’ll save $25 and you’ll get a $25 Amazon gift card when they join! The year’s top membership recruiter has a chance to earn the 2021 HFMA Annual Conference Experience Package valued at nearly $3,000. This package includes conference registration, hotel accommodations, and a travel… Read More »

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Board Member Spotlight – Meet Deb Schoenthaler

By | May 11, 2021

HFMA is pleased to bring you a recurring feature on the blog, the Board and Committee Member Spotlight. Below is an interview with our outgoing Board of Directors President, Deb Schoenthaler, discussing her history and future with HFMA. Keep an eye out for more interviews coming regularly. Tell us how you came to a career in healthcare and… Read More »

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Welcome New Members – April 2021

By | May 4, 2021

The following members recently joined. We welcome you to the Chapter and encourage you to take advantage of the many professional development, networking and information resources available to you at HFMA. Other HFMA members are a terrific resource for your everyday professional challenges – we encourage all members, current and new, to get involved with HFMA committees and… Read More »

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Hot Topics in Compliance Webinar – April 9, 2021

The HFMA MA-RI Chapter would like to thank all of those who made April 9th Telehealth & Hot Topics in Compliance Virtual Roundtable a success! Thank you to our more than 40 participants who joined us for our first virtual roundtable in 2021. A special thank you to our speakers and moderator, Kyle Faget, Partner, Foley & Lardner,… Read More »

Gary Rosenberg, Esq., Verrill Dana, LLP

A Substantive Reimbursement Requirement for Medicare DSH Calculations

According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) 2016 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) Final Rule, for hospitals to potentially qualify for Medicare reimbursement related to any given issue, they must first make a cost report claim for the reimbursement. Alternatively, if the provider feels the reimbursement associated with a specific item doesn’t adhere to current… Read More »

by Michael Newell, Partner, Health Care Consulting Practice, Moss Adams

Prepare to protect your hospital’s tax-exempt status: Prove community benefit to maintain post-COVID qualification

Your nonprofit hospital’s response to COVID-19 likely provided significant community benefit over the past year. It might have earned positive press and goodwill as part of the widespread and rightly held perception that healthcare providers have stepped up heroically. Even so, your system, along with the rest, is on the hot seat with legislators and certain elements of… Read More »

Mary Torretta and Erin Couture