Category Archives: Industry Topics

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 »

Recent Highlights in Telehealth with Rebecca Mishuris, Chief Medical Information Officer, Boston Medical Center and Kyle Faget, Partner, Foley & Lardner

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, healthcare providers suddenly shifted from infrequent (if any) use of telehealth, to near universal adoption of the modality. One year in, what have we learned, and what is here to stay? The public health emergency forced providers and regulators to quickly overcome prior barriers that had long impeded adoption of telehealth. While some… Read More »

Q&A with the April 9 Virtual Roundtable Panelist – Donna Schneider

By | March 23, 2021

HFMA Virtual Roundtable – Speaker Q&A – for Donna Schneider, RN, MBA, CPHQ, CPC-P, CHC, CPCO, CHPC, Vice President, Corporate Compliance & Internal Audit, Lifespan, located in Providence, Rhode Island. Tell us about your compliance career journey – I began my career as a graduate of the University of Connecticut (UCONN) starting my clinical journey as a Registered… Read More »

Announcing 2021 RCC Celebrity Speaker – Zdeno Chara!

By | December 29, 2020

The 2021 Revenue Cycle Conference Celebrity Speaker has just been announced: ZDENO CHARA of the Boston Bruins! Don’t miss out on your chance to virtually meet our celebrity speaker, Zdeno Chara, on the last day of the conference! Register today! Any NHL forward who has ventured into the Boston Bruins’ zone during the past decade to try and… Read More »

2021 Virtual Revenue Cycle Conference: January 6, 14, and 22

By | December 18, 2020

The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) of Massachusetts-Rhode Island cordially invites you to join us for our 24th Annual Revenue Cycle Conference (RCC) entitled: Rev Cycling Through Adversity. We will be offering THREE days of educational opportunities with a social event on the last day. This premier revenue cycle event will provide a unique forum for educational opportunities, discussion,… Read More »