Welcome New Members! March 2023

By | April 3, 2023

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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#Follow Friday – BILH

By | March 31, 2023

We hope you are all having a wonderful #FollowFriday as we turn the calendar to April! You can keep track of exciting updates and news from #BethIsraelLaheyHealth by following @bethisraellahey! #BILH

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10 Power Moves for Female Leaders

By | March 27, 2023

With HFMA’s Women’s Leadership Conference coming up on April 28, it’s a good time for female leaders to think about how they can support women in the workplace and promote greater equality. Despite the progress that’s been made, statistics show there’s still a significant gender gap when it comes to female leadership, even in the healthcare field, which… Read More »

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Calling Revenue Cycle Exhibitors and Sponsors

By | March 24, 2023

The Healthcare Financial Management Association of Massachusetts-Rhode Island (HFMA MA-RI) invites you to join us on Wednesday, May 10 and Thursday, May 11, 2023 for the Annual Revenue Cycle Conference at the Gillette Stadium, Putnam Club, in Foxborough, Massachusetts. This year the RCC is pleased to offer a full day and a half of educational, networking, and business development opportunities for attendees and our… Read More »

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#Follow Friday – MGMA

By | March 24, 2023

Interested in #medicalgroup practice management innovation and education? We encourage you to follow the Medical Group Management Association at @MGMA! #FollowFriday #MGMA

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#FollowFriday – Mass General News

By | March 17, 2023

 Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all of our wonderful followers! For this week’s #FollowFriday, we suggest you stay up to date on the latest exciting news and information from Massachusetts General Hospital by following @MassGeneralNews!

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Using Z Codes: Social Determinants of Health

By | March 16, 2023

The CMS recently released some great information on Z codes. What are Z codes? SDOH-related Z codes ranging from Z55-Z65 are the ICD-10-CM encounter reason codes used to document SDOH data (e.g., housing, food insecurity, transportation, etc.). SDOH are the conditions in the environments where people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship and age. Check out these… Read More »

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CMS Transmittal 18: Medicare DSH, Worksheet S-10, and Bad Debt Changes

By | March 7, 2023

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued Transmittal 18 affecting the CMS-2552-10 Hospital and Health Care Complex Cost Report on December 29, 2022. The transmittal includes several critical revisions and new requirements. It increased complex data requirements for: Medicare Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) reporting Worksheet S-10 Uncompensated Care Cost reporting Medicare bad debt reporting These changes… Read More »

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Highlights from the 2022 HFMA and NEHIA Compliance & Internal Audit Conference – Finding Solutions to Challenges Facing Compliance & Internal Audit Functions

By | March 7, 2023

In 2022, I had the opportunity to attend the joint annual Compliance and Internal Audit Conference put on by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) MA-RI Chapter and the New England Healthcare Internal Auditors (NEHIA) organization. As a professional just starting out in my healthcare IA career, the conference was a great opportunity to hear from speakers on… Read More »

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