Reimbursement Schedule

Reimbursement: Trends and Strategies in Emergency Medicine

February 20-22, 2017

Schedule subject to change. Check back closer to event for final schedule.
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Monday – February 20

7:00 am - 8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:00 am 2017 Reimbursement Update and National Trends
Michael A. Granovsky, MD, CPC, FACEP; David A. McKenzie, CAE
9:00 am – 10:00 am Commercial Payer ED Reimbursement, ACOs, and the Future
Susan M. Nedza, MD, MBA, FACEP
10:00 am - 10:15 am Break 
10:15 am - 11:15 am Turn the Tables: Patient Throughput Strategies to Increase Revenue
James J. Augustine, MD, FACEP 
11:15 am - 12:15 pm Time is Money: How Do You Measure Up? ED Benchmarking Best Practices and Solutions
James J. Augustine, MD, FACEP 
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch (On your own)
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm How to “Hold Serve” and to Avoid the “Double Bagel” in ED Coding, Billing, Audits and Compliance
Edward R. Gaines, III, JD, CCP
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm How to “Save Par” by Managing The Out of Network (OON) and Balance Billing Issues
Edward R. Gaines, III, JD, CCP
4:00 pm - 4:15 pm Break 
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm Canary in the Coal Mine: The Maryland Experience
William P. Jaquis, MD, FACEP; Michael A. Granovsky, MD, CPC, FACEP
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm Alternative Payment Models: Salvation From MIPS or a Sentence of Hard Times to Come?
William P. Jaquis, MD, FACEP; Michael A. Granovsky, MD, CPC, FACEP
5:45 pm - 6:15 pm Question & Answer Session
Michael A. Granovsky, MD, CPC, FACEP (Moderator); David A. McKenzie, CAE; Edward R. Gaines, III, JD, CCP;
William P. Jaquis, MD, FACEP; Susan M. Nedza, MD, MBA, FACEP

Tuesday – February 21

 
7:30 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:00 am The Business Case for Freestanding EDs
Timothy Seay, MD, FACEP
9:00 am - 9:45 am Observation Economic Drivers
Michael A. Granovsky, MD, CPC, FACEP
9:45 am - 10:30 am Break – Visit the Exhibits 
10:30 am - 11:30 am Struggling Back To Baseline: Enterprise EMR Challenges: ICD-10 and PQRS Scribe Solutions
Kevin M. Klauer, DO, EJD, FACEP
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Strategic Compsensation Structures in the Age of Alternative Payment Models
Kevin M. Klauer, DO, EJD, FACEP
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Lunch (on your own) 
1:15 pm - 2:45 pm ACA Realities, Out of Network Payments, and Value Models
Michael A. Granovsky, MD, CPC, FACEP; David A. McKenzie, CAE; Jennifer L. Wiler, MD, MBA, FACEP
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm Break – Visit the Exhibits 
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm  Drowning in a New Alphabet: MACRA and MIPs Complexities for 2017: A Roadmap to
Avoid Big Penalties
Jennifer L. Wiler, MD, MBA, FACEP; Michael A. Granovsky, MD, CPC, FACEP
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm MIPS Compliance with Data Driven Quality Initiatives
Pawan Goyal, MD, MHA, CBA, PMP, FHIMSS, FAHIMA
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Question & Answer Session
Michael A. Granovsky, MD, CPC, FACEP (Moderator); David McKenzie, CAE; Jennifer L. Wiler, MD, MBA, FACEP; Pawan Goyal, MD, MHA, CBA, PMP, FHIMSS, FAHIMA
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Fireside Chat with Exhibitors

Wednesday – February 22

 
7:30 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:30 am Payer Negotiations: Strategies To Maximize Success with the Movement to Value-Based Reimbursement
Ron Howrigon
9:30 am - 10:15 am Break – Visit the Exhibits 
10:15 am - 11:15 am Flatlining: How Healthcare Could Kill the U.S. Economy - And How We Can Stop it
Ron Howrigon
11:15 am - 12:15 pm Question & Answer Session
Michael A. Granovsky, MD, CPC, FACEP (Moderator); Ron Howrigon; David McKenzie, CAE; Pawan Goyal, MD, MHA, CBA, PMP, FHIMSS, FAHIMA