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2015 Spring Conference

Please join us for an exciting conference! Review what’s happening below.

EAPG    —    Health Care Authority (HCA)

Is your facility struggling with using the Enhanced Ambulatory Patient Groups (EAPG) payment methodology?
Come get your questions answered and avoid claim denials by using the appropriate coding and billing.


Medical Necessity Compliance and the Two-Midnight Rule
Kurt Hopfensperger, MD, JD—Executive Health Resources

Understand the importance of the two-midnight rule,documentation requirements, denial remarks from the MAC Probe and Educate period, and recommendations for ensuring compliance and defensible admission decisions. Discuss guidance for determining the most appropriate care setting (inpatient vs observation) based on the two-midnight ruling.

ICD-10 Readiness and Modifiers
Denise Arnold, Noridian

ICD-10—Are you ready? Get the latest information on Provider specific modifiers for ambulance, Critical Access Hospital, End Stage Renal Disease and Outpatient Therapy. Also, service specific modifiers for anatomical, clinic trial, evaluation & management, laboratory, surgery and waiver of liability.


Effectively Manage In Healthcare
Christy Walt

Stop turnover at the starting line by learning the keys to effective onboarding. This course will clearly identify what employees want and how supervisors need to set the expectations. Learn techniques to provide a positive approach to coaching and corrective action.

You’ve Been Upgraded
Kevin McDaniel, Windriver Strategies

Live life in such a way that others realize their life has been upgraded just by having been in our presence. This is a guide to upgrading our personal life and professional experience and as a result…the lives of those around us. To have this impact we must “go first” and choose to upgrade ourselves.

Updates from Legislative Day
KimE Lawson, Government Chair

Our chapter government chair will give an update on TCPA and the latest on Capitol Hill.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

Cindy Gagne, Compliance Officer & General Manager, Armada Corp

The FEDERAL CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION bureau and what hospitals need to know. This session will cover how CFPB’s prohibition on “unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts or practices” may apply to hospitals debt collection practices.


Register for our 2015 Spring Conference it’s just around the corner

April 22nd – 24th

Red Lion Hotel in Wenatchee, WA


Room rate includes breakfast

Single/Double $93    Triple $103    Quad $113

Reservations:  800-733-5466 or 509-663-0711  Use group code: AAHA0422