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Handouts - 2016 - Regional - Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Regional Conference
Friday, October 6, 2017
Pittsburgh, PA

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Health Care Reform: What’s next?

Michael Strazzella, Co-Head, Washington Office and Practice Group Leader, Federal Government Relations, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

  • Review of the Affordable Care Act actions
  • Medicare Reform: What is on the horizon
  • Prescription Drug Pricing: Will Congressional proposals drive down costs?

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Navigating the Crossroad Between CDI, Coding, and Compliance

Shelly Harris, CHC, CHPC, RHIT, CCS, Managing Consultant, Altegra Health

  • Explore the often divergent incentives when coding for optimization and/or compliance
  • Discuss framework/tools the compliance officer can provide to coding & CDI staff
  • Discuss methods of messaging compliance issues to leadership

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Confronting the Cyber Threat

Soo C. Song, Acting United States Attorney, Western District of Pennsylvania

  • The cyber threat is the greatest challenge of our age
  • It requires a 360 degree response
  • Robust law enforcement is extremely effective

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Risky Business: Hospital/Physician Acquisition

Mark Faccenda, JD, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

  • Overview of acquisition landscape
  • Identification and avoidance of potential pitfalls
  • Guidance for successful acquisitions – tools and lessons learned

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Changing Payment Methodologies (MACRA, Bundled Payments, VPB, and Others) and Implications for Hospitals, Physicians and Other Stakeholders

Karen Robinson, CHC, CPC Manager, Arnett, Carbis, Toothman, LLP

  • Impact of changing payment methodologies on stakeholders
  • Compliance implications and issues
  • Strategies to navigate new risks

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Steady As She Blows: Whistleblower claims from start to finish

David R. Johnson, Esq., President, Thomson, Rhodes & Cowie, PC
Thomas B. Anderson, Esq., Shareholder, Thomson, Rhodes & Cowie, PC

  • A whistleblower claim from 30,000 feet
  • Reduce your risk of litigation – an ounce of prevention, and
  • Suit has been filed, now what?

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Panel Discussion: Compliance and Governance: Where the rubber meets the road

Patricia J. Raffaele, Vice President, Professional Services, Hospital Council of Western PA

Dennis Breen, Senior Partner, Source 1 Healthcare Solutions
James Weber, PhD, Professor of Business Ethics and Management and Executive Director of the Institute for Ethics in Business, Duquesne University
Joseph A. Macerelli, Esq., Burns & White, LLC, Allegheny Health Network Board Member

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