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Critical Access Hospital and Rural Health Clinic Conference - Reno, NV

9/18/2018 12:00 PM - 9/20/2018 4:00 PM (PT)

Type: In Person Event

Industry: Health Care

Cost: $500

Event Contact:

Phone: 888.876.4992

Email: gfponline@wipfli.com

Event Location:

Peppermill Resort Spa Casino

2707 South Virginia Street

Reno

Nevada

89502


This conference is intended for provider organizations only.

You are invited to this annual event to receive quality education, have the opportunity to communicate directly with industry experts, and to network with colleagues at other critical access hospitals and rural health clinics. Our sessions are intended for all levels of rural health clinic professionals including administrators, CFOs, CEOs, CIOs, directors of finance, finance professionals, reimbursement analysts, and office managers.

Register For Event

For information on group rates, please contact Sylvia Weise at sweise@wipfli.com.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Registration (Breakfast provided)
8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Legislative Changes That Will Impact Your Facilities
10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Providing Clarity to Complex Medicare Cost Report Issues
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch (provided)
1:00 – 2:15 p.m. 101s of Incident Command: How to Run Your Emergency Operations Center
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Top Tips to Enhance Your Billing Processes
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. How RHC Revenue Can Be Enhanced by Expanding Medicare Services

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Registration (Breakfast provided)
8:45 – 10:15 a.m. Opening Session: The Federal Landscape of Rural Health
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Concurrent: 501(r) Compliance – Will Your Hospital Survive the IRS Audit Traps?
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Concurrent: Managed Care Contracting Strategies
12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Lunch (provided)
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Concurrent: Medicare Critical Access Hospital Reimbursement: Greatest Hits and Biggest Mistakes (Part One)
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Concurrent: How to Implement an Effective and Sustainable Labor Productivity Improvement and Cost Reduction Initiative at a CAH
2:45 – 4:30 p.m. Concurrent: Medicare Critical Access Hospital Reimbursement: Greatest Hits and Biggest Mistakes (Part Two)
2:45 – 4:30 p.m. Concurrent: You Get What You Pay For: How to Create Effective Incentives Within a Physician Compensation Plan
5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Networking Social

Thursday, September 20, 2018
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast (provided)
8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Concurrent: Revenue Cycle Management Panel
8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Concurrent: We Have Limited Resources. So What Do We Do?
10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. General Session: Legal Update

Click here for a description of each session.


Registration Fee

  • $200 per person (RHC only)
  • $400 per person (CAH only)
  • $500 per person (Full Conference)

Registration fees include:

  • Up to 15 CPE credits in accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. CPE credits are granted based on a 50-minute hour.
  • Reference materials (PowerPoint presentations and/or additional references) available for download.
  • Breakfast on day one, two and three and lunch on day one and two. 
  • Refreshment breaks.

Hotel Accommodations
Peppermill Resort Spa Casino
2707 South Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89502

Special group rate:

  • Peppermill Tower at $109 per night
  • Tuscany Tower $139 per night

Wipfli room block available until August 18, 2018.

Phone Reservations: 800.282.2444
Online Reservations: Visit this link.
Room block code: CWIP918

Casual for a Cause
All attendees are invited to wear jeans for a $1 donation per day. All proceeds will be matched by Wipfli and donated to a nonprofit organization. More information will be available at the conference.

Important Note: Wipfli Has Gone Green
All PowerPoint presentation slides and additional reference materials for this conference will be available on the event app prior to the start of the event. Registered attendees will receive an e-mail when the materials are available. FREE Internet access and power outlets will be available.

 *CPE
National Registry of CPE Sponsors: Wipfli LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the national Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org.

Instructional Delivery: Group-Live.  For more information regarding administrative policies, such as complaint, cancellation, and refund policies, please contact our offices at 888.876.4992.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations made after September 8, 2018 will be charged the full registration fee. If you cancel, you may send a substitute from your organization. Participants who register but neither attend nor cancel are charged for their full registration fee. Call 888.876.4992 or email gfponline@wipfli.com for questions about this policy.

Special Speakers

Bill Finerfrock, Executive Director – NARHC
As cofounder and executive director of National Association of Rural Health Clinics (NARHC), Bill is a nationally recognized expert on the RHC program as well as a frequent advisor on rural health issues. In addition to his work with RHCs, he is a consultant for several health professional groups and one of the country’s largest health maintenance organizations.

Brock Slabach, Senior Vice President Members Services – NRHA
Brock joined NRHA in 2008. He has administrative responsibility for all areas of member services, including membership, communications, and meetings/exhibitions. Brock was a rural hospital administrator for more than 21 years. He has been on the board of the National Rural Health Association and the regional policy board of the American Hospital Association, as well as many regional and state boards involving rural health.

David H. Snow Esq., Shareholder – Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, PSC
David is a shareholder with Hall Render, the nation’s largest law firm focused exclusively on matters specific to health care organizations. He has practiced health law for over 30 years, including in the firm’s Milwaukee, Wisconsin, office since 2005. Mr. Snow led the firm's initiative to open the firm’s Denver office, which opened in January 2015. He now splits his time between the two offices while serving health care clients across the country in the areas of Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, affiliations and joint ventures, physician transactions, compliance, and tax matters.

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Terri Rexrode
Terri Rexrode, CPA
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Mary Jo Werner
Mary Jo Werner, JD, CPA, CFF
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Jane Jerzak
Jane F. Jerzak, CPA, RN
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Eric Volk
Eric Volk, CPA
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Paul Traczek
Paul M. Traczek, CPA
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Todd Anderson, CCS, CCSP, ICD-10
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Kimberly Baldwin
Kimberly Baldwin
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Michael Davis
Michael C. Davis
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Jennelle Fisher
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Event Location:

Peppermill Resort Spa Casino

2707 South Virginia Street

Reno

Nevada

89502