Spring Conference 2019

Spring Conference 2019

We are really excited about this upcoming conference! This spring AAHAM is joining forces with the SD HFMA group to co-host our conference. We are eager to welcome two keynote speakers! On Thursday we have the privilege of having Day Egusquiza join our meeting and on Friday we welcome Joe Mull. Keep reading to find out more about each of these fantastic presenters!

See below for all of the details on getting registered for the conference as well as booking your hotel room!

We hope you will join us! It’s going to be a great conference!

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A few highlights for the spring co-conference include:

· Day Egusquiza
· Joe Mull
· Medicaid Updates
· Rural Health Overview
· Charity Panel and Roundtable Discussion
· Patient Access
· SDAHO Legislative Updates
· Stretches and Posture Techniques

**View the Full Agenda below or here**

Holiday Inn City Centre

100 W 8th St.
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Room Block Name:
Room Rate: $104.00
Release Date: March 1 
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Tentative Agenda

Please note that the AAHAM specific sessions/Track 2 are listed in black. AAHAM/HFMA combined sessions are listed in blue. HFMA specific sessions/Track 1 are listed in Orange.

Wednesday, March 27

5:30 Board Meeting

6:30 Informal gathering in bar/restaurant (on your own)

Thursday, March 28

7:45 – 8:15 a.m.                  Registration

8:15 – 8:30 a.m.                 Welcome and Announcements

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.              Day Eguisquiza. A/R Systems, Inc.   

What does disruption look like in healthcare? From the patient, provider, payer and national perspective.”

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.            Break

10:15 – 11:30 a.m.              Day Egusquiza. A/R Systems, Inc.   

             “Finding lost revenue – Lessons learned from charge capture audits.”

11:30 – 12:00 p.m.             Sponsor Showcase

12:00 – 12:45 p.m.             Lunch

12:45 – 1:45 p.m.                Medicaid Updates

                                                              Anja Aplan, Supervisor, Program Integrity

                                                               Lisa Lee, Business Analyst

                                                               Ellen Blauert, Provider Enrollment Expert 

12:45 – 1:45 p.m. Revenue Recognition, Geoff Knobloch, Partner, Eide Bailly

1:45 – 2:45 p.m.                 Rural Health Overview

                                                               Andy Klitzke, Administrator, Office of Rural Health SD

1:45 – 2:45 p.m. David Snow, Attorney, Hall Render Killian Heath Lyman, PC.

“The Medicare Chess Game: New Moves and Strategies for Hospitals/CAHs and their Ambulatory Care Venue”

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.                Break

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.                Charity Panel and Roundtable Discussion

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Tax Update for Tax Exempt Hospitals, Kim Hundwardsen and Laurie Hanson, Eide Bailly

4:00 – 4:30 p.m.                Stretches and Posture Techniques, Alyssa Meyer, Enterprise Supervisor,

                         HB/PB Military Payers, Patient Financial Services, Sanford Health

4:30 p.m.                             Social

Friday, March 29

7:45 – 8:15 a.m.              Breakfast with Sponsors

8:15 – 8:30 a.m.                 Friday Welcome and Announcements

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.              Joe Mull, Joe Mull & Associates  

“No more team drama: ending the gossip, cliques, and other crap that damage workplace teams.”

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.            Break

10:15 – 11:15 a.m.              Seve Gaskin, Optum, Senior Consultant, Revenue Cycle, Provider Advisory Services, “Real Life Approaches to put the “Patient” back in Patient Access.”

10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Lease Standards, Corey Van Maanen and Aaron Clayton, Eide Bailly

11:15 – 12:00 p.m.              SDAHO Legislative Updates, Gilbert Johnson, SDAHO

11:15 – 12:00 p.m. Region 8 HFMA Update, Introduction of Officers, Chris Vairo, Signature Performance

Once again we have SD Medicaid joining our conference to bring us some of their updates. If you have a question or topic you would like covered by SD Medicaid, please send an email to Jill at jill@aaa-coll.com and we will do our best to make sure your questions are addressed during the conference.

**Please make sure your email does not contain specific patient information.**

Last year SD AAHAM celebrated its 40th year as an AAHAM Chapter! At ANI our SD AAHAM President, Jill Heyden, accepted an award for our 40th Anniversary.

Thank you for partnering with AAHAM and we look forward to many more years!