This special workshop will combine topics of interest for both rural hospitals and rural health clinics. The workshop will be taught by nationally recognized rural health instructor Patty Harper, RHIA, CHTS-IM, CHTS-PW from InQuiseek, LLC.
MACRA and MIPS for 2017: We are half way into the first reporting year for MIPS! IT's time to get serious! This session will explore this year's reporting requirements and take a look at practical strategies for maximizing participation while proving an overview of the new program.
Minding the Store: Learning how to build a well-functioning revenue cycle team is just as important as monitoring financial metrics when it comes to optimizing your revenue cycle performance. In this session, we will discuss how to "mind the store" through an interdisciplinary, integrated approach that considers both work processes and team buy-in.
Patty Harper is CEO of InQuiseek, LLC, a business and healthcare consulting company based in Louisiana. She is well known for her involvement with rural health clinics and rural hospitals, especially across the South. With over 18 years of healthcare experience in the areas of healthcare finance & reimbursement, health information management, compliance, and physician practice management, Patty began her healthcare career as a hospital controller and reimbursement analyst. She holds a B.S. (cum laude) from Louisiana Tech University. She is credentialed through AHIMA as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), CHTS-IM (EHR Implementation Specialist) and CHTS-PW (Practice Workflow and Information Management Redesign Specialist) and has been recognized as an AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer since 2011. She is also a frequent speaker and contributor for national, state and regional and rural healthcare associations on these and other reimbursement-related topics. She holds a board seat on Louisiana Rural Health Association and is an active committee member for LRHA and NARHC projects. She holds active memberships in many regional, state and national organizations