RHC Workshop: Practice Management Training

  • 11 Jul 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Meridian Community College, Riley Workforce Development Center, Room 171 - Highway 19 North, Meridian, MS 39307


  • Registration for members of the MS Rural Health Association
  • Registration for non-members of the MS Rural Health Association

Registration is closed

Speaker: Julie Quinn, CPA

V.P. Compliance & Cost Reporting

Health Services Associates

Southeast Regional Office

The following topics will be covered during this workshop: RHC Compliance Overview, Cost Reporting, Emergency Preparedness, and Team Leadership.  

RHC Compliance Overview

This session will cover the full understanding of current RHC Compliance including requirements and expectations of state, federal and deeming entities.

Components to be addressed to assure patient safety:

· Policy and Procedure Manual

· Annual Evaluation

· SDS Sheets

· Evacuation Plan

· Preventative Maintenance

· Exposure Control

· Follow up on safety issues and application of knowledge

Participants will:

  • Understand the RHC Federal requirements
  • Be able to prepare the RHC for compliance and/or correct deficiencies
  • Be able to review the RHC for safety issues/concerns
  • Understand the required documents and processes typically reviewed during survey.

Cost Reporting

This session will provide a basic overview of the RHC cost report and what data elements are to be maintained for maximum cost report reimbursement.  We will discuss the impact of cost classifications and the resulting overhead allocations.  Commingling regulations will be outlined for attendees.

Participants will:

  • Understand what information is needed for year-end reporting
  • Understand how required reports/data affect reimbursement
  • Learn the basics of Medicare bad debt reimbursement
  • Learn some of the more common cost report calculations
  • Receive a brief overview of the commingling rules affecting RHCs

Emergency Preparedness

This session will provide an overview of the new RHC requirements for Emergency Preparedness

Participants will:

  • Learn the basic requirements of a compliant Emergency Operations Plan (EOP)
  • Understand the components needed within the EOP
  • Understand how to complete an all-hazards-approach risk assessment
  • Review a sample EOP for a Rural Health Clinic

Team Leadership

Every RHC needs to function with good managerial perspectives. This workshop will review key managerial points and how to implement them into effective patient flow and staff participation. Participants will: 

  • Understand the basics of leadership. 
  • Understand how to effectively motivating staff and building a team
  • Understand the pitfalls leaders can experience
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