DFWHC and Argos Health webinar “Out-of-State Medicaid Claims” now posted online

03/06/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Argos Health educational webinar “Out-of-State Medicaid Claims” originally held March 3 has been posted online. This “hot topic” webinar details the problems (or opportunities?) such Medicaid claims present for hospitals. An expert panel included Kirby Yawn, senior vice president at Argos Health; and Dee Dee Germroth, senior vice president Medicaid solutions at Argos Health. … Read More

DFWHC and Argos Health webinar “Out-of-State Medicaid Claims” next Tuesday!

02/26/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Argos Health complimentary educational webinar “Out-of-State Medicaid Claims” is this Tuesday, March 3 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. CST. You don’t want to miss this “hot topic” webinar detailing the problems (or opportunities?) such Medicaid claims present for hospitals. An expert panel will include Kirby Yawn, senior vice president at Argos Health; and Dee … Read More

Love comments on Medicaid block grants for D Healthcare

02/20/2020

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love commented on Medicaid block grants in an story penned yesterday by Will Maddox for D Healthcare Daily. With the Trump Administration attempting to add flexibility to how states administer Medicaid funding, local politicians and hospital groups are raising the alarm, with some calling them Medicaid block grants that invite states to slash funding for … Read More

DFWHC and Argos Health to host March 3 webinar “Out-of-State Medicaid Claims”

02/18/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Argos Health will host the complimentary educational webinar “Out-of-State Medicaid Claims” on Tuesday, March 3 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. CST. This “hot topic” webinar will detail the problems (or opportunities?) such Medicaid claims present for hospitals. An expert panel will include Kirby Yawn, senior vice president at Argos Health; and Dee Dee Germroth, … Read More

Alliance for Healthcare Excellence luncheon set for Feb. 12

01/22/2020

The Alliance for Healthcare Excellence will be hosting the educational lunch “A Thought-Provokingly Different Simpler Healthcare Model” on Wednesday, February 12 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the T. Boone Pickens & Palliative Care Center in Dallas. The luncheon will be held in the facility’s Marnie and Kern Wildenthal Education Center. Nadine Hauf, chief operating officer of United Healthcare’s … Read More

Love hosts panel at North Dallas Chamber’s Health Care Conference

01/17/2020

DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO Stephen Love moderated a panel this morning during the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Health Care Conference in the main auditorium at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. The event was sold out with 200-plus in attendance. Love’s panel was titled “The Impact of Health Care on the Local Economy” and included guest speakers … Read More

DFWHC’s “The Human Side of Health Care” debuts on KRLD 1080 AM

01/07/2020

The DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” debuted on Sunday, January 5 on KRLD 1080 AM with a focus on community health. Guest stars for the first edition were Stephen Love, president/CEO of DFWHC; Dr. Don Wesson, president of the Baylor Scott & White Health Wellness Center; Stacie Goran, manager of Children’s Health Teen … Read More

Moody’s report on healthcare finance is misleading

12/10/2019

By W. Stephen Love, President/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council I don’t know if you have seen the article released yesterday by Modern Healthcare stating “Not-for-profit hospitals are stabilized by Medicare pay raise and DSH cut delays.” I was formerly a chief financial officer of a publicly traded company and can state first-hand investor services, stock analyists and financial engineers … Read More

Hall Render – Modernizing the Stark Law framework

11/21/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Hall Render. On October 19, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an anticipated proposed rule (Proposed Rule) aimed at modernizing Federal Stark Regulations. The Proposed Rule is one component of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently launched “Regulatory … Read More

DFWHC webinar “Surprise Billing and Transparency” posted online

10/22/2019

The DFW Hospital Council and Hall Render complimentary educational webinar “Surprise Billing and Transparency Mandates: What they might mean for providers” originally hosted on Thursday, October 17 is now available online. This “hot topic by demand” webinar was requested by area providers. With at least 25 states implementing measures and Congress now pursuing a legislative fix to address surprise billing, … Read More