DFWHC Blog – CMS regulation puts North Texas on dangerous financial cliff

02/27/2020

Blog by Stephen Love, President/CEO, DFW Hospital Council In November 2019, Seema Verma, administrator of The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), released a proposed rule called the Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation (MFAR). Verma states the rule would promote transparency by establishing new reporting requirements for supplemental payments to Medicaid providers. CMS is now proposing this mandatory MFAR for … 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

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

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

Lone Star HFMA to host “White Coats and Numbers” on Nov. 1

10/17/2019

The Lone Star Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) will be hosting the morning educational event “White Coats and Numbers” on November 1 from 7:00 a.m. to 12 noon on the 17th floor at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. Speakers will include: • Don Taylor, professor at University of Texas at Dallas and president/CEO of American University … Read More

DFWHC webinar “Enterprise Risk Modeling” posted online

08/30/2019

The DFW Hospital Council and Mercer complimentary educational webinar “Enterprise Risk Modeling for Health Care Systems” held Wednesday, August 28 is now available online. Chris Grimm, principal and senior investment consultant at Mercer, served as keynote speaker. Chris discussed a powerful new tool that could potentially assist health care systems in the allocation of capital resources. The webinar can be … Read More

DFWHC’s Love to speak at Oct. 7 event at UT Dallas

08/21/2019

The University of Texas (UT) at Dallas’ Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management will host the educational event “Medicare for All: What Does it Really Mean?” on Monday, October 7 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. in the Davidson Auditorium at the UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management. The panel discussion will include DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen … Read More

DFWHC and Mercer to co-host “Enterprise Risk Modeling” webinar on Aug. 28

08/06/2019

You don’t want to miss this! The DFW Hospital Council and Mercer will co-host the August 28 webinar “Enterprise Risk Modeling for Health Care Systems” on August 28 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. CST. This complimentary educational event will be hosted by speakers with more than 35 years of combined experience to discuss a powerful tool to assist health care … Read More

DFWHC event detailing “In-House Recruiting” posted online

08/02/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Texas Healthcare Staffing, Inc. complimentary educational event “How to make In-House recruiting more effective and efficient” held June 19 in Dallas is now available online. Johnny Lynch, chief executive officer at Texas Healthcare Staffing, Inc., served as keynote speaker. The seminar was an opportunity for attendees to learn about a new system that could … Read More