State of Reform to host North Texas virtual event on Oct. 6

08/13/2020

State of Reform is returning to North Texas – virtually! For the second straight year, State of Reform will host its Annual Health Policy Conference locally on October 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., CDT. More than 25 speakers from across the metroplex will serve as panelists. DJ Wilson, president/CEO of State of Reform, will serve as host. State … Read More

DFWHC and PYA to co-host Sept. 23 webinar “Federal Legislative and Regulatory Update”

08/12/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and PYA, P.C. will co-host the webinar “Federal Legislative and Regulatory Update” on Wednesday, September 23 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., CDT. PYA’s Kathy Reep, a senior manager with more than three decades of experience in healthcare, will serve as keynote speaker. DFWHC’s President/CEO Stephen Love will serve as host. While hospitals have spent the … Read More

PYA – “CMS Price Transparency Rule: What hospitals need to know”

08/12/2020

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by PYA, PC. Blog by Kathy Reep, Senior Manager, PYA Rising healthcare costs have long plagued the U.S., with consumer, employer, provider and even the federal government bearing the financial burden. But the charges and payments for certain healthcare services have not always been clear or … Read More

Health Catalyst – 10 Strategies for Navigating Volume to Value

08/11/2020

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Health Catalyst. Blog by Duncan Gallagher, President of Donegal Advisory Services, Health Catalyst As a country, we are confronting many options regarding accessible and affordable health insurance. Our choices include supporting state and national insurance exchanges, eliminating the individual mandate, repealing the Affordable Care Act, … Read More

DFWHC and Hall Render to co-host Sept. 17 webinar “Nonprofit Foundation Real Estate Ownership”

08/10/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Hall Render will co-host the webinar “Nonprofit Foundation Real Estate Ownership: Lower Costs, Create Liquidity and Maintain Control” on Thursday, September 17 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., CDT. A panel of Hall Render experts including John Marshall, Jerimi Ullom, Bob Malinowski and R. Keith Dugger will serve as keynote speakers. Topics will include: • … Read More

Hall Render – COVID-19 cases increase, commercial eviction restrictions decrease

08/10/2020

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Hall Render. The firm’s COVID-19 Resource Center can be found here. In April 2020, Hall Render published an article detailing state statutory, administrative and common law directives guiding commercial eviction and foreclosure actions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Two months later, the pandemic has far from … Read More

Hall Render – The ADA and COVID-19

05/21/2020

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Hall Render. The firm’s COVID-19 Resource Center can be found here. By Robin Sheridan, attorney at Hall Render While there has been an onslaught of new legislation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, employers don’t want to lose sight of traditional employment laws. The Fair Labor … Read More

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

Conference detailing human trafficking set for Jan. 11

12/12/2019

The North Texas Cluster of The Links, Inc. is hosting a “Human Trafficking Awareness Conference” on January 11 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST at the University of North Texas Dallas Campus. Speakers will include: • Alan Schonborn from the office of Governor Abbott; • Vicki Spriggs of Texas Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA); • Chad Frymire of Dallas … 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