DFWHC and Hall Render to host Dec. 2 webinar on “Medicare Physician Fee Schedule”

11/18/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Hall Render will co-host the webinar “Change is Coming: Impact of 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Changes on wRVU Compensation Models” on Wednesday, December 2 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., CDT. On August 4, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the calendar year 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Proposed Rule. … Read More

DFWHC and PYA webinar “Federal Legislative and Regulatory Update” posted online

09/25/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and PYA, P.C. webinar “Federal Legislative and Regulatory Update” originally broadcast on September 23 has now been posted online. Kathy Reep, a senior manager at PYA, served as guest speaker of the complimentary event detailing appropriate use criteria, transparency, site neutral payments, the future of the Medicare Trust Fund and the federal budget. An Associate … Read More

Just two days until DFWHC and PYA webinar “Federal Legislative and Regulatory Update”

09/21/2020

Just two days until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and PYA, P.C. 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 … Read More

Just one week until DFWHC and PYA webinar “Federal Legislative and Regulatory Update”

09/16/2020

It’s just one week until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and PYA, P.C. 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 … 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

Webinar on June 25 to detail COVID-19 coding challenges

06/23/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) will be co-hosting a webinar with HCCS HIM Services on June 25 to detail “COVID-19 Coding Challenges and Opportunities” from 10:00 a.m. To 11:00 a.m. CDT. One of the many disruptions wrought by COVID-19 on hospital finances are coding, documentation and compliance changes. Two such changes are appropriate telehealth coding and revenue recovery resulting from … 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

Southwest Consulting Associates – FY 2019 IPPS Final Rule

02/20/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by our Associate Members. The following was provided by Southwest Consulting Associates. By Kyle Pennington, Client Relations Manager at Southwest Consulting Associates In its FY 2019 IPPS final rulemaking published August 2, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) continued the transition of utilizing charity care and bad debt costs reported … Read More