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

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

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

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

DFWHC to host “By Demand” webinar detailing “Surprise Billing and Transparency” on Thursday

10/14/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) will host the complimentary educational webinar “Surprise Billing and Transparency Mandates: What they might mean for providers” this Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 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, potential … Read More

Love discusses hospital pricing transparency on KRLD

06/26/2019

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and procedures to keep costs down. The idea is to give patients practical information they can use to help save money. The order, directed to the Department of Health and Human Services, made national headlines. DFW Hospital Council … Read More