Certifications

March 2, 2017 – Client Symposium

Current Regulatory and Enforcement Update

Location: Federal Reserve Bank – 524 Liberty Parkway – Birmingham, AL 35242

Nursing CEs and CPA CPEs are approved and provided.

December 15, 2016

Vestavia Hills, AL

AAHIM / Alabama HFMA 10th Annual Symposium

December 15, 201 Country Club – Vestavia Hills, AL

Speaker: Joan Ragsdale, CEO of EdiPhy Advisors

“Preventing and Addressing Medical Necessity Based Denials:

How to use the next 10 months to address risks and improve the bottom line.”

July 15, 2016

Dallas, TX

Texas Association for Healthcare Financial Administration (TAHFA) Road Show

Speaker: Joan C. Ragsdale, Chief Executive Officer of EdiPhy Advisors

“Avoiding False Claims Liability, Enhancing CMS Compliance and

Addressing Issues Around Patient Status Determinations: Two Midnight

Rule Challenges.”

June 22, 2016

Jackson, MS

MSHIMA Annual Conference (Mississippi Health Information Management Association)

Speaker: Joan C. Ragsdale, Chief Executive Officer of EdiPhy Advisors

“Avoiding False Claims Liability, Enhancing CMS Compliance and

Addressing Issues Around Patient Status Determinations: Two Midnight

Rule Challenges.”

June 13,2016

Atmore, AL

HFMA of Alabama – Summer Institute (June 12 – 15, 2016)

Speakers: Joan C. Ragsdale, Chief Executive Officer of EdiPhy Advisors and

Shannon Pavel System Director of Case Management, Infirmary Health

“Reducing False Claims Liability and Enhancing Fiscal Integrity through the Application of CMS Rules, Regulations and Guidance.”

May 6, 2016

Arlington, TX

Texas Association for Healthcare Financial Administration (TAHFA) Road Show

Speaker: Gregory Palega, MD Medical Director of Regulatory Affairs of EdiPhy Advisors

“Meet the New Boss. Same as the Old Boss? New auditors for Medicare inpatient medical necessity”

AHLA Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues

April 13 – 15, 2016

Baltimore, MD

Speakers: Dr. Greg Palega, Medical Director of Regulatory Affairs, EdiPhy Advisors and

Tim Blanchard, Partner with Blanchard Manning, LLP

“Standing Orders, Ordered Protocols, and Standardized Order Sets”

In-Person Update – Early 2016 Horizon

Speaker: Joan Ragsdale

CEO of MedManagement and EdiPhy Advisors

– Two Midnight Rule Changes

– QIO, Recovery Auditor and MAC Activity

-Proposed Discharge Planning Requirements

February 24, 2016

8:30 – 11:30 am

Federal Reserve Bank Building

Liberty Park exit off of I-459 in Birmingham, AL

Directions will be emailed with your attendance confirmation.

Tennessee Hospital Association

December 2, 2015 – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Central Time

“Legislative Update: Understanding the Big Picture AND the Details of Patient Status & the Two Midnight Rule”

Joan Ragsdale, CEO

9th Annual AAHIM / HFMA Symposium

Vestavia Hills Country Club

December 16, 2015  – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Central Time

“CMS Compliance and Issues Around Short Stays; Understanding the Evolving Two Midnight Rule.”

Joan Ragsdale, CEO will deliver a presentation at 11:00 am Central Time

HFMA Maryland Webinar

October 29, 2015

“How Electronic Health Records, Big Data and Payment Reform Could Get You in Trouble”

Dr. Gregory Palega, Medical Director of Regulatory Affairs & four other experts

 

TAHFA (Texas Association for Healthcare Financial Administration)

joint session with HFMA (Healthcare Financial Management

Association) South TX Chapter

Annual Fall Symposium

Sept. 22, 2015 – San Antonio, TX

“Reducing False Claim Liability for Medicare Inpatient Admissions”

Dr. Gregory Palega, Medical Director of Regulatory Affairs

 

TAHFA – 2015 Seminar Series

June 12, 2015 – Baylor, TX

March 20, 2015 – Wichita Falls, TX

“Reducing False Claim Liability for Medicare Inpatient Admissions”

Dr. Gregory Palega, Medical Director of Regulatory Affairs

Nashville Business Journal Panel Discussion

June 4, 2015 – Nashville, TN

“The Next Frontier of the False Claims Act”

Dr. Gregory Palega, Medical Director of Regulatory Affairs

TAHFA – 2015 Seminar Series

April 17, 2015 – Arlington, TX

“CMS Compliance & Issues around Short Stays; Understanding the

Big Picture and the Details of Patient Status and the Two Midnight Rule”

Joan C. Ragsdale, Chief Executive Officer

 

Southern Atlantic Healthcare Alliance

May 15 – 11:00 am – 12:30 Central Time

“Two Midnight Rule Update”

Joan C. Ragsdale, Chief Executive Officer

AHLA (American Health Lawyers Association)  Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute

February 2 & 4, 2015 – Las Vegas, NV

“The Evolution of Clinical Documentation Requirements”

Joan C. Ragsdale, Chief Executive Officer

HFMA Alabama Chapter & ALAHA (Alabama Hospital Association)

December 10, 2014 – Vestavia Hills, AL

“Self-Audits and Gateways to Compliance and Financial Success”

Joan C. Ragsdale, Chief Executive Officer

EdiPhy Advisors is the Physician Advisor and Education division of MedManagement, LLC. Our medical and legal staff maintain a

diligent eye on the ever-changing landscape of healthcare law, rules, regulations and guidance.

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