Meeting Handouts


Multi-tiered Approach to Prior Authorization Denials – Steven Honeywell, Associate Vice President, Patient Accounting, Penn Medicine and Jill Richards, Associate Vice President of Revenue Cycle


Overcoming the Increasing Challenges of VA Reimbursement – Lori Lipocky, CPCU, President and General Manager-Complex Claims, Aspirion, LLC

Credit Balances and the Hidden Risks – Joshua Robinson, Chief Operations Officer, Partner and Co-Founder, Crossroads Health


President’s Message – Marcie Carek, AAHAM Western Reserve President

Managing the Revenue Cycle with Revenue Integrity Audits – Julie Hall, Principal and Consultant, Integrated Revenue Integrity

Self-Pay Challenges to Providers in the Post-Pandemic World – Tim Sheeler, President and CEO, First Credit, RevCare and Paymed Solutions

Payers Going Wild – Day Egusquiza, Founder and President AR Systems, Inc. & Patient Financial Navigator Foundation, Inc.

Promoting a Consumerism Culture While Balancing Virtual Health Care, Legislation and Reimbursement – Donna Graham, Executive Director of Revenue Cycle & Nikki Davis, Director of Patient Financial Services-MetroHealth System

OHA Updates – Quyen Weaver, Morris Ellington, Andy White, Directors, Health Economics and Policy-Ohio Hospital Association


Managing the Revenue Cycle with Revenue Integrity Audits – Julie Hall, Principal and Consultant, Integrated Revenue Integrity


Best Practices for Bad Debt – Olivia Currin-Britt, Director, Revenue Cycle Solutions, nThrive


Transform Your Team – Brian Garver, KeyBridge

I Fought the Law – Lyman Sornberger and Toni Blue, Charles J. Hilton & Associates, P.C.

MSP – The Rules and Regs are No Accident – Kevin Willis, Claims Services

How Medicaid is Being Redefined – Shanna Hanson, Centuari Health Solutions

Integration of Managed Care with Contract Management – John Wallace and Jason Siedman, nThrive


New Rules from the CFPB – Lyman Sornberger

Medicare Issues and Beyond: Finding Lost Cash – Lauren Beard and Brooke Kitsch, Triage Consulting Group


Maximize Your Opportunity to Decrease Self Pay/Bad Debt – Timothy Sheeler, President and CEO, FCI, RevCare and PayMed Solutions


The Opioid Crisis as it Relates to the Revenue Cycle – Jennifer Davis, Director of PFS  & Donna Graham, Executive Director of  Revenue Cycle, MetroHealth Medical Center

EAPG Financial Review – Jackie Nussbaum, Director, BKD

Price Transparency – Shawn Stack, Director Health Economics and Policy

GRIT – Amy Shannon, Pinnacle Leadership Solution


2019 OHA Updates – Shawn Stack, Director of Health Economics & Policy, OHA

2019 OPPS – Julie Hall, Principal, Integrated Revenue Integrity


New World of Healthcare – Lyman Sornberger, Chief Healthcare Strategy Office, Capio Partners LLC

2018 OHA Updates – Shawn Stack, Director of Health Economics & Policy, OHA


EAPG Implementation – Jackie Nussbaum, Director, BKD CPAs and Advisors

Negotiating Settlements on Out of Network Claims – Bryan Meek, BKD


Medicare OPPS Final Rule 2018 – Julie Hall, Director Consulting Division, The ROI Companies


BLS Denials Prevention

Medicare / SSNRI Updates – Annie Seriven, Senior Provider Relations Representative, CGS Administrators

Denial Strategies for Ohio Payers – Deb Donofrio, RN, Denials Nurse, HumanArc Corporation


Packages, Episodes, Bundles Oh My – Deb Lauricia, Senior Director, Quality & Reimbursement, Cleveland Clinic

Intro to Medicaid and Regulatory Update (1) – Laura Gipson, Ohio Department of Medicaid

Intro to Medicaid and Regulatory Update (2) – Daphne K. Saneholtz, Partner, Brennan, Manna & Diamond, LLC

VA Updates 2017 – Scott Walker M.ED., MBA/HCA, Manager VISN 10

VA Additional Info

OHA Update – Shawn Stack, Director Health Economics and Policy, Ohio Hospital Association


2017 Medicare OPPS – Julie Hall, Consulting Division, The ROI Companies

The Benefits of Revenue Cycle and Compliance Collaboration – Cindy Yohman, Director Health Information Management, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center


What’s Happening Today in Revenue Cycle? – Lyman Sornberger, Chief Healthcare Strategy Officer, Capio Partners LLC

Price Transparency – Bundled Payment Model – Kristen Shoup, Director Revenue Cycle, Wooster Hospital

Giving Medicare Observation Letters Successfully – Sharon Scruggs, Manager Contracts/Collections, Fairfield Medical Center

Delivering Accurate Patient Estimates – Sharon Scruggs, Manager Contracts/Collections, Fairfield Medical Center

Overview of CMS Bundling Programs – Kelly Price, VP & Chief of Healthcare Data Analytics, DataGen

Legal Hot Topics in Healthcare – David Schweighoefer, Attorney, Brouse McDowell


Medicaid & Other Important Updates – Charles Cataline, Vice President of Health Economics and Policy, OHA

501R Policy/Procedures – Smaller Hospital Model – Cindy Somosko, Director PFS, Alliance Community Hospital


ODM – Aly DeAngelo, Director of Health Economics and Policy, OHA (Handouts Provided on site)

MVA and Third Party Accidents – Mike Williams, Dreyfuss Williams

Managing the Generation Mix – Amy Shannon, President, Pinnacle Leadership Solutions


ACA Health Insurance Provisions – Susan Horras, Director, HFMA Healthcare Financial Policy, Health Plan and Population Health Initiatives

Big Data and Data Visualizations – Sue McBride, Principal, KPMG, LLP and Christine Sullivan, Manager, KPMG, LLC

Medicaid EAPG – David Fee, Content Manager, Applied Research, 3M Health Information Systems

Patient Financial Services – Don Paulson, Revenue Cycle Strategists


OHA Update – Charles Cataline, Vice President, Health Economics and Policy, OHA

Medicare OPPS Final Rule 2016 – Penny Brennan, Director, Consulting Division, The ROI Companies


Identity Theft & Fraud Investigation – Chris Higdon, Patient Account Analyst, Mount Carmel Hospital

Introduction to EAPG’s – David Fee, Content Manager, Applied Research, 3M Health Information Systems

Washington/TCPA updates – Paul Miller, Miller/Wenhold Capitol Strategies

501R – Gwynne Mesimer, RN, BAA, EMDEON


Hospital Improvements for Payment (HIP) Act of 2014

Email Regarding the TCPA from Sharon Galler, AAHAM

Legislative Contacts for the TCPA

Sample Congressional Letter of Support – TCPA


The Patient Experience  – Casey Williams, VP Direct Healthcare Sales, RevSpring

ICD10 Changes Everything – Day Egusquiza, President – AR Systems, Inc.

How to Engage Patients and Physicians… – Kent Bottles, Chief Medical Officer, PYA Analytics

Utilizing Outsourcing Solutions – Betty Mercurio, MSM, Dept Manager III, Cleveland Clinic & Ken Stoll, VP Business Development, UCB


Understanding the SAFE  – Sandy Huntzinger, Ohio Attorney General Office


Medicare Part A Provider Outreach and Education – Annie Scriven, CGS Administrators, LLC

Medicare Part B Provider Outreach and Education – Vanessa Williams, CGS Adminstrators, LLC

Optimizing the Patient Experience for Better Financial Outcomes – Casey Williams, RevSpring, Inc

Gain Latitude with Attitude – Janet Broz, JP Recovery Services, Inc

National AAHAM Update – Lori Sickelbaugh, AAHAM National 2nd Vice President

IRS 501r Charity Update – Lori Sickelbaugh, AAHAM and Wake Forest Baptist Health


OHA Update – Charles Cataline, Ohio Hospital Association

You’ve been Upgraded – Kevin McDaniel, WindRiver Strategies

Kevin McDaniel – bio

Kevin McDaniel / Next Gen Outcomes Contact Info 


Legislative Day 2014 IRS-Regs-on-Charitable-Care: Roy Engle 5.6.14

Medicaid Dual Eligible Plans and Presumptive Eligibility Updates: John Rogers, RevCare 5.6.14

2.27.14 Super PFS Program with HFMA:

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act: Raymond F. Moats, Esq., Weltman, Weinberg & Reis

Federal Insurance Marketplace: John Rogers, RevCare

2013 Meeting Handouts:

ACA, Eligibility & Enrollment: Shanna Hanson, HumanArc 9.26.13

OHA 2013 Fall Update: Charles Cataline, Ohio Hospital Association 9.26.13

Leadership, Integrity & Success: Nobby Lewandowski 9.26.13

Order Nobby’s Book!

OH IPPS Leg & Reg: Andy Williams, BKD 9.27.13

Managing Self-Pay Collections: Mark Rukavina, Community Health Advisors, LLC 9.27.13

Gawenda Medicare G codes April 19, 2013

Western Reserve HIPAA Presentation 4-19-13, Part I

Working Outside the Box HFMA 012013

PFS Work From Home Policy _012013_

Paul Miller 2013


Helpful Hints for Medicare Medicaid Follow Up

AHC Presentation

PFS Program Presentation

Building a PASC Presentation and Vendor Management

ICD-10 & HIPAA Changes Impacting PFS