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Exchange ideas, build your knowledge Join Us on Legislative Day Exchange ideas, build your knowledge Serious certification for serious career success Revenue cycle professionals

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2018 ANI Annual National Institute October 17-19, Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in Bonita Springs, Florida

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Join us on Legislative Day

The one political event that directly impacts your facility and your bottom line. March 26-27, 2018, Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill

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Exchange ideas, build your knowledge

2018 ANI Annual National Institute October 17-19, Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in Bonita Springs, Florida

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Serious certification for serious career success

"Being AAHAM Certified has resulted in a big pay hike for me"

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Revenue cycle professionals

AAHAM gives you real time solutions to real life issues that affect your performance

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Becoming a member of AAHAM puts a world of revenue cycle experts and information at your fingertips. With a call to one of our chapters, AAHAM members can network with experienced revenue cycle professionals who have faced many of the same challenges they face every day. For a cost of less than a dollar a day, AAHAM membership is the best investment you can make in your career!

Get real answers to real world issues such as:

  • Revenue cycle
  • Revenue integrity
  • The latest legislation
  • Admitting and registration
  • Reimbursement
  • Case management/denials
  • Centralized scheduling
  • Credit and collections
  • Data management
  • Compliance
  • Medical records
  • Managed care
  • Patient relations, and much more
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The 2018 Legislative Day will be held at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C. from March 26-27, 2018.

There is Plenty to Talk About...

2018 marks the fourteenth year AAHAM has brought members together with their elected officials at the AAHAM Legislative Day. We need your support to make sure our voices are heard.

* When grassroots advocates from around the nation unite, shaping healthcare policy becomes more effective. Once we receive your registration, we'll schedule meetings with your Senator and Representative.

* Before going to Capitol Hill you will be given issue overviews, talking points and any other information you need to make our case

* Although the idea of meeting with elected officials may seem daunting, those that have met with them report very positive experiences. Remember, your elected officials work for you!

Bring others from your chapter as well as from your facility AAHAM encourages you to bring other chapter members and coworkers along for this fantastic learning experience.

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The AAHAM Journal has gone green! In order to save resources and be ecologically responsible. Members can click below to download the Fall 2017 Journal (in pdf format). All the previous issues are available in our online archive in the member's only section of the AAHAM Website. It will still be filled with industry news and notes as well as fantastic educational articles.

If you are interested in submitting an article for the journal, you may download the article submission guidelines by clicking here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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We are inviting you to become a part of the American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM) speaker’s tradition. AAHAM is accepting proposals to speak on our Webinars or to be added to our Speaker Database.  You are not required to be an AAHAM member to submit a program proposal.

AAHAM is the source of education and information to thousands of patient financial services professionals across the United States since the 1970’s.   By being an AAHAM speaker, you have the opportunity to impact individuals driven to improve themselves, their place of work, AAHAM, the industry and the nation.   Your experiences and insights are in demand… here is your chance to share your expertise and knowledge and to give back to the industry you are committed to.

Webinars
Webinars are 90 minute telephone conference calls that include a presentation, a Q&A period (if time permits) and an optional electronic handout to provide to participants via e-mail. This format allows an unlimited amount of people to listen in from one room. Topics should include anything that is a pressing issue for patient financial services professionals or that would provide participants with information to better themselves and their career. Proposals for webinars may be submitted at anytime.  We appreciate that speakers agreeing to present an audio conference agree to waive compensation.

To submit your proposal, please click here to complete the online submission form.

Topic: How MACRA and Value Based Contracts Impact the Patient Accounting Roles
When: WEDNESDAY, March 7, 2018 1:30pm - 3:00 PM EDT
Speaker: Catherine M. Zito, FHFMA, CPA, CPC, CEO of Lighthouse Healthcare Advisors

AAttendees will learn about MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015) and the specific roles that patient accounting departments will need to assume in order to be successful in value-based care. Participants will gain a better understanding of MACRA, learn the reporting requirements for MIPS (Merit-Based Incentive Payment System), and explore how the patient accounting roles will be impacted by value-based care and what these roles can do to prepare for this change. To make sure we have space for you, payment must be received on or before February 28, 2018.  You will receive your confirmation and handouts via email by March 4, 2018

EVERYONE Earns 3 AAHAM CEUs for attending

Click here to download the full description and printable order form.

Click here to register online.

NON-Members can click here to register online

Topic: 340B Drug Pricing Program – Compliance is Everybody’s Business
When: THURSDAY, March 15, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00 PM EDT
Speaker(s): Renee Gravalin, Partner, Eide Bailly LLP

The 340B Program is administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). This webinar will discuss what HRSA’s role is related to the 340B Program and how to ensure that your organization can stay in compliance with the regulations.This FREE 60-minute telephone conference call includes a presentation, Q&A period, and handout provided via email. Registrations must be received on or before March 9, 2018. You will receive your confirmation and handouts via email by March 13, 2018.

EVERYONE Earns 2 AAHAM CEUs for attending

Click here to download the full description and printable order form.

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Topic: Regulatory Issues facing the Accounts Receivable Management (ARM) Industry – What Providers Need to Know
When: WEDNESDAY, April 11, 2018 1:30pm - 3:00 PM EDT
Speaker(s): George Buck, President Emeritus and W. Judd Peak, CCO and General Counsel of Frost-Arnett Company

This presentation will center on the regulations, recent regulatory issues and regulatory enforcement issues that affect the ARM industry and how they can potentially impact the revenue cycle function of providers. The creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and changes to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) are all redefining the landscape of the ARM industry. State Attorney’s general, consumer advocacy groups and increased consumer awareness have a powerful influence over government and regulatory decision makers. This presentation aids providers in effectively partnering with their ARM vendors to implement best practices for compliance. Payment must be received on or before April 4, 2018. You will receive your confirmation and handouts via email by April 8, 2018. 

EVERYONE Earns 3 AAHAM CEUs for attending

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Topic: Medicare Secondary Payer Regulations as Applicable to Accident Claims
When: WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 1:30pm - 3:00 PM EDT
Speaker(s): Michael Ford, J.D., Chief Development Officer of Medical Reimbursements of America

Historically, Medicare was the primary payer for most Medicare covered services. In 1980, Medicare changed its status from primary to secondary payer in what are commonly referred to as the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) provisions. Between 1980 and 2003, the Medicare Secondary Payer provisions were adjusted and refined. The various iterations of the provisions have led to confusion among providers when treating Medicare beneficiaries whose injuries are accident-related. This presentation provides an in depth review of the nuances of the Medicare Secondary Payer provisions to help providers maximize reimbursements and remain compliant with Medicare. Payment must be received on or before April 18, 2018. You will receive your confirmation and handouts via email by April 23, 2018. 

EVERYONE Earns 3 AAHAM CEUs for attending

Click here to download the full description and printable order form.

Online Member Registration

Online Nonmember Registration

We would like to congratulate to the following chapters on reaching their  40th and 50th anniversaries in 2018:

50 Years
Philadelphia

40 Years
Washington Inland Empire
Dakota Rushmore Chapter

Be sure to watch your inbox every Wednesday for AAHAM's eNewswatch!

 

The information packed electronic newsletter has the latest articles and data on late breaking news collected from many other sources; columns, publications, interviews and more. We encourage you to forward it to you friends, coworkers and colleagues, even your CFO. They can sign on and subscribe for free and learn about AAHAM and keep current on our industry.

 

If you haven't gotten any issues of the eNewswatch, make sure to ask your IT department to add aaham@multibriefs.com to their "safe list".

 

You can read previous issues of the eNewswatch here!

 

You can add yourself or anyone else to the subscription list here.

 

 

AAHAM offers scholarship opportunities for our members and dependents of our members.  The 2017 scholarship application can downloaded here. 

 

For more information, please contact Moayad Zahralddin at moayad@aaham.org.


The application deadline for the AAHAM Scholarship is May 31st of the current calendar year.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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