Governing board members of ICAHN member hospitals are cordially invited to participate in the following specialized tracks, in addition to the benefits of the Annual Conference as a whole. These break-out sessions - exclusive to hospital board members - are designed to give you facetime with experts in the field of healthcare, law, and finance plus meaningful topics that will help you in your role as a rural hospital board member. There is early bird registration for board members at a reduced cost of $100 per individual if you register on or by Monday, October 16th.
Participating hospital board members are invited to participate in both tracks shown below.
9:40 - 11:00 am"The Role of An Effective Governing Board Member: What You Should Know" - Presented by Roger Clayton, Attorney, Healthcare Practice Group, Heyl Royster TRACK ONE
Understanding fiduciary duty, potential liability, and the Yates Memo
Maintaining a macro view - not micromanaging
Understanding basic government healthcare payment systems
Introduction to the regulation of healthcare by federal and state agencies
Special considerations for government hospitals
Requirement that compliance plans be effective at managing risks
The role of the board in investigations
Role of outside counsel with the hospital board
11:00 am - 12:00 pm"Reimbursement Models of the Future: A Look at Proposed Models and Their Potential Impacts on the Rural Provider" - Presented by Ralph Llewellyn, CPA, CHFP, Partner, Director of Critical Access Hospitals, Eide Bailly What is going to happen with CAH reimbursement? Will it change? How will it change? In this session, we will look at proposed alternative reimbursement models for rural facilities and how they might impact your facility and community. If these models come into play, what strategy/solution is best for your community? We will discuss the benefits of these proposed models, along with the unforeseen challenges they might create. TRACK TWO
Review proposed models from Congress and rural healthcare advocates
Identify potential opportunities and pitfalls for long-term planning
Review OIG reports on current CAH reimbursement methodology