Attendees will gain an understanding of significant potential issues regarding Medicare and Medicaid cost reports and special Medicare payments for prospective payment system (PPS) hospitals.
Topics in this session high-level will cover cost reporting for PPS hospitals including at least:
• Wage index reporting
• Medicare DSH reporting
• Medicare bad debts
• Hospital Based - Physician Practices and
Rural Health Clinics
• Louisiana-specific Bayou Health cost reporting
• Special rural PPS hospital payment
designations: SCH, MDH and low volume
- Payment methodology and benefits
• Reporting of Covid-19 funding
• Other Considerations from the FY 22 IPPS
Speaker: Kevin Callaway, Principal - DHG
Kevin is a Principal for DHG Healthcare's National Reimbursement Practice. Kevin's responsibilities include oversight in the firm’s hospital reimbursement and compliance services group. Kevin has more than twenty years of experience in the healthcare industry, working with hospitals, health systems, and a variety of other healthcare entities. He has extensive experience with Medicare and Medicaid cost reports, Medicare bad debts, provider appeals/mediation, provider-based studies, feasibility studies, and various reimbursement analysis.