||Breakfast and Networking
|9:00 – 9: 45
John Dick, CEO, CivicScience
What are people thinking as they make their healthcare choices? What drives their decisions? John Dick knows and he wants to share this knowledge with you. He is the founder and CEO of Civic Science, a next-generation market intelligence company that helps large enterprises throughout the world, from Amazon to Apple and dozens more, to predict and change the future through data. John will present the freshest, most current data about the leading trends in today’s world that CivicScience is studying, with a focus on healthcare, and will offer his informed insights into how these trends affect consumer healthcare choices as well as our professional and personal lives.
|9:45 – 10:00
||Break Vendor Time
|10:00 – 11:00
|Issues in Coding and Billing
Amy Waller, Privia Health
How do you get reimbursement for value-based care? Coding and documentation for risk adjustment is the key. Amy Waller will explain how it is possible to tell the story of a patient’s health through compliant diagnostic coding. She’ll discuss the top ten diagnoses in 2019; how coding has changed; and how value based care differs from fee-for-service care.
|11:00 – 11:15
||Break Vendor Time
|11:15 – 12:15
Tom Hughes, KeyBank
Healthcare is complex, thus there are multiple ways for attackers to penetrate and acquire patient information. Front line staff matter more than ever, in large and small practices, and need training to be prepared. This session will give real life examples that illustrate the threats that exist and will arm you with ammunition: tools, ideas and best practices – to protect your practice and your patients.
|HIPAA Survival Guide: Everything you wish you knew
Bobby Seegmiller, HIPAA One Inc.
Security should be a top concern for any medical practice but unfortunately, apathy has been a huge obstacle. In 2018, the healthcare sector saw 15 million patient records compromised in 503 data breaches, three times the amount seen in 2017.* If you haven’t started your compliance journey, today is the day. Awareness is the first step to prevention. In this session Bobby Seegmiller of HIPAA One will present five steps you can take to improve the security of your patient information and better navigate the complex, ever-changing world of HIPAA Security.
|12:15 – 1:00
|1:00 – 2:30
||Legislative and Regulatory Update
Tara Gensemer, Practice Support Specialist, Pennsylvania Medical Society
Trying to keep your finger on the pulse of change in the healthcare industry is tough! But Tara Gensemer is on your side as a staunch advocate for practice managers and administrative staff, and she’ll bring you up to date with the most recent Pennsylvania legislative news plus federal regulatory changes. You’ll come away from this session with new ideas about workplace solutions that can ease the burden of administrative work and enhance efficiency, allowing you to focus on patients.
|2:30 – 3:30
||Five Steps to Work Life Balance
Leslie Pasco, DMD, LivingWell Dentistry
Why are some people more successful and happier at work and home than others? Dr. Pasco’s session presents her Five Principals to Success at Work and Home and will include her ideas about developing the right mind set for success, building the right team to support success, organizing and systemizing the work place for productivity as well as preparing the team for work life balance. She will motivate you to improve your personal performance and reduce your stress levels with an action plan for success that you will be able to implement immediately.
|3:30 – 4:30
||Value Based Reimbursement Panel Discussion
Mark Kissinger, Moderator
Value based reimbursement is a huge topic with many dimensions, and Mark Kissinger will eliminate the confusion by tackling many of the most pressing concerns of providers. With a panel of insurance industry representatives, he will address these and other questions: How do insurance companies define value based payment? To what degree is the primary care physician held responsible for controlling cost? What tools are PCPs and specialists given to help manage cost? How does the insurance company help prevent re-admissions?