All Co-Management Arrangements are Not Created Equal: Understanding True Value-Drivers

All Co-Management Arrangements are Not Created Equal: Understanding True Value-Drivers By Nicole Montanaro HFMA Advisor The trend towards improved quality and transparency in healthcare is shifting hospitals’ critical success factors from financial performance to efficiency and quality performance that are on par with national and industry standards. In order effectively to elevate performance and keep up.. read more →

Physician Arrangement Integrity: Balancing Process and Expense

Presentation with Jen Johnson, CFA Becker’s Hospital Review CEO + CFO Roundtable, November 9, 2016 Managing Director, Jen Johnson, CFA collaborated with Gail Peace (LUDI) to present on “Physician Arrangement Integrity: Balancing Process and Expense” at the Becker’s Hospital Review CEO + CFO Roundtable on November 9, 2016. read more →

Tackling the Three Cs: Compensation, Compliance, and Commercially Reasonable

Presentation with Jen Johnson, CFA American Health Lawyers Association Fraud and Compliance Forum Managing Director Jen Johnson, CFA collaborated with Robert Wade, Krieg DeVault, LLP and Albert Shay, Morgan Lewis to present on “Tackling the Three Cs: Compensation, Compliance, and Commercially Reasonable at the AHLA Fraud and Compliance Forum. Click here to see the full presentation. read more →

OIG Fraud Alert: Physician Compensation & Indirect Benefits

OIG Fraud Alert: Physician Compensation and Indirect Benefits By Jen Johnson, CFA and Matt McKenzie Compliance Today The most recent Office of Inspector General fraud alert (OIG Fraud Alert), published June 9, 2015, cautioned referring physicians that entering into fraudulent medical directorship and office staff arrangements could result in criminal, civil, and administrative sanctions.1 The.. read more →

Healthcare Consulting, Valuation and Compensation

Presentation by Jonathan Helm, CVA, Don Barbo, CPA/ABV, and John Meindl, CFA Financial Consulting Group University 2016, May 16, 2016 Jonathan Helm, CVA, Don Barbo, CPA/ABV and John Meindl, CFA collaborated  to present on “Healthcare Litigation Consulting, Valuation, and Compensation.” Click here to see the complete presentation. read more →

The Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Initiative: The Latest in Primary Care Compensation and Upcoming Fair Market Value Challenges

By Jen Johnson, CFA and Mary Fan, CVA The CPC+ Initiative In April of 2016, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) unveiled the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) initiative. It’s the largest investment in primary care transformation to date as part of the shift towards value-based reimbursement (VBR). This reform program is an.. read more →

Practical Advice on Physician Compensation: Achieving Compliance and Fair Market Value

Presentation with Jen Johnson, CFA 28th Annual University of Texas Health Law Conference, April 21, 2016 Managing Director Jen Johnson, CFA collaborated with Kevin Reed of Reed, Claymon, Meeker & Hargett, PLLC and Gary Kay Ruff of Tenet Healthcare Corporation at the University of Texas 28th Annual Health Law Conference to present on physician compensation issues.. read more →

Ensuring Fair Market Value in a Pay for Performance World

Focus Group Luncheon by Jen Johnson, CFA ABA Health Law 17th Annual Conference on Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law, March 4, 2016 read more →

Maintaining Compliance While Compensating Physicians for Quality and Cost Savings

Presentation with Alexandra Higgins HFMA National Payment Innovation Summit, February 10, 2016 Alexandra Higgins co-presented with Hall Render’s Joseph N. Wolfe on Maintaining Compliance while Compensating Physicians for Quality and Cost Savings at HFMA’s National Payment Innovation Summit. This presentation covered recent trends in pay for performance arrangements, regulatory guidance associated with paying physicians for.. read more →

Recent Regulatory Guidelines for Co-Management/P4P Arrangements and Tips for Compliance

Panel Discussion with Jen Johnson, CFA 13th Annual Washington Health Law Summit, May 28, 2015 read more →