The Final 2022 Inpatient Hospital PPS Rule
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 from 1-3 p.m. ET
Join us at MHA’s annual program to review the final IPPS inpatient rule- we’ll cover all of the critical changes and updates important to hospitals. Learn from expert speaker Valerie Rinkle during this virtual session as she covers important updates surrounding IPPS 2022.
IPPS 2022 – Understand Current and Future Policy Changes including:
• Financial updates to standardized amounts, changes to codes, and new and potential future MS-DRG group changes and recalibration
• New technologies approved for add-on payment and how to ensure appropriate payment given caps
• Recent changes to cost reporting and importance for reimbursement and rate setting
• Uncompensated Care and Health Care Equity Gaps and Proposals to Close the Gaps
• Promoting Interoperability & Quality Program Changes
Valerie Rinkle, President, Valorize Consulting
More about our faculty:
Valerie Rinkle is President of Valorize Consulting as well as a regulatory specialist for HCPro. She has more than 35 years’ experience in healthcare policy, finance, strategy, and revenue management operations. Her expertise spans all CMS reimbursement methodologies and the operational capabilities necessary to effectively achieve accurate and defensible payment. She has extensive hospital chargemaster, OPPS and physician fee schedule, and provider-based departments experience.
Valerie also has significant experience in leading compliance due diligence in support of M&A as well as defense strategies surrounding OIG, DOJ, RAC and other audit agencies including state Medicaid programs. She has served as an expert witness in litigation.
Valerie is a frequent public speaker including as an annual presenter on OPPS at the Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Policy by the American Health Lawyers Association where she co-presents with CMS representatives.
Written cancellations received by September 7, 2021 will be charged a $25 administrative fee. If payment has been received, your registration fee will be refunded minus the $25. Cancellations received after September 7, 2021 will still be charged the full registration fee and if payment has been received, no refunds will be given. To avoid this penalty, you may send a substitute to the program.