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Monday, December 10, 2018
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Registration: 8:00 AM

Jumping Brook Country Club210 Jumping Brook Road
Neptune, NJ 07753
732-922-8200

CPE Credits

  • 3.00 CPE Credits in CS

Pricing

  • $115.00 - Member
  • $140.00 - Non Member
  • $0.00 - Season Pass
This event is part of the Monmouth/Ocean Chapter Season Pass - 2018/19 event bundle.
In this meeting, hear why your revenue cycle may need a health check and financial and estate planning information for the special needs individual in your life.

Benefits

Earn 3 CPE credits in CS.

Highlights

Does your Revenue Cycle need a Health Check?
 
Peter Avellino and Valerie Ostrander, CPC - Mazars USA LLP

This session will explain what a revenue cycle is and the symptoms that may indicate your client's revenue cycle may need a health check.  The speakers will review a case study and explore business challenges and their solutions.  They will evaluate an effort to mitigate denials and building relationships with clients.

Special Plans for a Special Life: Financial and Estate Planning for the Special Needs Individual in Your Life
Michael Ringel, CPA, RICP, CDFA and Ian Kansky - Strategies for Wealth

In this session, Michael Ringel will share strategies for families to avoid financial failure by using planning strategies.  The speaker will share information on resources for financial security and estate plans for caring for a special needs child and explore a case study.

The Rapid Expansion of Private Equity in the Healthcare Space
Megan R. George, Esq. and Glenn P. Prives, Esq. - McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP

This session will explore the structure of private equity firms and why their presence in the healthcare space has been growing rapidly in recent years.  The speakers will elaborate on the areas and types of healthcare services private equity is interested in, and the factors that firms consider in choosing healthcare providers.  Finally, information on preparing for a private equity transaction will be outlined.

Prerequisites

None

Advance Preparation

None

Additional Notes

$10 late fee applied after 12/2. Season Pass holders must register for each event.

Course Materials
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Peter Avellino

Peter Avellino
Director, Healthcare Advisory Group
Mazars USA LLP

Peter Avellino is Director of the Healthcare Advisory Group at Mazars USA LLP. Peter’s industry-specific expertise has allowed him the ability to provide transformational leadership to hospitals, healthcare practices, and nursing homes by paving the way for sustainable changes impacting operations, profitability and revenue retention. His level of guidance and insight has made significant differences for healthcare organizations dealing with sky-rocketing healthcare costs.

Peter assists his clients with Revenue Cycle transformation, coding and documentation assessments, ICD-10 assessment and implementation, clinical education strategy and improvement planning development, charge capture with Charge Description Master Support, and regulatory compliance matters. His industry experience covers Inpatient Acute, Post-Acute (SNF, LTACH), Outpatient Hospital and Free-Standing Diagnostic Centers, and Physician Practice in all settings.

He also has significant experience developing workflow process redesign, dashboards and policy and procedures that conform with all federal and state regulatory statues.

Peter has deep knowledge around DRG, APR-DRG, APC and APG payment systems, RAC, CDI, ICD-10 and CDM to assist in the performance of revenue cycle, charge capture initiatives, denial reviews to identify root causes necessary to develop intensified protocols to prevent reoccurrence.

Peter received his BA from Fordham University in New York City

Megan George

Megan R. George, J.D.
Associate
McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP

Megan George is an associate in McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP's national Health Care Practice Group. She represents a range of health care clients, including hospitals and health systems (non-profit and for-profit), academic medical centers, physician groups, ambulatory surgery centers, home health agencies,  laboratories, medical technology companies, telemedicine companies, medical billing companies, skilled nursing facilities, and health care management companies. She has experience in the areas of hospital administration, affiliations, strategic transactions, foundations, joint ventures, physician recruitment matters, numerous types of contractual agreements, health care information technology, clinical trial agreements, host-site facility agreements, group purchasing contracts, equipment leases, commercial property leases, asset purchase agreements, marketing and promotional agreements, and confidentiality agreements. She also has counseled clients on a variety of health care regulatory matters, including Stark, Anti-Kickback, fraud and abuse, HIPAA, licensure and certification issues, and the corporate practice of medicine.

In addition, Megan also has experience in intellectual property and publishing, including production agreements, license and distribution agreements, original content agreements, and general business development.

Prior to joining the firm, Megan was Assistant General Counsel at one of New Jersey’s largest health systems, giving her an interesting perspective on providing legal services to health care clients.

Ian Kansky

Ian Kansky
Financial Advisor
Strategies for Wealth

Ian Kansky is a financial advisor at Strategies for Wealth. Prior to joining Strategies for Wealth, Ian spent 15 years on Wall Street in US Treasuries and 15 years of business ownership. He now comes to Strategies for our supportive company culture.

Ian received his BA in Economics from SUNY Albany. His designations include: Series 7, 63, 65.

Valerie Ostrander

Valerie Ostrander, CPC
Manager, Healthcare Advisory Group
Mazars USA LLP

Valerie Ostrander, CPC is Manager of the Healthcare Advisory Group at Mazars USA LLP. For over 20 years, Valerie has worked with various types of providers ranging from smaller community hospitals to large, nationally recognized, multi-facility hospital systems, County-owned facilities, Academic Medical centers and Physician Medical Groups specializing in revenue cycle strategy, managed care contracting, A/R reduction, denial management, underpayment identification and recovery, pharmaceutical reimbursement, business office redesign and workflow efficiency implementation.

Valerie began her career in industry, working in the patient financial office of a local hospital. Utilizing her unique skill set as a Certified Coder with revenue cycle experience, she conducts analysis of managed care contract terms, conditions, codes and rates to identify financial and operational areas of opportunity to maximize facility and provider reimbursement (i.e. underpayment analysis, billing errors, etc.). This industry-specific experience combined with financial knowledge allows her to provide strategic guidance to providers to implement changes that result in revenue cycle process efficiencies, profitable contracts and sustained revenue growth, as well developing and sustaining strong relationships with C-Suite executives and Revenue Cycle staff.

Valerie received a Bachelor of Arts degree from SUNY Plattsburgh. She is a native of upstate New York and currently resides in Charlotte, NC with her husband, Jeff and their daughter, Emily.

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Glenn Prives

Glenn Prives, J.D.
Associate
McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP

GLENN P. PRIVES is an associate in McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP's national Health Care Practice Group as well as the Transactional Practice Group. He represents a range of health care clients, including hospitals and health systems (non-profit and for-profit), academic medical centers, physician groups, ambulatory surgery centers, home health agencies, ancillary service providers, laboratories, medical technology companies, telemedicine companies, medical billing companies, dental groups, skilled nursing facilities, behavioral health centers, health care management companies and investment funds and private equity firms specializing in health care. He has experience in the areas of hospital-physician alignment, mergers, acquisitions, affiliations, alliances, strategic transactions, joint ventures, recruitment matters, numerous types of contractual agreements, health care information technology, integrated delivery systems (population health) and clinical integration matters. He also has counseled clients on a variety of health care regulatory matters, including Stark, Anti-Kickback, state self-referral laws, fraud and abuse, HIPAA, health care reform, Medicare and Medicaid issues, coverage and overpayment issues, compliance, regulatory and due diligence reviews, licensure and certification issues, the corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting laws.

Glenn also counsels general business and corporate clients in mergers and acquisitions in a variety of industries. In addition, Glenn has experience in contract drafting and negotiation and providing legal consultation and document review to business entities of all sizes. Glenn is a frequent speaker, both locally and nationally, on health care and business issues. He has also written, in local and national publications, on a variety of health care topics and is a contributor to the Firm’s Health Care Law blog. Glenn serves as a Vice Chair of the American Health Lawyers Association Business Law and Governance Practice Group, on the Board of Directors of the New Jersey State Bar Association Health Law Section and on the Health Care Roundtable Steering Committee of the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey.

Glenn is listed in Super Lawyers® Rising Stars (2013-2018), a Thomson Reuters business, in the area of Health Care.

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Michael Ringel

Michael C. Ringel, CPA
Financial Advisor
Strategies for Wealth

Michael joined Strategies for Wealth in 2004 (and has been a client since 2000) to assist business owners, executives and employees design and implement financial, estate and retirement planning strategies. Michael is a seasoned financial advisor, with years of experience planning for typical families and families with children with special needs.

Michael received his MBA from New York University and received his Bachelors of Science in Accounting from SUNY Albany.

Michael began his professional career as an accounting professional at Deloitte & Touche and BDO Seidman. Subsequently, he became an Adjunct Professor at Borough of Manhattan Community College in the Mathematics and Business departments while pursuing an MBA at New York University. Upon graduating, Michael became Partner at Let’s Talk Business Network. In this role, Michael facilitated peer leadership groups for entrepreneurs. He gained a thorough understanding of his client’s concerns, provided council and connected them to resources. In addition, he designed and led the expansion of the business into additional markets.

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