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CFO and Business Office Peer Group Meeting


May 13, 2022
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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O’Shea Builders Training Facility, Springfield, IL
3401 Constitution Drive
Springfield, IL United States
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The next CFO and Business Office Peer Group Meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 13 at O'Shea Builders Facility, 3401 Constitution Drive, Springfield. There is a virtual option (see link below). Preregistration is required for in-person or online. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

The agenda includes:

  • 9:00 a.m.  Welcome by Kara Jo Carson and Rena Willey, Advisory Chairs
  • 9:05 a.m.  Payer Panel - Latest Updates with Shannon Williams and Kara Jo Carson, moderators
    - Kim Kresin, Director Provider Relations, Aetna
    - Tena Karas, Provider Network Consultant, Blue Cross Blue Shield
    - Kila King, Provider Relations Manager, and Vickie Klecker, Experience Manager, Cigna
    - Abby Klitzing, Senior Provider Relations Specialist, Health Alliance Medical Plans
    - Steve Yarck, Senior Network Relations Consultant, HealthLink
  • 10:15 a.m. Networking Break
  • 10:30 a.m. "A Review of Illinois Trends in Reimbursement and Denials Management: Tips for Speeding Up Claims Processing and Less Time Spent Fighting for Payment," presented by Lori Zindl, President, efficientC
  • 11:00 a.m. Price Transparency and No Surprises Act (NSA) Updates, presented by Violet Archuleta-Chiu, Senior VP Healthcare Consulting, Barbara Johnson, Senior Revenue Cycle Consultant, and Peter Ripper, CEO, PARAREV
  • 12:00 p.m. Lunch
  • 12:45 p.m. CFO/Business Office Round Table Discussion
    - New Blue Cross Blue Shield outpatient lab requirements/pre-authorization
    - MMAI RHC billing
    - COVID coding program - coming soon
    - Other
  • 2:00 p.m. Adjournment

Lifesize Meeting Link using a PC:  https://call.lifesizecloud.com/909522
Or dial in by Phone (audio only): (312) 584-2401 Meeting extension 9095227#

The next CFO and Business Office Peer Group Meeting will be held on August 18. This event is sponsored by the Southern Illinois HFMA Chapter.