Health Center Contracting Strategies (Virtual)

November 11, 2020 to November 13, 2020

Many health centers believe that they lack leverage to negotiate fair provisions in contracts with managed care organizations, overlooking legal protections available under state and federal law.  In light of those legal protections, many health centers are actually well- positioned to participate under value-based payment arrangements with MCOs, generating additional revenue for the health center.

This three-day intensive training on managed care contracting offers health center leadership an opportunity to gain insights and develop strategies for negotiating favorable managed care contracts.

Day One focuses on negotiating managed care contracts.  Session topics will address:

  • Identifying and assessing potential leverage points;
  • Common contract terms and favorable provisions;
  • Negotiating strategies and tips; and
  • Participating in financially and clinically integrated networks.

Day Two focuses on payment methodologies, legal protections, and risk areas.  Session topics will address:

  • Payment methodologies from fee-for-service to value-based payment;
  • FQHC payment protections applicable to managed care programs;  and
  • False claims, patient incentives, cost-sharing waivers, and ACO safe harbors.

Target Audience

  • Health Center Executives and Leadership
  • Health Center Controlled Networks / ACOs / IPAs Executives and Leadership
  • Primary Care Association Executives and Leadership

Learning Objectives

After this training, you will be able to:

  • Negotiate favorable managed care contracts
  • Participate in value-based payment arrangements
  • Minimize legal risks under managed care
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 12.75 Certificate of Attendance
  • 15.00 CPE
    FTLF is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.
Course opens: 
03/06/2020
Course expires: 
06/25/2021
Event starts: 
11/11/2020 - 11:00am
Event ends: 
11/13/2020 - 4:00pm
Cost:
$1,999.00
FTLF Virtual Classroom
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 -  Friday, November 13, 2020
*Agenda times are all ET*

 

Day 1

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
11:00 am ET - 4:00 pm ET
11:00 am - 11:30 amWelcome and Overview
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
P.E.N. (Prepare, Evaluate, Negotiate) Managed Care Contracting Strategies
12:30 pm - 12:45 pmBreak
12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
FQHC Payment Rights and Obligations
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Break
2:30 pm - 3:45 pmProvider Payment Methodologies
3:45 pm - 4:00 pmWrap-Up and Q&A
 

Day 2

Thursday, November 12, 2020   
11:00 am ET - 4:00 pm ET
11:00 am - 11:15 am
Day 1 Recap & Quiz
11:15 am - 12:30 pmFQHC Payment Protections in Managed Care
12:30 pm - 12:45 pm
Break
12:45 pm - 2:00 pmKey Terms and Legal Protections
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Break
2:30 pm - 3:15 pmKey Terms and Legal Protections (Continued)
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Small Group Exercises
  

Day 3

Friday, November 13, 2020   
11:00 am ET - 4:00 pm ET
11:00 am - 11:15 am
Day 2 Recap & Quiz
11:15 am - 12:00 pmMedicaid Managed Care Strategies in Response to COVID-19
12:00 pm - 12:30 pmParticipating in Provider Networks
12:30 pm - 12:45 pm
Break
12:45 pm - 2:00 pmJoint Contracting Activities
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Break
2:30 pm - 3:00 pmJoint Contracting Activities (Continued)
3:00 pm - 3:45 pmSimulated Negotiation
3:45 pm - 4:00 pmWrap-Up and Discussion

FTLF'S VIRTUAL CLASSROOM

This live, interactive training will take place in FTLF's Virtual Classroom, hosted by Zoom.  Should you have any technical questions or would like more information, please contact us at learning@ftlf.com or 1-855-200-3822.

ADAM FALCONE

Adam J. Falcone is a Partner in FTLF’s national health law practice group, where he counsels a diverse spectrum of community-based organizations that render primary and behavioral healthcare services. Adam counsels clients on a wide range of health law issues, with a focus on fraud and abuse, reimbursement and payment, and antitrust and competition matters. [Full Bio]

KATHY GHILADI

Kathy is a Partner in Feldesman Tucker’s health law practice group. In the area of health law, Kathy’s practice focuses on government-sponsored health care programs such as Medicaid, CHIP, Medicare, and the Affordable Care Act, with an emphasis on payment/reimbursement and compliance related issues. Kathy also represents clients in government investigations and audits, litigation before federal and state courts, as well as in administrative appeals with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Departmental Appeals Board (DAB) and Provider Reimbursement Review Board (PRRB). She provides reimbursement counseling (including identification, reporting, and repayment of overpayments) with respect to Medicare, Medicaid, and private third-party payors. [Full Bio]

Participants can earn up to 15.00 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications upon completion of all course requirements.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Prerequisites: None 
  • Target Audience: Health Center Executives and Leadership, Health Center Controlled Networks / ACOs / IPAs Executives and Leadership, Primary Care Association Executives and Leadership
  • Advanced Preparation: None  
  • Program Level: All
  • Delivery Method: Group-Live 

Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website www.nasbaregistry.org (formerly www.learningmarket.org).

Available Credit

  • 12.75 Certificate of Attendance
  • 15.00 CPE
    FTLF is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

Price

Cost:
$1,999.00
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