Past Events

EdiPhy Advisors is the Physician Advisor and Education division of MedManagement, LLC. Our medical and legal staff maintain a diligent eye on the ever-changing landscape of healthcare law, rules, regulations and guidance.

March 2, 2017 – Client Symposium
Current Regulatory and Enforcement Update
Location: Federal Reserve Bank – 524 Liberty Parkway – Birmingham, AL 35242
Nursing CEs and CPA CPEs are approved and provided.

December 15, 2016
Vestavia Hills, AL
AAHIM / Alabama HFMA 10th Annual Symposium
December 15, 201 Country Club – Vestavia Hills, AL
Speaker: Joan Ragsdale, CEO of EdiPhy Advisors
“Preventing and Addressing Medical Necessity Based Denials:
How to use the next 10 months to address risks and improve the bottom line.”

July 15, 2016
Dallas, TX
Texas Association for Healthcare Financial Administration (TAHFA) Road Show
Speaker: Joan C. Ragsdale, Chief Executive Officer of EdiPhy Advisors
“Avoiding False Claims Liability, Enhancing CMS Compliance and Addressing Issues Around Patient Status Determinations: Two Midnight Rule Challenges.”

June 22, 2016
Jackson, MS
MSHIMA Annual Conference (Mississippi Health Information Management Association)
Speaker: Joan C. Ragsdale, Chief Executive Officer of EdiPhy Advisors
“Avoiding False Claims Liability, Enhancing CMS Compliance and Addressing Issues Around Patient Status Determinations: Two Midnight Rule Challenges.”

June 13,2016
Atmore, AL
HFMA of Alabama – Summer Institute (June 12 – 15, 2016)
Speakers: Joan C. Ragsdale, Chief Executive Officer of EdiPhy Advisors and
Shannon Pavel System Director of Case Management, Infirmary Health
“Reducing False Claims Liability and Enhancing Fiscal Integrity through the Application of CMS Rules, Regulations and Guidance.”

May 6, 2016
Arlington, TX
Texas Association for Healthcare Financial Administration (TAHFA) Road Show
Speaker: Gregory Palega, MD Medical Director of Regulatory Affairs of EdiPhy Advisors
“Meet the New Boss. Same as the Old Boss? New auditors for Medicare inpatient medical necessity”

AHLA Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues
April 13 – 15, 2016
Baltimore, MD
Speakers: Dr. Greg Palega, Medical Director of Regulatory Affairs, EdiPhy Advisors and
Tim Blanchard, Partner with Blanchard Manning, LLP
“Standing Orders, Ordered Protocols, and Standardized Order Sets”

In-Person Update – Early 2016 Horizon
Speaker: Joan Ragsdale
CEO of MedManagement and EdiPhy Advisors
– Two Midnight Rule Changes
– QIO, Recovery Auditor and MAC Activity
-Proposed Discharge Planning Requirements

February 24, 2016

8:30 – 11:30 am
Federal Reserve Bank Building
Liberty Park exit off of I-459 in Birmingham, AL
Directions will be emailed with your attendance confirmation.

Tennessee Hospital Association

December 2, 2015 – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Central Time

“Legislative Update: Understanding the Big Picture AND the Details of Patient Status & the Two Midnight Rule”
Joan Ragsdale, CEO

9th Annual AAHIM / HFMA Symposium

Vestavia Hills Country Club
December 16, 2015  – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Central Time
“CMS Compliance and Issues Around Short Stays; Understanding the Evolving Two Midnight Rule.”

Joan Ragsdale, CEO will deliver a presentation at 11:00 am Central Time

HFMA Maryland Webinar

October 29, 2015

“How Electronic Health Records, Big Data and Payment Reform Could Get You in Trouble”
Dr. Gregory Palega, Medical Director of Regulatory Affairs & four other experts

TAHFA (Texas Association for Healthcare Financial Administration) joint session with HFMA (Healthcare Financial Management Association) South TX Chapter
Annual Fall Symposium

Sept. 22, 2015 – San Antonio, TX
“Reducing False Claim Liability for Medicare Inpatient Admissions”
Dr. Gregory Palega, Medical Director of Regulatory Affairs

 

TAHFA – 2015 Seminar Series

June 12, 2015 – Baylor, TX
March 20, 2015 – Wichita Falls, TX

“Reducing False Claim Liability for Medicare Inpatient Admissions”
Dr. Gregory Palega, Medical Director of Regulatory Affairs

Nashville Business Journal Panel Discussion

June 4, 2015 – Nashville, TN

“The Next Frontier of the False Claims Act”
Dr. Gregory Palega, Medical Director of Regulatory Affairs

TAHFA – 2015 Seminar Series

April 17, 2015 – Arlington, TX

“CMS Compliance & Issues around Short Stays; Understanding the Big Picture and the Details of Patient Status and the Two Midnight Rule”
Joan C. Ragsdale, Chief Executive Officer

Southern Atlantic Healthcare Alliance

May 15 – 11:00 am – 12:30 Central Time

“Two Midnight Rule Update”
Joan C. Ragsdale, Chief Executive Officer

AHLA (American Health Lawyers Association)  Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute

February 2 & 4, 2015 – Las Vegas, NV

“The Evolution of Clinical Documentation Requirements”
Joan C. Ragsdale, Chief Executive Officer

HFMA Alabama Chapter & ALAHA (Alabama Hospital Association)

December 10, 2014 – Vestavia Hills, AL

“Self-Audits and Gateways to Compliance and Financial Success”
Joan C. Ragsdale, Chief Executive Officer