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Region IV Medicare Workshop

South Carolina Primary Health Care Association

Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM - Friday, June 16, 2017 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

Region IV Medicare Workshop

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Attendee Jun 2, 2017 $300.00 $0.00
Attendee (Late Registration) Not Started $400.00 $0.00
Presenter Jun 2, 2017 Free $0.00
SCPHCA Staff Jun 2, 2017 Free $0.00

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This workshop is designed to provide an understanding of financial management uniquely targeted to federally qualified health centers, with an in-depth focus on the Medicare Cost Report, which includes the elements of the reclassifications, adjustments, reimbursements, and reporting.  Join Gervean Williams, NACHC and Jeffrey E. Allen, CPA, BKD, LLP as they discuss Medicare Cost Reporting, reimbursement changes and updates.

Participants will:

  • Obtain foundational information from the walkthrough of the individual cost report worksheets
  • Understand the overarching changes from the old MCR to the new MCR
  • Understand the importance of the new “cost bucket” categories
  • Understand how cost classification reporting will impact cost allocation in the new FQHC MCR
  • Understand the importance of the Medicare Reasonable Cost Principle as it relates to reclassifying and adjusting costs
  • Analyze issues of particular significance related to completion of the new Medicare FQHC cost report.
  • Identify Medicare FQHC PPS reimbursement changes and updates

Field of Study:  Finance

Prerequisites:  None

Who should attend:  ALL FQHC CFOs, Comptrollers, Controllers, and Accountants. Others are welcome.

Advanced Preparation:  None

Program Level:  Basic

Delivery Method:  Group Live

9 CPE credits be available


 Thursday, June 15, 2017: Day 1

9:00 am - 10:00am Opening Session: Medicare FQHC PPS: What You Need to Know 
Presenter: Gervean Williams, NACHC 

10:00 am - 10:15am Morning Break and Participant Sign-In 

10:15am - 11:45am Concurrent Session I: Medicare FQHC Cost Report in the Environment of the Medicare FQHC Prospective Payment System 
Presenter: Jeff Allen, BKD 

11:45 am - 12:00pm Participant Sign-Out 

12:00 pm - 1:00pm Lunch 

1:00pm - 1:15pm Participant Sign-In 

1:15 am - 2:45am Concurrent Session II: Understanding the Medicare Cost Report – A Overview of Cost Report Worksheets and Cost Report Information Flow- Part I 
Presenter: Jeff Allen, BKD 

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Afternoon Break and Participant Sign-In 

3:15 pm - 4:45pm Concurrent Session III: Understanding the Medicare Cost Report – A Overview of Cost Report Worksheets and Cost Report Information Flow- Part II 
Presenter: Jeff Allen, BKD 

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm Participant Sign-Out 

Friday, June 16, 2017: Day 2

9:00 am - 10:30 am Concurrent Session IV: The Importance of Reclassifying and Adjusting Costs 
Presenter: Jeff Allen, BKD 

10:30 am -11:00am Morning Break, Participant Sign-Out and Hotel Check-Out 

11:00 am - 12:00pm Lunch 

12:00 pm - 12:15 pm Participant Sign-In 

12:15 pm - 2:00pm Concurrent Session V: Medicare FQHC PPS Reimbursement Changes, Updates and Other Issues of Importance Related to the Medicare Cost Reporting Process 
Q&A and Wrap-Up 
Presenter: Jeff Allen, BKD 

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Participant Sign-Out


Hotel Accommodations:

North Charleston Marriott

4770 Goer Drive, North Charleston, SC 29406

1-843-747-1900 or click the link below to reserve lodging:

Book your group rate for SCPHC Association Regional FOM

$149 plus tax *Current state and local taxes 13.5%, plus a $1.00 destination fee. 

Room Rates: South Carolina Primary Health Care Association has negotiated a group/discounted rate of $149.00/night single occupancy, which will be honored until May 25, 2017 or the block has sold out, whichever occurs first. All rates are subject to the prevailing state and local taxes and assessments. Currently, taxes total 13.5% and are subject to change.

Please make your reservations by Thursday, May 25, 2017, by calling 843.747.1900.

Please identify yourself as a SC Primary Health Care Association group to receive the discounted room rate.

Registration Deadline and Cancellations:

The registration deadline is 5:00pm on Friday, June 2, 2017; late registration will begin at 5:01pm on Friday, June 2, 2017 and end on Friday, June 9, 2017 at 5:00pm.

SCPHCA Registration Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be made in writing and received by the SCPHCA on or before Wednesday, May 31, 2017 for a full refund less a 25% administrative fee. Cancellations received after May 31, 2017 are non-refundable; however, substitutions are encouraged. Cancellations after the conclusion of the workshop are non-refundable and “No Shows” are non-refundable.


For questions related to workshop content contact Maurishka Williams at or 803-788-2778 ext. 221.

For any additional information or complaints contact Sherry Key at or 803-788-2778 ext. 223.






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North Charleston Marriott
4770 Goer Drive
North Charleston, SC 29406

Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM - Friday, June 16, 2017 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

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