An Introduction to Using Public Data for Hospital Cost Benchmarking Webinar

  • 16 Oct 2017
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Webinar
An Introduction to Using Public Data for
Hospital Cost Benchmarking

Program Objective: Medicare Cost Reports are a great resource for simple benchmarking, but they’re not easy to use. This session covers how to get started, where to find data, how it is organized and the tools needed. By the end of the case study, attendees should be able to manage their own simple benchmarking projects.

By Attending this Session You Will Learn:

  • How to get started with Medicare Cost Report benchmarking, including where to find data and how it is organizated.
  • What tools and resources are needed and available to conduct simple benchmarking projects.
  • Ways to make projects less difficult, and things to watch for in project development.
Key Takeaways from this Webinar:
  • An understanding of how Medicare Cost Report data is structured and where files are located.
  • How to identify the cost report elements needed and how Optum calculates financial ratios using various data elements.
  • A case study of how to conduct a project. Additionally, attendees can receive a current copy of hospital cost reports loaded in a Microsoft Access database along with Medicare’s current cost report descriptions.
Who Should Attend:

CFOs, Reimbursement Professionals, Controllers and Finance Professionals

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