Cost Report Workshop Intermediate Level

  • 29 Oct 2019
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Central Vermont Medical Center, Berlin, VT

Cost Report Workshop Intermediate Level
Central Vermont Medical Center
Berlin, VT
October 29, 2019

General Description: This Program is designed for those individuals familiar with the Medicare Cost Report (MCR) worksheets and schedules and the fundamentals of Medicare Reimbursement, who are currently responsible for the preparation and/or review of the MCR. This case study approach will concentrate on areas of importance in the reporting and reimbursement for Prospective Payment Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals. Course materials will include a sample of a completed Form CMS 2552-10.  This Program is very interactive and encourages participation. Please bring topics of discussion, concerns and questions!

What You Will Learn:

  • How to efficiently approach the process for the completion of an accurate MCR
  • Methods to utilize to gain the support and assistance of hospital departments
  • Application of the Medicare Principles of Reimbursement through detailed modules:
    • Worksheet S-10 Uncompensated Care-Development of the UCC
    • Matching of hospital costs/charges through the myriad of cost report worksheets and schedules
    • Medicare Bad Debts
    • Worksheet B-1 Statistics
    • Provider Based Entities/Hospital Based Physicians/RCEs/New Site Neutral Provisions
    • Allied Health pass through costs
    • Disproportionate Share Medicare Hospital Reimbursement
    • Additional Payments available to Rural PPS Hospitals
  • How to use the PS&R summary reports
  • Beyond the Filing Requirements-Use of the MCR as a Management Tool
  • Techniques on how to efficiently prepare for the Medicare Administrative Contractor’s reviews/audits and respond timely and effectively to their requests
  • Time allotted for questions/concerns/discussion

Who Should Attend: Reimbursement Staff, Reimbursement Managers, Financial Strategy, Compliance, Healthcare Finance, Government Relations and Revenue Cycle professionals. Non HFMA members are always welcome.

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