2020 Hospital And ASC Reimbursement Outlook

January 28, 2020, 1:00-2:00pm EST

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Medicare reimbursement is critical to your customers’ financial success, and it’s essential that you understand how it’s calculated and how it’s changing in 2020 and beyond. This webinar will go over key trends including quality programs for acute, outpatient and Ambulatory Surgical Center settings. Additional Medicare payment insights will include:

  • Key updates on value based purchasing as well as readmission and infection penalties
  • Consumerism trends that require hospital to post charges and negotiated rates
  • Trend approving more procedures to be performed in outpatient and ASC settings

Presenter

Linda Rouse O’Neill
VP, Government Affairs
HIDA

Specializing in healthcare legislation with 20 years combined experience on Capitol Hill and in healthcare related associations, Linda Rouse O’Neill leads HIDA’s government affairs team creating strategic initiatives to advance the interests of healthcare distributors and the supply chain through informed advocacy.

Linda’s areas of expertise include Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement, emergency preparedness, health IT, advocacy issues including medical device tax, UDI and competitive bidding – providing members with industry-relevant government data in the most accessible format possible. She frequently speaks and writes on legislation currently affecting the health distribution industry.

Prior to joining HIDA, Linda served as Director of Federal Affairs for Premier, Inc. a leading healthcare alliance, spent four years working on healthcare issues for Senator Craig Thomas and two years at the National Rural Health Association. Linda holds a Masters from George Washington University in Legislative Affairs and a degree in American History from the State University of New York at Albany.