Topic + Discussion Summary

Does it feel like the nation’s ongoing struggle with industry contraction is knocking on your door? Are you wondering how healthcare reform will affect your practice? This is no time to go into retreat mode. In this high energy educational session using an in-depth and practical how-to approach, Elizabeth Woodcock will explore how today’s successful medical practices are tackling the challenges of consumer-directed healthcare plans and rising numbers of uninsured.

Get energized and help your medical practice thrive – not just survive – these turbulent economic times. Learn how to capture potentially missed profit opportunities through practical, hands-on examples of best practices in implementing tactics to address overlooked coding opportunities, reduce costs and improve efficiency.


Learning Objectives

  • Capture overlooked coding opportunities
  • Improve efficiency and patient flow
  • Contain costs
  • Establish patient financial clearance protocols
  • Improve time-of-service collections
  • Enhance patient collections
  • Reduce no-shows
  • Prevent and manage denials

 

Keynote Speaker

Elizabeth Woodstock - Minneapolis CPA

Elizabeth Woodcock, MBA, FACMPE, CPC
Woodcock & Associates | Atlanta, GA

Elizabeth Woodcock is dedicated to helping medical practices achieve efficiency and profitability. As an expert in operations and revenue cycle management, she is nationally recognized for her outstanding presentations and writings aimed at improving the business of medicine.

With rich experience in consulting, training, and industry research, Elizabeth Woodcock has led educational session for the nation’s most prominent healthcare professional associations. Her clients include the American Medical Association, Medical Group Management Association, Ohio State Medical Association, Mayo Clinic, Massachusetts General Physicians Organization, and many, many others.

Panel Discussion

Following his keynote presentation, Elizabeth will join medical practice administrators and other specialist providers for a free flowing panel discussion. Audience members are encouraged to ask their questions and offer their experiences/challenges as well in this interactive discussion.

Panelists will be selected based on the topic to include medical practice CEOs, CFOs, Administrators or other shareholders within the management team. The panel will also feature experts and specialists who serve the medical practice industry and advise on areas such as operations, finances and/or compliance.


Networking Reception

Following the group panel discussion, all attendees are invited to a networking reception right outside the conference. Here is your chance to ask one-on-one questions of the panelists or discuss in small groups and make new connections. Build up your network of contacts and other like-minded professionals to bounce ideas off or learn from their past experience.

There will complimentary hors d’oeurves and a host bar with wine, beer, premium spirits and assorted soft drinks available.