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Texas EMS Conference: Is Your Agency Leaving Money on the Table?
November 23, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
In this presentation, providers will have an opportunity to learn about the rollout of the ACR program and the ongoing opportunities for generating additional reimbursement through the ASSPP. Four knowledge-based objectives for the lecture/workshop:
- Learn about the Texas ASSPP and other supplemental payment programs nationally.
- Learn how to transform your agency’s charity care policy in order to maximize ASSPP reimbursement.
- Learn about how your agency can participate in the ACR Program for Medicaid FFS.
- Learn about the future of an ACR Program for Medicaid Managed Care.
To learn more about PCG services and the role we played in implementing the Texas-based Medicaid program, click here.
Lead Presenter: Jill Seime, an Account Manager in PCG’s Austin office, has more than 25 years of experience administering Medicaid supplemental payment programs. Since joining PCG in 2014, she has worked with state agencies to implement supplemental programs for Medicaid providers and coordinated CMS cost reports for state inpatient psychiatric hospitals in six states. Ms. Seime currently manages public EMS supplemental payment programs in Iowa and Texas, overseeing new program policy, cost reporting and audit compliance for 100+ Medicaid providers. Prior to PCG, Ms. Seime supervised Medicaid supplemental payment programs at the Texas Health and Human Services Commission where she implemented and managed Upper Payment Limit (UPL) and Uncompensated Care (UC) programs for 300+ Medicaid providers. She directed program policy and rate methodologies for UPL and UC payments, budgets for Disproportionate Share and 1115 Waiver Programs, and CMS reporting exceeding $7.6 billion annually.
Co-presenter: Luke Taffuri, a Consultant in PCG’s Austin office, is engaged in numerous projects throughout the country that support EMS providers in revenue maximization, cost reporting, and analytics. Mr. Taffuri provides cost reporting and data analysis support to EMS providers in multiple states, including Texas, Florida, Oklahoma, Iowa, Oregon and Washington. Mr. Taffuri also lends his Medicaid cost reporting expertise to several Texas school districts participating in the School Health and Related Services (SHARS) Program.