Indiana Rural Health Association 2017 Annual Conference

Date:June 13-14, 2016
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel
8670 West State Road 56
French Lick, IN 47432

Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Healthcare Resources Group, a sponsor of the Indiana Rural Health Association (IRHA), will present at the organization's 20th Annual Conference, “Rural Health: Economy, Impact, Care.” Taking place June 13-14 in French Lick, IN, the conference brings together healthcare professionals and advocates to discuss industry trends, share experiences and review evolving healthcare delivery models.

KSM’s David Blish, director of healthcare consulting, and Brad Reay, associate director of healthcare consulting, will explain “What You Need to Know About Value-Based Reimbursement” during the conference's morning session on June 14. Blish and Reay will provide insights on the shift from volume-based to value-based reimbursement models and will review the practical implications of these models for healthcare providers.

Designed to address the specific needs of rural Indiana communities, this annual conference provides educational healthcare programming that features more than 40 sessions covering a variety of topics, including the following:

  • Privacy and security in an acute care hospital environment
  • Making the case for quality: how to engage clinical staff in quality improvement (QI) activities
  • Successful provider recruitment and retention techniques
  • The role of the patient-centered medical home (PCMH)
  • Improving rural patient care with telepharmacy
  • Billing updates for rural health clinics
  • The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA)
  • Utilizing process and QI initiatives to drive Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) success
  • Cybersecurity
  • Care delivery trends for rural health

KSM will also be exhibiting at the event.

To learn more or register, visit the conference website