2018 IHS Partnership Conference

Phoenix, Arizona
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Untitled Document

TUESDAY, JULY 31

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions A

221A

Indian Health Care Improvement Act (IHCIA) Section 206 - Right to Recovery and Contracting with Insurers 

Carol Chicharello, Director, Business Development, Phoenix Area IHS

221B

Part 1: Revenue Cycle Standardization – Staffing Patterns, Benchmarks, Projections for Strategic Planning

Sharon Brokeshoulder, Business Office Manager, Gallup Indian Medical Center, Navajo Area IHS

Brenda Tahe, Assistant Business Office Manager, Gallup Indian Medical Center, Navajo Area IHS

221C

Analyzing Your Adjustments and Denials.

Cynthia Larsen, Program Analyst, Division of Business Office Enhancement, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

222A

Efficiently Increasing Revenue Through Insurance Verification 

Tyler Lannoye, Chief Pharmacist, Quentin N. Burdick Memorial Health Care Facility, Great Plains Area IHS

225AB

Point-of-Sale and Pharmacy Billing and Reports (pending compliance)

Tiffany Brown, Pharmacy Point-of-Sale (POS) Technician, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix Area IHS

Lisa Carlow, Pharmacy Billing Technician, Sioux San Pharmacy Department, Great Plains Area IHS

Gail Townsend, Practice Management Federal Lead, Office of information Technology

226AB

Basic Billing Overview in Resource and Patient Management System

Adrian Lujan, Information Technology Specialist, Office of Information Technology

231B

Central Accounting and Reporting System (CARS) Reconciliation

Jeff Curfman, Director, Division of System, Review and Procedures, Office of Finance and Accounting

Santhosh Domakuntla, Systems Operations and Maintenance Support, Division of Systems Review and Procedures, Office of Finance and Accounting

Larissa Ford, Cash Management Lead, Division of Systems Review and Procedures, Office of Finance and Accounting

Marion Kelley-Jim, Cash Management and Accounts Receivable Lead, Navajo Area IHS

229A

Overview of Observation and Inpatient Billing

Gail Atnip, Provider Outreach and Education Specialist, Novitas Solutions

Kim Robinson, Provider Outreach and Education Specialist, Novitas Solutions

231C

Bullying at Work, What can you do? (presentation not being shared)

Tanya Wofford, Director of Revenue, Billings Area IHS

232AB

Medical/Electronic Record Review from the Perspective of Joint Commission/Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Survey Processes

Michelle McDonald, Executive Director, Government Regulations and Advisory Services, Joint Commission Resources

222B

OMG, That’s TMI: Privacy Impact Assessments and Protecting Medical Devices 

Benjamin Koshy, Information System Security Officer, Office of Information Technology

Heather McClane, Privacy Officer, Division of Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management Support

222C

Cloud and Shared IT Services

Paul Kundtz, Director, Division of Information Technology Operations, Office of Information Technology

223

Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) Overview and Implementation 

Phillip Wise, Director, Division of Program Management and Budget, Office of Information Technology

224A

Great Plains Area (GPA) Standardizing Resource and Patient Management System Electronic Health Record (RPMS EHR) within Emergency Department (ED) through Configuration Control Council (CCC)

Suzanne England, Maternal Child Health Consultant, Great Plains Area IHS

Brenda Kleinknecht, IT Project Manager, Great Plains Area IHS

Deborah Odens, Clinical Application Coordinators, Great Plains Area IHS

Leslye Rauth, Clinical Informaticist, Great Plains Area IHS

David Taylor, National Medical Informatics Consultant, Office of Information Technology

224B

The Critical Role of the Pharmacy Informaticist

Amy Rubin, Clinical Application Coordinator, Oklahoma City Area IHS

Abraham Kalathil, Pharmacy Informaticist, Crownpoint Health Care Facility, Navajo Area IHS

Nicholas Laughton, Pharmacy Informaticist, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix Area IHS

Kendall Van Tyle, Pharmacy Informatics Consultant, Office of Health Promotions, Phoenix Area IHS

Peter Vermilyea, Clinical Applications Coordinator, Winslow Indian Health Care Center

Jeff Walling, Pharmacy Informaticist, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix Area IHS

232C

Optimizing Health Information Technology (HIT) for Diabetes Care (pending compliance)

Chris Lamer, Clinical Information Consultant, Office of Information Technology

Indian Health Manual Part 2, Chapter 3 – Purchased / Referred Care

Brenda Jeanotte-Smith, Acting Director, Division of Contract Care, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

Terri Schmidt, Acting Director, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

Purchased / Referred Care 101 Overview 

Karen Smith, Medical Support Assistant, Shinnecock Service Unit, Nashville Area IHS

Bree Tiger, Public Health Analyst and Catastrophic Health Emergency Fund Coordinator, Nashville Area IHS

Indian Health Service Fiscal Intermediary

Michelle Brazley, Manager of Systems and Reporting, IHS Fiscal Intermediary, Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

Clayton Old Elk, Project Officer and Contracting Officer Representative, Division of Contract Care, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

228AB

Breaking Barriers and Improving Communication at Work

Debra Feathers, Business Office Coordinator and Purchased / Referred Care Officer, Albuquerque Area IHS

Lorraine Reels-Pearson, Business Office Manager, Nashville Area IHS

Julia Ysaguirre, Director, Purchased/Referred Care, Phoenix Area IHS

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions B

221A

Indian Health Care Improvement Act (IHCIA) Section 206 - Right to Recovery and Contracting with Insurers (Repeat) 

Carol Chicharello, Director, Business Development, Phoenix Area IHS

221B

Part 2: Revenue Cycle Standardization – Different Management Reports; How to Run; Analyzing/Interpreting for Strategic Plan 

Sharon Brokeshoulder, Business Office Manager, Gallup Indian Medical Center, Navajo Area IHS

Brenda Tahe, Assistant Business Office Manager, Gallup Indian Medical Center, Navajo Area IHS

221C

Analyzing Your PORP Report

Cynthia Larsen, Program Analyst, Division of Business Office Enhancement, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

Alison Sanders, Management Analyst, Division of Business Office Enhancement, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

Glenda "Cindy" Washakie, Health Systems Specialist/Business Office, Billings Area IHS

Example Definitions

222A

Basics of Field Requirements – Data Quality, etc.

Leatrice Begay, Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act Coordinator, Bemidji Area IHS

Jason Douglas, Principal Statistician, Bemidji Area IHS

225AB

Point-of-Sale and Pharmacy Billing and Reports (Repeat) (pending compliance)

Tiffany Brown, Pharmacy Point-of-Sale (POS) Technician, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix Area IHS

Lisa Carlow, Pharmacy Billing Technician, Sioux San Pharmacy Department, Great Plains Area IHS

Gail Townsend, Practice Management Federal Lead, Office of information Technology

226AB

Basics of All Benefits and Eligibility (SSA, VA, CHIP, MCR, MCD, TANF, FS)

Dustie Cummins, Contact Representative/Patient Benefit Coordinator, Crow/Northern Cheyenne Hospital, Billings Area IHS

231B

Debt Management

Cindy Reeves, Accountant, Division of Systems Review and Procedures, Office of Finance and Accounting
Final Delinquent Debt Policy
PSC Debt Collection Process

229A

Overview of Observation and Inpatient Billing (Repeat)

Gail Atnip, Provider Outreach and Education Specialist, Novitas Solutions

Kim Robinson, Provider Outreach and Education Specialist, Novitas Solutions

231C

Dental Coding: Best Practices with Dentrix (Electronic Dental Record) Update and Review

Joel Knutson, Contracting Officer Representative, Division of Oral Health Electronic Dental Record, Office of Clinical and Preventive Services

Patricia K. Mauga, Dental Coder, Northern Navajo Medical Center, Navajo Area IHS

Gary Russell-King, Acting Health Information Management Consultant and Privacy Coordinator, Navajo Area IHS

232AB

Medical/Electronic Record Review from the Perspective of Joint Commission/Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Survey Processes (Repeat)

Michelle McDonald, Executive Director, Government Regulations and Advisory Services, Joint Commission Resources

222B

Emerging Technology Impacts on Healthcare

Gregg Pessin, Gartner Healthcare Provider Research

222C

Digital Communications at IHS (pending compliance)

Denean Standing-Ojo, Web Services Manager, Division of Information Technology Operations, OIT

Melody Ford-Dixon, Assistant Web Manager, Division of Information Technology Operations, OIT

223

Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) and Enterprise Performance Life Cycle (EPLC) Processes & Procedures

Rauland Sharp, Capital Planning and Investment Control Manager, Division of Program Management and Budget, Office of Information Technology

Michelle Riedel, Capital Planning and Investment Control Analyst, Division of Program Management and Budget, Office of Information Technology

224A

Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances – Coming Soon to an Electronic Health Record (EHR) Near You

Bradley Bishop, Pharmacy Consultant, Office of Information Technology

224B

Optimizing Health Information Technology (HIT) for Implementation and Sustainment of the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Model of Care

Elvira Mosely, Clinical Program Consultant for the Electronic Health Records, Phoenix Area IHS

Benjamin Feliciano, Nurse Consultant/Improvement Advisor, Improving Patient Care Program, Office of Clinical and Preventive Services

Jennifer L Michener, Outpatient Director and Director of Improving Patient Care/Patient Centered Medical Home Initiatives, Whiteriver Service Unit, Phoenix Area IHS

232C

Health Information Exchange (HIE), Master Patient Index (MPI) and Health Share Update and Implementation within the Winslow Indian Health Care Center

Michael Fairbanks, Health Information Exchange Federal Lead and Direct Messaging Lead, Division of Information Technology, Office of Information Technology

James Garcia, Master Patient Index Federal Lead, Division of Information Technology, Office of Information Technology

Peter Vermilyea, Clinical Applications Coordinator, Winslow Indian Health Care Center

Indian Health Manual Part 2, Chapter 3 – Purchased / Referred Care (Repeat)

Brenda Jeanotte-Smith, Acting Director, Division of Contract Care, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

Terri Schmidt, Acting Director, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

Purchased / Referred Care 101 Overview (Repeat) 

Karen Smith, Medical Support Assistant, Shinnecock Service Unit, Nashville Area IHS

Bree Tiger, Public Health Analyst and Catastrophic Health Emergency Fund Coordinator, Nashville Area IHS

Indian Health Service Fiscal Intermediary (Repeat)

Michelle Brazley, Manager of Systems and Reporting, IHS Fiscal Intermediary, Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

Clayton Old Elk, Project Officer and Contracting Officer Representative, Division of Contract Care, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

Felicia M. Roach, Management Analyst, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

228AB

Medical Credentialing / Privileging Enterprise Software (no presentation)

Andrea Scott, Deputy Chief Information Officer and Deputy Director, OIT

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Concurrent Sessions C

221A

Best Practice – Use of Third-Party Revenue to Build Capacity

Gelynn Shirleson, Lead Patient Access Representative, Fort Defiance Indian Hospital Board, Inc.

Chrysythia Wilson, Accounts Receivable Manager and Interim Patient Registration Manager, Ft. Defiance Indian Hospital Board, Inc.

221B

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Programs Overview

Rachel Charles, Assistant Director, National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Ray Lizarraga, Eligibility Specialist, Veterans Health Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Homana Pawiki, Tribal Government Relations Specialist, Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

221C

Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Billing – Medicare

Mimi Vier, Provider Outreach and Education Consultant for National Government Services

222A

Navigating the Medicare Provider Enrollment Process

Gail Atnip, Provider Outreach and Education Specialist, Novitas Solutions

Kim Robinson, Provider Outreach and Education Specialist, Novitas Solutions

225AB

Vitally 1st -The Vital Role of Patient Registration 

Lorraine Reels-Pearson, Business Office Manager, Nashville Area IHS

Sandra Sealey, Business Office Coordinator, Oklahoma City Area IHS

226AB

Managing Third Party Billing: Avoiding Backlogs and Being in Compliance 

Sandra Lahi, Chief Executive Officer, Jicarilla Service Unit, Albuquerque Area IHS

Adrian Lujan, Information Technology Specialist, Office of Information Technology

231B

Central Accounting and Reporting System (CARS) Reconciliation (Repeat)

Jeff Curfman, Director, Division of System, Review and Procedures, Office of Finance and Accounting

Santhosh Domakuntla, Systems Operations and Maintenance Support, Division of Systems Review and Procedures, Office of Finance and Accounting

Larissa Ford, Cash Management Lead, Division of Systems Review and Procedures, Office of Finance and Accounting

Marion Kelley-Jim, Cash Management and Accounts Receivable Lead, Navajo Area IHS

229A

Dental Coding: Best Practices with Dentrix (Electronic Dental Record) Update and Review (Repeat)

Joel Knutson, Contracting Officer Representative, Division of Oral Health Electronic Dental Record, Office of Clinical and Preventive Services

Patricia K. Mauga, Dental Coder, Northern Navajo Medical Center, Navajo Area IHS

Gary Russell-King, Acting Health Information Management Consultant and Privacy Coordinator, Navajo Area IHS

231C

Policy Writing for Health Information Management
Authorization Consent Minors
Confidentiality Policy

Janice Chase, IT Specialist, Division of Information Technology, Office of Information Technology

Jacqueline Reyes, HIM National Federal Lead Consultant/HIM IT Coordinator, Division of Information Technology, Office of Information Technology

232AB

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule: Requirements and Individual Rights (pending compliance)

Karel Hadacek, Equal Opportunity Specialist, Office for Civil Rights, Rocky Mountain Region, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

222B

“Ransomware Attacks Healthcare Facilities – All Patient Records Lost!”: How Do We Protect Ourselves and Our Patients?

James Eller, Information Technology Specialist, Nashville Area IHS

Wendy Andrews, Division of Information Security, Office of Information Technology

222C

Cloud and Shared IT Services (Repeat)

Paul Kundtz, Director, Division of Information Technology Operations, Office of Information Technology

223

Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) Overview and Implementation (Repeat) 

Phillip Wise, Director, Division of Program Management and Budget, Office of Information Technology

224A

Electronic Health Record is a Quality Process

Carin Greenhagen, Clinical Applications Coordinator, Rosebud Indian Hospital, Great Plains Area IHS

Deborah Odens, Clinical Application Coordinators, Great Plains Area IHS

Leslye Rauth, Clinical Informaticist, Great Plains Area IHS

Brandy Rose, Clinical Applications Coordinator, Omaha/Winnebago Hospital, Great Plains Area IHS

David Taylor, National Medical Informatics Consultant, Office of Information Technology

224B

Emergency Department Dashboard

Anthony Millkamp, Computer Applications Coordinator, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix Area IHS

Barbara Hess, Applications Systems Analyst, Division of information Technology, Office of Information Technology

Theresa Tsosie-Robledo, Nurse Informaticist, Division of information Technology, Office of Information Technology

Purchased / Referred Care Rates Information for Programs using the Indian Health Service Fiscal Intermediary 

Michelle Brazley, Manager of Systems and Reporting, IHS Fiscal Intermediary, Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

Clayton Old Elk, Project Officer and Contracting Officer Representative, Division of Contract Care, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

Jan Robb, Health System Specialist, Purchased/Referred Care, Oklahoma City Area IHS

Catastrophic Health Emergency Fund 101

Taveah George, Purchased/Referred Care Officer, Oklahoma City Area IHS

Bobbie Moran, Health System Specialist, Purchased/Referred Care, Oklahoma City Area IHS

Bree Tiger, Public Health Analyst and Catastrophic Health Emergency Fund Coordinator, Nashville Area IHS

Purchased / Referred Care 201

Marie Begay, Purchased/Referred Care Officer, Navajo Area IHS

Ed Chasing Hawk, Health System Specialist, Purchased/Referred Care, Great Plains Area IHS

Karla Hall, Purchased/Referred Care Officer, Great Plains Area IHS

228AB

Self-Care: Mind, Body and Spirit

Jill Andersen, Certified Health and Wellness Coach, Red Lake Hospital, Bemidji Area IHS

Michelle Archuleta, Health Promotion Consultant, Bemidji Area IHS

Jill Breyen,, Registered Dietitian and Diabetes Nutrition Specialist, Red Lake Band of Chippewa

Kathleen Clemons, Certified Health and Wellness Coach, Ho-Chunk Nation

Eleanor Morin, Certified Health and Wellness Coach, Red Lake Hospital, Bemidji Area IHS

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Concurrent Sessions D

221A

Fraud Investigations U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Investigations Department (HHS OIG) (no presentation)

Lauren Hanover, Special Agent, Office of the Inspector General

221B

Part 1: Revenue Cycle Standardization - Staffing Patterns, Benchmarks, Projections for Strategic Planning (Repeat)

Sharon Brokeshoulder, Business Office Manager, Gallup Indian Medical Center, Navajo Area IHS

Brenda Tahe, Assistant Business Office Manager, Gallup Indian Medical Center, Navajo Area IHS

221C

Third Party Billing - Treasury Conversion Over the Counter Net (OTCnet) to Electronic Check Processing (ECP) for PNC Third Party Collection

Lauren Gradwell, Account Manager for Federal Services, PNC Financial Services Group

Rachel Hearn, Healthcare Onboarding Client Solution Advisor, PNC Financial Services Group

Elizabeth Hendrix, Operations Manager for the Indian Health Service and Veterans Health Administration, Bureau of the Fiscal Service, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Cynthia Larsen, Program Analyst, Division of Business Office Enhancement, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

222A

Novitasphere Portal for Part A and Part B Providers 

Gail Atnip, Provider Outreach and Education Specialist, Novitas Solutions

Kim Robinson, Provider Outreach and Education Specialist, Novitas Solutions

225AB

Teamwork and The Revenue Cycle - Finding the Method to the Madness

Debra Feathers, Business Office Coordinator and Purchased / Referred Care Officer, Albuquerque Area IHS

Tracy Sanchez, Administrative Officer, Albuquerque Service Unit, Albuquerque Area IHS

226AB

Innovations Forum

Sam Brewster, Management Analyst, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

Janice Chase, IT Specialist, Division of Information Technology, Office of Information Technology

Carol Chicharello, Director, Business Development, Phoenix Area IHS

Adrian Lujan, Information Technology Specialist, Office of Information Technology

Raho Ortiz, Director, Division of Business Office Enhancement, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

Leslie Reece, Business Office Coordinator, Bemidji Area IHS

Alison Sanders, Management Analyst, Division of Business Office Enhancement, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

231B

Accounts Receivable (AR): Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) - Unified Financial Management System (UFMS) Reconciliation – End-to-End Process

Archana Bhat, Financial System Specialist, Division of Systems Review and Procedures, Office of Finance and Accounting

Tashina Burns, Lead Accounting Technician for Accounts Receivable, Phoenix Area IHS

Therea Crank, Information Technology Specialist for Accounts Receivable, Phoenix Area IHS

Marion Kelley-Jim, Cash Management and Accounts Receivable Lead, Navajo Area IHS

Muralidhar Vintha, Operations and Maintenance Support Team, Division of Systems Review and Procedures, Office of Finance and Accounting

LeAnn Yazzie, Accountant, Navajo Area IHS

229A

Coding Productivity and Monitoring 

Gary Russell-King, Acting Health Information Management Consultant and Privacy Coordinator, Navajo Area IHS

Renetta Yellowhair-Francisco, Medical Records Administration Specialist, Gallup Indian Medical Center, Navajo Area IHS

231C

The Implementation, Use, and Troubleshooting of VistA Imaging Applications.

Marilyn Freeman, Health Information Management/Compliance Officer, California Area IHS

Jacqueline Reyes, Health Information Management National Federal Lead Consultant/ Health Information Management IT Coordinator, Division of Information Technology, Office of Information Technology

Leslie R. White, RPMS Laboratory Consultant, Division of Information Technology, Office of Information Technology

232AB

The Coder and the Physician Query 

Alyshia Baker, Lead Medical Records Technician and Alternate Business Office Coordinator, Nashville Area IHS

Barbara Fairbanks, Health Information Management Consultant, Bemidji Area IHS

222B

Is It Criminal? (and What to do if the answer is YES). (no presentation to share)

Bill Tydeman, Special Agent, Office of Inspector General

222C

Enterprise Information Technology (IT) Service Management: Re-engineering Customer Focused IT Service and Support

Andre Gravel, Vice President, Gartner

Sina Kasraian, National Service Desk/Indian Health Service Headquarters Manager, Division of Information Technology Operations, Office of Information Technology

223

Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) and Enterprise Performance Life Cycle (EPLC) Processes and Procedures (Repeat)

Rauland Sharp, Capital Planning and Investment Control Manager, Division of Program Management and Budget, Office of Information Technology

Michelle Riedel, Capital Planning and Investment Control Analyst, Division of Program Management and Budget, Office of Information Technology

224A

Baking from Scratch – The Kayenta Health Center and Winslow Indian Health Care Center New Hospital Resource and Patient Management System Electronic Health Record - Bar Code Medication Administration and Health Information Technology Journey

Priscilla Whitethorne, Chief Executive Officer, Kayenta Service Unit, Navajo Area IHS

Edward J. Kobialka, Jr., Pharmacy Informaticist, Kayenta Service Unit, Navajo Area IHS

Nicolettte McDermott-Ketchum, Family Medicine Physician Assistant, Kayenta Service Unit, Navajo Area IHS

Ksenija Topic, Podiatrist, Kayenta Service Unit, Navajo Area IHS

Peter Vermilyea, Clinical Applications Coordinator, Winslow Indian Health Care Center

Anna Wilson

224B

National Accountability Dashboard for Quality

Joe Bryant, Administrative Officer, Clinton Service Unit, Oklahoma City Area IHS

Purchased / Referred Care Rates Information for Programs using the Indian Health Service Fiscal Intermediary (Repeat)

Michelle Brazley, Manager of Systems and Reporting, IHS Fiscal Intermediary, Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

Clayton Old Elk, Project Officer and Contracting Officer Representative, Division of Contract Care, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

Jan Robb, Health System Specialist, Purchased/Referred Care, Oklahoma City Area IHS

Catastrophic Health Emergency Fund 101 (Repeat)

Taveah George, Purchased/Referred Care Officer, Oklahoma City Area IHS

Bobbie Moran, Health System Specialist, Purchased/Referred Care, Oklahoma City Area IHS

Bree Tiger, Public Health Analyst and Catastrophic Health Emergency Fund Coordinator, Nashville Area IHS

Purchased / Referred Care 201 (Repeat)

Marie Begay, Purchased/Referred Care Officer, Navajo Area IHS

Ed Chasing Hawk, Health System Specialist, Purchased/Referred Care, Great Plains Area IHS

Karla Hall, Purchased/Referred Care Officer, Great Plains Area IHS

232C

Payment Systems Reform Initiative: The Urban Indian Health Program Sustainability Systems Assessment 

Alejandro Bermudez-del Villar, Programs and Development Director, National Council of Urban Indian Health

Kimberly Fowler, Director of the Technical Assistance and Research Center, National Council of Urban Indian Health

228AB

Regulatory Support for the Indian Health Service

Evonne Bennett, Management Analyst, Information Collections Clearance Officer, Division of Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management Support

Christopher Forney, Records Management Officer, Division of Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management Support

Emmalani Longenecker, Regulations Analyst, Division of Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management Support

Heather McClane, Privacy Officer, Division of Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management Support

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions E

221A

Patient Benefit Coordinator (PBC) Tips, Tricks, and Cheat Sheets

Valerie Barker, Supervisory Contact Representative, Gallup Indian Medical Center, Navajo Area IHS

Sharalynn Tsosie, Contact Representative, Gallup Indian Medical Center, Navajo Area IHS

221B

Part 2: Revenue Cycle Standardization – Different Management Reports; How to Run; Analyzing/Interpreting for Strategic Plan (Repeat) 

Sharon Brokeshoulder, Business Office Manager, Gallup Indian Medical Center, Navajo Area IHS

Brenda Tahe, Assistant Business Office Manager, Gallup Indian Medical Center, Navajo Area IHS

221C

Third Party Internal Controls Policy and Online Tool 

Alison Sanders, Management Analyst, Division of Business Office Enhancement, Office of Resource Access and Partnership

222A

Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Billing – Medicare (Repeat)

Mimi Vier, Provider Outreach and Education Consultant for National Government Services

225AB

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) (Everything): Reimbursement Agreements, Billing Protocol

Cynthia Larsen, Program Analyst, Division of Business Office Enhancement, Office of Resource Access and Partnership

Kerry Paperman, Office of Community Care VISN 20 Manager and Acting Region 5 Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Michelle Slusser, Operational Program Manager, VA Indian Health Service/Tribal Health Program (IHS/THP) Reimbursement Agreements Program, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

226AB

Facility and Provider Enrollment - Considerations for IHS, Tribes, and Indian Health Programs

Valerie Chee, Director of Patient Financial Services, San Carlos Apache Healthcare Corporation

Carol Chicharello, Director, Business Development, Phoenix Area IHS

Wil Darwin, Area Pharmacy Consultant and Area Clinical Application Informaticist, Albuquerque Area IHS

Nancy Talywood, Clinical Informatics, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix Area IHS

231B

Accounts Receivable (AR): Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) – Unified Financial Management System (UFMS) Reconciliation – Headquarters and Area Activities

Archana Bhat, Financial System Specialist, Division of Systems Review and Procedures, Office of Finance and Accounting

Tashina Burns, Lead Accounting Technician for Accounts Receivable, Phoenix Area IHS

Therea Crank, Information Technology Specialist for Accounts Receivable, Phoenix Area IHS

Marion Kelley-Jim, Cash Management and Accounts Receivable Lead, Navajo Area IHS

Muralidhar Vintha, Operations and Maintenance Support Team, Division of Systems Review and Procedures, Office of Finance and Accounting

LeAnn Yazzie, Accountant, Navajo Area IHS

229A

Telehealth Overview 

Jennifer Farris, Health Information Management Consultant, Oklahoma City Area IHS

Sandra Sealey, Business Office Coordinator, Oklahoma City Area IHS

231C

What is a Health Information Management (HIM) Clinical Informaticist?

Sherrilyn Allison, Acting Health Information Management Clinical Application Coordinator, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix Area IHS

Tammy Brewer, Clinical Informaticist, Cheyenne River Health Center, Great Plains Area IHS

Teresa Chasteen, Clinical Applications Coordinator, Bemidji Area IHS

Janeen Richter, Medical Records Administrator, Woodrow Wilson Keeble Memorial Health Care Center, Great Plains Area IHS

232AB

Personal Health Record (PHR) Best Practice

Marcianna Barry, Health Information Management Clinical Applications Coordinator, Chinle Service Unit, Navajo Area IHS

Alexandra Oredugba, Personal Health Record Liaison, Chinle Service Unit, Navajo Area IHS

Gary Russell-King, Acting Health Information Management Consultant and Privacy Coordinator, Navajo Area IHS

222B

Technology Aims High, but Hackers Can Still Breach the Cloud 

Benjamin Koshy, Information System Security Officer, Office of Information Technology

Nate Jones, Interconnections Security Lead and Electronic Dental Record Information Systems Security Officer, Division of Information Security, Office of Information Technology

222C

Leveraging Clinical Reminders for Quality Improvement: Reproductive Health and Hepatitis C Reminders Solutions (no presentation to share)

Mike Davis, Director, Division of Information Technology, Office of Information Technology

Susan Richards, Informatics Program Manager and Acting RPMS Program and Investment Manager, Division of Information Technology, Office of Information Technology

Clinical Panel Members

223

Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) and Enterprise Performance Life Cycle (EPLC) Processes and Procedures (Repeat)

Rauland Sharp, Capital Planning and Investment Control Manager, Division of Program Management and Budget, Office of Information Technology

Michelle Riedel, Capital Planning and Investment Control Analyst, Division of Program Management and Budget, Office of Information Technology

224A

Implementation of Electronic Health Record (EHR), Behavioral Health Graphical User Interface (BH GUI), and Admission/Discharge/Transfer (ADT) in a Youth Regional Treatment

Steve Thibodeau, Clinical Applications Coordinator, California Area IHS

Marilyn Freeman, Health Information Management/Compliance Officer, California Area IHS

Gary Mosier, Information Technology Specialist, Database Administrator, and Programmer, California Area IHS

224B

Electronic Health Record is a Quality Process (no presentation to share)

Carin Greenhagen, Clinical Applications Coordinator, Rosebud Indian Hospital, Great Plains Area IHS

Deborah Odens, Clinical Application Coordinators, Great Plains Area IHS

Leslye Rauth, Clinical Informaticist, Great Plains Area IHS

Brandy Rose, Clinical Applications Coordinator, Omaha/Winnebago Hospital, Great Plains Area IHS

David Taylor, National Medical Informatics Consultant, Office of Information Technology

Indian Health Manual Part 2, Chapter 3 – Purchased / Referred Care (Repeat)

Brenda Jeanotte-Smith, Acting Director, Division of Contract Care, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

Terri Schmidt, Acting Director, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

Automated Catastrophic Health Emergency Fund Processing for Resource and Patient Management System Programs

Jan Robb, Health System Specialist, Purchased/Referred Care, Oklahoma City Area IHS

Kevin Rogers, Information Technology Specialist, Oklahoma City Area IHS

Improving Purchased / Referred Care Processes (Part I)

Brenda Molash, Health System Specialist, Purchased/Referred Care Program, Rapid City Service Unit, Great Plains Area IHS

228AB

Customer Service: It’s Not What You Think!

Kevin Meeks, Deputy Director for Field Operations, IHS

Travis Watts, Acting Director, Oklahoma City Area IHS

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions F

221A

Table Maintenance Review 

Adrian Lujan, Information Technology Specialist, Office of Information Technology

221B

Part 3: Quality Improvement Initiative

K Dempsey, Public Health Analyst, Business Office and Third Party Branch, Navajo Area IHS

221C

Building and Expanding Outreach in Indian Country

Kristen Bitsuie, Tribal Health Care Reform Outreach and Education Program Associate, National Indian Health Board

Sherrie Varner, Medicare Specialist, Choctaw Nation

222A

Medicare Provider Enrollment Overview 

Gail Atnip, Provider Outreach and Education Specialist, Novitas Solutions

Kim Robinson, Provider Outreach and Education Specialist, Novitas Solutions

225AB

Business Intelligence Enterprise Environment/Dashboards (no presentation)

Sam Brewster, Management Analyst, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

Vanessa Weaver, Information Technology Specialist, Division of Information Technology, Office of Information Technology

226AB

Facility and Provider Enrollment – Considerations for Indian Health Service (IHS), Tribes, and Indian Health Programs (Repeat)

Valerie Chee, Director of Patient Financial Services, San Carlos Apache Healthcare Corporation

Carol Chicharello, Director, Business Development, Phoenix Area IHS

Wil Darwin, Area Pharmacy Consultant and Area Clinical Application Informaticist, Albuquerque Area IHS

Nancy Talywood, Clinical Informatics, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix Area IHS

231B

Debt Management (Repeat)

Cindy Reeves, Accountant, Division of Systems Review and Procedures, Office of Finance and Accounting
Final Delinquent Debt Policy
PSC Debt collection Process

229A

Coding Productivity and Monitoring (Repeat) 

Renetta Yellowhair-Francisco, Medical Records Administration Specialist, Gallup Indian Medical Center, Navajo Area IHS

Gary Russell-King, Acting Health Information Management Consultant and Privacy Coordinator, Navajo Area IHS

231C

The Implementation, Use, and Troubleshooting of VistA Imaging Applications (Repeat)

Marilyn Freeman, Health Information Management/Compliance Officer, California Area IHS

Jacqueline Reyes, Health Information Management National Federal Lead Consultant/ Health Information Management IT Coordinator, Division of Information Technology, Office of Information Technology

Leslie R. White, RPMS Laboratory Consultant, Division of Information Technology, Office of Information Technology

232AB

The Coder and the Physician Query (Repeat) 

Alyshia Baker, Lead Medical Records Technician and Alternate Business Office Coordinator, Nashville Area IHS

Barbara Fairbanks, Health Information Management Consultant, Bemidji Area IHS

222B

To Infinity and Beyond: Operationalizing Information Technology and Cybersecurity Career Profiles (no presentation to share)

Sarah Moffat, Enterprise Lead - IT & Cybersecurity Professional Development & Education, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

222C

Federal Cybersecurity: Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program 

Paul Kundtz, Director, Division of Information Technology Operations, Office of Information Technology

223

Section 508 - Ensuring Everybody Gets Your Message 

Darren Buchanan, Section 508 Coordinator, Office Information Technology

224A

The Critical Role of the Pharmacy Informaticist (Repeat)

Amy Rubin, Clinical Application Coordinator, Oklahoma City Area IHS

Abraham Kalathil, Pharmacy Informaticist, Crownpoint Health Care Facility, Navajo Area IHS

Nicholas Laughton, Pharmacy Informaticist, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix Area IHS

Kendall Van Tyle, Pharmacy Informatics Consultant, Office of Health Promotions, Phoenix Area IHS

Peter Vermilyea, Clinical Applications Coordinator, Winslow Indian Health Care Center

Jeff Walling, Pharmacy Informaticist, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix Area IHS

224B

Great Plains Area Telemedicine Experience.

Brenda Kleinknecht, IT Project Manager, Great Plains Area IHS

Deborah Odens, Clinical Application Coordinators, Great Plains Area IHS

Leslye Rauth, Clinical Informaticist, Great Plains Area IHS

Practical Techniques for Handling Stressful Situations

Debra Feathers, Business Office Coordinator and Purchased / Referred Care Officer, Albuquerque Area IHS

Automated Catastrophic Health Emergency Fund Processing for Resource and Patient Management System Programs (Repeat)

Jan Robb, Health System Specialist, Purchased/Referred Care, Oklahoma City Area IHS

Kevin Rogers, Information Technology Specialist, Oklahoma City Area IHS

Purchased / Referred Care Referral Process for Medical Providers (Part II)

Shannell Rico, Medical Officer Supervisor, Urgent Care Department, Rapid City Indian Hospital, Great Plains Area IHS

228AB

Rebuilding Relationships in Indian Healthcare

Deanna Dick, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix Area IHS

Deborah Price, Acting Chief Nurse Officer, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix Area IHS

Constance James, Director, Office of Community Relations and Tribal Affairs, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix Area IHS

Tina Escobar, Financial Services Benefit Coordinator, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix Area IHS

Allen King, Lead Contact Representative, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix Area IHS

THURSDAY, AUGUST 2

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Concurrent Sessions G

221A

Across State and International Borders: Eligibility Considerations for Indian Health Service (IHS) Direct Care, IHS Purchased/Referred Care, and Medicaid (pending compliance)

Carol Chicharello, Director, Business Development, Phoenix Area IHS

Raho Ortiz, Director, Division of Business Office Enhancement, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

Leslie Reece, Leslie Reece, Business Office Coordinator, Bemidji Area IHS

Julia Ysaguirre, Director, Purchased/Referred Care, Phoenix Area IHS

Brian Zah, Supervisory Health System Specialist, Purchased / Referred Care, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix Area IHS

221B

Electronic Tools to Increase Efficiency

Tashina Burns, Lead Accounting Technician for Accounts Receivable, Phoenix Area IHS

April Gooday, Supervisory Medical Support Assistant, Business Office, Lawton Indian Hospital, Oklahoma City Area IHS

Violet Kenny, Application Coordinator, Phoenix Area IHS

221C

Internal Audits

Alyshia Baker, Lead Medical Records Technician and Alternate Business Office Coordinator, Nashville Area IHS

222A

Novitasphere Portal for Part A and Part B Providers (Repeat) 

Gail Atnip, Provider Outreach and Education Specialist, Novitas Solutions

Kim Robinson, Provider Outreach and Education Specialist, Novitas Solutions

225AB

Vitally 1st - The Vital Role of Patient Registration (Repeat) 

Lorraine Reels-Pearson, Business Office Manager, Nashville Area IHS

Sandra Sealey, Business Office Coordinator, Oklahoma City Area IHS

226AB

Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) Practice Management System 

Janice Chase, IT Specialist, Division of Information Technology, Office of Information Technology

Adrian Lujan, Information Technology Specialist, Office of Information Technology

Gail Townsend, Practice Management Federal Lead, Office of information Technology

231B

Financial Business Intelligence System Reports

Sofia Mohamud, Operations and Maintenance Support Team, Division of Systems Review and Procedures, Office of Finance and Accounting

Cindy Reeves, Accountant, Division of Systems Review and Procedures, Office of Finance and Accounting

229A

Regulatory Support for the Indian Health Service (Repeat) 

Evonne Bennett, Management Analyst, Information Collections Clearance Officer, Division of Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management Support

Christopher Forney, Records Management Officer, Division of Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management Support

Emmalani Longenecker, Regulations Analyst, Division of Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management Support

Heather McClane, Privacy Officer, Division of Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management Support

231C

What is a Health Information Management (HIM) Clinical Informaticist? (Repeat)

Sherrilyn Allison, Acting Health Information Management Clinical Application Coordinator, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix Area IHS

Tammy Brewer, Clinical Informaticist, Cheyenne River Health Center, Great Plains Area IHS

Teresa Chasteen, Clinical Applications Coordinator, Bemidji Area IHS

Janeen Richter, Medical Records Administrator, Woodrow Wilson Keeble Memorial Health Care Center, Great Plains Area IHS

232AB

New Health Information Management (HIM) Supervisor 101 

Gary Russell-King, Acting Health Information Management Consultant and Privacy Coordinator, Navajo Area IHS

232C

Vista Imaging Office Hours (no presentation)

Marilyn Freeman, Health Information Management/Compliance Officer, California Area IHS

Leslie R. White, RPMS Laboratory Consultant, Division of Information Technology, Office of Information Technology

222B

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Basics: Security and Breach Notification Rules 

Karel Hadacek, Equal Opportunity Specialist, Office for Civil Rights, Rocky Mountain Region, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

222C

The Road to 2015 Certified EHR Technology (CEHRT)/Meaningful Use Stage 3 (MU3)/Promoting Interoperability (PI)

Mike Davis, Director, Division of Information Technology, Office of Information Technology

Jeanette Kompkoff, Supervisory Information Technology Specialist, Division of Information Technology, Office of Information Technology

Susy Postal, Chief Health Informatics Officer, Office of Information Technology

Susan Richards, Informatics Program Manager and Acting RPMS Program and Investment Manager, Division of Information Technology, Office of Information Technology

Michelle Ruslavage, RPMS Immunization and Immunization Data Exchange Federal Lead, Division of Information Technology, Office of Information Technology

Panel Members from the Field.

223

Section 508 - Ensuring Everybody Gets Your Message (Repeat) 

Darren Buchanan, Section 508 Coordinator, Office Information Technology

224A

Improving Point of Care Workflow for Nursing

Linda Dietrich, Nursing Informaticist, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix Area IHS

Susan Barney, Assistant Supervisory Clinical Nurse, Medical/Surgical Unit, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix Area IHS

Nicholas Laughton, Pharmacy Informaticist, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix Area IHS

Anthony Millkamp, Computer Applications Coordinator, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix Area IHS

Lynda Von Bibra, Clinical Application Coordinator, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix Area IHS

224B

Optimizing Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Ensemble

Jacqueline Jones, Information Technology Specialist, Division of Information Technology, Office of Information Technology

Sadra Kasraian, Computer Systems Management Team, Division of Information Technology, Office of Information Technology

Purchased / Referred Care Rates Training (Federal and Tribal)

Michelle Brazley, Manager of Systems and Reporting, IHS Fiscal Intermediary, Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

Susan Garcia, Purchased/Referred Care Manager, Kewa Pueblo Health Center

Robin Medlock, Chief, Choctaw Referred Care, Choctaw Nation Health Services Authority

Clayton Old Elk, Project Officer and Contracting Officer Representative, Division of Contract Care, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

Improving Purchased / Referred Care Processes (Part I) (Repeat) 

Brenda Molash, Health System Specialist, Purchased/Referred Care Program, Rapid City Service Unit, Great Plains Area IHS

Purchased / Referred Care Training Module Revamping Update and Discussion

Sam Brewster, Management Analyst, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

Sharon Folgar, Management Analyst, Division of Contract Care, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

228AB

Practical Techniques for Handing Stressful Situations (Repeat) 

Debra Feathers, Business Office Coordinator and Purchased / Referred Care Officer, Albuquerque Area IHS

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Concurrent Sessions H

221A

Table Maintenance Review (Repeat) 

Adrian Lujan, Information Technology Specialist, Office of Information Technology

221B

To Be or Not To Be: Tribal and Urban Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Billing to Medicare and Medicaid 

Carol Chicharello, Director, Business Development, Phoenix Area IHS

Walter Murillo, Chief Executive Officer, Native Health

221C

Internal Audits (Repeat) 

Alyshia Baker, Lead Medical Records Technician and Alternate Business Office Coordinator, Nashville Area IHS

222A

Medicare 101 – Part A and Part B Billing 

Gail Atnip, Provider Outreach and Education Specialist, Novitas Solutions

Kim Robinson, Provider Outreach and Education Specialist, Novitas Solutions

225AB

Basics of Accounts Receivable Processes in Resource and Patient Management System

Jackie Destafanso, Accounts Receivable Supervisor, Lawton Indian Hospital, Oklahoma City Area IHS

Cynthia Larsen, Program Analyst, Division of Business Office Enhancement, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

Sandra Sealey, Business Office Coordinator, Oklahoma City Area IHS

226AB

Efficiently Increasing Revenue Through Insurance Verification (Repeat) 

Tyler Lannoye, Chief Pharmacist, Quentin N. Burdick Memorial Health Care Facility, Great Plains Area IHS

231B

Accounts Receivable (AR): Office of Finance and Accounting (OFA) AR Dashboard; OFA and Area Finance Reporting

Archana Bhat, Financial System Specialist, Division of Systems Review and Procedures, Office of Finance and Accounting

Tashina Burns, Lead Accounting Technician for Accounts Receivable, Phoenix Area IHS

Therea Crank, Information Technology Specialist for Accounts Receivable, Phoenix Area IHS

Marion Kelley-Jim, Cash Management and Accounts Receivable Lead, Navajo Area IHS

Muralidhar Vintha, Operations and Maintenance Support Team, Division of Systems Review and Procedures, Office of Finance and Accounting

LeAnn Yazzie, Accountant, Navajo Area IHS

229A

Behavioral Health Records in Integrated Care - One Patient, One Record

Teresa Chasteen, Clinical Applications Coordinator, Bemidji Area IHS

Barbara Fairbanks, Health Information Management Consultant, Bemidji Area IHS

Wendy Wisdom, Resource and Patient Management System National Clinical Application Coordinator, Division of Information Technology, Office of Information Technology

231C

Great Plains Area (GPA) Standardizing Resource and Patient Management System Electronic Health Record (RPMS EHR) within Emergency Department (ED) through Configuration Control Council (CCC) (Repeat)

Suzanne England, Maternal Child Health Consultant, Great Plains Area IHS

Brenda Kleinknecht, IT Project Manager, Great Plains Area IHS

David Meservey, Health Information Management Consultant and Privacy Coordinator, Great Plains Area IHS

Deborah Odens, Clinical Application Coordinators, Great Plains Area IHS

Leslye Rauth, Clinical Informaticist, Great Plains Area IHS

232AB

Personal Health Record (PHR) Best Practice (Repeat) 

Marcianna Barry, Health Information Management Clinical Applications Coordinator, Chinle Service Unit, Navajo Area IHS

Alexandra Oredugba, Personal Health Record Liaison, Chinle Service Unit, Navajo Area IHS

Gary Russell-King, Acting Health Information Management Consultant and Privacy Coordinator, Navajo Area IHS

232C

Vista Imaging Office Hours (no presentation)

Marilyn Freeman, Health Information Management/Compliance Officer, California Area IHS

Leslie R. White, RPMS Laboratory Consultant, Division of Information Technology, Office of Information Technology

222B

CyberEye in the Sky and Rules When We Buy: Real Threats Identified on the Indian Health Service Network and Procurement Requirements to Thwart Such Threats

Vicky Groskinsky, Cybersecurity Incident Response Team, Division of Information Security, Office of Information Technology

Reese Weber, Information Systems Security Officer, California Area IHS

222C

Indian Health Service Information Systems Coordinators (ISC) Breakout (no presentation)

Paul Kundtz, Director, Division of Information Technology Operations, Office of Information Technology (Facilitator)

223

Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) and Enterprise Performance Life Cycle (EPLC) Processes and Procedures (Repeat)

Rauland Sharp, Capital Planning and Investment Control Manager, Division of Program Management and Budget, Office of Information Technology

Michelle Riedel, Capital Planning and Investment Control Analyst, Division of Program Management and Budget, Office of Information Technology

224A

Troubleshooting the Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS)

Jacqueline Jones, Information Technology Specialist, Division of Information Technology, Office of Information Technology

Sadra Kasraian, Computer Systems Management Team, Division of Information Technology, Office of Information Technology

224B

The New Medicare Card Preparation and Go Live Lessons Learned and a High Level Overview of the Quality Payment Program Year 2 (2018) and Year 3 (2019)

Susy Postal, Chief Health Informatics Officer, Office of Information Technology

Purchased / Referred Care Rates Training (Federal and Tribal) (Repeat) 

Michelle Brazley, Manager of Systems and Reporting, IHS Fiscal Intermediary, Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

Susan Garcia, Purchased/Referred Care Manager, Kewa Pueblo Health Center

Robin Medlock, Chief, Choctaw Referred Care, Choctaw Nation Health Services Authority

Clayton Old Elk, Project Officer and Contracting Officer Representative, Division of Contract Care, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

Purchased / Referred Care Referral Process for Medical Providers (Part II) (Repeat) 

Shannell Rico, Medical Officer Supervisor, Urgent Care Department, Rapid City Indian Hospital, Great Plains Area IHS

Contract Health Management Information System (CHSMIS), Fiscal Intermediary (FI) Errors, Error Correction Walk-Through, and Best Practice for Avoiding Errors 

Marie Begay, Purchased/Referred Care Officer, Navajo Area IHS

Abhijeet Chimurkar, Operations and Maintenance Support Team, Division of Systems Review and Procedures, Office of Finance and Accounting

Senthil Shanmugam, Operations and Maintenance Support Team, Division of Systems Review and Procedures, Office of Finance and Accounting

Gail Townsend, Practice Management Federal Lead, Office of information Technology

228AB

Appropriations Law: What You Need to Know about Purchased/Referred Care Appropriations and Third-Party Reimbursements

Elizabeth Fowler, Deputy Director for Management Operations, IHS

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions I

221A

Social Security Administration Benefits

Jack Burns, Public Affairs Specialist, Social Security Administration

221B

To Be or Not To Be: Tribal and Urban Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Billing to Medicare and Medicaid (Repeat) 

Carol Chicharello, Director, Business Development, Phoenix Area IHS

Walter Murillo, Chief Executive Officer, Native Health

221C

100% Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP), the State Health Official (SHO) Letter and Care Coordination Agreements

Terri Schmidt, Acting Director, Office of Resource Access and Partnerships

Lane Terwilliger, Medicaid Technical Director, Division of Tribal Affairs, Intergovernmental & External Affairs Group, Centers for Medicaid & CHIP Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

222A

Basics of Field Requirements – Data Quality, etc. (Repeat).

Leatrice Begay, Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act Coordinator, Bemidji Area IHS

Jason Douglas, Principal Statistician, Bemidji Area IHS

225AB

Basics of All Benefits and Eligibility (SSA, VA, CHIP, MCR, MCD, TANF, FS) (Repeat)

Dustie Cummins, Contact Representative/Patient Benefit Coordinator, Crow/Northern Cheyenne Hospital, Billings Area IHS

226AB

Managing Third Party Billing: Avoiding Backlogs and Being in Compliance (Repeat) 

Sandra Lahi, Chief Executive Officer, Jicarilla Service Unit, Albuquerque Area IHS

Adrian Lujan, Information Technology Specialist, Office of Information Technology

231B

Office of Finance and Accounting (OFA) Open Forum: Unified Financial Management System (UFMS) Accounts Receivable (AR), Accounts Payable (AP), Project Accounting (PA), iProcurement and Purchasing, PRISM, Budget Execution, General Ledger, Interfaces to UFMS, Accounting Codes, Month-end/Year-end Closing, Reporting, Debt Collection, Audit/A-123 etc.

Jeff Curfman, Director, Division of System, Review and Procedures, Office of Finance and Accounting

229A

Telehealth Overview (Repeat) 

Jennifer Farris, Health Information Management Consultant, Oklahoma City Area IHS

Sandra Sealey, Business Office Coordinator, Oklahoma City Area IHS

231C

Bullying at Work, What can you do? (Repeat) (presentation not being shared)

Tanya Wofford, Director of Revenue, Billings Area IHS

232AB

New Health Information Management (HIM) Supervisor 101 (Repeat) 

Gary Russell-King, Acting Health Information Management Consultant and Privacy Coordinator, Navajo Area IHS

222B

Indian Health Service Cybersecurity Tools in Action – Digital Forensics, Splunk, and Tenable

Jose Carlo Domingo, Network Security Engineer, Division of Information Security, Office of Information Technology

Vicky Groskinsky, Cybersecurity Incident Response Team, Division of Information Security, Office of Information Technology

222C

Enterprise Information Technology (IT) Service Management: Re-engineering Customer Focused IT Service and Support (Repeat) 

Andre Gravel, Vice President, Gartner

Sina Kasraian, National Service Desk/Indian Health Service Headquarters Manager, Division of Information Technology Operations, Office of Information Technology

223

Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) and Enterprise Performance Life Cycle (EPLC) Processes and Procedures (Repeat)

Rauland Sharp, Capital Planning and Investment Control Manager, Division of Program Management and Budget, Office of Information Technology

Michelle Riedel, Capital Planning and Investment Control Analyst, Division of Program Management and Budget, Office of Information Technology

224A

Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) Electronic Health Record (EHR) Optimization for Prenatal Care

Suzanne England, Maternal Child Health Consultant, Great Plains Area IHS

Kathy Ray, Clinical Applications Coordinator, Navajo Area IHS

224B

Optimizing Health Information Technology (HIT) for Diabetes Care (no presentation to share)

Chris Lamer, Clinical Information Consultant, Office of Information Technology

Breaking Barriers and Improving Communication at Work (Repeat)

Debra Feathers, Business Office Coordinator and Purchased / Referred Care Officer, Albuquerque Area IHS

Lorraine Reels-Pearson, Business Office Manager, Nashville Area IHS

Julia Ysaguirre, Director, Purchased/Referred Care, Phoenix Area IHS

Automated Catastrophic Health Emergency Fund Processing for non-Resource and Patient Management System Programs

Jan Robb, Health System Specialist, Purchased/Referred Care, Oklahoma City Area IHS

Kevin Rogers, Information Technology Specialist, Oklahoma City Area IHS

Contract Health Management Information System (CHSMIS), Fiscal Intermediary (FI) Errors, Error Correction Walk-Through, and Best Practice for Avoiding Errors (Repeat) 

Marie Begay, Purchased/Referred Care Officer, Navajo Area IHS

Abhijeet Chimurkar, Operations and Maintenance Support Team, Division of Systems Review and Procedures, Office of Finance and Accounting

Senthil Shanmugam, Operations and Maintenance Support Team, Division of Systems Review and Procedures, Office of Finance and Accounting

Gail Townsend, Practice Management Federal Lead, Office of information Technology

228AB

Appropriations Law: What You Need to Know about Purchased / Referred Care Appropriations and Third Party Reimbursements (Repeat) 

Elizabeth Fowler, Deputy Director for Management Operations, IHS

 

Payment Instructions

  • Business Office (BO)

    Finance and Accounting

    Health Information Management (HIM)

    Information Technology (IT)

    Tribal/Urban Programs

    Broad Topic Session for Everyone