Healthcare Finance and Reimbursement

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Healthcare Finance and Reimbursement
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 In the Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System Final Rule for 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services requires hospitals to provide a list of their standard charges in machine readable format ( e.g. XML, CSV) as of Jan. 1, 2019. The rule allows hospitals to determine how best to provide a list of their standard charges (their charge master or another form of their choice). The information in this section will assist you with developing and implementing your transparency policies and information.

Section 501(r) of the Internal Revenue Service Code requires 501(c)(3) hospital organizations to meet four general requirements on a facility-by-facility basis. This section of the website will give you a list of resources dedicated to answering your questions on these general requirements, as well as where to turn to if you have questions not answered in this section.
For many Kansas health care organizations, government payment program beneficiaries represent a significant portion of the total patients served each year, and reimbursements for these programs comprise a significant percentage of revenues. KHA closely monitors state and federal budget provisions for these programs, as well as operational issues that affect its members. This section focuses on how Medicare affects Kansas hospitals.

Join KHA staff, state legislators and Kansas hospital executives at our 2019 Advocacy Day. This is your opportunity to learn about our advocacy focus and visit with your elected officials about the important issues facing Kansas hospitals.
For more information regarding the KHA Board Meeting, contact Amy Fluke at (785) 233-7436 or afluke@kha-net.org.
For more information regarding this meeting, contact Dee Dee Dewell, Director, CAH Networks Outreach Services, Via Christi Health, Inc., at DeeDee.Dewell@ascension.org or (316) 858-4988.
For more information regarding this event, contact Susan Cunningham at (785) 233-7436 or scunningham@kha-net.org.
For more information on this meeting, contact Jennifer Findley at (785) 233-7436 or jfindley@kha-net.org