CFO Financial Collaborative

The CFO Financial Collaborative is an effort to bring together small hospital leaders focused on finances and revenue cycle.  The group meets face-to-face and by teleconference/webinar to identify priorities for improving the operational and financial performance of small and rural hospitals in Alaska.

The group has identified the following issues as priorities:

  • Revenue Cycle Improvement
  • Meaningful Use
  • ICD-10/Coding/Documentation
  • Retention/Recruitment
  • Staffing/Productivity
  • Contract Labor/Locums
  • Statewide Economics
  • Health Care Reform
  • Tribal Faciltiies

Mastering the Chaos – Documentation to Support Billable Services, Day Egusquiza, President, AR Systems

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Download Presentation Slides Here

Previous CFO/CNO Collaborative Meetings 

April 18-19, 2013 – Anchorage

The first day featured a joint meeting with CNOs and CFOs focused on improving collaboration between clinical and financial staff in hospitals and will address areas of mutual interest.  The second day provided an opportunity for CFOs and CNOs to meet separately for networking and discussion of common issues.

Below are additional handouts from the meeting that ASHNHA was asked to distribute.

UAA Workforce Handouts and Follow-up

All Payer Claims Database Report from the Health Care Commission

Impact of Medicaid Expansion on Private Insurance – DRAFT

Cleverley Report – Feb 2012

Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills are Killing Us -Time Magazine Mar 4, 2013 

Download Information From the Meeting Below:

Speaker Bios

Day 1 – Joint CNO/CFO Meeting

Collaboration between Finance and Nursing 

Health Information Exchange – AeHN

Karen Perdue Presentation

Mastering the Chaos – Documentation to support billable services


Day 2 – CFO Meeting

Healthcare Reform: Hospitals as the Employer and Navigator

Healthcare Reform: Market and Cost Implications and the Road Ahead

Federal Regulatory & Legislative Update

Meaningful Use and Regional Extension Centers

June 18-19 in Anchorage, Alaska

Meeting Agenda June 18-19 2012

Watch the presentations from the June 18-19 collaborative meeting.

Finding Lost Revenue in the Charge Master and Charge Capture – Day Egusquiza, President, AR Systems, IncDownload the  Presentation

ICD 10 Changes Everything in the Revenue Cycle - Day Egusquiza, President, AR Systems, Inc - Download the Presentation

Meaningful Use: Incentives, requirements, barriers – Joe Wivoda, National Rural Resource Center – Download the Presentation

Outcomes from the 2012 CAH Financial Leadership Summit – Terry Hill, National Rural Resource Center - Download the Presentation

State Medicaid Incentives for Meaningful Use – Beth Davidson, State of Alaska Health Information Technology Program Office - Download the  Presentation

March 29-30 in Anchorage, Alaska

Meeting Agenda March 29-30 2012