Webinar: Medicare Fundamentals


11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Medicare 101 Series

Part 1 of this 3-part series will look at the fundamentals of Medicare payment, including a brief look at the history of the program and the outlook for the future. The session will feature an in-depth discussion of provider payment methodologies.

Learning objectives

  • Understand the differences between cost-based, fee schedule, and prospective payment systems
  • Explore the develop of the Medicare wage index and its influence on overall reimbursement
  • Apply the key components of a prospective payment system to various hospital services, with a focus on inpatient acute and outpatient reimbursement


Kathy A. Reep | Business Development and Compliance Advisory, PYA, P.C.

Continuing Education Credits

The Ohio Hospital Association is registered with the Accountancy Board of Ohio. CPE Sponsor #235. This series has been approved for CPE Continuing Education credits. Please contact Casey Strader with any CE questions, casey.strader@ohiohospitals.org.

Registration Fees

  • No charge for OHA members, due to the generous support of OHA Corporate Partners.
  • Non-Members: $1,000 flat fee for the entire series. There are no discounts for registering for only one or two of the webinars within the series.

Who Should Attend

This series is designed for OHA member hospital trustees and hospital staff in finance, cost reporting and audits, compliance, patient relations, hospital legal counsel, public relations and communications, managed care contracting, government relations and health information management, nursing management and leadership.

More Information

See the series brochure here.