Registration Open for 3 OHA Fall Professional Development Conferences

It’s time to get ready for a busy fall as the Ohio Hospital Association hosts three professional development conferences on changes in Medicare and Medicaid payment policies, facilities management and for risk management and legal professionals in September.

The Ohio Society for Health Care Facilities Management convenes Sept. 12, and the Ohio Society of Health Care Risk Managers and the Society of Ohio Health Care Attorneys will meet Sept. 27. OHA’s Medicare & Medicaid 2020 Update is scheduled for Sept. 19.

The 2019 Ohio Society for Health Care Facilities Management Annual Conference is set for  Sept. 12 at the Embassy Suites in Dublin. OHA and OSHFM will explore the latest in Joint Commission standards, workplace violation risks, succession planning and more. This event will also allow networking opportunities for facility managers, security officers and hospital safety professionals. OHA encourages OSHFM members and others in engineering, human resources, safety and security careers to attend. ASHE continuing education credits will also be offered for attendees.

Sept. 27 marks the Ohio Society of Health Care Risk Managers and the Society of Ohio Health Care Attorneys’ joint conference sponsored by OHA, located at The Blackwell Inn in Columbus. The conference will cover key risk management and legal issues affecting hospitals in 2019. Risk managers, hospital attorneys, outside counsel, CEOs and directors of quality management and compliance officers are encouraged to attend.
Both professional society events are open to OHA members and the public. Fees for registration cover all conference materials, beverages breaks, lunch and administrative costs. For society membership information, click here.

Each fall, OHA presents a seminar to update hospitals and their related health care providers and organizations on federal health care legislation and Medicare and Medicaid payment policies. Also discussed are the state initiatives on the Ohio Hospital Care Assurance Program and its affiliated free care. requirements, the Ohio hospital franchise fee, supplemental Medicaid payment programs and federal Medicaid DHS program audits.