Hospital Cost Report Training is a comprehensive program providing an in-depth presentation of the Medicare cost report and the key factors that drive reimbursement. By experiencing a combination of lectures, class discussions and story-telling, participants have the opportunity to not only expand their knowledge, but also enhance their ability to assess unique reimbursement issues within their organizations.
Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course you will be able to:
- Understand the purpose of the cost report and its role in determining payments.
- Examine all the primary cost report worksheets.
- Understand the Medicare cost report settlement and the various settlement components.
- Explore the key factors in hospital reimbursement including Prospective Payment System, Medicare bad debts, and wage index.
David Hall, Casandra Fahey, Horace Jenkins