Rural Health Clinic Conference

You are invited to this annual event to receive quality education, have the opportunity to communicate directly with industry experts and to network with colleagues at other rural health clinics. Our sessions are intended for all levels of rural health clinic professionals including administrators, CFOs, CEOs, CIOs, directors of finance, finance professionals, reimbursement analysts and office managers.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Casual for a Cause All attendees are invited to wear jeans for a $1 donation per day. All proceeds will be matched by Wipfli and donated to a nonprofit organization. For this conference, we are thrilled to be supporting Occupaws Guide Dog Association, based in Madison, WI.

Media Policy: Unless you specifically advise us otherwise in writing, by attending this training you authorize Wipfli LLP to use your name, likeness, image, attributed quotations, or other identifying indicia acquired or received in connection with your participation in the training in the firm’s promotional efforts related to future training sessions or similar or related activities. 

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made after March 22, 2019 will be charged the full registration fee. If you cancel, you may send a substitute from your organization. Participants who register but neither attend nor cancel are charged for their full registration fee. Call 888.876.4992 or email for questions about this policy.
4/9/2019 1:00 PM - 4/10/2019 3:00 PM
Kalahari Resort & Convention Center 1305 Kalahari Drive Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965


This session will provide a synopsis of the Rural Health Clinic (RHC) program, including information on qualifying a facility for RHC status, an overview of the initial survey and certification process and requirements for maintaining your standing as an RHC. We will also dive into Medicare billing and reimbursement submissions for provider-based and independent RHC facilities.
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4/9/2019 1:00 PM
This session is designed for clinic staff involved in charging, billing and/or coding for services provided by RHCs. This session will include an overview of Medicare billing rules and regulations, issues unique to RHCs and common billing issues for RHC providers. Information pertinent to both independent and provider-based RHCs will be presented. Substantial time will be allotted for audience questions and answers.
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
4/9/2019 3:30 PM
Join your peers for a fun networking event with heavy hors d oeuvres, refreshments in the ‘Lava Lounge’ and fun activities at ‘Tom Foolerys Adventure Park’. 100,000 square feet of fun and excitement with an unprecedented array of indoor attractions and activities!
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
4/9/2019 5:30 PM
Do you want your RHC to operate better tomorrow than today? Understanding how the market is changing and where new opportunities exist will help you build strategies that are proactive rather than reactive. This session will focus on national rural policy matters impacting RHCs, as well as current industry trends.
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
4/10/2019 8:30 AM
Management of RHC operations has become increasingly complex and challenging. This session will provide you with a structured approach to assessing the effectiveness of RHC operations using key industry metrics, including the RHC Benchmark Report, and data commonly found within its current systems. You will also gain an understanding how an assessment can lead to improved financial and operational effectiveness. We will review a practice assessment framework – identifying key areas for measuring financial and operational effectiveness.
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
4/10/2019 10:15 AM
It’s so easy to share information on social media…maybe too easy. But what are you sharing? What should you be sharing? During this session, we’ll discuss how to effectively share information on social media, and most importantly, how to share information in a manner that is safe and HIPAA compliant. You’ll leave this session equipped with sample policies and resources that you can implement within your RHC immediately.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
4/10/2019 1:00 PM
Many RHCs are looking for ways to expand the breadth and depth of services provided to the community it serves. Identifying new services, evaluating options and integrating selected services into the RHC can be daunting task. In this session, we will share strategies to identify services that may be needed in the community, as well as how to evaluate, introduce and/or expand new services that meet these needs.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4/10/2019 2:00 PM

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