2023 Fall Financial Conference: Agenda


Friday, November 10

5.5 ACMPE credits available

Session Speakers


Registration Opens and Networking Breakfast

7:45-8:00 Welcome Jennifer Kovich, Vice President Illinois MGMA
8:00-8:30 Conference Sponsor Remarks
8:30-9:30 Panel: Successful Strategies for Addressing Cost of Value Based Care
  • John Giertz, CMPE, Vice President of Physician Services, JCH Healthcare
  • Cathy Harte, MBA, FACMPE, System Director of Population Health, Southern Illinois Healthcare
  • Sarah HartleyMHA, RHIA, CDEO, CRC, System Director, Ambulatory Risk Adjustment and Clinical Documentation Integrity, NorthShore – Edward-Elmhurst Health

Navigating Financial Performance During Difficult Times

  • Shawntea “Taya” Gordon, MBA, FACMPE, CMOM, Chief Revenue Cycle Officer, eobee, an H4 Technology, LLC Product
  • Kem Tolliver, FACMPE, CPC CMOM, CEO, Medical Revenue Cycle Specialists

Vendor Break


Boost Your Bottom Line: Discover Your Revenue Cycle Score and Unleash Your Winning Potential

Lauren Ashworth, Director, Strategic Accounts

Content Spotlight Sponsor: Veradigm (Formerly AllScripts)

11:30-12:30 Your Physician Group Just Signed a Risk-Based Contract — HCC Coding Strategies

Lucy Zielinski, Managing Partner, Lumina Health Partners

Dan Marino, MBA, MHA, Managing Partner, Lumina Health Partners


Networking Lunch

Lunch Sponsor Remarks

  • Lauren Jones, Director of Product Growth and Client Succes
  • Andrew Walker, VP of Product Growth & Client Success

1:45-2:45 Outsmarting the Current Staffing Crisis Christine Fontaine, Growth Enablement Solution Strategist, Waystar 
2:45-3:15 Vendor Break


3:15-4:15 Payer Panel

Payer Representatives:

  • Medicare - Nathan Kennedy, Jr.
  • Cigna - Irma Rodriguez & Charlotte Scott-Davis
4:15-4:45 Conference Closing Remarks & Prizes