FROM THE PR CHAPTER PRESIDENT’S DESK
Henry Flores, CPA
Dear members, sponsors, and colleagues
A new year in the HFMA Puerto Rico chapter has already commenced full of new challenges but also promising on new opportunities to shine. We are ready to start this journey along with a team
of professionals that share the same ideas, vision, and interests in pushing the chapter forward aligned to our new theme – bolder, brighter, better!
Annual Healthcare Update
FY2020 Update on Payment Reform: Impact on Medicare and Medicaid providers
Julio Galíndez, CPA, Managing Partner FPV & Galíndez
We welcome you to become a Member of the Puerto Rico Chapter of HFMA!
HFMA is the nation's leading personal membership organization for healthcare financial management professionals. The Puerto Rico Chapter is recognized in the island as the primary professional and educational resource to individuals who seek excellence in healthcare financial management.
Networking is among the most highly valued opportunities cited by members
What is the Puerto Rico Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association?
The Puerto Rico Chapter of Healthcare Financial Management Association (PRHFMA) is recognized as the predominant organization to meet the educational and professional development needs of Puerto Rico with careers in financial areas that are related to the healthcare industry. This includes, but is not limited to Administrators, Chief Financial Officers, Reimbursement Specialists, Managed Care Professionals, Patient Financial Services Professionals, Certified Public Accountants and a myriad of other professionals in related organizations.
News & Publications
August 17, 2020
Negotiated Charge Posting Requirement Final Rule Executive Summary
On November 15, 2019, CMS finalized its expanded interpretations of section 2718 of the Public Health Service Act. The final rule requires all hospitals to make a list of gross charges, negotiated charges, a self-pay "walk-in rate" and a minimum and maximum negotiated charge for all services in the hospital charge description master (CDM) publicly available in a machine-readable format
Jun 29, 2020
How hospitals are trying to get patients to return amid COVID-19
As COVID-19 continues to decline in much of the country, hospitals are using different approaches to lure back hesitant patients.
The challenge of recovering patient volumes as the pandemic declines from its peak in parts of the country was illustrated by a June 18 report from Moody’s Investors Service (subscription requiered)