Opening Keynote: Home Care and Hospice is a Marathon: Developing Your Marathon Mentality
MATTHEW D. JONES, Three Time Cancer Survivor & Marathon Runner, Bedford, TX
Matt's Opening Keynote, "Home Care and Hospice is a Marathon - Developing Your Marathon Mentality” will show you how to attain VICTORY by developing your "Marathon Mentality" and crossing your Finish Line! Gain inspiration, motivation, and skills designed to boost your career to new heights from Matt’s inspiring story of going from being a three-time cancer conqueror to relearning how to walk to running six marathons on six continents!
2017 Medicare Update
LAURI DOMINGO, RN, Home Health Clinical Consultant, Provider Outreach & Education, National Government Services, Inc., East Syracuse, NY
Lauri has 26 years of experience in healthcare to include billing, credentialing, provider relations, case management, and later nursing in the areas of General Medicine, Telemetry, Hemodialysis, and Addiction Medicine. She began her career in the Medicare Program in 2011 as a Nurse Reviewer for Appeals and Grievance at National Government Services. She then worked as a Senior Nurse Reviewer with the Mobile Medical Review Team where she provided on site auditing and education for inpatient hospitals and home health agencies in Jurisdiction K. She currently holds the position of Home Health Clinical Consultant in Jurisdictions 6 and K covering 24 states and territories providing education on current Medicare regulations.
COLIN ROSKEY, Attorney, Alston & Bird, Washington DC
Colin focuses on federal health care program payment and operational issues affecting stakeholders with concerns ranging from licensure and survey and certification issues to complex prospective payment system methodologies and coverage, coding and reimbursement strategies for new services and technologies. He advises stakeholder sectors on novel and evolutionary payment systems changes affecting diverse sectors, including insurers, manufacturers, providers and suppliers at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
Closing Session: Burning Bright: How to Move Through Fear & Overcome Obstacles
JILL BLASHACK STRAHAN, Founder & CEO, Tastefully Simple, Alexandria, MN
Jill has become one of the nation’s leading female entrepreneurs. Jill was born and raised in Villard, Minnesota, and grew up on her family’s farm, where she was deeply influenced by her father’s entrepreneurial spirit. Within five years of launching Tastefully Simple, Jill grew the business to an $11.8 million company, and three years later, company sales hit $100 million.