​McBee leadership will present three educational sessions at the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) 2019 Conference & Expo. The conference will take place on October 13-15 in Seattle, Washington.

Stavros Katsifis, McBee Consulting Manager, will present the session “System Conversion Preparation and Optimization,” on Sunday, October 13 at 4:00 p.m. This session will discuss how to prepare for a system conversion, surviving the go-live and the first 90 days and optimizing for ongoing use. It will also discuss project management needs to effectively manage the conversion while continuing to meet patient demands. Stavros brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in healthcare financial management to home health and hospice agencies and has served in various interim management positions including Billing Manager and Revenue Cycle Director. He has worked with the multiple agencies’ leadership to install enhanced reporting and operational dashboards into their revenue cycle.

Dee Geray, RN, McBee Clinical Consulting Manager, will present the session “Hospice Long Length of Stay (LLOS) Compliance,” on Monday, October 14 at 11:30 a.m. This session will cover the basic factors that contribute to LLOS and identify the proper tools providers can utilize for tracking decline. The session will also cover the process of completing documentation reviews, factors in determining ongoing decline and terminality, and how to properly respond to a request for additional review. Dee has more than 20 years of experience working in the hospice industry. She has extensive expertise in hospice clinical compliance, case management, and leadership.

Mike Dordick, McBee President, will lead the panel discussion “The M&A Outlook: Today’s Trends and the Future Market,” on Monday, October 14, at 4:30 p.m. During this panel, industry leaders will share their own experiences with M&A strategy, as well as highlight M&A trends for both home health and hospice, deal “makers” and “breakers” if you are looking to acquire or merge, and what the future of M&A will look like based on current trends and pending regulatory changes. Mike will be joined by Kristopher Novak, Vice President – Mergers & Acquisitions at Amedisys Inc. and Brian Bruenderman, Partner at Stoneridge Partners. Mike has more than 20 years’ experience in healthcare financial, operational, and management consulting and leads practices across the McBee care continuum to improve clinical outcomes, increase cash flow, and develop best practices in operations.

For more information on McBee at NAHC 2019, visit our conference page.

About McBee

McBee is a recognized leader in providing financial, clinical and operational strategic advisory services that have addressed the unique needs of more than 3,800 providers across the healthcare industry. Since 1973, McBee has designed services to address challenges and ensure the success of healthcare organizations across the continuum of care by delivering meaningful insights, tailored strategies and sustainable results. With an average of over 20 years’ experience, McBee’s consulting professionals have extensive expertise and in-depth knowledge of healthcare regulations and policies. Health systems, home health, hospice, long-term care, skilled nursing and other healthcare organizations across the nation look to McBee to provide comprehensive services and expert resolution of the various financial issues they encounter. McBee’s unwavering dedication backed by their industry knowledge has made them one of the largest, well-regarded healthcare consulting firms in the country. McBee is located in Wayne, Pennsylvania with additional offices in Columbia, Maryland and Richmond, Virginia. Visit us at McBeeAssociates.com. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.