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AHLA Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues

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Partner Katrina Pagonis will be co-presenting a session titled “Hospital Inpatient PPS AND OPPS Update”.  She will be co-presenting with Christopher L. Francazio, managing principal and founder of PKFHealth, LLC., Marc Hartstein, Principal, Health Policy Alternatives Inc., Alyssa Keefe, System Senior Vice President, Public Policy and Advocacy, CommonSpirit Health, and Valerie Rinkle, Valorize Consulting LLC.

This session will explore:

  • FY 2021 payment adjustments and outlier threshold
  • Burden reduction: Supervision and documentation relief
  • New technology and CAR T-Cell therapy
  • Site of service and level of care issues and reimbursement
  • Low wage hospital policy and the area wage index
  • Uncompensated care and bad debt

For additional information regarding this program, please visit the AHLA’s event webpage.


Katrina A. Pagonis
San Francisco
Washington, D.C.