Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM CST
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Marriott Bloomington-Normal Hotel & Conference Center 

201 Broadway Ave
Normal, IL 61761

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Dawn Tuley 
McMahon-Illini Chapter HFMA 

Payer Panel Conference

Marriott Bloomington-Normal 


Thursday, February 15, 2018







8:00 am – 8:45 am

Registration and Breakfast


8:45 am – 9:00 am

Dawn Tuley, President

HFMA McMahon- Illini Chapter

Welcome and Announcements

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Sandy Wolfskill, MA, FHFMA

Director, Healthcare Finance Policy


HFMA MAP Initiatives

10:00 am – 10:15 am



10:15 am – 10:45 am

Jean Roberts, RN, BSN, CPC

J6 Medicare Part A Provider Outreach & Education

National Government Services

Medicare Update: Hospital Focus

10:45 am – 11:15 am

Janet Mateo

Specialist, Provider Outreach & Education


Medicare Update: Hospital Based Physicians

11:15 am – 11:30 am 



11:30 am – 12:15 pm

Payer Panel

Laurel Davis, Moderator

Panel discussion:

  1. Introductions
  2. Responses to questions received in advance

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm



1:30 pm –  3:15  pm

Payer Panel

Laurel Davis, Moderator

Panel discussion:

  1. Updates from Payers
  2. Questions from the Audience

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm 

Wrap Up


3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Room available for one-on-one meetings between payers and provider



Payer Panel Participants:

COMPANY                                   NAME

COMPANY                                   NAME

Blue Cross/Blue Shield of IL     Lisa Fox

Health Alliance                           Abby Klitzing

Cigna                                        Julie Heninger

Medicare   (WPS)                       Janet Mateo

Cigna                                        Kila King  

Medicare  (Anthem)                  Jean Roberts

Experian Health                        Mary Hierman

United Healthcare                     Cindy Fabian

Health Alliance                          Tracy Jackson

United Healthcare                     Rhonda Vick

Health Alliance                          Traci Kleinert



NOTE: The IHA (Illinois Hospital Association) is not available to attend. But, a copy of their presentation entitled Illinois Medicaid Managed Care Transformation will be made available to all attendees.

Hotel Reservation:  We have a guarnteed room rate of $118.00 plus tax at the Marriott.  Use the following link to make your reservation:





Refund Policy: In the event you are not able to attend, you may use your payment and transfer it to the next meeting or have another person attend in your absence.  To receive a full refund, you do need to inform us prior to 1 week before the meeting is scheduled.