2016 Medical & Healthcare Services Workshop (MED16)
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When: 10/21/2016
8:15a - 4:25p (Registration opens at 7:45a)
Where: Renaissance Hotel
7000 Bluebonnet Blvd
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 
United States
Presenter: Various

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Monitoring the issues impacting the medical industry is an everyday challenge. Feeling the pressure from outside forces to comply with federal reporting requirements and rapidly rising operational costs can easily increase anyone’s heart rate. LCPA’s Medical Workshop gauges the demands placed on healthcare organizations and provides solutions to help them stay in control and maintain healthy, profitable levels. So relax, we have your well-being in check.

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Sponsorships are still available. Contact Misean Reed at 504.904.1133 or mreed@lcpa.org


7:45 – 8:15 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:15 – 8:20 am Welcome & Opening Remarks
Mark Berger, CPA, CGMA • Reimbursement Director of Louisiana Nursing Home Association and Chair of LCPA’s Medical & Healthcare Issues Committee • Baton Rouge, LA
8:20 – 9:10 am State Budget Update
Jay Dardenne • Commissioner of Administration State of Louisiana • Baton Rouge, LA
9:10 – 10:00 am Louisiana State and Local Sales Tax Update: What Just Happened?
Gary Dressler, CPA • Associate Director, Tax Services Postlethwaite & Netterville • Metairie, LA
Brandon Lagarde, CPA, JD, LLM • Director, Tax Services Postlethwaite & Netterville • Baton Rouge, LA
10:00 – 10:20 am Break
10:20 – 11:10 am The New FLSA Overtime Rules and the Impact on Healthcare Entities
William Spann • Associate Director, HR Consulting Postlethwaite & Netterville • Baton Rouge, LA
Helene Wall, SHRM-SCP • Associate Director, HR Consulting Postlethwaite & Netterville • Baton Rouge, LA
11:10 am – 12:00 pm MACRA: Accelerating the Shift to Value-Based Payment
Andrew Schutte, JD, MHD • Associate – HDJN • Richmond, VA
12:00 – 12:45 pm Lunch
12:45 – 1:35 pm Emerging Trends in the Louisiana Health Insurance Marketplace
Michael Bertaut, MBA, CHC, PAHM • Healthcare Economist/Exchange Coordinator – Blue Cross Blue Shield • Baton Rouge, LA
1:35 – 2:25 pm Accounting and Auditing Update
Tina Stewart, CPA • Manager – Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC • Mandeville, LA
Kathleen Zuniga, CPA • Partner – Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC • Mandeville, LA
Jose Aponte, III, CPA • Manager – Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC • New Orleans, LA
2:25 – 2:45 pm  Break 
2:45 – 3:35 pm Auditing Defenses Against Ransomware
Jeffrey Wagar, CISSP–ISSAP, CISA, MCSE • Past President of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) Greater New Orleans Chapter • New Orleans, LA
3:35 – 4:25 pm How Medicaid Expansion is Saving Money and Improving Lives
Michelle Alletto, MPA • Deputy Secretary – Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals • Baton Rouge, LA


  Early Bird
(through 10/6)
(after 10/6) 
Members $289 $339
Non-Member  $389 $439

Register online using the 'Register' button above. To register by phone, call the LCPA Member Service Center at 800.288.5272 or 504.464.1040 Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Need to register more than one person? Fill out our Group Registration Form and email it to register@lcpa.org.


Renaissance Hotel
7000 Bluebonnet Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA

Rate: $139/night
Cut-off date: October 5
Group name: LCPAs Medical & Healthcare Issues Workshop