Publications - Projects

PUBLICATIONS

  • "Consider certification status before your choose a consultant", Boston Business Journal, February 1-7, 2002.
  • "Simplicity is the Best Medicine for Compliance Information", with Helen Osborne, M.Ed., OTR/L, Journal of Health Care Compliance, May/June 2001, pages 79-80.
  • "Last But Not Least, OIGs Guidance for Physician Compliance Plans", with William M. Mandell, Esq. and Jeff M. Seo, Esq., Mass Media, Massachusetts Chapter HFMA, 2000.
  • "Payment Reductions and HMO Losses: How Are Physicians Coping?", with Maurice Handel, Vital Signs, Massachusetts Medical Society, May and June 2000.
  • "Physician Practice Compliance Plans: Are They a Must?", with William M. Mandell, Esq., Mass Media, Massachusetts Chapter Healthcare Financial Management Association, January 2000.
  • "Providers and Billing Companies Can Be Held Liable for Each Other's Errors", Mass Media, February 1999.
  • "Outsourced Billing Services Pose New Targets for Investigation", Boston Business Journal, December 11-17, 1998.
  • "Contact Capitation Demands Physician Preparedness", Healthcare Review, December 1998.
  • "Look Within Before the Regulators Take You Out", Healthcare Review, August 1998.
  • "Compliance: the Men in Black vs. The Women in White", Healthcare Review, April 1998.
  • "Wise Contracting Requires a Strong Information System", Healthcare Review, January 1998.
  • "Corporate Compliance: Essential Business Safeguard", with Christopher D. Hawkins, New Hampshire Business Review, September 26 - October 9, 1997.
  • "Today's physicians seek new markets from Ivory Towers", Boston Business Journal, December 5-11, 1997.
  • "Credit Extension to an HMO - What Indicators Should be Considered by the Hospital CFO?" Mass Media, June 1993.

PROGRAM FACULTY

  • "Physicians Productivity/Benchmarking and Pay for Performance", Region 1 Fifth Annual Healthcare Conference, Healthcare Financial Management Association, Foxwoods, CT, May 18, 2006.
  • "HIPAA Training for a Large 24/7 Workforce", Consortium of HIPAA Solution Providers, Waltham, MA, December 4, 2002.
  • "Optimizing Denial Management Workflow", with Gail Sillman and George Kis, Siemens Medical Solutions, Metropolitan New York HFMA, New York, November 12, 2002.
  • "Capital Financing Options for Cardiac Services", ACI Cardiac Care Conference, San Francisco, November 6, 2002.
  • "Taking Cardiac Care to the Next Level", with Ronald D. DePrez, PhD, MPH, and James F. Phalen, MA, FAAHC, ACI Cardiac Care Conference, Boston, July 17, 2002.
  • "Recognizing Compliance Risks, Developing a Compliance Plan and Correctly Documenting and Coding Patient Care Activities" with Ruth Dolby, Workshop at the Tufts Managed Care Institute, Dedham, Massachusetts, September 27, 2000.
  • "Conducting a Risk Assessment", Health Care Compliance Association, Region IV Annual Compliance Institute, Atlanta, April 1999.
  • "Preparing Your Institution for a Possible Government Audit", Healthcare Corporate Compliance Forum, Las Vegas, January 1999.
  • "Practical Compliance Experiences Panelist", Mass Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), Real Worlds Corporate Compliance, October 1998.
  • "Capital Options for Physician Networks: Long-term Value or Fool's Gold?" The National Managed Health Care Congress (NMHCC), Executive Briefing Series, Boston, July 1996.

RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Mitchell, J.B., A. J. Lee, R.T. Burge, L. Iezzoni, and L.W. Katz, Per Case Payment to Encourage Risk Management and Service Integration in the Acute Care Setting, Final Demonstration Design Report, HCFA Contract No. 500-92-0013, June 1996.
  • Mitchell, J.T., R.T. Burge, A. J. Lee, et. al., Per Case Prospective Payment for Episodes of Hospital Care, Final Report, HCFA Contract No. 500-92-0020, October 1995.
  • Burge, R.T., McCall, N.T., et. al., Report on the Cost and Benefit of Developing Practice and Malpractice Expense RVUs for the Maryland Physician Payment System, for the Health Care Access and Cost Commission, State of Maryland, September 1995.
  • Calore, K., Noether, M., et. al., Bundled Services Options Report: The CAD Bundle, HCFA Contract No. 500-92-0014(3), July 1994.
  • Burge, R.T. and Mitchell, J.B., Teaching Physicians and the Medicare Program, HCFA Contract No. 17-C-90015/1-02, August 1994.