For staff level programs, Maria Todd presents a variety of managed care contracting topics and includes take-home tools, insightful tips and practical checklists and techniques for rapid implementation after class. For line and executive-level participants, she generously shares practical, strategic concepts and planning tools for decision-makers to help them lead their staff through the maze of reimbursement challenges facing healthcare organizations worldwide. Participants take home reference tools, checklists, model strategies, model contract language and other materials in addition to her slide deck. Topics include:
- Contract analysis and strategy
- Mediation of disputes
- Health plan programs and reimbursement arrangements
- ACO, IPA and PHO Contracting
She presents frequently on medical tourism industry development, contracted global healthcare reimbursement, medical tourism service line development and managed care contracting techniques.
About Maria Todd:
Maria Todd has more than 30 years in the healthcare industry as a paid professional speaker, author, and trainer. She has presented more than 2600 educational programs in 48 states and 16 countries to more than 5500 seminar participants. She has presented more than 14,000 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) hours of instruction. Todd is well-known in HFMA circles and has been delivering quality chapter and HFMA National education programs on managed care and related topics since 1993. Maria has been designated as a Distinguished Speaker at HFMA Annual National Institutes (ANI) for every year she has presented. She has clinical, administrative, health plan contracting and network development work experience.
Maria’s understanding of contract analysis, negotiation, mediation of disputes and expertise with various health plan programs and reimbursement arrangements makes her the most sought after professional speaker in the industry on these topics. Maria is an advanced member of HFMA and has been a member since 1993. She has been awarded the Follmer Bronze, Reeves Silver, and Muncie Gold Service Awards. She is the author of nine industry books, including The Managed Care Contracting Handbook 1st and 2nd editions, The Physician Employment Contract Handbook, 1st and 2nd editions, IPA, PHO, MSO Development Strategies, Refocusing the Lens: The New Physician Integration , Medical Tourism Program Development, The Medical Tourism Facilitator’s Handbook, and The HIPAA Compliance Toolkit: Sample Forms, Policies and Procedures.
Maria is one of five founders and the president of the Council for the Global Integration of Healthcare, a non-profit association that supports education and development of globally integrated healthcare systems and medical tourism. She presents frequently on medical tourism industry development, contracted global healthcare reimbursement, medical tourism service line development and managed care contracting techniques. She explains the US healthcare systems to foreign healthcare providers who are currently contracting with US payers and employers for health services delivery abroad.