Medical Reimbursements of America (MRA), a national leader in Accident Claims Management, today announced that the American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM) has selected Chad Powers, MRA General Counsel, as educational speaker for the 2014 Annual National Institute. Mr. Powers is a senior executive with the company who regularly provides educational sessions at healthcare and revenue cycle industry events nationwide. To provide ongoing support of the industry, MRA welcomes the opportunity to deliver such educational speakers and sponsorships to healthcare professionals and association members including local, regional and national AAHAM meetings and conferences.

The 2014 Annual National Institute will be held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California from October 15-17, 2014. The ANI is attended by nearly 500 National members and over 75 exhibitors. Each year, the members of AAHAM come together to exchange ideas, network with colleagues and industry professionals, and further their knowledge and education in the field of Patient Account Management. In addition to Mr. Powers providing this educational session, MRA is also a sponsor of the 2014 AAHAM ANI, with company representatives demonstrating AcciClaim™, the leading revenue cycle solution for optimizing payments from Motor Vehicle Accidents and Workers’ Compensation claims.

The educational session to be offered by Chad Powers is entitled “The Hidden Dangers of Billing Liability.” The session explains the complex legal challenges associated with properly billing for accidentrelated medical claims, and it provides strategies for avoiding the compliance risks of billing these complex claims. Mr. Powers has spoken on this topic more than a dozen times over the past year and continues to earn positive feedback from revenue cycle leaders across the country. A Midwest hospital CFO recently shared her thoughts by saying, “Chad Powers was able to give valuable insight on the very complicated subject of accident claims billing. By the end of the presentation, the audience had a much clearer understanding of the compliance challenges of property and casualty and workers’ compensation insurances, the distinctions between no-fault vs. liability insurance policies, how to determine primacy and proper coordination of benefits, and the significant liability exposure facing CEOs and CFOs of hospitals that do not bill these claims correctly.”

“The ultimate objective for the AAHAM ANI speaking event is to educate, enlighten and challenge hospitals to examine their current billing processes and learn Best Practice techniques for proper management of Accident Claims,” said President, Lyle Beasley. “There are hidden risks involved in billing accident claims which are difficult to understand due to the legal complexities of this narrow financial class. Hospitals need to understand these risks and need to develop a comprehensive strategy to avoid negative PR, poor patient satisfaction, lost revenue and expensive compliance penalties.”

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About MRA

Medical Reimbursements of America (MRA) provides specialty reimbursement solutions that identify and recover additional revenue for hospitals and health systems nationwide. MRA’s AcciClaim™ solution, led by the industry’s leading team of specialized attorneys, revenue cycle experts and account resolution specialists, delivers new revenue, improved patient satisfaction, and guaranteed billing compliance to the motor vehicle and work comp recover industry. MRA Integrity™ provides underpayment identification and recovery services from closed Medicare and Managed Care claims. Founded in 1999 and based in Franklin, Tennessee, MRA continues to serve as the definitive source for specialty reimbursement services for more than 500 hospitals and health systems nationwide.