2017 September Executive Event with Special Guest Maura Hughes, CEO of Boston MedFlight
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9/13/2017
When: 09/13/2017
5:00 - 8:00 PM
Where: Newton Marriott - Pavilion Tent
2345 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, MA  02466
United States
Contact: Alysa Craig
(978) 364-5134


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about the speaker

 

Maura Hughes, CPA, MBA - Chief Executive Officer, Boston MedFlight

 

Ms. Hughes is a non-profit executive with over 25 years’ experience in non-profit and healthcare industries. She is a CPA and graduate of Merrimack College with a BS in Accounting. She also holds an MBA in Finance from Bentley University.

Ms. Hughes is a nationally recognized expert on critical care transport consortium models and critical care transport billing. She has provided expert advice to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as it relates to transport reimbursement and is asked to comment on proposed legislation as it relates to regulation of critical care transport and payment for services. She is sought out by the Association of Air Medical Services and Association of Critical Care Transport for expert counsel and has sat on various related committees. She also provides advice to other air medical services considering creation of transport consortiums and advice on transport billing and operations.

Ms. Hughes joined Boston MedFlight in 1998, and served as their Chief Financial Officer for 18 years. She was appointed as Interim Chief Executive Officer in 2016 and became permanent Chief Executive Officer in February of this year. She is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, Financial Executives International, Massachusetts Society of CPAs, Bentley Executive Club, and serves on various non-profit boards. Prior to her tenure at Boston MedFlight she served as a Certified Public Accountant with AAFCPAs as an auditor specializing in non-profit audits.

About Boston MedFlight:
Boston MedFlight is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1985 that provides critical care medical transport to the region’s most severely ill and injured patients with its fleet of helicopters, airplane, and critical care ground ambulances, all which are outfitted with state of the art medical equipment and serve as mobile intensive care units. With highly-trained critical care nurses and critical care paramedics, Boston MedFlight transports adult, pediatric, neonatal patients with a very diverse range of diagnoses, including medical, trauma, neurological, respiratory, cardiac, and obstetrical concerns. Each year Boston MedFlight completes over 4,000 patient transports and cares for patients in need regardless of their insurance status or ability to pay, providing over $3 million each year in free and unreimbursed care to patients with little or no medical insurance.

 

 

 

CREDIT INFORMATION

This meeting qualifies for one 1 CPE credit.

 

Learning Objectives. Attendees will leave with knowledge of:

  1. Understanding the history of critical care transport and its need in the healthcare continuum
  2. Review of consortium models for providing high quality healthcare as a shared resource (lowering cost)
  3. Understanding the critical care transport system in New England compared to other parts of the country from both a cost and quality perspective

 

Field of study: Personal Development

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this meeting. 

Advance preparation: There is no advance preparation require for this meeting. 

Type of delivery method: Group-Live

Financial Executives International (FEI) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.

For FEI CPE credits, one credit hour equals 50 minutes according to NASBA guidelines. Some states boards may differ on how many minutes constitute a credit hour. Contact your state board for more information. Available in all State except those that do not accept web-based self-study credits. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 978.364.5134.

 

 

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CANCELLATION policy

All cancellations must be made in writing tokarenr@feiboston.org prior to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 6, 2017.  All cancellations will incur a $15 processing fee. We will not refund any cancellations made after the 6th.