Lessons Learned from Navigating the FEMA Reimbursement Process
for Private Non-Profit Hospitals
About the Webinar:
This webinar will include an overview of the FEMA experience, a review of the FEMA applicant eligibility criteria, and an outline of the general eligible expense categories and requirements for reimbursement. Lessons learned from navigating the FEMA Reimbursement process will be discussed, including tasks for completion in advance of a disaster, during a disaster, and post disaster.
General FEMA procurement matters along with other considerations will also be reviewed.
About the Speakers:
Gary Shope, J.D., is the Vice President, Risk Finance at CHRISTUS Health and manages the organization’s commercial and self-insurance programs, wholly-owned captive insurance company and occupational health and associate safety programs. He also leads the organization’s catastrophic claims response efforts and auto liability claims program.
Ryan Yokley, J.D., is a Vice President with Advis, where he focuses on assisting healthcare providers with achieving and continuing regulatory compliance in order to preserve provider eligibility in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Provisions of these efforts specifically address state licensure laws, Federal Medicare Conditions of Participations, state Medicaid provider program criteria; as well as additional regulatory factors which may impact provider eligibility and reimbursement.