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Costing Group Data Review/Activity Based Funding - 2-3 March 2011




     

Dates
Wednesday, 2 March 2011 - Thursday, 3 March 2011

Meeting Code
HRT1102

Location
Novotel Brisbane
200 Creek Street
Brisbane
Queensland
Australia



REGISTRATIONS FOR THESE MEETINGS CLOSED ON 11 FEBRUARY 2011.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR ENTHUSIASTIC PARTICIPATION IN THESE WORKSHOPS!  WE HAVE HAD A TERRIFIC RESPONSE AND ALL SEATS ARE FILLED.

 

Delegate Registrations may be cancelled up to 23 February 2011 with a full credit of monies paid. After that date, no credits are possible. However, you may substitute a different person for those registered at any time. Hotel and airfare arrangements are separate, and may have different policies regarding cancellations and name changes. Please contact them directly.

For more information contact Chris O'Gorman

Note: Delegates are responsible for making their own accommodation and travel/flight arrangements. If you require accommodation you must book before 2 February 2011. Requests for accommodation after this date will be subject to the Hotel's availability. Please see Accommodation information below. 

 

Day 1 – Wednesday 2 March 2011

Activity Based Funding (HRT1102a)

8.45-9.00am

Registration and Arrival Tea & Coffee

9.00-9.30am

Welcome & Introductions

Health Roundtable Overview

9.30-10.30am

Activity Based Funding and Costing

  • The Current Commonwealth View – Mr Ric Marshall or nominee from The Health Reform Transition Office, Department of Health & Ageing

Views from the States:

  • Victoria – Mr Franco Greco, Project Director, National Reform Projects, Department of Health
  • Western Australia –Dr Amanda Ling, Clinical Lead  - ABF/ABM Program, Department of Health
  • Tasmania – Mr Kevin Ratcliffe, Department of Health & Human Services
  • Others to be advised.

10.30-11.00am

Discussion and Questions

11.00-11.30am

Morning Tea

11.30-12.30pm

Key Lessons from 15 years of Casemix Funding in Victoria 

12.30-1.30pm

Lunch

1.30-2.00pm

The Implications of Activity Based Funding

2.00-2.45pm

Small Group Session: Developing a Check List for Implementing Output Based Funding at our Health Service

2.45-3.00pm

Afternoon tea

3.00-3.30pm

Small Group Report

3.30-4.00pm

Health Roundtable Case Study: Identifying Imaging Cost Variations at the DRG Level

4.00-4.30pm

Health Service Teams: Developing  an Action Plan for Your Health Service

6.30pm

Group Dinner (Optional)

Augustine’s on George, 40 George Street, Brisbane

Day 2 – Thursday 3 March 2011

Clinical Costing Group – Data Review & 2011 Planning (HRT1102b)

8.30-9am

Registration and Arrival Tea & Coffee

9.00-9.15am

Welcome & Introductions – Review of Day 1 Issues

9.15-10.00am

Feedback on Costing Questionnaire Responses & High Level Comparisons for a Standard Episode

  • Cost variations – sources
  • Allocation methodology issues – issues for resolution
  • High level reports – overview
  • Variation in “cost bucket” usage

10.00-11.00am

Costing Data Review – 2009/10 results

  • Review of “Top 5” screening report by health service
  • Overview of customised briefing documents

11.00-11.30am

Morning Tea

11.30-12.30pm

Small Group Session – Discuss Variations in Cost on your top 5 with other participants

  • Identify methodological issues
  • Identify clinical practice / operational issues

12.30-1.30pm

Lunch

1.30-2.30

Update on Commonwealth Costing Specification

  • Health Service and State collection requirements
  • Ambulatory and Sub-Acute specifications
  • Group Discussion

2.30 – 3.00

Small Group Discussion  - Health Roundtable Next Steps

  • Changes to Costing Specifications
  • Ideas to improve reports

3.00-3.15pm

Afternoon Tea

3.15-4.00pm

Health Service Teams: Action Planning

  • How to improve performance in a key area
  • How to prepare for costing collection requirements

4.00pm

Meeting Concludes

4.00 – 5.00pm

Optional Tutorial Session on Customised Briefing Costing Reports

6.30pm

Group Dinner (Optional)

Venice Restaurant, On the River Boardwalk, Admiralty Towers 2, 501 Queen Street, Brisbane.

Day 3 – Friday 4 March 2011

Inpatient Casemix Review (HRT1102c)

8.30-9.00am

Registration and Arrival Tea & Coffee

9.00-9.30am

Welcome & Introductions - Day 1 & 2 Key Issues

9.30-10.00am

Small Group Discussion – Key Issues for Inpatient Coding and Analysis

  • Identify “hot topics” for 2011 and beyond
  • Compare issues across Australia and New Zealand

10.00-10.30am

Morning tea and Set Up for Hot Issue Discussion

10.30-12.30pm

Discussion of Hot Issues e.g.

  • Workforce Preparation for Activity Based Funding
  • AR-DRG 6 Implementation
  • Usage of Onset flag – CHAD-X
  • Hospital Mortality Reporting
  • Other Coding & Classification Issues

(To be developed by participants on the day)

12.30-1.30pm

Lunch

1.30-2.45pm

Tutorial Sessions: Using the Website and Report Suite:

Screening Reports (“Top 5”)

  • Customised Casemix Briefings
  • Departmental Reports
  • Mortality Reports
  • Emergency Presentation Reports

2.45-3.00pm

Afternoon Tea

3.00-4.00pm

Tutorial Session: Getting Traction for Improvement:

  • Aligning improvement projects with strategic objectives
  • Using The Health Roundtable to identify exemplars
  • Developing project teams and measurements
  • Tracking and Reporting Progress

4.00pm

Meeting Closes

 

 

 


 

 
Accommodation & Flight Arrangements
 
Delegates are responsible for making their own accommodation and travel/flight arrangements.
 
The Novotel Brisbane has set aside rooms for the nights of 1, 2 and 3 March for The Health Roundtable at the Conference rate of $219.00 (inc GST) room only, per room per night.  
 
To receive this rate, Delegates should call Reservations on +61 (0)7 3309 3309, then select 1 for reservations and mention THE HEALTH ROUNDTABLE Block Booking.
 
To reserve one of these rooms please book before 2 February 2011.
 
Requests for accommodation after this date will be subject to availability and pricing at the time of booking.