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CANCELED – A Look at Price Transparency Through Different Lenses

April 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Thursday, April 2, 2020


Hilton Garden Inn – Perrysburg, OH

6165 Levis Commons Blvd.

Perrysburg, OH 43551


Registration 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Dinner 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Program 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.


$35 for MCACHE Members

$45 for Non-Members

$10 for Students

1.5 Face-to-Face ACHE Credits*


Dr. Bradley Fevrier, Ph.D., CHES Assistant Professor in the Department of Public and Allied Health at Bowling Green State University. He started his health career as a First responder at the Saint Lucia Fire and Emergency Services on the island of St Lucia. After seven (7) years at the SLFS department, he completed a Ph.D. in Health Education at the University of Cincinnati in 2016, which allowed him to integrate his expertise in emergency preparedness with health education disease prevention and wellness in Public Health. Dr. Fevrier is a Certified Health Education specialist and before coming to BGSU, he was an Assistant Professor and Health Promotion program coordinator at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke in the Department of Kinesiology.

Joe Williford, Vice President of Revenue Cycle and Physician Administration, Wood County Hospital. Joe has exceptional experience in hospital-based patient accounting and revenue cycle management departments.  Joe attended Bowling Green State University and received his Bachelors’s in Business in 1990 and his Masters of Business Administration in 2011.

Joe has work experience since 1990 in management positions with Hospital Referral Services where he remained for 5 years.  Joe then transitioned to Wood County Hospital-Patient Accounting Department where he was manager from January 1995-August 1998.  Joe left Wood County Hospital for a few years, working at Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center as the Director of Revenue Cycle from August 1998-August 2001 and then at St. Rita’s Medical Center from August 2001 – February 2003 as the Administrative Director of Revenue Cycle. 

Michael D’Eramo, DHA, is the Chief Administrative Officer of The Toledo Clinic. This involves coordinating a team of physician management experts to lead and manage a large multispecialty physician group in Ohio.

Mike is responsible for the strategic direction of The Toledo Clinic and oversees the function and performance of an eight-member Executive Management team. Mike also leads the dialogue and relationship management with area hospitals and other strategic partners. Much of Mike’s work is inclusive of provider-based management service organizations (MSO), risk-bearing/retention groups (CIN) for insurance products, and other platforms to assist physician engagement. Mike’s focus is the strategic and operational services to Toledo Clinic clients. Dr. D’Eramo has been active in health care and physician practice management for more than 30 years. His background has included executive leadership positions in large hospital systems, health and medical liability risks, medical group and MSO operations, Physician and Insurance Co-operatives and medical liability captive formation.

Moderator: Mark Somodi, Ph.D., FACHE, Chief Executive Officer and Administrator of P.T. Services Rehabilitation, Inc., a Tiffin based rehabilitation company providing services to hospitals, nursing homes, outpatient clinics, home health agencies, industrial, and school settings in Ohio.  P.T. Services is a community-based organization providing rehab services supporting rural communities and establishing partnerships throughout the continuum of care.  P.T. Services is aggressive with helping healthcare providers establish rehab services and programming that meet the community’s needs while controlling overutilization and reducing cost.


  • Identify the chronological sequence of payment policy changes in health care from the 1980s to the present.
  • Identify social determinants and population health factors that influence consumer pricing/cost.
  • Thoroughly describe the price transparency laws.
  • Identify how price transparency laws influence healthcare providers to continuously evaluate the cost of services.
  • Identify how the price transparency laws influence the quality, cost, and access to care for providers and consumers.
  • Identify how price transparency affects marketing, promotion, and service line management among different types of healthcare organizations from a non-profit hospital to a large physician private practice.
  • Identify how price transparency influences competition, program development, and strategy.

*This program has been developed and is presented locally by the Midwest Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives. As an independent chartered Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Midwest Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives is authorized to award 1.5 hours of Face-to-Face Education credit toward advancement or re-certification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. 

Use this link to register http://bit.ly/MCACHEPriceTransparency



April 2
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Hilton Garden Inn – Perrysburg OH
6165 Levis Commons Blvd.
Perrysburgh, OH 43551
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