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TitleMedicaid Cost Reporting 101: How to Prepare Michigan Medicaid Cost Reports for Compliance & Rate Maximization
LocationCrowne Plaza Lansing West
Address 925 S Creyts Rd
Lansing, MI 48917
Dates 2/15/2018 to 2/15/2018
Time 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

This program will provide a comprehensive tutorial on completing the Medicaid cost report and is designed for individuals with limited expertise and experience. Participants will learn the filing requirements for cost reports and gain an understanding of how the cost report is used by government agencies for reimbursement purposes and by providers to assist in facility management. A case study format will be utilized that addresses preparation of all cost reporting schedules and required supporting documentation. Participants will also learn how various cost reporting issues can affect facility reimbursement. Attendees are welcome to bring a sample cost report from their facility for use during this training program.

target audience
This program is designed for long-term care facility administrators, owners, comptrollers, accountants, business and finance managers/directors, Medicaid auditors, financial analysts, office managers, assistant office managers and facility staff involved in cost reporting.

continuing education
This one-day program will provide participants the opportunity to earn up to (6) six contact hours for Licensed Nursing Home Administrators through the Michigan Board of Nursing Home Administrators.

learner objectives

  1. Examine cost report filing requirements & completion of the cost report template to maximize SNF reimbursement;
  2. Identify how the cost report is used for rate setting purposes & how it will help with budgeting;
  3. Review the completion of the Medicaid Home Office Cost report template & review strategies for preparing.


  • Jon Lanczak
  • Judy Fisher
  • Jotham Achenbach
  • Kevin Carroll
  • Victoria Schnaidt

8:30—9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. Education Begins
12:00—1:00 p.m. Lunch on Your Own
1:00 p.m. Education Resumes
4:00 p.m. Education Concludes

program location
This program will be held at Crowne Plaza Lansing West located at 925 S Creyts Rd, Lansing, MI 48917.

lodging accommodations
Registration for this program does not include or guarantee your overnight room reservation. Should you require overnight lodging accommodations, please contact the Crowne Plaza directly at (877) 322-5544 or online at lansingwest. Please be sure to reference group code H05 at the time of reservation, to receive the HCAM discounted rate of $133 per night plus taxes.

registration inclusions:
Registration includes education, electronic handouts & refreshments. Lunch will be on your own.

To register, please complete this form and submit with payment by fax to (517) 627-3016 or by mail to: HCAM, 7413 Westshire Dr., Lansing, MI 48917


Please utilize this form to register for the 2018 HCAM Medicaid Cost Reporting 101. Completed forms should be mailed or faxed to the address listed above. 
Event Confirmation
After your registration form has been processed, an event confirmation will be emailed to your attention. Please be sure to include a current email address on this form. If you do not receive a confirmation within 14 business days of submitting your registration form to our office, please contact Kisti Boatright via e-mail at
Payment & Applicable Rate
All registration fees are due at the time of registration. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover. We will also accept a check or money order payable to HCAM. Incorrect rates will be adjusted to reflect the correct applicable rate and automatically charged accordingly. Should you have questions in regard to your applicable rate, please contact Meggen Galbreath, Finance Specialist, by phone at (517) 622-6188.
Cancellation & Refund Policy
All refund requests must be made in writing by e-mail to the attention of Kisti Boatright at Telephone cancellations will NOT be accepted. Individual registration fees, less a 25% processing fee, will be refunded for cancellations received in writing prior to February 2. Cancellations received after February 2 and no-show registrants, will not receive a refund nor a credit to a future program.
Individuals registered to attend this program, but unable to attend, may send an alternate in their place. Please contact Kisti Boatright via e-mail at with the first and last name, title and facility/company of both you and your substitute to process this request.
Dietary Restrictions/Special Accommodations
Individuals with special dietary restrictions or who require special accommodations to fully participate in this program, should contact HCAM in writing by e-mail to no later than February 2, detailing their need.
Consent to Use of Photographic Images
Registration and attendance at, or participating in, HCAM events and/or activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to HCAM’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events and activities. 
Should you have questions, please contact Kisti Boatright, HCAM Education Assistant, by phone at (517) 622-6194 or by e-mail at

Available Spaces
NHA Credits6
NHA Approval Num.
Fees $175.00 - Member Rate on or Before Feb. 2
$250.00 - Member Rate After Feb. 2
$375.00 - Non-Member Rate

Document Bin

  Uploaded Description File
1/17/2018 HCAM Medicaid CR 101 Registration Brochure .pdf (791KB)
Provider Information
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