Allan P. DeKaye, MBA, FHFMA, has an extensive background that spans the entire industry spectrum, having worked for and consulted with voluntary, municipal and propriety healthcare providers, as well as technology, financial and data corporations. He is President and CEO of DEKAYE Consulting, Inc., a national firm specializing in Accounts Receivables Management and Medical Records Coding. Mr. DeKaye has an MBA in Healthcare Administration from Baruch College of the City University of New York. He has taught at the graduate level, and currently serves on the editorial advisory boards of several industry publications. He is a Fellow in HFMA, and has received several of their merit awards, including its Medal of Honor.

Mr. DeKaye is a recognized industry leader in revenue cycle management.He is author/editor of the well-respected text, The Patient Accounts Management Handbook. He has also authored many articles which have appeared in various industry publications. He was also the creator of PFS Power Rankingssm, a national benchmarking system for hospital Patient Financial Services (PFS) departments. Mr. DeKaye's Emphasis on Educationsm and related programs have been attended by over 7,000 participants, and he is a frequent speaker at national, regional and local trade association conferences. DEKAYE Consulting, Inc., also maintains strategic alliances with data, decision support and technology companies. Included among his most recently published articles are: Inside Criminal Minds, Auditors' Revenge andSuits and Scrubs Avoiding Orange Jumpsuitssm (co-authored with Gregory J. Naclerio, JD).

All programs can be customized for conference presentations, or specific onsite client presentations.

1-2 hr. Keynote Address

Inside Criminal Minds
Takes an in-depth look at the behavioral characteristics of those who commit health care fraud, and what can be done to protect hospitals and other healthcare organizations. Introduces and explains the "Hierarchy of Greed," and how vulnerabilities are being exploited.

1-2 hr. Keynote Address
(or Subject Program; also onsite customized client presentations)

Suits and Scrubs Avoiding Orange Jumpsuitssm
Healthcare C-Suite executives should be concerned that their decisions and actions place them in jeopardy—including the real possibility of jail time! The presentation unravels the intricacies of some of the more prominent cases of executive driven fraud, identifies what went wrong and presents preventive actions and safeguards (co-presented with Gregory J. Naclerio, JD).

1-2 hr. Keynote Address
(or Subject Program)

Riding the Revenue Cycle Rollercoastersm
Deficits. Increasing Premiums and Copayments. Regulation and Reform. Riding the Revenue Cycle Rollercoaster sm has never been as difficult or challenging. The program examines how staff motivation and performance, increased Medicaid eligibility and financial assistance policies all impact the A/R, and introduces the critical success factors necessary to overcome obstacles.

1-2 hr. Subject Program

Auditor's Revenge
Examines how the exposure issues and readiness challenges of today's decentralized approach to RAC/OIG audits compares to the more traditional internal audit model. Emphasis is placed on how physician awareness and understanding of coding and clinical documentation needs to be integrated with Revenue Cycle operations.

1-2 hr. Subject Program

Preventing Identity Crisis at Your Hospital
Identifies the areas where financial and medical identity theft are likely to occur, and discusses preventive and corrective actions to be taken. Particular attention is focused on how Revenue Cycle departments are impacted and vulnerable.

1/2 - Day Program
(Conference or onsite)

Measuring Revenue Cycle Critical Success Factors (CSFs)
Details the process for selecting, setting, measuring and tracking critical performance measures. Focus is also on the tools and techniques that can improve measurable outcomes on the critical factors in Patient Access, Health Information Management, Patient Financial Services and Utilization Review/Case Management.

Full Day Program
(Conference or onsite)

Understanding the Revenue Cycle from A-Z
Presents a review of all major operational workflow sequences from "appointments" to "zero" account balance. Focus is on the role of the various Revenue Cycle departments, and the responsibilities staff and leadership have in producing operational effectiveness, financial improvement, quality outcomes and patient satisfaction.

Speaker Topics

  • Financial Issues
  • Health Care Reform
  • Organizational Culture
  • Performance Improvement
  • Service Excellence

Speaker Type

  • Breakout Presenter
  • Keynote Presenter
  • Presentation Moderator