AppRev President to Speak at Florida American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management Institute

Seth Avery, AppRev President and CEO

Back to basics: measuring denial management success

Mr. Avery will present “Denials Management: From the Basics to Success,” on August 17, 2017. The presentation will cover a range of topics, including understanding the basics of denial management, denial Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), information used to understand KPIs and best practices for providers.

Using data and lessons from healthcare providers across the United States, Mr. Avery will share common KPIs used to manage their denial programs and will answer the following questions: How are KPIs collected and how are they used? How do they look at average recovery and denial rates? How are they moving the dial on these denial numbers? Participants will be encouraged to share their experiences.  

“I’m looking forward to speaking at this conference,” said Mr. Avery. “It’s an honor to be a part of the Florida Sunshine Chapter’s strong commitment to educational excellence.”

The Florida Sunshine Chapter, a healthcare finance organization that supports the national American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management, provides networking and education opportunities through conferences, webinars, scholarships and several levels of professional certification.

Seth Avery has over 25 years of experience as a healthcare executive, serving as auditor, consultant, Administrator and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Avery has served as the CFO for a major teaching hospital in Texas and as the Executive Director of a leading New Jersey Medical School. He has worked at government, for-profit, and not-for-profit health care providers, as well as at a Big 6 organization.

Mr. Avery has been certified by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) as a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) and is a past member of the National Advisory Board for the AAPC. He has a B.S. from Campbell University, an M.A. in Economics from the University of New Mexico and a Juris Doctor from Texas A&M University. Seth is also a 14-year veteran of the U.S. Military, serving both as a member of 5th Special Forces Group and as a Medical Service Corps officer.

He is a frequent speaker at Healthcare Financial…

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