“As someone who is passionate about rural health care and has previously attended a critical access boot camp with QHR Health and John WaltkoI can say unequivocally that the course helps finance, reimbursement and rev cycle professionals do their jobs more easily and better understand the complexities of cost based reimbursement,” said Tim PowersChief Financial Officer of the Idaho Hospital Association (IHA).

“Through the QHR Learning Institute, we offer 80 courses and opportunities each year to provide healthcare management training to hospital leaders, board members and professionals,” said Dr. . Dwayne Gunter, CEO, QHR Health. “by John Waltko Cost Report Boot Camps are unmatched in content, value, and popularity.”

Recent testimonials include:

  • John (Waltko) does a great job of presenting this material and making it a learning experience to remember.” Erin Evansdirector of billing at Macon County General Hospital
  • “At the end of the week, I felt very enlightened by the information. All around a great course! I learned more than I expected.” Jessica LathamCFO at Deaconess Union County Hospital
  • “It’s a topic with so much detail and regulations – the speakers seemed very knowledgeable and were great at answering questions.” Sara Morenocomptroller at Boone County Hospital

The CAH Medicare Cost Reporting Boot Camp is designed to provide CAH finance managers with a fundamental understanding of the Medicare program’s cost-based reimbursement system, Medicare cost reporting forms, and reporting requirements. After completing this program, participants will understand the basic principles of cost reporting and cost reporting strategies to use in their organization to ensure accurate and complete Medicare cost reporting.

This training is intended for finance executives, accounting staff, and others in the revenue cycle function who want to gain in-depth knowledge of cost reporting forms, data reported in the Medicare Cost Report, and specific cost reporting requirements. The course will also review reporting tactics and strategies that ensure CAHs receive the cost-based reimbursement they are legally entitled to receive, as well as Medicare cost reporting guidelines and regulations.

To register for the QHR Health CAH Medicare Cost Reporting boot camp, visit: https://teamiha.org/event/crbc062022/. Closing of registrations May 25, 2022.


Since 1933, the Idaho Hospital Association (IHA) has given voice, value and visibility to from idaho community hospitals. A statewide nonprofit association, IHA unites hospital and health care leaders in the pursuit of quality health care through Idaho. The IHA strives to provide its members with valuable resources and services in many areas, including federal and state policy development and advocacy; quality and patient safety; Data analysis; and workforce development. For more information visit: https://teamiha.org/.


the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) is a private medical school affiliated with Idaho State University. ICOM was founded in 2016 and welcomed its first cohort of medical students in August 2018. ICOM’s mission is to train osteopathic doctors able to care for people in Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota and beyond. The College will graduate its first class on Friday May 132022. To learn more, visit: https://www.idahocom.org/.


At QHR Health, our goal is to strengthen independent community health care. For more than 40 years, QHR Health has worked with hospitals and independent health systems to ensure that people in communities ranging from small towns to large population centers have local access to quality health services. Through our portfolio of technology-enabled shared services, QHR Health helps independent hospitals outperform their peers on financial, operational and quality metrics through leverage and economies of scale. To find out how, visit QHR.com (https://qhr.com) or join us on LinkedIn and Twitter.


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