HFMA Southern California Chapter Fall Conference September 9 - 12, 2017 Embassy Suites - Glendale

Welcome to the 27th Annual SOCAL Fall Conference! This year’s Fall Conference will be held at the beautiful Embassy Suites in Glendale Sep. 9-12.

Our conference starts with Sunday sessions for those interested in Patient Access issues. Continuing from the success of last year, there are also Early Careerist Sunday breakout sessions, a track designed for those in field looking for career advice and seeking that first step on their career ladder! 19 breakout sessions and multiple general sessions make this conference an educational bargain for all attendees!

 

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Program at a Glance

Sunday, September 10

Details
8:00 am
Registration for Early Careerist Track and Patient Access Track Only
8:30 am
Early Careerist: Building Your Network, Finding a Job, and Establishing Eminence Online
(S1)
Patient Access: How Smart is Your Front-End Revenue Cycle?
(S2)
10:00 am
Early Careerist: Interview Skills and Resume Presentation
(S3)
Patient Access: Taking it to the Streets
(S4)
11:45 am
Lunch for Full Day Attendees (Ticket Required)
1:00 pm
Early Careerist: Succeeding in Your Career, Building Skills, and Establishing Eminence In-Person
(S5)
Patient Access: The Mounting Pressure on Your Blended Yield and What You Can Do About It
(S6)
2:30 pm
Registration Opens for Full Conference Attendees
3:00 pm
Post ACA Issues and Health Plan Responses
(SG1)
5:00 pm
Opening Reception

 

Monday, September 11

Details
7:00 am
Continental Breakfast and Conference Registration
8:00 am
Conference Welcome: Conference Chair, Jim Moynihan, FHFMA
8:15 am
The Road Ahead - Challenges & Opportunities
(MG1)
9:45 am
Break
10:15 am
Government Programs Track & Revenue Cycle Track: The Partnership Between Revenue Cycle and Government Reimbursement
(M1)
Executive/Finance Track: Accounting Update
(M2)
Managed Care Track: Healthcare System Strategies for the Future
(M3)
12:00 pm
Neworking Sit Down Lunch
1:30 pm
Government Programs Track: Cost Report Transmittal Changes
(M4)
Revenue Cycle Track: Consumerism in Healthcare: Developing the "Right" Approach
(M5)
Executive/Finance Track: Capitation, Financial Reporting and Risk Accounting Update
(M6)
Managed Care Track: Community Health Center/ Hospital/Managed Care Affiliations
(M7)
3:00 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Government Programs Track: FY 2018 IPPS/OPPS Legislative and Regulatory Update
(M8)
Revenue Cycle Track: Revenue Integrity in the Post-Reform Era: Creating Denials Prevention Systems
(M9)
Executive/Finance Track: Regulatory Update
(M10)
5:00 pm
Wines of the World Reception

 

Tuesday, September 12

Details
7:30 am
Network Sit Down Breakfast
8:15 am
Conference Welcome: Conference Chair, Jim Moynihan, FHFMA
8:30 am
The HFMA View of Federal Regulatory Issues
(TG1)
10:00 am
Break
10:30 am
Government Programs Track & Executive/Finance Track: California Regulatory Update
(T2)
Revenue Cycle Track: Using Data Analytics to Identify Revenue at Risk
(T3)
Managed Care Track: Opportunities in Coordinated Care and ACOs: Positive Incentives, Land Mines and Creative Tensions in Organizational Relationships
(T4)
12:00 pm
Lunch: The CHA Agenda
(TG2)
1:30 pm
Program Coverage, Medical Care Delivery and Financial Management in the Med-Cal Program
(TG3)
3:00 pm
Conference Close and Prize Drawings

Conference Hotel: Embassy Suites - Glendale

Rates:

  • King / Double: $199 plus tax
  • Parking: $10 per night

Reservations

Reservations can be made by at this Embassy Suites page.

Discounted rates for 9/9 - 9/12 are available until August 11, 2017, or until our block is sold out. Reserve early to avoid higher room costs.

Hotel Address:
Embassy Suites - Glendale
800 North Central Avenue
Glendale, CA 91203

From Los Angeles Int'l Airport (30 miles):
Go East on World Way/Center Way
Merge onto I-105E
Merge onto I-110N
I-110 becomes CA-110N
Take the I-5 Fwy N/Golden State Fwy exit
Merge onto I-5N
Merge onto CA-134E
Take Central Ave exit toward Brand
Turn left onto N Central Ave

Hollywood Burbank Airport/Bob Hope Airport (10 miles):
Go North on N Hollywood Way toward Burton Ave
Turn right on Winona Ave
Turn right on N Fernando Blvd
Take a left and merge onto I-5S
Merge on CA-134E
Take Central Ave exit toward Brand Blvd
Turn left onto N Central Ave

Ontario International Airport (43 miles):
Go East on East Airport Drive toward North Way
Turn left onto S Archibald Ave
Merge onto I-10W
Merge onto CA-57N
Merge onto I-210W
Merge onto the CA-134W
Take the Brand Blvd exit-7B
The ramp becomes Goode Ave
Turn right onto N Central Ave

Glendale Embassy Suites
Embassy Suites - Glendale
From their website:

Explore the many attractions and entertainment venues of the Los Angeles area from the Embassy Suites by Hilton Los Angeles Glendale hotel. You'll have easy access to I-134, I-101 and I-5 to get you around town. Located in downtown Glendale in the north Los Angeles area, the hotel is a few short miles from Universal Studios, Burbank and Pasadena. Experience the warm colors, lush foliage and koi pond of our Glendale, CA hotel's atrium. Our gracious staff will introduce you to our many hotel amenities and your suite. Start your day with a free made-to-order breakfast. Relax in your two-room suite, complete with a separate living room and wet bar area. Unwind at our complimentary Evening Reception, which includes a variety of drinks and snacks. Sample fresh ingredients on the menu at Bistro 800, a casual dining spot open for lunch and dinner. Maintain your exercise routine at our complimentary 24-hour fitness center, or melt away stress in our pool and whirlpool spa.

Our 2017 Sponsors

Sign up now to be a Fall 2017 Sponsor. Full sign-up form available online. Start Here.

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

International Revenue Recovery Group    Novus Health Systems   

Bronze Sponsors

Early Careerist Registration

For more information, download the brochure.

For Early Careerist Track only: Arrive by 8:00 AM, stay for the entire track which ends at 2:30 PM and we will return $10 of your fee.

Choose Conference Package
Registration Fees: Amount
$40.00
$120.00

Cancellation Policy

Full refund of the conference registration fee, less a $150 processing fee, will be made if cancellation is received in writing by August 25, 2017. For cancellations received Augus 26 - September 8, 2017 a $300 processing fee will be applied. For SUNDAY ONLY PARTICIPANTS, full refund less a $30 processing fee will be made if request is received by August 25, 2017. Substitutions are acceptable. We are sorry that NO refunds or cancellations will be possible after September 8, 2017. E-mail to hfmacafallconf@aol.com or fax to 818-362-5610.

Registration

For more information you may download the brochure.

Choose Basic Conference Package
Registration Fees:
HFMA Member*
Non-Member
$300.00 ($495.00 after August 20) $495.00 ($595.00 after August 20)
$595.00 ($695.00 after August 20) $695.00 ($795.00 after August 20)
$75.00 $75.00

* Join HFMA now and enjoy member conference rates. Click here for more information.

Cancellation Policy

Full refund of the conference registration fee, less a $150 processing fee, will be made if cancellation is received in writing by August 25, 2017. For cancellations received Augus 26 - September 8, 2017 a $300 processing fee will be applied. For SUNDAY ONLY PARTICIPANTS, full refund less a $30 processing fee will be made if request is received by August 25, 2017. Substitutions are acceptable. We are sorry that NO refunds or cancellations will be possible after September 8, 2017. E-mail to hfmacafallconf@aol.com or fax to 818-362-5610.

Special Sponsors

Members of these co-sponsoring organizations receive HFMA member rates:

  • California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG)
  • Hospital Association of Southern California
  • Integrated Healthcare Association
  • Women in Health Administration of Southern California