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

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
Patient Access: How Smart is Your Front-End Revenue Cycle?
10:00 am
Early Careerist: Interview Skills and Resume Presentation
Patient Access: Taking it to the Streets
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
Patient Access: The Mounting Pressure on Your Blended Yield and What You Can Do About It
2:30 pm
Registration Opens for Full Conference Attendees
3:00 pm
Post ACA Issues and Health Plan Responses
5:00 pm
Opening Reception


Monday, September 11

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
9:45 am
10:15 am
Government Programs Track & Revenue Cycle Track: The Partnership Between Revenue Cycle and Government Reimbursement
Executive/Finance Track: Accounting Update
Managed Care Track: Healthcare System Strategies for the Future
12:00 pm
Neworking Sit Down Lunch
1:30 pm
Government Programs Track: Cost Report Transmittal Changes
Revenue Cycle Track: Consumerism in Healthcare: Developing the "Right" Approach
Executive/Finance Track: Capitation, Financial Reporting and Risk Accounting Update
Managed Care Track: Community Health Center/ Hospital/Managed Care Affiliations
3:00 pm
3:30 pm
Government Programs Track: FY 2018 IPPS/OPPS Legislative and Regulatory Update
Revenue Cycle Track: Revenue Integrity in the Post-Reform Era: Creating Denials Prevention Systems
Executive/Finance Track: Regulatory Update
5:00 pm
Wines of the World Reception


Tuesday, September 12

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
10:00 am
10:30 am
Government Programs Track & Executive/Finance Track: California Regulatory Update
Revenue Cycle Track: Using Data Analytics to Identify Revenue at Risk
Managed Care Track: Opportunities in Coordinated Care and ACOs: Positive Incentives, Land Mines and Creative Tensions in Organizational Relationships
12:00 pm
Lunch: The CHA Agenda
1:30 pm
Program Coverage, Medical Care Delivery and Financial Management in the Med-Cal Program
3:00 pm
Conference Close and Prize Drawings

Conference Hotel: Embassy Suites - Glendale


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


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

ClaimAssist/The CCS Companies CMRE

Silver Sponsors

Rash Curtis and Associates International Revenue Recovery Group ACI Worldwide Allscripts Conifer Health Solutions National Loan Exchange Change Healthcare Siemens Building Technologies VisiQuate Arrevio AccuReg Software Tooti Enterprises    Cross America Financial, LLC (CAF) Stephenson, Acquisto & Colman Collection Consultants of California Novus Health Systems Experian Health

Bronze Sponsors

Cyberscience Corporation    MAP RCS Health Management    Streamline Health    U.S. Bank    Xtend Healthcare, A Navient Company    Ovation Revenue Cycle Services