Arizona Healthcare Financial Management Association (AZHFMA)

Event Detail

2016 Az HFMA Spring Conference

"Healthcare Finance - It's a Jungle Out There"

April 20-22, Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas


Registration is now closed.
Attendees will be able to register onsite starting at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 20.

Click here to download the conference brochure

To view the conference program, click here.

When Registering: Please remember to select the concurrent conference sessions you wish to attend and select the CPE certificate if you wish to receive one!

Also,
if you plan to attend the Thursday night dinner and entertainment event please be sure to check this option when registering as PRE-REGISTRATION is required.

> Provider Scholarships are available with completion of the form found on the chapter web site here. Please submit one month prior to the conference.

Registration Discounts
> If you have passed the HFMA Certification exams (CHFP, FHFMA or CRCR), use the code CERT on the next page in the Priority Code space below your name when registering to receive a 10% Discount.

> If you are a Past President of the Az HFMA Chapter, use the code PRES on the next page in the Priority Code space below your name when registering to receive complimentary registration. 

> PLEASE NOTE: Single day registration options are available to Providers only.

Hotel Information
A discounted room rate of $179 per night is available to all conference attendees at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas until March 25, 2016. After March 25, the rate is based on availability only.
Click here to make your room reservation online.

Reservations can also be made by calling 800-498-7396. Be sure to mention the code AHF when making your reservation to secure the discounted rate.

Agenda At-A-Glance

                                         Wednesday, April 20th
7:45 a.m. Golf Outing
McCormick Ranch Golf Club

Pre-Conference Sessions
Please note Pre-Conference sessions are complimentary for all full conference attendees.
There is a $50 total fee (not charged per individual session) for non-full conference attendees to attend the sessions listed below with an asterisk (*).

*8:00 a.m. Accounting Standards Update
Pre-Conference Complimentary Session for Full Conference Attendees.

*9:00 a.m. The Internet of Things (IoT): Smart Devices, Not So Smart Security
Pre-Conference Complimentary Session for Full Conference Attendees.

9:00 a.m. PC1: Revenue Cycle 101
Pre-Conference Complimentary Session for all attendees.

*10:30 a.m. You Still Need to Cover Your Assets
Pre-Conference Complimentary Session for Full Conference Attendees.

10:45 a.m. PC2: Best Practices Revenue Cycle
Pre-Conference Complimentary Session for all attendees.


*11:30 a.m. Key Healthcare Risk Areas
Pre-Conference Complimentary Session for Full Conference Attendees.

12:30 p.m. Committee Meetings
Current members and anyone interested in finding out more about being involved in the Az HFMA chapter are encouraged to attend!


1:00 p.m. Exhibitor Set Up

1:30 p.m. Social Media 101
Are you interested in social media but don't know where to start? Join us as we help you survive and manage Facebook and LinkedIn, both professionally and personally.

1:30 p.m. Registration Opens

2:30 p.m. -
Go Beyond and HFMA Update

4:15 p.m. - Blast Effect with Keynote Speaker Pete Scobell, Former NAVY Seal and representing Team Never Quit

5:30-6:30 p.m. Reception with golf awards
Silent auction benefiting Hire Heroes USA  

                                              Thursday, April 21
7:30 a.m. Breakfast

8:30 a.m. "Is Too Much Technology Making us Stupid?"

10:15 a.m. Concurrent Sessions

101 - "Hospital Chargemaster Coding and Pricing Strategies in a Transparent Healthcare Marketplace"
102 - "Leveraging Technology to Maximize Patient Value"

11:30 a.m. Lunch

12:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
201 - "Beyond the Bill: The Journey to Price Transparency and Effective Financial Communications"

202 - "Supply Chain is Not the Australian Outback"

2:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
301 -
"Engaging Touch Free Practices - Automating the Revenue Cycle"
302 -
"Measuring Operational Performance in the Revenue Cycle Using Lean Methods"

3:45 p.m. AzHHA Update

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Reception with exhibitor and sponsor giveaways

6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Dinner and Entertainment

If you plan to attend, please be sure to check this option when registering as PRE-REGISTRATION is required.

                                                  Friday, April 22nd
7:30 a.m. Breakfast

8:30 a.m. Self-Pay Not Going Away

10:00 a.m. Moving to a Clinically Driven Revenue Cycle

11:15 a.m. AHCCCS Update

12:30 p.m. Conference ends

PLEASE NOTE: Cancellations received by April 15 will be subject to a $50 cancellation fee. There are no refunds available after April 15.

Dress for the conference: Business Casual

If you have any questions please contact the Az HFMA office by calling 602-494-4230 or via email at admin@azhfma.org.