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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

APDA 2018 Midyear Conference

Start Date: 5/8/2018 2:00 PM CDT
End Date: 5/10/2018 12:00 PM CDT

Venue Name: Galt House Hotel

140 N. 4th Street
Louisville, KY  United States  40202

Organization Name: American Portable Diagnostics Association

Sharon Reilley
Email: info@APDAhealth.com
Phone: 888-892-2732

Join us for this program designed for portable diagnostics executives, business owners, operators and billing staff as we examine the changing dynamics in the marketplace. Participants will also learn about new changes and requirements for billing and coding. This interactive program is designed to keep you ahead of the curve so you can navigate comprehensive policy and business changes already put in place and those that lie ahead.

Why You Should Attend

  • Understand how new government requirements impact you and your business
  • Gain knowledge to overcome the operational challenges to comply with rule changes
  • Learn from industry experts on best practices for billing
  • Network with colleagues and vendors facing similar challenges and opportunities
  • Assess opportunities to diversify and expand your business
  • CEU’s for certified coders, rad techs and Sonographers.
Associate Business Members--click here to register for a booth.

APDA Room Block rates (expire Monday, April 16, 2018):
Deluxe Guest Room $159S | $169D | $179T | $189Q
Executive Suite –      $179S | $189D | $199T | $209Q
Book lodging on-line at https://aws.passkey.com/go/APDA2018 or call 800-843-4258

Consider coming in the prior weekend for the Kentucky Derby, or come early or extend your stay to visit the Louisville Slugger Museum, schedule a Bourbon Tour to one of the many distilleries, enjoy the festivities on Fourth Street Live, visit the historic Seelbach Hotel, and more!

02:00pm          Board of Directors Meeting

07:00am          Optional Pre-Conference APDA National Contracting Program Kick-Off Breakfast and Q&A Session sponsored by WebInterstate /Medimatrix.  More details below.

08:00am          Conference Registration & Exhibitor Set-up

10:00am          Welcome by APDA Leadership and words from our Platinum Sponsor WebInterstate/Medimatrix and Gold Sponsor, MedLink Imaging.

10:15am           Keynote Address, Q&A by Chad Worz, PharmD, CGP, Executive Director and CEO of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, sponsored by MedLink Imaging.

11:45am          Introduction of Exhibitors and Words from Platinum Sponsor Matthew Chrisovergis of RadmediX

12:00pm          Lunch in Exhibit Hall sponsored by RadmediX

01:30pm          APDA Leadership Overview by John Cooke

02:30pm          A Nursing Home Operator Perspective on Ancillary Provider Relationships by Gary Blake, Founder/CEO, Creative Solutions in HealthCare

03:30pm          Break

04:00pm          Legislative, Regulatory & Political Landscape:  Impact on APDA Members by Brad Kile, PhD, The Dumbarton Group

05:00pm          Cocktail Reception with Exhibitors

07:00pm           Optional Riverboat Dinner Cruise (more details below) or dinner on your own


07:00am          Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors

08:00am          HIPAA Compliance Risks & Mitigation Strategies 

09:00am          Evolving Industry Trends:  Understanding Fact from Fiction by Leigh Davitian, Esq., The Dumbarton Group

10:00am          Break

10:15am          Importance of Credentialed Sonographers / Signs & Symptoms for Effective Reimbursement /Accreditation by Marcia Grundtisch, BHS, RDMS, RVT, Director of Operations for Buffalo Ultrasound

11:15am          Medicare Advantage:  Appeals, ABN Changes, CPT & Modifier Updates by Sharon Reilley, APDA Administrative Assistant, K&A X-ray and Rosanna Crawford, RN, RCN, Consulting Solutions, LLC.

12:00pm          Conference Adjourns

*Agenda is subject to change

Business Owners & Decision Makers of Portable Diagnostics Companies are invited to arrive early to join us for breakfast followed by a presentation about our National Contracting Program.  There will be plenty of time for Q&A.  Program participation applications will be available.   There is no cost for this session, but we respectfully as that you register so we can get a firm count for breakfast.

Conference Registration includes lunch and a cocktail reception on Wednesday and a Continental Breakfast on Thursday. Wednesday night dinner is on your own or join the optional Riverboat Dinner Cruise.

APDA Member/ABM                 $349
APDA Member/ABM                 $289 (Early Bird 04/06/18, 5pmET)
Non-member                             $499
Exhibit Booth (ABM)                $500 (6’ skirted table / table-top display only, includes 1 full registration. Additional booth workers are at regular Member/ABM rates)

Riverboat Dinner Cruise (opt)  $43.50   Join us for a 2 hour cruise on the Mary M Miller, networking with members & exhibitors.  Boarding starts at 6:30pm, departure promptly at 7pm.  Don't miss the boat!  To ensure reserved seating with the APDA group, please register in advance. 

Any Member, Associate Business Member (ABM) or Exhibitor may participate additionally by sponsoring a speaker, lunch or cocktail reception.   Sponsors are recognized from the podium, on the APDA website, in printed literature and signage at the event.  04/27/18 is the print deadline. Sponsors also are provided an opportunity to speak at their sponsored event for 1, 2 or 5 minutes, based on sponsorship level, to promote your product or service in front of the entire membership.

SILVER SPONSORSHIP      $ 250       Co-sponsor an event or speaker
GOLD SPONSOR:                $ 500       Co -sponsor an event or speaker
PLATINUM SPONSOR:        $1000      Full Sponsor of event or speakerI
WebInterstate/Medimatrix (PLATINUM SPONSOR)
MedLink Imaging (GOLD SPONSOR)

20/20 Imaging–a division of Konica Minolta
Evolve Inc. / LatticePro
First Source Inc.
Premier / Flex Teleradiology
RCN Consulting Solutions, LLC
TXR/Tingle X-ray, LLC

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 5/10/2018 12:00 PM

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