Start Date: 5/8/2018 2:00 PM CDT
End Date: 5/10/2018 12:00 PM CDT
Venue Name: Galt House Hotel Location:
140 N. 4th Street
Louisville, KY United States 40202
American Portable Diagnostics Association
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
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
Associate Business Members--click here to register for a booth.
APDA Room Block rates (expire Monday, April 16, 2018):
- 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.
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
AGENDA AT A GLANCE
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!
TUESDAY, MAY 8TH
02:00pm Board of Directors Meeting
WEDNESDAY, MAY 9TH
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
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
THURSDAY, MAY 10TH
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
10:15am 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
APDA NATIONAL CONTRACTING PROGRAM KICK-OFF PRESENTATION, Q&A (Optional)
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.
$289 (Early Bird 04/06/18, 5pmET)
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
THANK YOU TO OUR CONFERENCE EXHIBITORS
RadmediX (PLATINUM SPONSOR)
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