HBMA 2012 Fall Annual Conference
(Wednesday - Friday)
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
Fall Conference Program
Join us as former Speaker of the House of Representatives and 2012 Presidential Candidate, the Honorable Newt Gingrich, presents the Opening Keynote Address at the Fall Conference September 12th at 1:00 PM.
Speaker Gingrich is widely recognized for his commitment to a better system of health for all Americans. His leadership helped save Medicare from bankruptcy, prompted FDA reform to help the seriously ill and initiated a new focus on research, prevention, and wellness. His contributions have been so great that the American Diabetes Association awarded him their highest non-medical award and the March of Dimes named him their 1995 Citizen of the Year.
In 2003, the Speaker founded the Center for Health Transformation to develop free market healthcare reforms to foster a 21st Century System of health and healthcare that is centered on the individual, prevention focused, knowledge intense and innovation rich.
HBMA is honored to host such an important public and political figure. The Speaker understands the critical role HBMA members play in the financial aspect of our healthcare system and is looking forward to getting to know our Association and its members much better.
Our host hotel, the Gaylord National is situated on the Potomac River in the greater Washington DC area. The Education Committee has taken advantage of this location to schedule sessions and events that involve various legislative groups. Government speakers and industry experts have been invited to present at both the general and the concurrent sessions.
This meeting will include significant updates on Healthcare Reform as well as on EHR challenges and opportunities. Attendees will be able to select sessions that best fit their needs as they specifically relate to Business Operations as well as EHR Challenges.
GAYLORD NATIONAL RESORT & CONVENTION CENTER
Gaylord National is a total destination resort offering an exciting and unique venue for the HBMA 2012 Conference this fall. Situated on 41 acres, the Gaylord features 2000 guestrooms, world-class meeting facilities, 6 restaurants, a nightclub, retail shopping, a full service spa and fitness center, and indoor/outdoor swimming pool. The Gaylord is the cornerstone of National Harbor, a 300-acre waterfront destination with scores of the region's most exciting destinations for shopping, dining, and entertainment.
The Gaylord is offering HBMA guests special rates of $229 plus tax, single/double occupancy. A daily resort fee of $15, plus tax, covers several in-room amenities,including high-speed internet, fitness center access, and designated complimentary in-room beverages.
Reservations should be made well before the cut-off date of Friday, August 10, 2012.
OVERFLOW HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS: MARRIOTT RESIDENCE INN NATIONAL HARBOR
RESIDENCE INN NATIONAL HARBOR WASHINGTON DC
For your convenience, should you not be able to secure accommodations at the Gaylord National due to their sold-out status, HBMA has arranged for a small block of rooms at the Residence Inn, located 250 feet away from our conference hotel.
The Residence Inn offers Studio Suites that include a full kitchen. The rate of $229 (same as the Gaylord), includes complimentary internet service in the guest rooms. The hotel also offers a hot breakfast each morning.
Click on this link to make reservations: Residence Inn National Harbor Washington, DC >>
You may call Marriott Reservations directly at 1-888-236-2427 or (301) 749-4755
Reservations should be made on or before Friday, August 31, 2012 (the cut-off date).
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