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HBMA 2019: Schedule-at-a-Glance

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Thursday, September 12

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CHBME Brunch
Special Guest, Mary C. Kelly, Keynote Speaker
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. HBMA Accreditation Program Informational Session
1:00 - 1:45 p.m. HBMA Annual Member Business Meeting
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Opening Session
HBMA President's Address,
Mick Polo, President, NCDS Medical Billing
Keynote Speaker, Mary C. Kelly, PhD, CSP, CDR, US Navy (ret)

3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
Session 1: Driving Business Innovation Through Data, Analytics, and AI

Charles Holive, Managing Director of Strategy Consulting, Sisense

Session 2: The Role of Coding in the Patient Financial Experience
Karna W. Morrow, CPC, RCC, CCS-P, Consultant, Coding Strategies
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. General Session: RCM Expert Panel
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
6:00 - 6:30 p.m. New Members are invited to "Tour the Exhibit Hall!"

Friday, September 13

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Annual Attendee Networking Breakfast

New Member Networking Breakfast

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

General Session: Commercial Payer Panel
Representatives from Aetna, Cigna, Humana, and UnitedHealthcare

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Networking Break in Exhibit Hall
10:45 - 11:45 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
Session 1: Grow Yourself, Grow Your Company–They Go Hand in Hand

David Jakielo, MPM, President, Seminars and Consulting

Session 2: MACRA, BIGdata, Technology and Contracting 2.0
Jennifer Searfoss, Esq, CPOM, CHCI, CMCS, Chief Executive Officer, SCG Health
11:45- 1:00 p.m. HBMA Awards Luncheon
1:15 - 2:15 p.m. General Session: Let's Get Engaged!
Jeff Tobe, M.Ed.
2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Networking Break in Exhibit Hall
3:15 - 4:15 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions
Session 1: Ultimate Tools to Boost Your Bottom Line and Make Life Easier

Jasmine Vializ, President & Chief Executive Officer, Integrated Practice Solutions, Inc.

Session 2: Beat Your Competitors Using Analytics
Sean McSweeney, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Apache Health

4:30 - 6:00 p.m. General Session: Washington Update
Bill Finerfrock, HBMA Government Relations Director
6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Evening Reception in Exhibit Hall

Saturday, September 14

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Networking Roundtable Breakfast
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions
Session 1: The New Offshore Relationship - Automation, Analytics and Knowledge Management

Becky Kopecky, Vice President, Client Management and Business Intelligence, ALN Medical Management
Eliot Payson, MBA, Chief Information Officer, ALN Medical Management

Session 2: Compliance
Eric Christensen, MCSE, CCNA, CHCP, Director of Client Services, Healthcare Compliance Pros

9:30 - 9:45 a.m. Break
9:45 - 10:45 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions
Session 1: Rapid RCM Best Practices and Resolutions

Moderated by Sara Nofziger-Drew, CHBME

Session 2: Cyber and the C-Suite: What Senior Management Needs to Know About the Cyber Threat
Sean O'Brien, President & Chief Executive Officer, @RISK Technologies Inc. and Marlene Brehm, Senior Vice President of Events & Marketing, @RISK Technologies Inc.

10:45 - 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. General Session: Industry Panel: Claiming Operational Efficiencies
Sponsored by GeBBS
12:00 - 12:15 p.m. Closing Remarks