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HBMA 2014 Fall Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada

September 14th, 2014

CHBME Certification
CHBME Credits available
toward Category One!

When: Sunday - Tuesday
September 14 - 16, 2014

Where: Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
3667 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, NV 89109


Make your plans now to join us for the HBMA 2014 Fall Annual Conference at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Experience timely sessions designed specifically to help with your continued success in the billing industry. The Fall Conference features an exciting array of sessions focused on the very best educational content around successful operations and exceptional performance for billing companies of all sizes.

You Won’t Want to Leave Everything in Vegas!

Join HBMA for three days this fall to focus on tactical-level implementation aspects of healthcare and billing management best practices.

Attend up to 10 educational sessions, providing the knowledge you need to grow and succeed. Highlights include:

  • Keynote: Aligning the Revenue Cycle with Payment Reform, Deborah Keegan Walker, President, Medical Practice Dimensions
  • PQRS: The Impact on Medical Practices, Melody Mulaik, President, Coding Strategies, Inc.
  • Risks & Rewards of a Remote Workforce, Susan Childs, FACMPE, Evolution Healthcare Consulting and Michelle Durner, CHBME, President, Applied Medical Systems, Inc.
  • Dashboards and Conditional Formatting, Nate Moore
  • Comparative Analytics, Jared Krawcyzk, Fi-Med Management

Participants will receive 14 hours Category 1 toward the designation of CHBME (Certified Healthcare Billing & Management Executive). The two pre-conference programs are an additional 4 hours Category 2.

Pre-Conference Sessions:
There will be two pre-conference sessions offered on Sunday, September 14, 2014.  They will be offered at the same time so you may only attend one from 8:00 am – 12:00 noon.  There are 4 credits offered for each of these sessions.

The two sessions offered are: Finance and Compliance

  • Additional Registration of $99  (You may only attend 1 Pre-conference session)

Registration Rates:


  • $595 on or before Wednesday, August 13, 2014
  • $695 after Wednesday, August 13, 2014


  • $775 on or before Wednesday, August 13, 2014
  • $875 after Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Guest Registration: $199 and includes entrance to the receptions on Sunday and Monday night and lunch on Monday

The CHBME exam will be offered immediately following the Fall Educational Conference on Tuesday, September 16th at 1:00pm Pacific. For those that have completed all initial eligibility requirements, this is your next opportunity to earn your certification. To register for the exam, please purchase the CHBME exam product from the online store. Once you have purchased the exam, additional information will be sent to you regarding the exam.

Information for Exhibiting at the HBMA Fall Conference in Las Vegas:


If you have any further questions, please contact Ryan Abell at rabell@hbma.org

Hotel Reservations:

HBMA has negotiated a special discounted rate of $149 for our members for our room block from September 12 –18, 2014. Rooms will be available at the group rate three days pre and post based upon hotel availability.

You must book by Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Be sure to book your room early as this rate is only available while supplies last!

  • If you are experiencing problems with the link please navigate your browser to:https://resweb.passkey.com/go/SMHBH4
  • Or you may call the reservations center at 866-317-1829 and ask for the “Healthcare Billing and Management Association” rate. The group code is SMHBH4.

Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino features Las Vegas hotel accommodations fit for the celebrity A-List, and perfect for Hollywood buffs. Every one of their rooms and suites features one-of-a-kind movie memorabilia set against a backdrop of stylish, modern luxury. This 4-star hotel is located right in center of the Las Vegas Strip. All events and meetings will take place in the Planet Hollywood meeting space. Be sure to book your room at this great hotel.

Why you should stay at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino:

• Competitive Rates – Negotiated hotel rates tend to be less expensive and restrictive than those found on the internet, which sometimes require full payment at the time of booking.

• Convenience – All conference events are held in the venue, and there are multiple dining options available on site. You will be able to easily network with other attendees and get to and from sessions.

• Help Keeping Costs Down – Based on the number of rooms booked in HBMA's block of rooms, the hotel provides complimentary or reduced rates for meeting room space, other concessions, and food and beverage charges. These savings are passed onto attendees and exhibitors through reasonably priced exhibit and registration fees.

HBMA recommends that all attendees register by using the registration links at the top or bottom of the page.  If you must register by mail, click here to download the registration form.


HBMA would like to thank our sponsors supporting our 2014 Fall Conference!

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors



                                                                                 Silver Sponsors



Refund Policy:
Please see the HBMA Refund Policy page for details on refunds for educational events and products

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