Health Care Payer Advocacy Conference

October 26 - 28, 2018

Hilton Crystal City

2399 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Arlington, VA 22202

Please join us for the revival and initiation of AOA’s biennial assembly of state Medicare carrier advisory committee representatives, and third party coordinators. Our hope is to develop networking opportunities, build relationships with medical directors, improve access and coverage policies for patients, promote fair reimbursement policies, while finding ways to reduce regulatory and compliance requirements, and develop other advocacy tools and solutions for Medicare and third party payers.

The conference will be held Friday-Sunday, October 26-28, at the Hilton Crystal City Hotel conveniently adjacent to Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA).


People who should attend include:

State Presidents State Executive Directors State Presidents-Elect
State Medicare CAC representatives State Third Party Committee Chairs State Third Party Coordinators
and other payer and coverage advocates    

Your attendance will better enable you to grow your Medicare and third party advocacy, coverage, and compliance resources. With the ever-evolving threats and possibilities of changing health care, you will have the latest tools to win the battles that lie ahead for your practice and patients. The conference program will be designed to refine your advocacy skills and leverage resources in the profession within and across state lines.


Learn more about:

Medicare contractors and coverage policies Vision plans Coding and Audits
Contracting and Negotiation Medicare Advantage and Medicaid managed care Effective CAC and Third Party representation

Registration costs:

$99.00 Early Bird $50.00 Discount Applied Ends Tuesday, September 25
$149.00 Regular Rate No Discount Begins Wednesday, September 26

Hotel Reservations: HCPAC attendees are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. The AOA group rate is $149 + tax for single or double occupancy. To reserve a room online click here. to receive the group rate. Or call (800) 445-8667 and ask for the AOA Conference rate or provide group code AOA.

The deadline for hotel reservations is September 25, 2018. After September 25th the AOA group rate cannot be guaranteed.

Where to direct inquiries:

Rodney Peele
Director, AOA Third Party Center

Click here for the updated tentative agenda.

Click here for travel documentation.

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