2016 AHIA 35th Annual Conference

AHIA Annual Conference


 

It was great to see you in Atlanta! We hope you enjoyed the conference and we thank you for your participation.

Please take the time to complete the 2016 Evaluation and share your thoughts on AHIA's 35th Annual Conference. Please remember - you must complete the evaluation for CPE credit verification. Also, your input will help us plan and improve future conferences.
We look forward to seeing you in Boston, Massachusetts for AHIA 36th Annual Conference, August 27 - 30, 2017!

Click here for the 2017 Call for Presenters. Deadline Extended: November 4, 2016.

Access to Conference Presentations and Reference Materials
AHIA Annual Conference session presentations are still available to REGISTERED ATTENDEES ONLYClick here to access the site.

CPE Certification Information
Click here to access the NASBA CPE Form.

National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA)
AHIA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credits. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville TN, 37219-2417; 615.880.4200; www.learningmarket.org. In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, CPE credits have been granted based on a 50-minute hour. National Registry of CPE Sponsors ID Number 103386.
*All attendees received a Certificate of Continuing Professional Education form in their registration packets upon registration check-in. In order to receive continuing education credit, complete this form by circling the session and number of CPE credits for each session attended. You must place your name on the session sign-in sheet to verify attendance at each presentation you circle. Email info@ahia.org to submit your CPE form.

American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)
*This program has the prior approval of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) for 20 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way
constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor. Attendees seeking CPE credit through AAPC must request a certificate/index number from AHIA and will subsequently submit the certificate and index number to AAPC. See the registration desk or email us at ahia@ahia.org.

Compliance Certification Board (CCB)
The Compliance Certification Board (CCB) has approved this event for up to 26.6 CCB CEUs. Continuing Education Units are awarded based on individual attendance records. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by CCB of this program content or of the program sponsor. Attendees seeking CPE credit through CCB must request a certificate from AHIA. Contact us at info@ahia.org or mcunningham@kellencompany.com and we will assist you.
PLEASE NOTE: Attendees are each solely responsible for retaining a copy for their records and for reporting credits.

Claim your CCB credits
Upon request to AHIA, you will receive your CCB’s official certificate of credit. Please sign your first and last name at the top of the form and log the credits with CCB within 30 days of the event.

Log your credits
Online through the CEU account portal at www.compliancecertification.org, click on My CEU Account. Select the certification you hold and then login. Select “Add CEUs” and then “Pre-Approved Events.” To log your credits, you will need the “Approval Code” from the bottom of the official CCB certificate of credit.
If you do not already have a free online account established through HCCA or SCCE, you will need to create one before logging your CEUs. Click on “Create an account.”

Email a copy of the Certificate of Attendance to CCB offices at ccb@compliancecertification.org. Fax a copy of the Certificate of Attendance to CCB offices at 952-988-0146. Mail a copy of the Certificate of Attendance to CCB offices: CCB, Attn: Certification, 6500 Barrie Road, Suite 250, Minneapolis, MN 55435.

A CCB certification specialist will review and approve the credits, which may take up to six weeks depending on volume of submissions. Once the CEUs they have been approved, you can view them through your free online account

 

Registration Annual Conference REGISTRATION


Conference registration fees:

PLEASE NOTE: The Early Registration deadline is Monday, August 1, 2016. No exceptions will be made. We encourage you to register before August 1 to ensure the best value.

Full Meeting
Before August 1, 2016
After August 1, 2016
AHIA Individual Members $895 $1,145
HCCA/ACUA Members/NEHIA Educational Conference Attendees $895 $1,145
Non-Member $1,145 $1,345
     
Group Discounts:    
Two or more registrants from the same organization will each receive a discount off of the full meeting fees. All registration forms must be submitted at the same time.
2-4 AHIA Members $855 $1,055
2-4 Non-Members $1,105 $1,305
5 or more AHIA Members $820 $1,020
5 or more Non-Members $1,070 $1,270
     
ONE-DAY Rates:    
Member $425 $425
Non-Member $510 $510
     
Preconference Workshops/Roundtables:    
EHR Auditor User Group Workshop - Epic Focus $99 $199
Evaluating the Risk and Control Culture Workshop presented by the IIA $199 $299
Information Governance (IG) - Successful IG Program Audits $99 $199
Data Analysis Techniques in Healthcare $99 $199
Advanced ACL Concepts: Functions & Scripts (full-day, lunch included) $349 $449
Toastmasters: Presentation Skills $0 $100
     
CAE/Audit Roundtables: INVITE ONLY*    
CAE Roundtable with Deloitte LLP $0 $0
CAE Roundtable with Protiviti $0 $0
CAE Roundtable with Moss Adams $0 $0
IT Auditor Roundtable with Eminere Group $0 $0
Audit Director/Manager Roundtable $0 $0
*To request an invitation, please complete attached form. Roundtables are limited to 20 individuals. Lunch is included.    


How to register:

  • Online with a credit card. Confirmations will be sent by e-mail. Month day is the last day we are able to accept and process online registrations.
  • Fax the registration form to 720-881-6101 with payment.
  • Mail the registration form and payment to: AHIA, 10200 W 44th Ave, Suite 304, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

Cancellations received in writing by August 1, 2016 will be issued a refund less a $50 cancellation fee. NO REFUNDS FOR CANCELLATIONS AFTER August 1, 2016. AHIA reserves the right to cancel any event due to insufficient registration or any unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event of cancellation, AHIA is not responsible for any costs, damages, or other expenses of any kind, including, without limitation, transportation and/or hotel costs incurred by registrant. Speakers are subject to change without notice.


Hotel Annual Conference HOTEL INFORMATION


CONFERENCE LOCATION

Atlanta Marriott Marquis
265 Peachtree Center Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30303
Make Your Hotel Reservation Online Now!

Reservations:

  • By Phone 1-888-855-5701
  • Online

Deadline: August 26 @ 5:00 pm
Guest Room Rates: $189 single/double (plus tax) per night
About the Hotel: Experience urban energy and a stylish vibe at the newly renovated Atlanta Marriott Marquis. The hotel is conveniently located in Peachtree Center, and our indoor Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) access offers guests direct access to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport just 15 miles away. This newly modernized downtown Atlanta hotel puts you near sites like the Georgia Aquarium, the World of Coca-Cola, the CNN Center, the Georgia World Congress Center, the Georgia Dome and the National College Football Hall of Fame. The Atlanta Marriott Marquis’ amazing atrium is marked by the 50-foot color changing sail of Pulse, a cool cocktail lounge and iconic symbol of this downtown Atlanta hotel. Relax in The Spa, stay fit in the 24-hour fitness center and enjoy unique dining options like Sear, High Velocity and Starbucks. Stay in one of 1,663 new, state-of-the-art guestrooms including 94 spacious suites, offering floor-to-ceiling windows with amazing skyline views.


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

The AHIA Annual Conference Has Gone Mobile Using  Guidebook!
We strongly encourage you to download our mobile guide to enhance your experience at the AHIA 35th Annual  Conference. You'll be able to plan your day with a personalized schedule and browse exhibitors, maps and general show info. The app is compatible with iPhones, iPads, iPod Touches and Android devices.

Room Seating/Capacity Policy: 
Be sure to allocate enough time to get to your preferred sessions. Seating in all sessions is on a first-come, first-served basis, so WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO ARRIVE EARLY TO SECURE A SEAT IN THOSE SESSIONS YOU WISH TO ATTEND. Several of our sessions are very popular this year and we have made every effort to accommodate all pre-registration requests. To ensure adequate seating, we ask that you attend those sessions indicated on your pre-conference itinerary. If you alter your itinerary (which you may do at any time), please select perimeter seating in those sessions, when available, in consideration of those attendees who pre-registered.

Registration Hours: 
Please visit us at the Registration Desk, located on the Atrium Level when you arrive to pick up your registration/welcome bag and name badge. Throughout your conference stay, AHIA volunteers and staff will be happy to help answer any questions you may have about the conference, your membership or the organization. Just ask! Registration is open from 7:00 am until the close of activities each day:

  • Sunday, September 11, 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Monday, September 12, 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tuesday, September 13, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday, September 14, 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come Casual and Ready to Learn!
We invite you enjoy the conference in business casual attire. Leave your suits, heels and/or ties behind, but remember, you will be networking with industry professionals.

What not to wear:

  • No tank tops
  • No halter tops
  • No baggy/loose shorts
  • No Athletic/Exercise clothing

 

 

 

 

 

Travel Annual Conference TRAVEL INFORMATION


Area Airport

Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Airport phone: (800) 897-1910
Hotel direction: 12 miles N

Transportation

The hotel does not provide shuttle service.
Alternate transportation:

  • A-National Limousine Service (sedans); fee: $60 USD (one way); on request
  • Shuttle Bus service, fee: $16.50 USD (one way)
  • Subway service (MARTA) fee: $2.50 USD (one way) Board near Ground Transportation at the airport. Exit at Peachtree Center Station, about 1.5 blocks from the hotel.
  • Estimated taxi fare: $32.00 USD (one way)

Hotel Parking

Click Here for transportation options from the airport to the Atlanta Marriott Marquis.

  • Valet Parking Fee: $35 USD Daily
  • Off-site Parking: $4 USD hourly, $20 USD daily

Delta Discount Code instructions 2016 Domestic & International Travel

Delta Air Lines is offering special discounted airfares to Kellen association clients for both domestic and International travel in 2016. Discounts vary, depending on the class of ticket purchased, up to 10% off the fare for domestic travel.

*Please note the following:

  • The same code will now be used for both Domestic and International flights
  • Not all fares are eligible for a discount; fare rules determine eligibility
  • Discounts vary, depending on the class of ticket purchased, and apply to round trip travel only.
  • Not valid with other discounts, certificates, coupons or promotional offers.

To take advantage of these Travel Discounts for both domestic and international travel

  • Visit the www.delta.com web site and click the Advanced Search link:
  • Complete the required fields, and enter meeting code “NMM28”
    You may also call Delta Meeting Network® Reservations at 1.800.328.1111. (Please use the same
    phone number to make changes to an existing Delta Meetings Network reservation.)
  • On the Search Results page, verify the discount is applied.

United Airlines

United Airlines is offering special discounted airfares to Kellen association clients depending on fare class. *Some economy fares not eligible.

To take advantage of these Travel Discounts for both domestic and international travel

  • Visit www.united.com web site and enter your Offer Code ZX7C721875 in the Offer Code box when searching for your flights
  • If booking through a travel professional or United Meetings at 800-426-1122, please give them the following information:
    • Agreement Code: 721875
    • Z Code: ZX7C

Car Rental

The Kellen Company has negotiated a corporate discount program with Avis car rental, which we are
able to pass on to all Conference attendees. Enjoy great low rates, discounts and more! For
reservations, please visit www.avis.com/car-rental/avisHome/home.ac. When making your reservation,
please note: Company Name: Kellen Company Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) Number: Q031767

 

 

 

 

 

AHIA CPEContinuing Professional Education Credits:
AHIA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credits. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville TN, 37219-2417; 615.880.4200; www.learningmarket.org. In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, CPE credits have been granted based on a 50-minute hour. National Registry of CPE Sponsors ID Number 103386.