Several exciting revenue cycle management conferences are coming up in 2023. Each offers its own opportunities for networking, gaining new insights, and finding new ways to integrate technology and security to streamline and protect your operations.
You can meet with leaders in your field and sit down with people who have your responsibilities in a different environment. This is a great way to identify and prepare for challenges in the industry before they have a negative effect on your organization. It's essential to make the time to learn more about revenue cycle management and everything that goes into it and to meet other people who understand your complex field.
There are also ample opportunities to have fun while you network and learn. This year's RCM conferences allow you to travel to various parts of the country and meet with influential people in relaxing settings that take you away from the day-to-day tasks that can drive you crazy while also learning how to improve your operations so things run more smoothly. Here are some of the best revenue cycle management conferences for 2023.
HFMA Western Symposium
When: January 22 to 25, 2023
Location: Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
Summary: The HFMA Western Symposium provides networking and education opportunities to help HFMA members continue their development. It includes panels, lectures, and several keynote speakers for inspiration. You will leave this conference with actionable knowledge to take to your company.
Best for: Healthcare leaders and people who want to become healthcare leaders benefit from networking with their peers and industry leaders. It's also an excellent opportunity for people interested in the financial side of healthcare to learn more about various aspects of the field.
HFMA Revenue Cycle Conference 2023
When: March 8 to 10, 2023
Location: Sheraton Phoenix Downtown
Summary: The HFMA Revenue Cycle Conference focuses on predictions for future revenue cycle optimizations. You will hear from new market entrants and leaders about best practices. Learn more about best practices for automation, artificial intelligence, and machine learning to optimize a cost-effective patient financial experience. You will hear from top physicians and their financial leader partners regarding how to provide patients with data-led recommendations based on health outcomes and cost. Ongoing challenges regarding workforce shortages and turnover challenges will be addressed with an eye toward maintaining patient satisfaction.
Best for: The conference is intended for leaders from various healthcare provider settings. Business partners and consultants can contact firstname.lastname@example.org to learn about opportunities to participate.
When: February 7 to 8, 2023
Summary: The AAPC REVCON 2023 virtual conference focuses on practical strategies and practices that optimize your organization's revenue cycle. The conference has two tracks. The Biller/Coder Track features actual payers presenting on AR management, preventing revenue leaks, resolving denial, effective communication, and how to apply payer policies. The Manager/Administrator Track features seasoned experts in data analytics, contract negotiations, payer insights, denial management efforts, and revenue cycle audits.
Best for: AAPC REVCON is for people working in the trenches of billing, coding, and administration or helping to manage those processes in their organization.
abc360 Spring 2023 — The National Conference on Ambulance Revenue Cycle Management and Compliance
When: March 5 to 9, 2023, and June 7 to 8, 2023
Location: Las Vegas in March and the Hilton Clearwater Beach and Livestream in June
Summary: The abc360 Spring 2023 conference is a comprehensive educational event with practical sessions that satisfy your CAC Con Ed hours. There are practical skills clinics in areas such as emergency and nonemergency coding. General sessions include compliance updates, legal and operational challenges, false claim cases, and how to avoid billing mistakes. There is a documentation improvement track, revenue cycle management track, and compliance/privacy track.
Best for: The abc360 conference offers learning and networking opportunities for EMS agency managers, billing companies, compliance officers, billers, coders, and revenue cycle professionals. People who want to livestream the June conference must do so in real time and cannot share access with others. You cannot pause, record, or replay the event.
MGMA MPE: The Financial and Operations Conference
When: March 19 to 21, 2023
Location: Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Orlando, FL
Summary: The MGMA MPE Financial and Operations Conference provides insights from both finance and operations to help shape the success of medical practice organizations. It includes continuing education sessions, meetings, Q&A sessions with industry experts, and after-hours networking events. This conference offers the largest Solution Center ever offered at an MGMA event, so you have plenty of options to talk to consultants who can answer your most significant or perplexing problems.
Best for: Medical organization operations and finance professionals and people looking to learn more before advancing into those positions.
Healthcare Payment & Revenue Integrity Congress
When: February 8 to 9, 2023
Location: Embassy Suites Downtown Orlando, FL
Summary: The Healthcare Payment & Revenue Integrity Congress is a summit focusing on healthcare waste and paying claims correctly to reflect current healthcare needs. This is a networking conference where you will hear from key health insurers and providers regarding payment and revenue integrity, value-based payment, and networking relations. Clinical, coding, revenue cycle, and payment department professionals collaborate to help develop an efficient, value-based healthcare system.
Best For: The Healthcare Payment & Revenue Integrity Congress is a great learning opportunity for healthcare providers in clinical, coding, revenue cycle, and payment departments.
Healthcare Payments Innovations Conference
When: May 17 to 18, 2023
Location: Phoenix, AZ; venue to be announced
Summary: The Healthcare Payments Innovations Conference focuses on the three key pillars of healthcare payments. The Evolving Development of the Value-Based Care Model track focuses on how these models impact payment methodology and payment streams. It also includes discussions on developing partnerships that drive quality care and cost savings.
The Payment Accuracy and Integrity track revolves around integrating the latest technology applications to interoperability and payment accuracy. It includes a discussion on using cybersecurity to protect your payment stream from end to end in the process.
Member and Patient Engagement discussions include bridging the gap between payers, providers, and people in communications and claims processing. There will be focused discussions on enhanced member/patient expectations and no-surprise billing initiatives.
Best for: The Healthcare Payments Innovations Conference is geared toward senior executives, directors, and managers. It's an inclusive, immersive event for payers such as health insurance companies and plans, providers in health systems and hospitals, solution providers in areas such as RCM, billing, coding, and data security, and banks and other financial institutions.
HBMA Fall Conference 2023
When: September 26 to 28, 2023
Location: JW Marriott Indianapolis, IN
Summary: The HBMA Fall Conference 2023 event schedules and registration become available in March 2023. The 2022 Fall Conference included a breadth of discussions around productivity, cybersecurity, hiring a remote workforce, compliance, and using data to improve performance. This event offers a wide range of educational and networking opportunities each year.
Best for: Anyone who is involved in healthcare revenue cycle management can benefit from attending HBMA conferences. They are an excellent opportunity for seasoned veterans to interact with each other and keep up on the latest developments in RCM. People newer to or wanting to break into the field can learn from the people in the trenches and get a better idea of which specific areas they wish to advance in.
American Medical Billing Association (AMBA) Conference
When: October 19 to 20, 2023
Location: Planet Hollywood Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas
Summary: The American Medical Billing Association (AMBA) 2023 Conference will be the 23rd for the organization. Every year, the goal of the conference is to keep members in the loop about changes and advances in medical billing. It has an Exhibitor Hall with representatives from solution providers, software companies, cloud-based products, and other products that medical billers need.
The 2023 conference also features general and breakout sessions, a networking social, a prize drawing, and a 30% discount on all AMBA courses, products, and credentials. You would be hard-pressed to find another gathering of medical billing professionals to rival this one.
Best for: AMBA conferences are designed for all levels of medical billing professionals and people considering it as a field. The idea is for people to brainstorm, share ideas, and learn from the people who provide medical billing products about the potential for improving billing operations.
Becker's Health IT + RCM Annual Conference
Summary: Becker's Health IT + RCM Annual Conference has not yet released a theme or schedule for 2023. Last year's conference focused on the future of business and clinical technologies. These conferences are designed for an exchange of best practices and ideas geared toward improving care, addressing financial challenges, and enhancing operational efficiency.
The last conference offered a variety of session tracks in areas such as Digital Health, Finance C-Suite, Health IT C-Suite, Digital Transformation, Revenue Cycle, and Clinical Innovations. Session tracks for the 2023 conference will be geared toward the specific theme of that fall conference.
Best for: The Becker Health IT + RCM Annual Conference is geared toward healthcare executives as well as managers involved in healthcare information security, revenue cycle management, and digital health. The theme and schedule for the 2023 conference will provide further guidance on who will benefit most from attending the event.