General Event Details
HEALTHCON 2017 will be held at Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino.
Breakout sessions fill up quickly. You MUST select your sessions to COMPLETE your registration and to guarantee your seat. To select or modify sessions, log into your account, click on the Items tab in My Purchases/Items, and then click on the title link of the conference. Finally, click on Create/Modify/Print your Conference Agenda and check the boxes next to the sessions you want to attend. Remember to click the Save button at the bottom to save what you selected. Deadline to select sessions is April 17, 2017.
The presentation slides will be accessible online two weeks prior to conference, and will continually be updated as presentation materials become available or change, until the week prior to the conference. In addition, handouts will remain available post-show for downloading. Attendees are strongly encouraged to view presentation materials online before arriving in Orlando. Paper materials will not be available on-site, so we encourage you to take notes and reference the handouts post conference.
Your conference experience and opinions are important to AAPC and the conference planning committee. Evaluations and CEU Certificates are available online. Receive your CEU Certificate after the conference in your member’s area at www.aapc.com. The evaluation will also be available after the conference.
|Conference Registration||Non-member||AAPC Member|
|March-4 to May-7||$1,445||$1,145|
There is a payment plan available for the following conference purchases.
- Payment will be split into three (3) payments
- Credit/Debit card only
- The first payment will be charged the day payment arrangements are made and the second and third payments will be charged automatically on the same day of the subsequent months (some exceptions apply)
- Once first payment has been charged, the dates and credit card cannot be changed
- If you opt out mid-plan, you will adhere to the conference/hotel cancellation policy
- If credit card declines mid-plan, you have seven (7) days to pay the balance in full or your registration will be cancelled
- Last day to make payment plan arrangements is January 13, 2017
- Please contact a conference team member at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up your payment plan
Looking for your employer to help handle the cost of conference? Download the HEALTHCON Justification Letter, fill in the highlighted sections, and submit it for approval. Other employers have shared the tremendous benefits of sending staff to our events:
"We sent one of my coding leads and she recently uncovered $687,000 in missed charges. She then re-coded another several thousand more. I’d say it was worth it!" – Pam B., Coding Manager
Once you arrive to the conference you may check-in during the above hours. Simply go to the registration area and check-in at the desk with your first initial of your last name. You will receive a name badge holder, attendee bag, conference program and ticket to pick up your t-shirt.
Have a question about your AAPC membership? Looking for more ways to earn CEUs? Need to pick up the latest AAPC publication? Visit AAPC at Booth #2 where you’ll find staff members ready to answer any questions you may have.
As part of the “green” initiative, presentation materials will be distributed electronically. Printed materials will not be available in session rooms. Each attendee will have access to presentation materials about two weeks prior to conference in the member’s area. In addition, each attendee bag will include a notepad for taking notes. Attendees can continue to download materials post-conference from AAPC’s website as well.
Changes to your schedule may be made by modifying your sessions in your member account online until April 17, 2017. There are no onsite class changes, but you may participate in the 'standby' line for people who would like to attend the session but do not have it printed on their schedule.
All cancellations must be submitted in writing (email) to AAPC email@example.com, and are subject to the following scale:
Cancellations received by January 4, 2017 will be granted a refund, less a $100 processing fee. If a cancellation is received between January 5 and March 10, a 50% refund will be granted. NO REFUNDS OR CREDITS will be issued after March 10, 2017.
All cancellations for hotel must be made 10 days prior to arrival date to receive a refund. Cancellations made less than 10 days prior to arrival will be charged a fee. No-shows will not receive a refund.
Appropriate attire for sessions and networking events is smart casual. We suggest wearing comfortable shoes due the amount of walking in large convention centers. Comfortable dress is encouraged, but look professional.
As a HEALTHCON attendee you may receive targeted information and marketing from event exhibitors. AAPC never discloses attendee emails or phone numbers. Exhibitors may receive pre/post conference mailing lists that contain physical addresses only. Any email received from an exhibitor would be sent through a service where AAPC provides the email, but it is not disclosed to the exhibitors.
Onsite attendees have the option to allow exhibitors to access their contact information via the lead retrieval system. When you allow an exhibitor to scan your badge this is giving them your permission to your information which may include full name, credentials, email, phone number, and physical address.