2020 Spring Regional Conference

3/20/2020 - 3/20/2020
This event has been cancelled due to restrictions pertaining to COVID-19. Your Virginia Chapter AAHAM Board is adapting to these restrictions and will work to offer virtual opportunities to obtain CEU credits and networking opportunity.
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The Virginia Chapter of AAHAM
2020 Spring Regional Conference - Event Postponed

Holiday Inn and Conference Center - University Area

1901 Emmet Street
Charlottesville, VA 22901
(434) 977-7700
Friday, March 20, 2020 - Postponed

Event Rescheduled

Please note that this event has been postponed due to the interest in taking proper safety precautions recommended by the CDC and various organizations for health standards. Please note that the conference is anticipated to be rescheduled during 2019 to ensure this valuable event is provided to our AAHAM community!.

New information regarding the date and time of this event will be supplied shortly through the VA AAHAM website. Updates will also be supplied through e-mails, so if you wish to receive these e-mail updates on this conference, along with other events for VA AAHAM, please reach out to to get added to our list of e-mail recipients!

Registration Questions and Updates

The VA AAHAM Board hopes everyone already signed up can join us for the rescheduled conference in Charlottesville. Confirmation of the date, time, and location for the rescheduled conference will be supplied quickly, so please stay tuned for our update to come. 

If you would like to join us for the rescheduled event and need to register or if you are unable to make it to the rescheduled event, please reach out to Jeff Blue at to discuss registration needs.

Registration links at the bottom of this page


7:30-8:30 Registration & Breakfast
8:30-8:40 Opening Remarks and Updates
Linda Patry, BA, CRCE-I, President of VA Chapter of AAHAM
8:45-9:45 Revenue Cycle-It’s Not Just Billing Anymore
Candy Edie, MBA, CRCE-I
Lead Consultant, Revenue Cycle
9:45-10:45 Hot Topics Impacting Payments
M. Jill Griffith, Senior Manager, DHG Healthcare
Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP
10:45-11:15 Break – Networking
11:15-12:15 Roundtable Discussion: AUC for Advanced Diagnostic Imaging
Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC). Beginning in 2020, if you order Medicare
Part B advanced diagnostic imaging services, you must consult appropriate
use criteria through a qualified Clinical Decision Support Mechanism (CDSM).
Appropriate Use Criteria
12:15-1:15 Lunch – Networking
1:15-2:15 If Healthcare is About Well Being, Why am I so Stressed Out?
Jerry Bridge
Learning how to be ‘selfishly healthy’ - without sacrifice or guilt
- will help you to be more relaxed, focused and effective in caring for others.
2:15-3:15 Elements of Smile: Workforce Strategies for Revenue Cycle Success
Wendell White, HealthRevAdvisors, LLC
Provides specific approaches and outcomes for optimizing your healthcare
revenue cycle workforce for revenue cycle success using case studies.
3:15-3:30 Break – Networking
3:30-4:30 The Patient Access Tango: Planning Each Step of a Successful Registration Dance
Kim Spaulding, Colburn Hill Group
4:30-4:45 Door Prizes and Closing Remarks

To download the Agenda, click here.   Or     Register Online

We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule a program because of insufficient number of registrants or other unforeseen circumstances, or to close registration when a program is over subscribed.