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38th AHIA Annual Conference

38th AHIA Annual Conference
Welcome to the 38th AHIA Annual Conference Schedule & Registration page!
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Cancellations:
Cancellations received in writing by August 13, 2019 will be issued a refund less a $50 cancellation fee. NO REFUNDS FOR CANCELLATIONS AFTER August 13, 2019. 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.
When
9/15/2019 - 9/18/2019
Where
Omni Nashville Hotel 250 5th Ave South Nashville, TN 37203

Program

   

- Speaker Registration - Non-Members: Day Speaking Options

 
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- Speaker Registration - Non-Members: Day Speaking Options
9/15/2019
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- Speaker Registration - Non-Members: Day Speaking Options
9/15/2019

- Speaker Registration - Paid One Day Passes

 
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- Speaker Registration - Paid One Day Passes
9/15/2019
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- Speaker Registration - Paid One Day Passes
9/15/2019

1. Pre-Conference Workshops

 
Full day session; Includes lunch.
Category
1. Pre-Conference Workshops
Time
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
9/15/2019 8:00 AM
Category
1. Pre-Conference Workshops
Time
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
9/15/2019 10:00 AM
Category
1. Pre-Conference Workshops
Time
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
9/15/2019 10:00 AM
Category
1. Pre-Conference Workshops
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
9/15/2019 1:00 PM
Engaging with Your Audience – How to Speak the Language of Participants
Category
1. Pre-Conference Workshops
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
9/15/2019 1:00 PM
Category
1. Pre-Conference Workshops
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
9/15/2019 1:00 PM

2a. Monday September 16 - Breakfast & Keynote

 
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2a. Monday September 16 - Breakfast & Keynote
Time
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
9/16/2019 7:00 AM
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2a. Monday September 16 - Breakfast & Keynote
Time
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
9/16/2019 7:00 AM
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2a. Monday September 16 - Breakfast & Keynote
Time
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
9/16/2019 7:00 AM
Keynote Presentation: Work. Laugh. Repeat.
Category
2a. Monday September 16 - Breakfast & Keynote
Time
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
9/16/2019 8:00 AM

2b. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM

 
Category
2b. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM
Track
Core Audit
Time
10:00 AM - 11:40 AM
9/16/2019 10:00 AM
Category
2b. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM
Track
Care Settings
Time
10:00 AM - 11:40 AM
9/16/2019 10:00 AM
Auditing Privacy and Security Compliance Issues in Research: Why is This So Complex?
Category
2b. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM
Track
Compliance
Time
10:00 AM - 11:40 AM
9/16/2019 10:00 AM
Category
2b. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM
Track
IT/Security
Time
10:00 AM - 11:40 AM
9/16/2019 10:00 AM
Clinical Trial Billing Audits - The "Rocky Top" of Reimbursement
Category
2b. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM
Track
Revenue Cycle
Time
10:00 AM - 11:40 AM
9/16/2019 10:00 AM
How to Help your Organization Stay in Compliance via Auditing and Monitoring
Category
2b. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM
Track
Health Plan
Time
10:00 AM - 11:40 AM
9/16/2019 10:00 AM
Category
2b. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM
Track
Emerging Issues
Time
10:00 AM - 11:40 AM
9/16/2019 10:00 AM

2c. Monday September 16 - Luncheon

 
Category
2c. Monday September 16 - Luncheon
Time
11:40 AM - 1:10 PM
9/16/2019 11:40 AM
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2c. Monday September 16 - Luncheon
Time
11:50 AM - 1:00 PM
9/16/2019 11:50 AM
Using Data to Enhance Audit Coverage and Drive Value
Category
2c. Monday September 16 - Luncheon
Time
11:50 AM - 1:00 PM
9/16/2019 11:50 AM

2d. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM2

 
Don't Fall Prey to Rookie Mistakes: Scoring Points as a New Auditor
Category
2d. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM2
Track
Core Audit
Time
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
9/16/2019 1:10 PM
Prescription Practices and Drug Utilization Monitoring Systems
Category
2d. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM2
Track
Care Settings
Time
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
9/16/2019 1:10 PM
Effective Risk Assessment Collaboration Between Internal Audit and Compliance
Category
2d. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM2
Track
Compliance
Time
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
9/16/2019 1:10 PM
Category
2d. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM2
Track
IT/Security
Time
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
9/16/2019 1:10 PM
Category
2d. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM2
Track
Revenue Cycle
Time
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
9/16/2019 1:10 PM
Category
2d. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM2
Track
Health Plan
Time
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
9/16/2019 1:10 PM
Category
2d. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM2
Track
Emerging Issues
Time
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
9/16/2019 1:10 PM

2e. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM2

 
Building Control Risk Matrix and Audit Program from the Ground Up
Category
2e. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM2
Track
Core Audit
Time
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM
9/16/2019 2:10 PM
Category
2e. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM2
Track
Care Settings
Time
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM
9/16/2019 2:10 PM
ADRs, Prepayment Reviews and Postpayment Audits of Pain Management Practices. How Should You Respond if Your Healthcare Practice is Targeted?
Category
2e. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM2
Track
Compliance
Time
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM
9/16/2019 2:10 PM
Biomedical Device Risk Management - Highest Impact and Least Managed Risk in Healthcare
Category
2e. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM2
Track
IT/Security
Time
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM
9/16/2019 2:10 PM
Back to Basics : Evaluation & Management (E/M) Code Training
Category
2e. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM2
Track
Revenue Cycle
Time
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM
9/16/2019 2:10 PM
Provider Owned Health Plans - Regulatory Risks, Issues, and Lessons Learned
Category
2e. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM2
Track
Health Plan
Time
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM
9/16/2019 2:10 PM
Category
2e. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM2
Track
Emerging Issues
Time
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM
9/16/2019 2:10 PM

2f. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM3

 
Launching a Successful Audit through Concluding the Audit, Effective Report Writing and Successful Follow-up
Category
2f. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM3
Track
Core Audit
Time
3:30 PM - 5:10 PM
9/16/2019 3:30 PM
Category
2f. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM3
Track
Care Settings
Time
3:30 PM - 5:10 PM
9/16/2019 3:30 PM
Assessing Departmental Risk, The Importance of Data Analytics
Category
2f. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM3
Track
Compliance
Time
3:30 PM - 5:10 PM
9/16/2019 3:30 PM
Auditing Network Security – Practical Experiences from the Field and What You Should Audit
Category
2f. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM3
Track
IT/Security
Time
3:30 PM - 5:10 PM
9/16/2019 3:30 PM
Category
2f. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM3
Track
Revenue Cycle
Time
3:30 PM - 5:10 PM
9/16/2019 3:30 PM
The Value Internal Audit provides in preparing for the CMS Program Audit
Category
2f. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM3
Track
Health Plan
Time
3:30 PM - 5:10 PM
9/16/2019 3:30 PM
Category
2f. Monday September 16 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM3
Track
Emerging Issues
Time
3:30 PM - 5:10 PM
9/16/2019 3:30 PM

2g. Monday September 16 - Welcome Reception

 
Category
2g. Monday September 16 - Welcome Reception
Time
5:10 PM - 7:15 PM
9/16/2019 5:10 PM

3a. Tuesday September 17 - Breakfast & Keynote

 
Uncompensated Care Reporting: Managing Risk and Maximizing Reimbursement
Category
3a. Tuesday September 17 - Breakfast & Keynote
Time
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
9/17/2019 7:00 AM
Category
3a. Tuesday September 17 - Breakfast & Keynote
Time
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
9/17/2019 7:00 AM
Category
3a. Tuesday September 17 - Breakfast & Keynote
Time
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
9/17/2019 8:00 AM

3b. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM

 
Application Auditing: What Business Auditors Should Know about IT
Category
3b. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM
Track
Core Audit
Time
10:00 AM - 11:40 AM
9/17/2019 10:00 AM
Category
3b. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM
Track
Care Settings
Time
10:00 AM - 11:40 AM
9/17/2019 10:00 AM
Auditing Healthcare Focus Arrangements for Regulatory Compliance:  Physicians, Management Services, Post-Discharge Care, Ambulance Services, Specialty Care, Etc.
Category
3b. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM
Track
Compliance
Time
10:00 AM - 11:40 AM
9/17/2019 10:00 AM
Category
3b. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM
Track
IT/Security
Time
10:00 AM - 11:40 AM
9/17/2019 10:00 AM
How to CUT the Risk Out of Surgical Billing: Do You Need a Nip & Tuck or a Complete Overhaul?
Category
3b. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM
Track
Revenue Cycle
Time
10:00 AM - 11:40 AM
9/17/2019 10:00 AM
Category
3b. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM
Track
Health Plan
Time
10:00 AM - 11:40 AM
9/17/2019 10:00 AM
Hitting the High Notes when Auditing the Middle of the Revenue Cycle
Category
3b. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM
Track
Emerging Issues
Time
10:00 AM - 11:40 AM
9/17/2019 10:00 AM

3c. Tuesday September 17 - Luncheon

 
Category
3c. Tuesday September 17 - Luncheon
Time
11:40 AM - 1:10 PM
9/17/2019 11:40 AM
Addressing Priorities for Internal Auditors in Healthcare Delivery Organizations
Category
3c. Tuesday September 17 - Luncheon
Time
11:50 AM - 1:00 PM
9/17/2019 11:50 AM
Are You a Cyber Risk Target? A Non-Technical Hands-on View of Tools and Methods Commonly Used that Any Auditor Should Know about Cyber Security
Category
3c. Tuesday September 17 - Luncheon
Time
11:50 AM - 1:00 PM
9/17/2019 11:50 AM
Category
3c. Tuesday September 17 - Luncheon
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
9/17/2019 12:00 PM

3d. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM1

 
De-constructing Construction Auditing: From a Healthcare Auditor’s Perspective
Category
3d. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM1
Track
Core Audit
Time
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
9/17/2019 1:10 PM
Category
3d. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM1
Track
Care Settings
Time
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
9/17/2019 1:10 PM
The Current Regulatory Environment and Auditing of Urine Drug Testing
Category
3d. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM1
Track
Compliance
Time
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
9/17/2019 1:10 PM
The Secure Software Development Lifecycle (SSDLC) and How to Co-Source an Effective Audit Assessment
Category
3d. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM1
Track
IT/Security
Time
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
9/17/2019 1:10 PM
Auditing Overlapping Surgeries & Teaching Physician Rule Compliance
Category
3d. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM1
Track
Revenue Cycle
Time
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
9/17/2019 1:10 PM
Data Analytics and ‘Real World’ Applications: Leveraging D&A for Health Plans
Category
3d. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM1
Track
Health Plan
Time
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
9/17/2019 1:10 PM
Category
3d. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM1
Track
Emerging Issues
Time
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
9/17/2019 1:10 PM

3e. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM3

 
Category
3e. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM3
Track
Core Audit
Time
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM
9/17/2019 2:10 PM
Understanding Patient Engagement and Experience Initiatives and What They Mean for Internal Audit
Category
3e. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM3
Track
Care Settings
Time
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM
9/17/2019 2:10 PM
Category
3e. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM3
Track
Compliance
Time
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM
9/17/2019 2:10 PM
Category
3e. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM3
Track
IT/Security
Time
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM
9/17/2019 2:10 PM
Mitigating Medicare Reimbursement Denials: Real-Time Alerts for Mis-coding and Broken Work Flows Regains Lost Reimbursements and Increases Patient Satisfaction
Category
3e. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM3
Track
Revenue Cycle
Time
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM
9/17/2019 2:10 PM
Category
3e. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM3
Track
Health Plan
Time
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM
9/17/2019 2:10 PM
Category
3e. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM3
Track
Emerging Issues
Time
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM
9/17/2019 2:10 PM

3f. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM3

 
Facilities Audit in the Healthcare World: Construction, Operations and Maintenance
Category
3f. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM3
Track
Core Audit
Time
3:30 PM - 5:10 PM
9/17/2019 3:30 PM
340B Auditing – Where Do I Begin and How to Leverage Data Analytics
Category
3f. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM3
Track
Care Settings
Time
3:30 PM - 5:10 PM
9/17/2019 3:30 PM
Category
3f. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM3
Track
Compliance
Time
3:30 PM - 5:10 PM
9/17/2019 3:30 PM
The Rise of Robotics Process Automation (RPA) and the role of Internal Audit
Category
3f. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM3
Track
IT/Security
Time
3:30 PM - 5:10 PM
9/17/2019 3:30 PM
Auditing Ground Ambulance Transportation Services: Driving a Comprehensive Audit Approach
Category
3f. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM3
Track
Revenue Cycle
Time
3:30 PM - 5:10 PM
9/17/2019 3:30 PM
Driving Business Value in Denials Management with Data Analytics
Category
3f. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM3
Track
Health Plan
Time
3:30 PM - 5:10 PM
9/17/2019 3:30 PM
Billing Utilization Data Analysis for Focused Investigations
Category
3f. Tuesday September 17 - Breakout Sessions by Track - PM3
Track
Emerging Issues
Time
3:30 PM - 5:10 PM
9/17/2019 3:30 PM

3g. Tuesday September 17 - Annual Business Meeting & Social Events

 
Category
3g. Tuesday September 17 - Annual Business Meeting & Social Events
Time
5:20 PM - 6:20 PM
9/17/2019 5:20 PM
Category
3g. Tuesday September 17 - Annual Business Meeting & Social Events
Track
Social
Time
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
9/17/2019 7:00 PM
Category
3g. Tuesday September 17 - Annual Business Meeting & Social Events
Track
Social
Time
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
9/17/2019 7:00 PM
Category
3g. Tuesday September 17 - Annual Business Meeting & Social Events
Track
Social
Time
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
9/17/2019 8:00 PM

4a. Wednesday September 18 - Breakfast

 
Category
4a. Wednesday September 18 - Breakfast
Time
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
9/18/2019 7:00 AM

4b. Wednesday September 18 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM1

 
Category
4b. Wednesday September 18 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM1
Track
Core Audit
Time
8:00 AM - 9:40 AM
9/18/2019 8:00 AM
Quality Assurance and Improvement Program (QAIP)—How to Build Quality into Internal Audit Activities
Category
4b. Wednesday September 18 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM1
Track
Care Settings
Time
8:00 AM - 9:40 AM
9/18/2019 8:00 AM
How Does Your Organization’s Compliance Program Stack Up in the Healthcare versus Financial Services Industries?
Category
4b. Wednesday September 18 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM1
Track
Compliance
Time
8:00 AM - 9:40 AM
9/18/2019 8:00 AM
Vendor Management in the Era of Big Data and Machine Learning
Category
4b. Wednesday September 18 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM1
Track
IT/Security
Time
8:00 AM - 9:40 AM
9/18/2019 8:00 AM
Category
4b. Wednesday September 18 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM1
Track
Revenue Cycle
Time
8:00 AM - 9:40 AM
9/18/2019 8:00 AM
Health Plan Strategy: Proactive Auditing vs Reactive Auditing
Category
4b. Wednesday September 18 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM1
Track
Health Plan
Time
8:00 AM - 9:40 AM
9/18/2019 8:00 AM
Navigating Risk While Mitigating the Three-Headed Monster
Category
4b. Wednesday September 18 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM1
Track
Emerging Issues
Time
8:00 AM - 9:40 AM
9/18/2019 8:00 AM

4c. Wednesday September 18 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM2

 
Category
4c. Wednesday September 18 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM2
Track
Core Audit
Time
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
9/18/2019 10:00 AM
Top Home Health Compliance Risks and Monitoring Opportunities
Category
4c. Wednesday September 18 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM2
Track
Care Settings
Time
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
9/18/2019 10:00 AM
Credit Balance Report Auditing and Regulatory Considerations
Category
4c. Wednesday September 18 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM2
Track
Compliance
Time
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
9/18/2019 10:00 AM
Category
4c. Wednesday September 18 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM2
Track
IT/Security
Time
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
9/18/2019 10:00 AM
Epic Operational Audits for Non-technical Auditors
Category
4c. Wednesday September 18 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM2
Track
Revenue Cycle
Time
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
9/18/2019 10:00 AM
Auditing Health Plan Benefit Administration for Company Employees
Category
4c. Wednesday September 18 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM2
Track
Health Plan
Time
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
9/18/2019 10:00 AM
Category
4c. Wednesday September 18 - Breakout Sessions by Track - AM2
Track
Emerging Issues
Time
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
9/18/2019 10:00 AM

4d. Wednesday September 18 - Closing Remarks and Keynote

 
Keynote: Ethical Erosion, Ethical Wisdom and Ethical Culture
Category
4d. Wednesday September 18 - Closing Remarks and Keynote
Time
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
9/18/2019 11:00 AM