American Medical Billing Association

2007 National Medical Billing Conference


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Day 1 - Thursday, Oct. 11, 2007



Day 2 Friday, Oct. 12, 2007


7:00 to 8:00 am Exhibitor Registration & Setup

8:00 to 9:00 am - General Session Continental Breakfast, Teresa Thurston; Contracting With Insurance Carriers; Key Factors and Considerations

7:45 to 8:30 am Attendee Registration, Continental Breakfast

9:15 to 9:30 am Morning Break, Exhibitor Hall Open, Prize Drawings

8:00 to 9:00 am Exhibitor Hall Open

9:30 to 10:30 am General Session Melody Irvine, CCS-P, CPC, CMRS, CMBS, Evaluation & Management 101

8:30 to 9:00 am General Session begins, Announcements, Introductions, Prize Drawing, Info on Medical Money Madness Auction

10:30 to 11:30 am Trish Bukauskas, CMM, CPC, CMSCS, CMPE; Benchmarking: Gathering Appropriate Data

9:00 to 10:15 am - General Session Keynote Speaker Quinten Buechner, M.S., M.DIV., ACS-FP/GI/PEDS, PACHS-Mutlispecialty, PHIA, C.P.C., President, ProActive Consultants, LLC: Need To Know Billing Tips Pitfalls To Avoid

11:30 to 12:45 pm Medical Money Madness Auction, Brown Bag Lunch, Prize Drawings

10:15-10:30 am, Morning Break, Exhibitor Hall Open, Prize Drawing

12:45 to 1:45 pm - Breakout Session:

A) Melody Irvine, CCS-P, CPC, CMRS, CMBS, Using Modifiers

B) Trish Bukauskas, CMM, CPC, CMSCS, CMPE, Auditing Your Practice for Compliance & Profitability

10:30 to 11:30 am - General Session Developing Compliance Policies; Robert Liles, Liles Parker, with assistance from Mike Edmonds & Cyndee Weston

1:45 to 2:15 pm Afternoon Break Sponsored by LTC (Lindtech), Exhibitor Hall Open, Prize Drawing  

11:30 to 12:30 pm AMBA Awards Luncheon, Chapter of the Year, Member of the Year and TEAM AMBA Awards

2:15 to 3:15 pm - Breakout Session:

A) Gail Marshall, CPC; Understanding Radiation Oncology Coding

B) Cindy Uchytil; Secrets of an Audit

12:45 to 1:30 pm General Session - Robert Liles, Liles Parker, Legal Problems Medical Billing Companies Encounter

3:15pm 4:30 Marketing Ideas & Q&A Brice Duffie & Cyndee Weston

1:45 to 2:45 pm General Session - David Parker, Liles Parker; Business Structures & Business Pitfalls & Tips

4:30 to 4:50 pm Local Chapter Announcements, Exhibitor Drawings, Final Prize Drawings

2:45 to 3:15 pm Afternoon Break, Sponsored by Darwin Professional Underwriters, Exhibitor Hall Open, Prize Drawing

4:50 to 5:00 pm Final Announcements, End Day 2

3:15 to 4:15 pm Breakout Session:

A) Alicia Montelongo; Creating a Functional Accounting System for Your Business

B) Sarah Lott; Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Billing & Competitive Bidding


4:15 pm to 5:15 pm - General Session Teresa Thurston, Credentialing: How can I and why should I?


5:15 to 5:30 pm Prize Drawings, Announcements, End Day 1


6:00 to 8:00 pm Networking Social Event at the Flamingo Hotel & Casino, Garden View Terrace



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