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    The National Conference on Ambulance Revenue Cycle Management and Compliance

  • SURVIVE | THRIVE | COMPLY

    A comprehensive educational event for EMS leaders, executives, & billers and coders

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  • It's BACK!!

    Half-day Program Focused Exclusively on Documentation!

  • Focused on Today's EMS Challenges

    Cutting-Edge National Event on Ambulance Revenue Cycle Management & Compliance

  • EMS Compliance, Done

  • Taking Compliance to the Next Level

    Day 1 Compliance Track - Two Great Sessions!

  • Training Today's EMS Leaders for Tomorrow

    XI is Where Innovation Begins

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abc360® CONFERENCE

The National Conference on Ambulance Revenue Cycle Management and Compliance

executive INSTITUTE

A Can't Miss Event for Top Level EMS Decision-makers!

CAC

The national standard for Ambulance Billing and Coding Education!   

new caco registered

CACO®

The only Ambulance Compliance Officer Certification in the Nation!  

CAPO®

The Nation’s first and only HIPAA Compliance Certification for the ambulance industry!

Sponsors

Sponsors and Exhibitors will have the opportunity to interact with key decision makers.  The vast majority of participants have authority to either purchase or recommend billing services, software, collection agencies and publications, as well as other ambulance management services and products. There are a limited number of Sponsorship and Exhibiting Opportunities. If you are interested in obtaining a Sponsor & Exhibitor Prospectus, click HERE to download a copy.  Many thanks  to our current Exhibitors:

911 Billing Services and Consultant, Inc.  ♦   AIM Software & Services   ♦   Cindy Elbert Insurance Services  ♦  Commercial Acceptance Company  ♦ Cornerstone Adminisystems, Inc. ♦ EMS Healthcare Solutions (NarrativePro)  ♦ ESO Solutions   ♦  FirstWatch ♦  Golden Hour/emsCharts  ♦  Grant Mercantile Agency  ♦  JC ParaTransit Solutions  ♦  NAAC   ♦ Payor Logic, Inc.   ♦  PWW Media  ♦ Quick Med Claims  ♦  RPM Billing,, LLC ♦ SunStar Paramedics ♦  Traumasoft  ♦  TriTech Software Systems  ♦ Wakefield & Associates  ♦  ZOLL


Thank you to our Sponsors! 

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One Great Conference – Four Outstanding Locations
100% Con Ed Approved!

abc360® is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive educational event for ambulance industry billing, coding and compliance professionals.  With content for EMS leaders, executives, managers, privacy officers and EMS practitioners, abc360® is truly the one conference your agency can’t afford to miss.  This is the place to be – the nation’s leading revenue cycle, compliance and leadership conference specifically focused on building and protecting your agency’s bottom line.

Conference at a Glance - abc360® is one conference offered in 4 locations each year to make it convenient to attend for EMS agencies throughout the United States.  The conference begins in Hershey in October and is repeated in March in Las Vegas, April in St. Louis and June in Clearwater Beach.  The main conference – abc360® – is a two-day event deal for billers, coders, revenue cycle professionals, compliance officers, executives, billing companies, EMS agency managers.

 

Plus, this exclusive, in-demand pre-conference event will be offered at all four locations:

XI® (the PWW Media Executive Institute) – 1 day - ideal for industry leaders, executives, managers, compliance professionals, HR professionals, privacy officials, revenue cycle professionals

As well as these NAAC® Certification Courses - 

CACTM – 3 days – ideal for billers, coders, compliance officers, revenue cycle professionals, managers, executives

CACO® – 2 days – ideal for compliance officers, revenue cycle professionals, executives

CAPO® – 2 days – ideal for privacy professionals, IT professionals, HIPAA compliance officers, executives

Hershey

2018

Join us in Hershey for the kickoff of the new conference series.  Click Here to register!

Las Vegas

2019

Don't gamble with your bottom line by missing abc360 in Las Vegas! Click Here to register.

St. Louis

2019

Meet us in St. Louis, the gateway to a great conference!  Click Here to register.

Clearwater Beach

2019

Sun, sand and abc360!  Click Here to register.

Why abc360®?

By EMS Professionals.  For EMS Professionals.

abc360® is the national conference on ambulance revenue cycle management and compliance produced exclusively for ambulance services, EMS organizations, ambulance billing companies and others with an interest in ambulance reimbursement and compliance issues. 

abc360® has become the premiere ambulance reimbursement event in the United States, attended by over a thousand ambulance billing professionals from around the country.

But don't take our word for it, see testimonials below!

  • Great PreConference Sessions!
    • Signup for the one of the NAAC® PreConference Courses: CACTM, CACO®, or CAPO® 
    • The PWW Media Executive Institute (XI®) is back and bigger than ever with special focus on Leadership, Privacy, and Compliance!
  • The EMS Documentation MegaTrack is BACK!
    • An entire half-day devoted to everyone's biggest challege - improving EMS documentation.
  • One-on-One with Industry Experts
    • The abc360® Consultation Clinic is dedicated time to get your questions answered
  • New Breakout Sessions
    • Includes Revenue Cycle Management & Compliance Tracks
  • Our Popular Clinics
    • Our Coding Clinics are back. 
  • Continuing Education
    • 100% ConEd approved!

Sessions

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XI Keynote Read More

EMS Law Track Read More

EMS Operations Track Read More

EMS Human Resource Track Read More

EMS Leadership Track Read More

Patient Privacy Track Read More

Compliance Track Read More

XI Closing General Session Read More

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2018/2019 Conference Registration Form

Seven Essential Habits of an Effective Compliance Officer (Compliance Breakout Session)

NAAC®

The “Gold Standard of Excellence” in compliance, ethics and integrity.

The nation’s first, and still the best, educational program both for new and experienced billers and coders.  The CAC course covers all of the important aspects of ambulance reimbursement, including: 

  • Medical necessity
  • Reasonableness
  • Levels of service
  • HCPCS Coding
  • Modifiers
  • Signature rules
  • Documentation
  • ICD Coding

Take your commitment to the next level - become a Certified Ambulance Coder

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This course will prepare your current or prospective ambulance compliance officer to: 

  • Develop and implement a compliance program
  • Effectively train employees
  • Proactively monitor compliance
  • Conduct internal audits
  • Respond to external audits
  • Ensure your agency is compliant in areas such as pricing, contracting, privacy, security and human resources.

The CACO course has been specifically developed for ambulance services and billing companies.

In the CAPO course, you'll discover what every privacy officer should know, including: 

  • What effective HIPAA training looks like
  • Ways to handle everyday EMS HIPAA issues
  • How to avoid breaches in a mobile environment
  • Ways to bring your agency into compliance
  • Simple steps to handle most requests for patient information
  • Safeguards that really work for EMS
  • The most common myths about HIPAA

The CAPO program can take your agency's HIPAA compliance to the next level!

Locations

Hotel Accommodations

Hershey Lodge

325 University Drive • Hershey, PA   17033

(717) 533-3311

RESERVATION DEADLINE:

Friday, September 28, 2018

Special abc360 Rate: $185

Click HERE to make your

reservation online!

Hershey® Lodge is a full-service resort located in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Warm, welcoming, and distinctly Hershey, Hershey Lodge offers convenience and comfort for families and guests of all ages. Guests will discover the hallmark friendly service in every detail.

Known as The Sweetest Place on Earth, Hershey, Pennsylvania is a year-round destination with a wide array of attractions. Hershey was rated a top family vacation spot by Smart Money and FamilyFun magazines.

Hershey is conveniently located in Central Pennsylvania only 20 minutes from Harrisburg International Airport. Also, just 90 minutes from Baltimore and Philadelphia, two hours from Washington, DC, and three hours from

New York City.

www.hersheylodge.com

Planet Hollywood

Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino

3667 Las Vegas Blvd., S • Las Vegas, NV  89109

(866) 317-1829

RESERVATION DEADLINE: 

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Special abc360 Rate: 3/1- 3/2: $139  3/3-3/8: $109

An additional daily resort fee of $30/night will be charged.  Resort fee includes in-room internet access and admission to the Fitness Center.

Click HERE to make your reservations online!

Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino makes every guest feel famously hip. The Ultra Hip rooms offer dazzling center-Strip views and colorful, contemporary accommodations.  When you stay in a Planet Hollywood hotel room, the celebrity lifestyle is yours for the living, and fame lies around every corner.

 Dine like a movie star and look out for your favorite celebrities at one of the many Planet Hollywood restaurants. From eclectic food options like Koi and Strip House to the celebrity-owned Gordon Ramsay BurGR, Planet Hollywood offers an exciting array of Las Vegas restaurants, each with its own unique and glamorous atmosphere.

www.planethollywoodresort.com


Hyatt Regency

at The Arch
315 Chestnut Street  • St. Louis, MO 63102
(888) 421-1442 

RESERVATION DEADLINE:

Saturday, March 23, 2019
SPECIAL abc360 RATE: $149.

Includes free guest room internet & 35% off discount published parking fees!

Click HERE to make your

reservation online.

Experience a welcoming, contemporary environment with seamless travel amenities at the newly renovated Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch. This premier business and leisure hotel is the closest hotel to the newly transformed Gateway Arch.

Enjoy a vibrant dining scene at the hotel, including Ruth's Chris Steak House, RED Kitchen & Bar and the Brewhouse.  Relax in the newly renovated rooms with downtown and Arch views or explore popular attractions within walking distance, like Busch Stadium.

www.stlouisarch.hyatt.com

Hilton Clearwater Beach

400 Mandalay Avenue 

 Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

(800) 753-3954

RESERVATION DEADLINE: 

Friday, May 10, 2019

Special abc360 Rate: $175

This rate includes the resort fee allowing for in-room internet access, pool service, access to off-site fitness center and various additional discounts

Click HERE to make your online registration!

Experience the laid back pace and pleasures of the refreshing Caribbean-style setting at this celebrated hotel in Clearwater Beach, Florida.  A brick-paved circular drive and rich, tropical landscaping greets you with an uncompromising sense of arrival.  Lounge in a luxurious beach cabana.  Refresh with a swim in our swimming pool oasis, or unwind in our stunning lobby.  Tantalizing culinary offerings await you from our modern lobby bar with spectacular Gulf views, to an open and airy restuarant for all day dining.  Crisp and comfortable guest rooms include luxury bedding, hand-selected artwork and a color palette that accents the breathtaking beauty of the Gulf.

www.hiltonclearwaterbeach.com

Testimonials

  • Always an excllent event.  I really like the free webinars throughout the year to keep me updated!

  • I would highly recommend this conference to anyone in the industry.

  • The benefits of this conference far exceeded my expectations.

  • This was my first abc3 conference – definitely not my last! Thank you for all you do for our industry!

  • This was a great networking experience. So valuable to hear what other providers are doing to tackle the issues we all face.

  • I love this conference!  It reaffirms the things we are doing right and gives us fresh ideas and approaches for private pays and other areas.  I am looking forward to next year's conference already!...

  • I’m so glad that you provide us with updated information so I can do my job better. I also appreciate your accessibility to us to ask questions.

  • You people (PWW staff) are the best in the industry from what I have researched, so I spend my education dollars with you.

  • I believe that I learned more in these 2 days than I have in the last 7 years in the business!

  • This was the best conference that I have attended in the past 10 years!

  • XI is the best high-level EMS leadership seminar of the year!

  • Another good conference for helping me wrap my head around my job as a compliance officer.

  • First time attending the PWW XI - Now I won't miss it!

  • Glad we attended XI this year - so much comprehensive and deep information.

  • The PWW XI is a great conference.  We learn something new and exciting every year.

  • I just can't believe how XI gets better every year!

  • The access to individuals with vast knowledge in subject matter is very nice.  It is great to be able to talk to the speakers one-on-one.

  • I feel the lessons I learned at XI will make me a more effective leader

  • Organized, interactive and stress-free learning environment!

  • The attorneys and consultants of PWW do a superior job of taking the Medicare gray and putting it in more of a black and white format.  In my 15 years in EMS, this conference is the best I've ever attended...

  • Good conference to have your questions answered and trust the answers!

  • The only way to stay on top of your game is to attend abc3.  I have been around a long time and this is the only way to stay current.

  • Still the best conference I attend annually.  Staff is knowledgeable and VERY accessible.  Reliable, relevant information.l

  • Always an excllent event.  I really like the free webinars throughout the year to keep me updated!

  • I would highly recommend this conference to anyone in the industry.

  • The benefits of this conference far exceeded my expectations.

  • This was my first abc3 conference – definitely not my last! Thank you for all you do for our industry!

  • This was a great networking experience. So valuable to hear what other providers are doing to tackle the issues we all face.

  • I love this conference!  It reaffirms the things we are doing right and gives us fresh ideas and approaches for private pays and other areas.  I am looking forward to next year's conference already!...

  • I’m so glad that you provide us with updated information so I can do my job better. I also appreciate your accessibility to us to ask questions.

  • You people (PWW staff) are the best in the industry from what I have researched, so I spend my education dollars with you.

  • I believe that I learned more in these 2 days than I have in the last 7 years in the business!

  • This was the best conference that I have attended in the past 10 years!

  • XI is the best high-level EMS leadership seminar of the year!

  • Another good conference for helping me wrap my head around my job as a compliance officer.

  • First time attending the PWW XI - Now I won't miss it!

  • Glad we attended XI this year - so much comprehensive and deep information.

  • The PWW XI is a great conference.  We learn something new and exciting every year.

  • I just can't believe how XI gets better every year!

  • The access to individuals with vast knowledge in subject matter is very nice.  It is great to be able to talk to the speakers one-on-one.

  • I feel the lessons I learned at XI will make me a more effective leader

  • Organized, interactive and stress-free learning environment!

  • The attorneys and consultants of PWW do a superior job of taking the Medicare gray and putting it in more of a black and white format.  In my 15 years in EMS, this conference is the best I've ever attended...

  • Good conference to have your questions answered and trust the answers!

  • The only way to stay on top of your game is to attend abc3.  I have been around a long time and this is the only way to stay current.

  • Still the best conference I attend annually.  Staff is knowledgeable and VERY accessible.  Reliable, relevant information.l

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