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Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - Friday, March 31, 2017
Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel
Baltimore, MD

Program Description

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For the most comprehensive program available on legal issues related to reimbursement, attend AHLA's Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues. The program is a practical, informative program that brings together knowledgeable public and private sector speakers with CMS and other agency representatives. Presentations will address current payment issues and anticipated changes based on the new Administration’s priorities, with over 20 sessions featuring government speakers from CMS, Office of General Counsel, Office of Counsel to the Inspector General and 10 new topics. Attendees will have time to network with colleagues, including in-house and outside counsel, reimbursement specialists, accountants, government employees, and others.

The planning committee strives to plan a high quality, practical program that will meet the educational needs of our members and are working hard to finalize the sessions. The program will begin at 8:00 am on Wednesday, March 29 and end at 1:00 pm on Friday, March 31.

If you are interested in exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities at this conference, please contact

Program Materials

All materials will be available on a website prior to and after the program and handed out on a flash drive at the program.

All registrants will receive an email a week prior to the program with a link to the materials. This website is for attendees only and is not posted to the public. You must have the direct link to the website. The email will come from AHLA Member Services. To ensure registrants receive this email and is not caught by a spam filter, please white list

Fees and registration will be available soon.

Cancellation / Substitutions

Cancellations must be received in writing by March 17, 2017. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations received after the cancellation date. Registration fee, minus the $125 administrative fee, will be refunded approximately 3-4 weeks following the program. If you wish to send a substitute, need more information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies please call (202) 833-1100

Wednesday, Mar 29 | 12:25 PM - 01:35 PM
Thursday, Mar 30 | 12:15 PM - 01:35 PM

Continuing Education

CLE/MCLE: AHLA will be applying for 19.17 credits (including 2.0 ethics credits) for 60-minute states and approximately 23.0 (including 2.4 ethics credits) credits for 50-minute states. The number of credits approved may vary state to state.

CPE: This seminar will be worth approximately 23.0 CPE credits. AHLA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417. NASBA's web site is located at

CCB: This education activity has been submitted to the Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® and is currently pending their review for approval of CCB CEUs.

This program is designed to be an update on developments in the area of reimbursement issues. There are no prerequisites or advanced preparations required to register for this group live program. Those seeking accounting credits should be familiar with the basic concepts of law and terminology associated with this area in order to obtain the full educational benefit of this program.

Wednesday, Mar 29 | 05:45 PM - 07:00 PM
Thursday, Mar 30 | 05:45 PM - 06:45 PM
Friday, Mar 31 | 07:00 AM - 07:50 AM


Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel
700 Aliceanna Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 385-3000
Online Reservation

Room Rates: $244 for single/double occupancy
Hotel Cut-Off Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Hotel accommodations are not included in the registration fee. When making reservations, please indicate that you are with the AHLA program; the room block may sell out prior to hotel cut-off date.


Official Travel Provider ATC (Association Travel Concepts) – Visit the AHLA travel portal for discounts on air and car reservations

Discounts and Services:

  • Up to 5% off applicable classes of service for tickets purchased more than 30 days prior to the meeting. Restrictions apply and not all classes of service apply for the discount. (United Airlines). Up to 5% off applicable classes of service for tickets purchased prior to the meeting. (Delta).
  • Discounts apply for travel for AHLA 2017 meetings, discounts available 3 days pre/post meeting start/end dates.

Restrictions apply. *Service fees apply to ticketed reservations. You may also call your own agency or the vendors directly and refer to the following ID numbers:

  • Delta: NMPCF (800-328-1111)
  • Hertz Rentals: CV#031C0022 (800-654-2240)
  • Enterprise: 32H7476 (800-593-0505)

Program Planning Committee

Image of RobertRoth
Robert L. Roth Chair Hooper Lundy & Bookman PC Washington, DC
Image of JenniferEvans
Jennifer L. Evans Member Polsinelli PC Denver, CO
Image of SusanLyons
Susan Maxson Lyons Member DHHS Office of the General Counsel Washington, DC
Image of AndrewRuskin
Andrew D. Ruskin Member Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP Washington, DC
Image of LawrenceVernaglia
Lawrence W. Vernaglia Member Foley & Lardner LLP Boston, MA

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Sponsors Level


  • Edelberg & Associates
  • GME Solutions, LLC
  • Government Data Services LLC
  • Healthcare Payment Specialists, LLC
  • McKay Consulting, Inc.
  • Ntracts LLC
  • Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting
  • PYA
  • Wolters Kluwer
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