HFMA Southern California and San Diego/Imperial Chapter Fall ConferenceSeptember 7 - 9, 2014 Hyatt Orange County

Welcome to the 24th Annual SOCAL and San Diego-Imperial Chapters Fall Conference! This year’s Fall Conference, returns to the beautiful Hyatt Regency Orange County! Our conference starts with Sunday afternoon sessions as part of the regular conference. We are also pleased to announce the addition of our HCE and SOHL ACHE chapters team mates who together with our HFMA finance team are crafting a new executive/finance track in our program. Eight breakout sessions and multiple general sessions make this conference an educational bargain for all attendees!

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Program at a Glance

Sunday, September 7

8:30 am
9:00 am
Certification Prep Course
12:00 pm
Conference Registration Begins
12:00 pm
Certification Course Participants -- Lunch on Your Own
1:00 pm
The CMS Perspective on ACA Implementation
1:00 pm
Certification Course Continues
2:30 pm
3:00 pm
Hospital Pricing; More Reform-What Now?
4:30 pm
Opening Reception


Monday, September 8

7:00 am
Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Area and Conference Registration
8:15 am
Conference Welcome: Conference Co-Chair
8:30 am
Professional Ethics: A Preventive Maintenance Approach
10:00 am
Break in Exhibit Area
10:30 am
Practical Steps To Deal With the Effects of the ACA
12:00 pm
Lunch and Vendor Exhibits
1:30 pm
Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) and Case Management Impact on the Bottom Line
So You Think Youre Ready for Population Risk?
Medi-Cal Expansion and the Dual Eligibles Transition to Managed Care
3:00 pm
Break in Exhibit Area
3:30 pm
APR-DRGs a Year Later
Identifying and Preventing Financial and Regulatory Exposure Arising from Physician Transactions
Health System Strategy for ACA Implementation
5:00 pm
Reception in Exhibit Area


Tuesday, September 9

7:30 am
Continental Breakfast and Conference Registration
8:00 am
Covered California Update: Expectations and Challenges Ahead
9:30 am
10:30 am
Medicare Reimbursement: Revenue Cycle and Compliance Challenges
Organizational Perspectives on Health Care Reform
11:30 am
Luncheon: Healthcare Financial Management is a Marathon
1:00 pm
1:45 pm
Feedback from the C-Suite
3:00 pm
Conference closing -- Free 2015 Conference Registration Drawing 3 Winners To Be Announced. Must be present to win.

Conference Hotel: Hyatt Regency Orange County


  • Single, Double, Triple, Quadruple and One Bedroom: $195 plus tax

Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at (714) 750-1234, or at https://resweb.passkey.com/go/hfmafall2014.

Use group code HFMA when making your reservation to get discounted rates. Group rates are available until 8/8/14 or until our block is sold out.

HFMA special self parking rate is $10 per day.

Check in time is 4:00 p.m. and check out is 12:00 noon

Hotel Address:
Hyatt Regency Orange County
11999 Harbor Blvd.
Garden Grove California, California, USA 92849
Tel: 714-750-1234     Fax: 714-740-0465

From Los Angeles International Airport (approximately 34 miles):
I-105 East to
I-605 South to
CA-91 East to
I-5 South
Exit Harbor Boulevard South (Exit 110A)
The Hyatt Orange County Hotel is 1.8 miles on right, at Chapman and Harbor

From John Wayne Airport / Orange County (approximately 13 miles):
I-405 North to
CA-55 North to
I-5 North
Exit Chapman Avenue
Turn left on Chapman Avenue
The Hyatt Orange County Hotel is 1.5 miles on right, at Chapman and Harbor

Hyatt Regency Orange County

This year’s Fall Conference is being held in the Hyatt Regency Orange County located minutes from Disneyland. Enjoy all of the hotel’s recreational facilities, from two outdoor heated pools, hot tub and full-sized tennis and basketball courts, to preferred tee times at premier golf courses and a 24 hour StayFit™ gym. Should you wish to explore further afield in Orange County you will find a wide range of recreational opportunities. Huntington Beach, also known as Surf City USA, is only 12 miles away and Newport Beach with its beaches, museums and shopping is only 15 miles away. In nearby Santa Ana you can explore the Bowers Museum or the Discovery Center Science museum both of which are 5 miles from the hotel. Sun, culture, shopping and amusement are all to be found in Orange County!

Our 2014 Sponsors

Sign up now to be a Fall 2014 Sponsor. Full sign-up form available online. Start Here.

Gold Sponsors

Emdeon Parallon GE Healthcare Divurgent Connance Adreima Vaughan Holland Consulting

Silver Sponsors

CMRE Financial Services    PNC Healthcare    Passport / Experian Health    Precyse    Xtend Healthcare Advanced Revenue Solutions    Cleverley + Associates    RelayHealth    HFS Consultants    Trace by TWSG    INTRINSIC HEATLH RESOURCES, LLC    Victoria Morgan & Associates    Novus Health Systems   

Bronze Sponsors

The Law Offices of Stephenson, Acquisto & Colman    U.S. Bank   


Online registration has now closed. Please register on-site.

Cancellation Policy

Full refund of the conference registration fee, less a $150 processing fee, will be made if cancellation is received in writing by August 20, 2014. For cancellations received August 21 - September 5, 2014 a $350 processing fee will be applied. Substitutions are acceptable. We are sorry that NO refunds or cancellations will be possible after September 5, 2014.