Valparaiso, IN (PRWEB) March 4, 2005
Synergy Medical Information Systems, LLC., a trusted name in software and support for third party medical billing centers, today officially announced the program for SynergyÂs Medical Billing National Conference 2005, its tenth annual medical billing and practice management conference - and their largest event to date - scheduled for May 15-18, 2005 at the Pointe Hilton Â Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix, Arizona. Recognized as one of the industry's premier medical billing and practice management gatherings, Synergy anticipates this year's event will attract several hundred third party medical billing centers and office managers throughout the United States.
SynergyÂs Medical Billing National Conference 2005 will kick off Sunday evening during a cocktail networking reception with a special presentation by David Jakielo, CHBME, a recognized author, speaker and expert in the medical billing field, on the future developments and regulations within the medical billing industry.
"Our Medical Billing National Conference 2005 takes the medical billing industry's premier annual event to the next level, featuring more conference presentations, more attendees, more conference space, more opportunities for networking with peers and one of the nicest locations in the country at that time of year," said Duane Johnson, Director of Marketing for Synergy. "This conference provides a real opportunity for the leaders in the medical billing and practice management arena to share their insights on critical implementation, policy, standards and technology issues."
Featured speakers include:
Â David Jakielo, 30 years of hands on management experience, 12 years in hospital patient finance, and over two decades of managing physician practices nationwide, will address the future on-going developments and regulations within the medical billing as well as a dynamic 3 part series on the Success Strategies of a Medical Billing Company;
Â Steven Verno, noted author and consultant with over 25 years in the healthcare field, will review ERISA, Using the Verification Process to Increase Revenue, as well as providing you with more insight on the current Medicare Appeals Process;
Â Kathy Young, a Certified Medical Billing Specialist Instructor and Certified Compliance Professional with over 16 years experience in the medical billing field, will present how to Raise the Standards of Medical Billing could help you do your job better and keep you from the scrutiny of the Office of the Inspector General;
Â Sandy & Gary Warskow, founders of Independent Billing Service, will address the Âhow toÂ in billing/coding for a physical therapist as well as introducing you to a new way of electronically capturing patient data when billing for providers;
Â Karen Habel, founder of Karebilling Services, Inc. and independent auditor and consultant for healthcare providers, medical billers and insurance cost containment companies, will present her views on the typical growing pains a third party medical billing center will experience as they mature and how to deal with each appropriately;
Â Benjamin Bowling, Director of Vendor Relations for Electronic Network Systems, will share his insights with the Future of EDI in Healthcare.
Special closing comments along with an open discussion and Q&A with medical billing professionals will round out the presentations for the hottest medical billing conference in 2005.
Costs and Registration
Registration to SynergyÂs Medical Billing National Conference 2005 is open to all medical billing professionals. Admission is $395 for Synergy Members, $495 for Non-Synergy Members, and $205 for each additional guest. Full conference fees include admission to Sunday evening cocktail reception, conference proceedings, general sessions, seminar notebooks, literature, and certificate of attendance as well as continental breakfasts (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday), networking luncheons (Monday, Tuesday), and all refreshments/snacks during break periods (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday).
For registration information, visit the official Synergy Medical Billing National Conference 2005 website at http://www.synergymis.com/Conference2005 or contact Duane Johnson at +1 (800) 652-3500 x 221 for additional information.
Register on the official conference web site at http://www.synergymis.com/Conference2005. Additional information and a complete keynote and class schedule can also be found there.
Or complete and fax the registration form to +1 (810) 592-0563, or mail the completed registration to:
Synergy Medical Information Systems, LLC
Attn: Medical Billing National Conference 2005
1150 Eastport Drive, Suite C1
Valparaiso, IN 46383
About SynergyÂs Medical Billing National Conference 2005
Now in its 10th year, this medical billing conference brings together decision-makers, practice managers, industry leaders, and billing professionals from all across the US for the one of the industry's premier third party medical billing events.
About Synergy Medical Information Systems, LLC
Synergy Medical Information Systems, LLC, a trusted name in the medical billing industry, is a software development company that helps to provide the very best in technology, training, coaching and support for third party medical billing centers located across the country. With over 25 years of industry experience, Synergy is in business to help clients achieve their goals and dreams of starting their own medical billing center or existing centers wanting to grow their medical billing operation. Synergy can be reached at http://www.synergymis.com or +1 (800) 652-3500.