Contract Administration Conference

Join Us In 2020 — Registration Opens Fall 2019

Join Us In 2019!

The Value of Contracting Standards Has Never Been Greater: How Can You Benefit?

If you’re involved in negotiating or administering pricing and pricing, contracts, or chargebacks, you need to attend HIDA’s Contract Administration Conference. This unique event brings together executives and contract administration professionals from across the healthcare supply chain – distributors, manufacturers, GPOs, and providers – all working to improve processes, reduce costs, and achieve pricing accuracy.

Find out more about HIDA's Improving Pricing Accuracy initiative.  Pricing Accuracy►

Previous Speakers

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Opening General Session:

Don’t Just Manage The Process – Lead Change!

Keynote Presenter:
Steve McClatchy
New York Times Best-Selling Author

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David Forbes
Mercy Health Services

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Bill Abrams
Medline

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Susan LaFountain
GHX

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Frank Milon
NDC

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Marco Bulgarelli
McKesson

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Pat Blackwell
GroveMed

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Daniel Watts
Johnson & Johnson

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Valerie Elliott
Fisher Healthcare

Who Should Attend

  • Contract administrators: manufacturers, distributors, and providers involved in contract administration, pricing management, chargeback/rebate management, and other pricing-related options
  • National accounts leaders: anyone involved in managing GPO and health system relationships or negotiating pricing and contracts
  • Group purchasing organization (GPO) professionals, regional purchasing coalition representatives, and healthcare supply chain leaders: anyone involved in contract negotiations, pricing management, and/or supplier relationships
  • Department leaders from related areas including IT and finance
  • Anyone else involved in healthcare product contracting

How You’ll Benefit

  • Learn what other organizations are doing to improve contract administration efficiency and pricing accuracy
  • Discuss best practices for contract management processes and timeliness
  • Learn new approaches for reducing errors, chargeback/rebate rejections, and rework
  • Gain insights for getting executive support for changes necessary to achieve key process improvements
  • Meet your counterparts from the “other side of the table” and build the relationships that will enable you to improve joint processes

Kudos From Last Year’s Attendees

  • Excellent opportunity to be part of 'the solution' and to network with amazing people from the industry.
  • Great to be together and realize we all have the same issues.
  • Rare opportunity to discuss contracting issues with others in the industry experiencing similar issues.
  • HIDA is driving changes – it’s a great networking tool that will lead to business relationships that will also drive change.
  • This is the best conference I attend!
  • If you want to help improve price accuracy and reduce rework within the healthcare supply chain – please attend!

2019 Sponsors


Sponsorship Opportunities

Gain visibility to more than 300 conference participants at three concurrent events focusing on e-commerce capabilities, contract efficiency and demand planning.

Back of Badges Sponsor - $2,500

Nightly Schedule of Events Email Sponsor -  $3,000

Education Session Sponsor -  $3,500

Reception Sponsor - $4,500

Exhibit Opportunities

Presenting Sponsor - $15,000 (member only)
Includes three registrations, exhibit table, session introduction, sponsor materials in attendee handout packet; and recognition in marketing, web, and onsite slides/signage.

Sponsor - $5,900 (member) | $9,900 (non-member)
Includes two registrations, exhibit table, recognition in marketing, web, and onsite slides/signage.

Supporter - $2,750 (member) | $6,500 (non-member)
Includes one registration, exhibit table, recognition in marketing, web, and onsite slides/signage.



Sponsorship Contact:

Julie Berry»
Director, Conferences & Sponsorship Sales
703-838-6103

Event Contact:

David Forbes»
Program Director for the Healthcare Supply Chain Collaborative
703-838-6110