Contract Administration Conference
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, FL | February 4-5, 2020

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Call For Presentations – Submissions Due June 28

Have you or your team implemented any initiative(s) to improve healthcare contract pricing accuracy, reduce rework, or increase efficiency? If you’re interested in sharing your best practices at the 2020 Contract Administration Conference, please send your proposal to David Forbes by Friday, June 28:

Topic areas may include:
  • Progress in managing customer identification through use of third-party identifiers
  • Improvements in any step of the process, from contract notification to eligibility to chargeback requests and reconciliation
  • Any progress you’ve automated whether through newer technologies like artificial intelligence or robotic process automation, or other means
  • Small improvements are also worth sharing
How to Submit Your Proposal

Email a short description of your presentation idea/initiative to David Forbes, preferably with the names of the participating speakers, by June 28. Joint presentations, such as a distributor co-presenting with their supplier or customer, are also welcome and are well-received by attendees. If you have an idea for a submission but need more time to coordinate internally or with your trading partners, just notify HIDA by the June 28 deadline that the submission is in progress.

Send To:

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


Previous Speakers

Conference Speaker

Opening General Session:

Don’t Just Manage The Process – Lead Change!

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

Conference Speaker

Frank Milon
NDC

Conference Speaker

Bill Abrams
Medline

Conference Speaker

Susan LaFountain
GHX

Conference Speaker

Valerie Elliott
Fisher Healthcare

Conference Speaker

Marco Bulgarelli
McKesson

Conference Speaker

Pat Blackwell
GroveMed

Conference Speaker

Daniel Watts
Johnson & Johnson


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►


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!

Registration and Pricing


Distributor Contact:

Kelley Taft»
Director, Membership
703-838-6127

Manufacturer Contact:

Cindy Chen, MS, AMS»
Sr. Manager, Associates Program
703-838-6114

Registration Fees

Member: $749 per person
Non-member: $1249 per person

Registration Policy

Space may be limited. Registration is first-come, first served. Registration forms sent without payment will not be processed. Any photos taken at this event are property of HIDA and can be published without permission in the HIDA materials.


Cancellation Policy

Participants must cancel in writing via mail, email or fax in order to request a refund, less a $35 processing fee. A full refund minus the processing fee will be available prior to January 8, 2020 and a 50% refund will be available between January 9 and January 24, 2020. While no refunds will be available after January 25, a company may substitute a registrant at any time without penalty.


Sponsorship


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



Hotel Reservation Information – Book Today to Save!

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, Florida

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Book Your Room Online►

Rate: $259 per night, single/double, plus 13% tax. Tax rates are subject to change.

Hotel Address: 50 Alhambra Plaza, Miami-Coral Gables, FL 33134

Room Block Cut-Off: January 8, 2020. After the cut-off date, reservation requests for rooms will be based on hotel availability and rates are subject to change. Name changes on, or other transfers of, room reservations will not be accepted after the cut-off date.

Hotel Cancellation Policy: After the cut-off date, reservation requests for rooms will be based on hotel availability and rates are subject to change. Name changes on, or other transfers of, room reservations will not be accepted after the cut-off date.

Event Contact:

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