Continuing Education
Annual Tennessee Healthcare Conference
Gatlinburg, TN
May 18-20, 2018  (Pre-Conference May 17th)
Earn up to 22 AAPC Approved CEUs with Preconference and Conference!

Gatlinburg is the perfect setting for this amazing conference, high on top of the mountain the DoubleTree Park Vista Hotel overlooks the
Gatlinburg strip.  With its 360 degree view of the mountains, peace and the land of blue smoke surrounds you as you attend the MCHC
Tennessee Healthcare Conference.

At MCHC we pride ourselves on delivering the finest possible continuing education in the industry and our conferences are no exception.

Our World-Class Education Team and Master Instructors have done their research and have designed an agenda to keep this conference’s
participants at the top of the coding game.

We realize that one of the main goals of healthcare professionals is to be competitive and accurate.
Attending the Tennessee Healthcare Conference can help you achieve that goal.

As always MCHC conferences are AAPC Approved of Continuing Education Units and by attending each participant can earn up to 18 CEUs.

Thursday, May 17, 2018
8:30am          Registration Opens- Coding Books Needed for Pre-Conference
9:00am          Back to the Coding Basics: Anesthesia (1 CEU)
10:00am        Back to the Coding Basics: Immunizations and Vaccinations (1 CEU)
11:00am        Break
11:15am        Back to the Coding Basics: HCPCS Level II (1 CEU)
12: 15pm       Lunch
1:30pm          Back to the Coding Basics: Modifiers (1 CEU)
2:30pm          Dismiss
4:00pm          Conference Advisory Board Dinner
5:00pm          Set-up for Concierge Welcome Reception
5:45pm          Concierge Welcome Reception and Priority Check-in
7:00pm          Concierge Welcome Reception and Priority Check-in Closes

Friday, May 18, 2018
Conference Day 1
7:30am          Registration Opens
8:00am          Welcome, Intro's, Icebreakers, Cole Meet and Greet
8:30am          Making MACRA Work! (1 CEU)
9:30am          Break
9:45am          E/M Coding & Documentation  (1 CEU)
10:45am        Break
11:00am        Revenue Cycle Management: A/R (1 CEU)
12:00pm        Lunch
1:00pm          Compliance: Looking Ahead  (1.5 CEUs)
2:30pm          Break
      Networking Opportunity
      Course Demo
                    Red Light Special Item

3:00pm          Excision & Destruction: That is the Question (1 CEU)
4:00pm          Finding Humor in Healthcare  (0.5 CEU)
4:30pm          Break
4:45pm          Round Table Discussions
      CPC-A Meet Up
5:15pm          Break
5:25pm          Think Tank
      Conference Advisory Board Meeting
6:00pm          Dismiss

Saturday, May 19, 2018
Conference Day 2
8:00am           Welcome, Morning Announcements, Ice-breaker
8:15am           Your Physician: From Documentation to Coding (1 CEU)
9:15am           Break
9:30am           Radiology to Medicine: The Challenge is Real (1.5 CEU)
               Integumentary: Anatomy, Coding and Documentation (1.5 CEU)
11:00am         Break
               Course Demo
11:15am         Digestive: Coding and Documentation (1 CEU)
               The Nose Knows (1 CEU)
12:15pm         Lunch
1:15pm           Master Class: Professional Development (1.5 CEU)
               Reading and Understanding NCCI Edits (1.5 CEU)
2:45pm           Break
               Networking Opportunity- Professional Tic Tac Toe
               Conference Store Red Light Special Item
3:15pm           Coder Productivity: Measures Beyond the Numbers (1 CEU)
4:15pm           Break
4:30pm          Roundtable Discussions
5:00pm          Dismiss

Sunday, May 20, 2018
Conference Day 3
8:00am          Welcome, Morning Announcements, Ice-breaker
8:15am          Building an Audit Plan (1 CEU)
9:15am          Break
9:30am          Vascular Coding: Reconstruction and Repairs (1.5 CEU)
              What is Risk Adjustment?  (1.5 CEU)
11:00am        Break
              Course Demo
11:15am        Healthcare through the Years,   (1 CEU)
12:15pm        Lunch
1:15pm          Trauma Surgery: Ins and Outs of Major Surgery (1.5 CEU)
              The Art of Writing Appeal Letters (1.5 CEU)
2:45pm           Break
              Networking Opportunity
              Conference Store Red Light Special Item
3:15pm          Americas Most Wanted: Healthcare Fraud & Compliance (1 CEU)
4:15pm          Break
4:30pm          Roundtable Discussions
5:00pm          Dismiss
Double Tree Park Vista Hotel by Hilton
705 Cherokee  Orchard Road
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Contact the hotel for discounted group room rate.

Concierge Level  $295
0 Seats Remaining
This level has lots of “extras” like a personal Concierge,
daily gift bag with Continental breakfast, Early & Priority
Check-in, reserved seating, use of conference blanket and

Standard Registration $195
Limited Seating
Open seating with table . Presentations are printable,
before conference.

Basic Registration $155
Basic registration is CLOSED at this time
Theater- style seating (no table provided)

Pre-Conference Add $50

Register online or call 855-226-3348
AAPC Approved for Continuing Education
Units.  Granting of this approval in no way
constitutes endorsement by the Academy of the
program, content or the program sponsor.”
Conference Theme Days;

Day 1: Networking Day
Day 2: Decades Day
Day 3: Carnival Celebration
Conference Advisory Board

Sherry Smith, CPC

Sherry, of Henderson, Tennessee, has over
22 years in the medical field with positions
ranging from front desk receptionist to patient
triage.  However, her passion quickly became
focused in the medical coding and billing.  
After years of convincing from coworkers,
friends and family she finally obtained her
CPC September 2011.  Since becoming
certified she has held positions ranging from coder, billing manager
and even practice management in interventional cardiology,
OB/GYN, Internal Medicine and Primary Care.  Recently she
expanded her career by accepting a position at a residential
treatment center doing facility billing for behavioral health.  

Sherry has held positions within local AAPC chapters and enjoys
networking with fellow colleagues.  Her future goal is to obtain the
CPMA credential and become an auditor/consultant to help educate
peers to become better in their respective fields.

Tammy Thomas, COC, CPC, CMC, CGSC

Tammy Thomas was born in Montgomery Alabama. She has
studied and became a Certified Teachers Assistant and stayed in
the education field until her three children graduated.  She then
became a Certified Medical Coder and this lit a fire.  Coding became
Tammy’s passion and she loves Vascular Coding.  As of 2017 she
has her COC, CPC, CMC and CGSC and ICD 10 Specialty in
CardioVascular. In her free time she camps, reads and enjoys
spending time with her family.