Continuing Education
Annual Tennessee Healthcare Conference
Gatlinburg, TN
May 18-20, 2018  (Pre-Conference May 17th)

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.
Agenda

Friday, May 19, 2017
8:00am        Registration
8:30am        General Session - Curiosity kNOw More!
9:30am        General Session - Building your E/M Auditing Resources
10:30am      Break
10:45am      General Session - Common Compliance Issues
11:45am      Lunch
1:00pm        General Session- Dissecting E/M: Identifying the Major Organs
2:30pm        Break
2:45pm        General Session- Dollars and Cents of Billing and Coding Mistakes
3:45pm        General Session- Code That.....

Saturday, May 20, 2017
8:00am        General Session - Coders are Superheros Too!
9:00am        Session 8A - A Day in the Life of a Claim
 Session 8B - Understanding the HEART of Life
10:30am      Break
10:45am      Session 9A - The "Gatekeepers" of Healthcare
 Session 9B - Musculoskeletal:  X-ray vision
11:45am       Lunch
1:00pm         Session 10A - Be a Hero by Avoiding the Top Coding Errors
  Session 10B - Reconstructive Surgical Coding & Documentation
2:30pm          Break
2:45pm          General Session - Let Auditing be Your Superpower!
3:45pm          Dismiss

Sunday, May 21, 2017
8:00am          General Session - The Magic of Modifiers
9:00am          Session 13A - A Day in the Life of an Auditor
   Session 13B - I'm Certified, Now What?
10:45am         Session 14A -  OIG in the Office
   Session 14B - ICD-10 Sequencing Challenges
11:45am         Lunch
1:00pm          General Session - E/M Conundrums
2:30pm          Break
2:45pm          General Session - Advancing into the Future
3:45pm          Dismiss /  See you Next Year!
Venue
Double Tree Park Vista Hotel by Hilton
705 Cherokee  Orchard Road
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
865-436-9211
Contact the hotel for discounted group room rate.
Registration

Concierge Level  $295
XX 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
more!

Standard Registration $195
XX Seats Remaining
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)

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:  Dolly Day
Day 2: Superhero Day
Day 3: Celebration Day
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.