2017 Sweet Onions and Vineyards – Back To Our Roots: Why We Do What We Do2017 WAMSS Conf Photos

Registration was opened February 1, 2017

Below is some of the info we have regarding conference sessions ……..   To see the full conference schedule, click here.

  • “Lighten Up and Live” with Jeanne E Sexson
  • “What it takes to make IT happen” with Jeanne E Sexson
  • “Concierges, Onboarding & Provider Enrollment” with Rachel Kelly
  • “Do You Want To Know How to Start Delegated Credentialing?” with Carrianne Dockter, CPCS, CPMSM
  • “Evolution of a System Wide CVO” with Tawna Miles, CPCS, CVO Director
  • “American Board Physician Specialties Physician Board Certification and Competency Verifications – Options and Controversies” with Dr. Michael Casey
  • “Medical Staff Services 25 Year Overview” with Donna Zulauf, CPCS, CPMSM
  • “Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media” with Richard S Loomis, vCIO
  • “Population Health” with Jody Carona
  • “Physician Burnout – Recognition, Management and Implications” with Lawrence Schecter, MD
  • “Washington State Medical Commission Table Topics” with Jimi Bush, MPA
  • “This is your life “How Can We Help You” Clinics, Health Plans, Provider Enrollment, Hospitals and CVO’s” with WAMSS Leadership
  • “Dispute Resolution in the Credentialing World” with Eric Neiman, Attorney | Portland Managing Partner
  • “Accountable Care Organizations” with Shawnie Haas, RN, MBA
  • “Changing Nature of Payer Provider Relationships” with Andrew Nelson, Molina, VP

Pre-Conference Options – Tuesday, 4/25/2017

  • CPMSM/CPCS – WAMSS Member – $75
  • CPMSM/CPCS – Non-Member – $100
  • Credentialing 101 – WAMSS Member – $75
  • Credentialing 101 – Non-Member – $100

(all options include lunch)

Conference Dates – Wednesday, 4/26/2017 – Friday, 4/28/2017

  • Full Conference – WAMSS Member – $400
  • Full Conference – Non-WAMSS Member – $450
  • One Day – Wed or Thurs (please select) – WAMSS Member – $175
  • One Day – Wed or Thurs (please select) – Non-WAMSS Member – $225
  • Friday Only – WAMSS Member – $100
  • Friday Only – Non-WAMSS Member – $125

We are planning a Wednesday evening gathering.  Details forthcoming including guest ticket prices.

General Conference Information

Hotel Accommodations – Directions – Map – Rates:

  • Marcus Whitman Hotel, 6 West Rose St, Walla Walla, WA 99362
  • Directions and a map are available at http://marcuswhitmanhotel.com/
  • Call 866-826-9422 for hotel reservations; mention WAMSS to get the special rate

Room Types/Rates:          1 Person / 2 People / 3 People / 4 People

  • King                                  $139.00  /  $139.00
  • Dbl. Queen                      $149.00  /  $149.00    /  $164.00   /  $179.00
  • Exec Tower King             $179.00  /  $179.00
  • Luxury Suite                    $209.00 /  $209.00
  • Two Bedroom Suite         $229.00  / $229.00   /  $244.00  /   $259.00

Registration Deadline and Conference Cancellation/Change Policy:

  • The deadline for conference registration is April 1, 2017.
  • Full refund, if cancellation is requested in writing by March 25, 2017.
  • After April 1, 2017 – A $50 cancellation fee will be charged.
  • After April 17, 2017 – No refunds, but you may substitute another person

Registration is open as of February 1, 2017 !!!

You may register by using the PayPal option on this website or by using this 2017 Conference Registration paper form.

If there are any issues with registration/reservations, please contact Michele Sabol at Michelesabol@msn.com.