Message From Your Region 6 Representatives | October 2018

Have you ever wanted to attend a HEALTHCON National Conference event but couldn’t because it was too far, too costly, or not the right time?

Pam Tienter and Jean Pryor | Region 6 – Great Lakes

You do have another option to consider.  Try attending a Regional Conference.  They can be closer in proximity to you and the cost is less expensive than if you attended HEALTHCON National Conference. They are held in a much smaller venue and more intimate.

I recently attended the Regional Conference in Anaheim, CA.  It was a great experience for me.  I worked the registration desk, which enabled me to meet a lot of great members and national AAPC staff.

I was able to network during breakfast and lunch. I compared notes with other presenters as to what worked, what didn’t, and lessons learned.  Did you know that most of the speakers are quite nervous before presenting?  I thought I was the only one with butterflies in my stomach.  As I watched them present, I was thinking they don’t look nervous at all. In fact, they look quite confident and comfortable.

I was also able to network with the other members, who are such a great, friendly, and smart group. I saw so many members helping others, especially the first-time attendees.  You all are amazing. The first timers were filled with excitement and anticipation.  I’m sure your experience lived up to your expectations, and I hope to see you back again next year.

 

Jean R. Pryor, CPMA, CPB, CRC, CPC-I, CIMC, CPC, AAPC Fellow, CCS-P, CHAP|
Pamela Tienter, CPC, CPC-P, COC, CPMA, CPC-I, CCS-P, AAPC Fellow

 

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