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2018 OAMTA Annual Conference
June 21st & 22nd

EMS Strong: Transforming Tomorrow’s Future Challenges, Today

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Attendance at the OAMTA Annual Conference is
certified for 8 credit hours toward CAC and CACO.



MEETING LOCATION:

Hilton Columbus Polaris
8700 Lyra Drive
Columbus, OH 43240
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REGISTRATION

Full registration includes Thursday and Friday sessions, Thursday lunch, Thursday reception, and breakfast Thursday and Friday. 

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Mail/Fax Conference Registration Form (PDF)

  Early Registration (by 6/8)   Late Registration (after 6/8)
OAMTA Members      
1st Attendee $299   $399
Additional Attendees $229   $269
       
Non-Members      
1st Attendee $479   $519
Additional Attendees $409   $449
       
Spouse/Guest $139   $159

 


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SPEAKERS

This year’s conference will feature the following industry experts:

  • Jay Fitch - Ph.D. of Fitch & Associates – An internationally recognized leadership consultant, educator and innovator in EMS and public safety – Thursday Keynote Speaker “Dancing With The Elephants” plus 2 breakout sessions
  • Chris Cebollero - A Nationally Recognized Leader, #1 International Best-Selling Author and Advocate – Friday Keynote Speaker and Session on Community Paramedicine
  • Asbel Montes - Vice President of Governmental Relations & Reimbursements - ‎Acadian Ambulance Service – Speaking Friday "Federal Update: Ground Ambulance Medicare Sustainability and What’s To Come" plus a breakout on Insurance Reimbursement
  • Maggie Adams - EMS Financial Services, over experience in healthcare and the ambulance industry – Will be speaking on The Great ALS vs. BLS Debate, plus 2 other breakout sessions
  • Amber Williams - an inspector, with the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy
  • Tom Wentz - President of Corporate Performance Systems, Inc, Transformational Change Simulation
  • Mel House - Director from Ohio EMS
  • David Fiffick - Chief of Medical Transportation from Ohio EMS
  • Vanessa Williams - from CGS Administrators LLC on the topic of Medicare
  • Rafiat Eshett - MPA, Chief, Non-Institutional Policy, Bureau of Health Plan Policy, Ohio Department of Medicaid
  • Scott Arthur - Director Operations for Patient Transportation Services, OAMTA and EMFTS Board Member on the topic of Servant Leadership
  • Brian Hathaway - President/CEO of Spirit Medical Transportation and OAMTA Board Member  on the topic of Recruitment and Retention
  • Dan Fredrick - of Four County Career Center on the topic of Recruitment and Retention
  • Chuck Dyer - Administrator, ODOT Office of Transit

 


PROGRAM

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Thursday, June 21st

7:00 - 8:30 AM   Registration and Breakfast
     
7:00 - 8:30 AM   Welcome OAMTA
    President Pete de la Porte
     
8:00 AM   "Dancing with the Elephants"
    Jay Fitch, Ph.D.
     
9:00 AM   "10 Questions Every Leader Should Ask"
    Jay Fitch, Ph.D.
     
9:00 AM   "Ohio Department of Medicaid Updates Every Provider Should Know!"
    Rafiat Eshett
     
10:00 AM   Morning Break/Vendor Displays
     
10:30 AM   "The Great ALS vs BLS Debate"
    Maggie Adams
     
10:30 AM   "Servant Leadership"
    Scott Arthur
     
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM   Lunch
    Association Business Meeting and Legislative Update
    Pete de la Porta and Neil Clark
     
1:00 PM   "MIH/Community Paramedics"
    Jay Fitch, Ph.D.
     
1:00 PM   "What's next for EMS Billing, Documentation and Reimbursement"
    Maggie Adams
     
2:00 PM   "Medicare Updates"
    Vanessa Williams
     
2:00 PM   "EMS Documentation Compliance Essentials"
    Maggie Adams
     
3:00 PM   Afternoon Break/Vendor Displays
     
3:30 - 5:15 PM   "Transformational Change"
    Tom Wentz
     
5:15 PM   Happy Hour Meet and Greet
     

Friday, June 22nd

7:00 - 8:00 AM   Breakfast
     
8:00 AM   "Your Personal and Professional Development"
    Chris Cebollero
     
9:00 AM   "The Ohio Division of EMS: An Update on EMS & Medical Transportation Matters"
    David Fiffick, Chief Medical Transportation EMS and Director Mel House
     
9:00 AM   "MIH/CP Revenue Opportunities"
    Chris Cebollero
     
10:00 AM   "Federal Update: Ground Ambulance Medicare Sustainability and What’s To Come"
    Asbel Montes
     
10:00 AM   "Ohio Board of Pharmacy Rules and Inspections"
    Amber Williams, Inspector
     
11:00 AM   "Desperate Times Call for Improved Strategies"
    Asbel Montes and Brian Choate
     
11:00 AM   "Partnering to Overcome the EMS Recruitment and Retention Dilemma"
    Brian Hathaway and Dan Fredrick, Four County Career Center 
     
12:00 PM   ODOT Mobility Transformation
    Chuck Dyer, Administrator, ODOT Office of Transit
     
1:00 PM   Closing

 


MEMBERSHIP

Contact the OAMTA if you have any questions about membership information.

Active Member Application

 

Affiliate Application

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RESERVATIONS: (must be made by May 21st)

Click the link below to make your ONLINE room reservation at the Hilton Columbus Polaris.

>> OAMTA Members Block <<

>> OAMTA Vendors Block <<

Phone Number:  614-885-1600 or 1-888-864-8055  it is imperative to note your group affiliation of the OAMTA for phone reservations.