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    • August 20, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • August 21, 2019
    • 4:30 PM
    • Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore

    Medicare Speaks 2019 Tampa

    August 20-21 8 a.m-4:30 p.m. ET | Tampa, Florida

    Delivery language: English

    This is a First Coast Service Options Event! Visit their website to learn more.

    Whether you’re a new or a seasoned health care provider, it is sometimes difficult to navigate through the twists and turns of the Medicare program. First Coast Service Options (First Coast) is here to help. Please join us for our signature, face-to-face educational symposium, Medicare Speaks 2019, in Tampa, Florida on August 20-21, 2019. This event will be held at the Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore.

    Ideal participants include Part A and B Medicare providers, and their billing and compliance representatives in Florida, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands. You can design your own schedule with up to four classes per day from a selection of 20 classes. The courses will highlight the information and tools you need to avoid common billing pitfalls as well as to remain compliant with the Medicare program.

    Learn what Medicare Speaks 2019 in Tampa has to offer by viewing the schedule and course descriptors below.

    Cost and payment methods

    The cost is $27 per class or $108 per day. Participants must pay with a credit card prior to registering through First Coast University external link. Sorry, cash and checks are not accepted.

    How to register

    Register by visiting First Coast University external link. Select our “Medicare Speaks button and follow the instructions pdf file for selecting classes and paying online. Make sure to carefully review the course descriptors and select only one class for each session. You can purchase up to four classes per day based on your preference.

    Don’t have a training account yet? No problem. You can request a free First Coast University training account by selecting Education > First Coast University > “Create An Account.” You will receive an email confirmation within two business days with your login information.

    Lodging and travel

    The event will be held at the Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore in Tampa, Florida. Travel and hotel arrangements are the responsibility of the individual registrant.

    First Coast has reserved a block of rooms at a special rate of $119 per night plus tax. Note: To take advantage of this special rate, you must reserve your room before July 30 and reference “First Coast/Medicare Speaks 2019” when making your reservations.

    Check-in time is 3 p.m. and check-out time is noon. Any reservation request received after July 30 will be accepted on a “space available” basis and will be charged at the prevailing hotel rate. Click on the link below for additional information about the hotel.

    Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore external link
    2225 N Lois Avenue
    Tampa, FL 33607
    (813) 877-6688


    Self-parking is available at the hotel for no charge.

    Reminders for the day of the event

    • General session will begin at 8 a.m. each day.

    • You will have access to free Wi-Fi during the classes, so bring your laptop or other mobile devices.

    • First Coast will not provide food and beverage. If food or beverage is available at the venue, it will be at your expense.

    • Water stations will be available in the event rooms.

    • November 04, 2019
    • November 06, 2019
    • Nashville, TN

    Does the current reimbursement and regulatory climate leave you frustrated and exhausted? Are recruitment and retention issues grinding you down? Do you feel underappreciated, despite your organization’s loyal service to the community? WHAT IF THERE WAS ANOTHER WAY? It’s time to remove obstacles, rethink processes, and embrace change to move ambulance services forward. Together, let’s reimagine EMS reimbursement, operations, leadership, and human resources. Join your colleagues at the American Ambulance Association Annual Conference & Trade Show, and learn why AAA Annual is the highlight of the year in our industry. Build your network as you exchange ideas with fellow ambulance leaders. Gain insight into trends and pitfalls, find innovative vendor solutions, and ask questions of expert speakers. You’ll leave Nashville inspired, energized, and ready to take on the challenges of 2018 and beyond. Register today—we can’t wait to see you in Nashville!


    • March 04, 2020
    • March 06, 2020
    • Tampa Convention Center

    EMS Today offers: networking with 4,600+ EMS professionals from around the world, countless hands-on experiences (both on-site and off-site), 240+ CEH opportunities and the most innovative products and services available to the industry displayed by over 250 exhibiting companies. EMS Today is produced by JEMS, the leader in EMS education for over 35 years. EMS Today is a unique - and stimulating - experience for EMS personnel worldwide, and it is supported and fed by the credibility, quality and excellence of JEMS

    EMS Today
    March 4-6, 2020
    Tampa Convention Center

    Learn more or register now at www.emstoday.com.

Past events

July 16, 2019 Membership Meeting at ClinCon
April 17, 2019 Membership Meeting
January 24, 2019 Membership Meeting
December 20, 2018 HEROS Program Funding Application Discussion
October 17, 2018 CANCELLED: Membership Meeting
September 18, 2018 Fundraiser for US Rep Carlos Curbelo
September 06, 2018 AAA Annual Conference & Trade Show
July 11, 2018 Membership Meeting
July 11, 2018 FirstCoast Ambulance Service Webinar
June 22, 2018 AHCA Rule Workshop: Non-Emergency Transportation 59G-4.330
June 12, 2018 EMSAC Access to Care Committee Webinar
April 25, 2018 Membership Meeting
April 24, 2018 EMS Leadership Orientation
February 06, 2018 CMS ODF: New Medicare Card Project
January 18, 2018 Special January Membership Meeting
October 27, 2017 FAA Member Update Call (Critically Important!)
September 28, 2017 CANCELED: September 2017 Membership Meeting
July 11, 2017 First Coast Ambulance Webinar
July 10, 2017 July 2017 Membership Meeting
May 03, 2017 AAA-FAA Regional Workshop
April 19, 2017 April 2017 Membership Meeting
January 19, 2017 January Membership Meeting
October 19, 2016 October Membership Meeting
October 18, 2016 EMSAC EMS Leadership Orientation (5 Spots Now Open!)
July 13, 2016 July 2016 Membership Meeting & Election
July 11, 2016 FAA 2016 Annual Workshop
January 20, 2016 FAA January 2016 Membership Meeting
December 15, 2015 FAA-AHCA MMA Discussion at Sunstar Paramedics in Largo, FL
December 15, 2015 FAA Meeting at Sunstar Paramedics in Largo, FL
November 17, 2015 FAA Meeting at November 2015 Florida EMS Advisory Council

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