Past event: Clinical Trial Billing & Research Compliance Conference

Interact with research Billing Compliance experts from across the country to develop strategic partnerships by finding the balance between coverage analysis, adequate budgets, and revenue integrity.

Founded in 2007 and evolving to solve your billing and reimbursement compliance issues, the 14th Clinical Trial Billing and Research Compliance Conference to be held in New Orleans will help you as a leader in billing compliance. This is the only conference in the country designed to meet the needs of individuals who handle the billing and reimbursement compliance of sites, payers, and the industry! Our speakers have been handpicked for their expertise in their fields and professional reputation within the industry. Speakers will provide tools, new ideas and a core methodology that you can take home to utilize in developing best practices. Our sponsors and exhibitors bring their innovative products and services to the attendees in person, so you can discuss your needs with them at the conference. We hope you plan now to attend and enjoy all that is being prepared to bring you the best conference ever!

Top Five Reasons to Attend

  1. Meet and network with billing compliance experts from around the country
  2. Learn how coverage analysis, budget, contract, and consent impact your billing compliance process
  3. Attend dozens of general sessions, three preconference workshops, three post-conference master classes allowing you to expand your knowledge on the nuances of billing compliance
  4. Gain knowledge on process improvement, reimbursement strategy and organizational structure with your billing compliance team
  5. Hear in person Medicare Contractors who want to understand and offer insight into billing compliance

Who Should Attend

This conference is designed for professionals from sites, payers, CROs, and sponsors with roles and responsibilities involving:
  • Clinical Research Billing
  • Clinical Trial Management
  • Compliance Operations
  • Consulting
  • Contracts and Budgeting
  • Coverage Analysis
  • Grants Management
  • Healthcare Provider Relationships
  • Site Management
  • Investigator Sites
  • IRBs
  • Managed Care, Medicaid, and Commercial Health Plans
  • Quality Assurance
  • Research Administration
  • Research Compliance
  • Research Finance
  • Regulatory and Quality Assurance Services
  • Internal Audits

This conference is also of interest to:
  • Advocacy Groups
  • Agency and Capitol Hill Staff
  • Brokers and Agents
  • Health Services Researchers
  • Legal Counsel
  • Private Exchanges
  • Software and Technology Providers
  • Healthcare Providers
  • Medicaid Officers
  • SMOs
  • Sponsors
  • EHR and Hospital Billing Systems


  • Michelle Adams, Ph.D., MHI, CCRP, Clinical and Translational Research Director , CINCINNATI CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
  • Rick Arlow, Founder and CEO, COMPLION, INC.
  • Olatokunbo Awodele, M.D., Contractor Medical Director, NATIONAL GOVERNMENT SERVICES (INVITED)
  • David P. Carbone, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Internal Medicine in the Division of Medical Oncology, THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY - JAMES CANCER HOSPITAL AND SOLOVE RESEARCH INSTITUTE
  • Johanna Chesley, MPH, BA, Clinical Trials Office Director, CLINICAL TRIALS OFFICE DIRECTOR
  • Isaiah Costner, Manager of Billing Reconciliation & Quality Management, ST. JUDE CHILDREN'S RESEARCH HOSPITAL
  • Alicia Drew, MSN, RN, CNL, Director of Operations and Research, RADIOLOGY IMAGING ASSOCIATES, P.C.
  • Jennifer L. Eaton, Ph.D., CHRC, Research Vice President, SUMMA HEALTH
  • Christy Gilchrist, Ph.D., CRA, Director, Cancer Research Institute, SAINT VINCENT HOSPITAL
  • Karen A. Hartman, MSN, CHRC, Research Compliance Administrator, MAYO CLINIC COLLEGE OF MEDICINE & SCIENCE
  • Kathleen Hurtado, R.Ph., Office of Research Administration Director, CANCER TREATMENT CENTERS OF AMERICA
  • Jeanna Julo, BA, CCRP, Quality Improvement and Compliance Officer, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO
  • Nichole Kamos, Office for Clinical and Translational Research Director, CINCINNATI CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
  • Jennifer Kellen, Director, EXELIXIS
  • Sunil V. Lalla, M.D., FACS, Medical Director, Jurisdictions H & L, NOVITAS SOLUTIONS, INC. (INVITED)
  • Lorna Lasure, Pediatric Academics & Research Manager, PRISMA HEALTH UPSTATE
  • Christine LeBoeuf, DNP, OCN, CCRC, CHRC, Dean of Research and Grants, OUR LADY OF THE LAKE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
  • Christine Leone, RN, CCRC, Clinical Trials Manager, ESSENTIA INSTITUTE OF RURAL HEALTH
  • Chris Longspaugh, Pharm.D., Consultant, KELLY WILLENBERG & ASSOCIATES
  • Ryan Meade, J.D., Law and Ethics Fellow, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
  • Amanda Miller, Quality and Development Manager, PFS CLINICAL
  • Gabriella Neff, RHIA, CHC, CHRC, CHPC, Research Compliance Officer, MOFFITT CANCER CENTER
  • Alyssa Neimark, Research Financial Analyst, CARLE FOUNDATION HOSPITAL
  • Al Peters, Managing Partner, GUIDESTAR RESEARCH, President, BTC NETWORK
  • Dawn N. Pittinger, MBA, CHRC, CRCP, Senior Account Manager, BIO-OPTRONICS
  • Kelly Ritter, Clinical Research Manager, SUMMIT MEDICAL GROUP
  • Jennifer Sexton, MHA, CCRC, Director, Research Operations, OHIOHEALTH RESEARCH
  • Venise J. Shazier, CHRC, Research Compliance Manager, RADY CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
  • Linda Sherriff, RN, MHA, CCRC, Director of Clinical Research, LEXINGTON MEDICAL CENTER
  • David Staley, MA, Research Compliance Officer, CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL COLORADO
  • Scott A. Streibich, MBA, MHS, Director, Research Compliance Operations, JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
  • Tiffany Talley, M.S., CCRP, Senior Manager, Physician Operations and Research, RADIOLOGY IMAGING ASSOCIATES, PC
  • Marti Thurman, Senior Research Legal Counsel, NORTON HEALTHCARE
  • Candice M. Vance, MBA, CHRC, Senior Manager, Clinical Research Revenue Cycle, MEDSTAR HEALTH RESEARCH INSTITUTE
  • Kristin H. West, J.D., M.S., Chief Compliance Officer, EMORY UNIVERSITY
  • David Whaley, J.D., Contracts Administration Officer, LSU HEALTH NEW ORLEANS
  • Kelly Willenberg, DBA, RN, CCRP, CHRC, CHC, President, KELLY WILLENBERG & ASSOCIATES

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New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal Street, 70130
New Orleans, LA, USA

Experience the energy of NOLA like never before with a stay at New Orleans Marriott. Our award-winning hotel is located on Canal Street, steps away from the legendary French Quarter and an easy stroll from landmarks and attractions including Jackson Square, Harrah's Casino and the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.

To make reservations, guests can call 1-888-364-1200 and request the negotiated rate for this 14th Annual Clinical Trial Billing & Research Compliance Conference. To make reservations online Click Here.

The group rate is available until Monday, January 20, 2020. Please book your room early, as rooms available at this rate are limited.
Event details
Organizer : ExL
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-21775