2016 Annual Conference and Exhibits
September 7-9, 2016

PLEASE NOTE: The venue for our 2016 Conference has been changed due to construction issues at the Portola Hotel & Spa. The Annual Conference will now be held in Carlsbad, CA.

 

La costa resort & spa, Carlsbad, CA

 

Sanrst Omni La Costa Resort Pool Aerial Large

CASA's 2016 Annual Conference is a MUST attend meeting for all of those in the California ASC market, as we will address the most current topics affecting California ASCs.

Join us and hear from leading industry
experts speaking on topics that affect
the ASC community. Our highly
acclaimed sessions for 2016 will include:


Federal and State Legislative Update | New Payor Considerations
Private Exchanges | CMS & Regulatory Update
Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety
Safe Medication Practices | Revenue Cycle Management
Emergency Preparedness for an Active Shooter
Successfully Navigating Equipment Leases and Vendors
Using the ASC Financials to Your Advantage | OAS CAHPS
Employee Management for Success | Accreditation 411
Workplace Communication | Developing Core Competencies
Benchmarking Best Practices for the Newer Complex Procedures

For more information, please click the following link for our brochure:

Conference Brochure


 

 2016 Annual Conference Schedule

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM       Pre-Conference Registration
8:30 AM to 12:30 PM     Pre-Conference: Implementing a Comprehensive ASC QAPI Program
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM       Conference Registration
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM       California ASCs: Looking Beyond 2016
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM       The Future of American Health Care
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM       Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
7:00 AM to 8:00 AM       Conference Registration
7:00 AM to 9:00 AM       Breakfast with Exhibitors
9:00 AM to 9:30 AM       CASA Business Meeting
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM     California and National Legislative Update
10:30 AM to 10:45 AM   BREAK
10:45 AM to 12:00 PM   KEYNOTE: Captain J. Charles Plumb, USNR, (Ret.): Power of Purpose
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM     LUNCH WITH EXHIBITORS
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM       Track 1 - Best Practices for Revenue Cycle Management
                                      Track 2 - Employee Management for Success Made Simple - Really!
                                      Track 3 - Strategies & Tools to Enhance Performance & Patient Safety
                                      Track 4 - Demonstrating Specialty Service Line Quality
3:05 PM to 4:05 PM       Track 1 - Successfully Navigating Eqquipment Leases and Vendors
                                      Track 2 - Victims, Villains and Heroes
                                      Track 3 - Safe Medication Practices in ASCs
                                      Track 4 - Understanding the OAS CAHPS
4:15 PM to 5:15 PM       Track 1 - Team Approach to Financial Success
                                      Track 2 - Competing with Hospitals for Great Staff
                                      Track 3 - Emergency Preparedness: Active Shooter
                                      Track 4 - Building a Competent Workforce in the ASC Environment
5:20 PM to 6:20 PM       Accreditation 4-1-1
7:00 PM to 9:30 PM       THURSDAY SPECIAL EVENT

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2016
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM       Emerging Payor Considerations for ASCs
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM     The Five Facts You Must Know About Private Exchanges
10:00 AM to 10:20 AM   BREAK
10:20 AM to 12:00 PM   CMS and Regulatory Update

 

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

REGISTER HERE!

 


HOTEL RESERVATIONS

FRAUDULENT ALERT!

An outside firm has been making fraudulent claims that they are either (1) working on behalf of CASA (2) representatives from a reservations company or convention housing services or (3) staff from the Hyatt Regency. They have been calling or emailing our exhibitors and sponsors asking them to book rooms through them. They may leave a phone number for you to call back. They also request that you provide your credit card and personal information claiming that the hotel room rate has dropped, the rooms may be running out and must be booked ASAP, and claiming that rooms are sold out and would like to assist you with booking at another hotel. THESE CALLS ARE FRAUDULENT!
Please be advised that CASA only recommends booking by calling the hotel directly or by the provided link.
CASA will not be held responsible for any additional hidden costs and cancellation fees, imposed by an outside firm.
If you have been contacted in such a manner, please contact our Conference Coordinator at 916.896.0696.
Reservations can be made by clicking the link below (recommended) or by calling 1.800.438.9217; you will need to mention that you are with the California Ambulatory Surgery Association 2016 Conference to get the group rate of $195/per night, plus additional fees/taxes. The cut-off date for the room block rate is August 5th, unless the room block is full.

LA COSTA RESERVATION LINK

EXHIBITORS

The California Ambulatory Surgery Association is one of the largest state associations for Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs). With over 350 members, this show is an excellent opportunity to meet and network with California surgery center administrators, clinical directors and other ASC leaders. Click on the link below for more information or click on Exhibitors in the gold box in the upper left-hand corner of this page.

 

Our 2016 Exhibit Hall has been sold out. Currently we are accepting applications to be added to our WAIT LIST. Please click the following link for the Exhibitor page.

Conference Exhibitors CLICK HERE