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University at Sea®
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Practice Management and HIPAA Compliance

7-Night Caribbean Cruise
Dec. 15 - 22, 2002

This conference has already sailed, but that doesn't mean you have to miss the boat! Click here to see our complete schedule of upcoming programs.

Continuing Medical Education
Cruise Conference
on the Costa Atlantica

Continuing Education Program for Physicians
16 CME / 16 AGD - Course Fee $559
RNs, LPNs, and NPs - - Course Fee $299

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CEI meeting group through Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® at 800-422-0711 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
Target Audience
Practicing Physicans
Program Purpose / Objectives
Please see course objectives below.
HIPAA Implementation in the Physician Office
At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to:
Describe HIPAA regulations
Identify the implementation steps for HIPAA in a physician’s office
Discuss the implications of the regulations on medical practice
Implement strategies for HIPAA compliance in their offices
Monitoring and Auditing for Medicare/Medicaid Compliance
At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to:
Implement strategies for appropriate Medicare/Medicaid coding
Practice Management, Parts 1 and 2
At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to:
Implement strategies in their office to improve efficiency in patient flow, patient satisfaction, facilities management, personnel issues and billing practices.
HIPAA Progress to Date
At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to:
Describe modifications, if any, in HIPAA regulations since April
Identify imposed physician penalties for non-compliance
Update their office practices to ensure compliance
Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.
Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
Faculty
Sharon Clayton, RN, MBA: Vice President, Consulting Services; Health Management Resources, Inc., Indianapolis, IN
Terry Cardin, Principal, HIPAA Compliance; Health Management Resources, Inc., Indianapolis, IN
Accreditation

Accredited Continuing Medical Education Accreditation: Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: Continuing Education, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
Cruise Itinerary

Itinerary and Ports of Call

Date  Port  Arrive  Depart
Dec.      
15 Sun Ft. Lauderdale. FL   4:30pm
16 Mon At Sea (Conference Sessions)  
17 Tue San Juan, Puerto Rico 4:00pm  
18 Wed San Juan, Puerto Rico   1:30am
18 Wed St. Thomas - St. John 8:00am 5:00pm
19 Thu

Catalina Island
Casa de Campo/Santo Domingo

8:00am
6:00pm
5:00pm
midnight
20 Fri At Sea (Conference Sessions)  
21 Sat Nassau 1:00pm 6:00pm
22 Sun Ft. Lauderdale, FL 8:00am

Ports of Call
Catalina Island - Known to divers for its spectacular wall diving, this deserted island is ringed by gorgeous beaches and crystal clear water.
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - There is an abundance of things to see and do in the Ft. Lauderdale area: visit the newly redesigned Ft. Lauderdale Beach and cafes, stroll the historic Riverwalk, shop the luxurious stores on Las Olas Boulevard or adventure to the Everglades for an intriguing air boat excursion.
St. Thomas, U.S. V.I. - Arguably the island with the best shopping and the best beaches. Shop duty-free Charlotte Amalie 'til you drop. Or dive into the beach scene at beautiful Magens Bay, Coki Point, or Turtle Cove, nesting ground of the endangered hawksbill sea turtle.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CEI meeting group through Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® at 800-422-0711 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
Cruise Pricing

Prices below are for the full cruise including meals and evening entertainment

Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.

TravelSafe.comPlease visit TravelSafe.com for travel insurance information.

Cruise Line cancellation policies are strictly enforced. For that reason, we urge all of our travelers to carefully consider whether travel insurance is a good value for them.

Certainly, if you have reason to think that "something might come up" that might force you to cancel, travel insurance is worth the cost of the premium. Examples we've seen in the past include ill or frail family members and changes in employment causing relocation.

If travel insurance is the right choice for you, we recommend TravelSafe. To visit their site and explore your options click here or on the link above; this link allows you to price out the insurance plan you prefer. The cruise lines also offer travel insurance and we'd be happy to help you go that route if you'd prefer. The cruise lines also offer travel insurance and we'd be happy to help you go that route if you'd prefer.

What Our Travel Insurance Can Cover:

  • Trip Cancellation & Interruption
  • Baggage/Personal Effects Loss & Dealy
  • Missed Connection
  • Medical Expense/Emergency Evacuation
  • Non-Medical Emergency Evacuation
  • Accidental Death
  • On-Call 24 Hour Assistance Services
  • Some plans even include cancel for any reason