Education event

Post-Acute Care Conference
Forward Motion — Driving the Future of Post-Acute Care

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January 29 – 30, 2015
Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort, Huntington Beach


Major changes in post-acute care are just ahead 
Health care reform is picking up speed as we begin to see changes in patient assessment and reimbursement. Now is the time to stay focused on what’s coming and identify strategies to develop our role in the new health care delivery system. Join us at the Post-Acute Care Annual Conference and gain the information and insights you’ll need guide your facility forward. Sessions at this year’s event include:

  • Role of technology in improving independence, access and quality of life
  • Bundled payment for care improvement — update on the CMS pilot
  • Readmissions best practices — roundtable discussions, presentations on IRF, SNF, LTCH and HHA
  • Population health management for high-risk groups — opportunities for
    post-acute care
  • Care transitions — model practices across the continuum of care
  • PAC-PRD research results — lessons learned for care and assessment tools, implications for PAC policy

Who should attend?
Post-acute care professionals, including rehabilitation managers, skilled nursing managers, COOs, CNOs, administrators, home health professionals and case managers will all benefit.

Make plans to join your colleagues this year in Huntington Beach.



Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort
21100 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Driving directions

Room reservation deadline is January 6
The Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort in Huntington Beach is the host hotel and site of this year’s event. Located on the coastline of Southern California and in the heart of Surf City USA™, this resort hotel is a coastal oasis featuring stylish accommodations. The resort’s proximity to the beach and year-round sunshine attract visitors from across California and the nation. Travel to this coastal resort is easy — John Wayne/Orange County Airport is located nearby.

Discounted sleeping rooms are available for $194, single or double occupancy. For reservations, call (714) 845-8000(714) 845-8000 and mention “California Hospital Association.” Dont’ delay, discount deadline is January 6 and room availability is limited.


Register by January 6 and save
Members* $450, Nonmembers** $650

Registrations received after January 6, add $100

*Members are CHA member hospitals, CHA associate members and government agencies. **Nonmembers are limited to non-hospital health care providers, clinics, post-acute facilities, and consultants, insurance companies, law firms and other entities that serve hospitals. Education programs and publications are a membership benefit and are not available to non-member California hospitals.

Tuition includes reception, luncheon, conference materials and CEs.


A confirmation will be upon registration. On-site registrations and any unpaid registrations may be subject to an additional 10 percent fee.

Cancellation Policy/Late Payment

A $75 non-refundable processing fee will be retained for each cancellation. Cancellations must be made in writing seven or more business days prior to the scheduled session. No refunds will be made after these dates. Substitutions are encouraged. Cancellation and substitution notification may be faxed to (916) 522-7506(916) 522-7506 or emailed to In the unlikely event that the program is cancelled, refunds will be issued to paid registrants within 30 days.

Special Accommodations

If you require special accommodations pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please call (916) 552-7637(916) 552-7637.

Photo Release — Consent to Use Photographic Images and Recordings

Registration and attendance at CHA programs and other activities constitutes an agreement by the attendee with CHA for use and distribution of the attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotape.

Continuing Education

Full attendance at the educational sessions is a prerequisite for receiving continuing education. Attendees must sign in at the conference and include their professional license number, if required. Continuing education certificates will be emailed after the conference.

Health Care Executives — CHA is authorized to award 8.75 hours of pre-approved ACHE Qualified Education Credit (non-ACHE) for this program toward the advancement or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in this program wishing to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit should indicate their attendance when submitting application to the American College of Healthcare Executives for advancement or recertification.

Nursing — Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP 11924, for 10.5 contact hours.

Nursing Home Administrators — Application has been made to the State of California, Department of Public Heatlh to award continuing education for this program.

Physical Therapist — This program may qualify as an “alternate pathway” to receive up to 2 hours of continuing education (CE) credit. Upon request, CHA will provide a Certificate of Attendance for licensee to use when applying for individual CE units.

Occupational Therapist — This program may qualify as a professional development activity from which occupational therapists may receive up to 8 professional development units (PDU) of continuing education. Upon request, CHA will provide a Certificate of Attendance that licensee may submit to the California Board of Occupational Therapy for PDU consideration.


Please call the Education Department at (916) 552-7637(916) 552-7637.


On behalf of the California Hospital Association, we would like to thank our corporate sponsors for their support of the Post-Acute Care Annual Conference!

For sponsorship opportunities, call the CHA Education Department at (916) 552-7502(916) 552-7502 or email Lisa Hartzell.

Click here for more information and to download a sponsor registration application.

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