Arizona Healthcare Financial Management Association (AZHFMA)

Event Detail

2017 Az HFMA Spring Conference

"Get Smart - Connect With Us"
as we go back to the 1960's!




Thursday - Friday, April 6 - 7, 2017
Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino, Chandler, AZ

Registration is now closed.  You may register on-site beginning Thursday, April 6th at 7:00 a.m.

 If you have any questions, please contact Daphne Stokes at 602-494-4230.

Click here to download the conference brochure

Hotel Information
The conference will take place at Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino in Chandler, Arizona.
All parking and valet is complimentary at the hotel. For driving instructions, click here.

Registration Fees
FEES BEFORE FEB. 24
Member Registration - $295
Two or More Member Registration - $275 per attendee
Non-Member Registration - $395
Two or More Non-Member Registration - $375 per attendee
One Day Provider Only - Thursday $195
One Day Provider Only - Friday $100

FEES AFTER FEB. 24
Member Registration- $345
Two or More Member Registration - $325 per attendee
Non-Member Registration - $445
Two or More Non-Member Registration - $425 per attendee
One Day Provider Only - $195
One Day Provider Only - $100


Registration Instructions

Please do not log in to your HFMA membership account to register for this event. Due to HFMA's system update, our website is currently not synced to their system. Therefore, our website will not recognize your HFMA membership account information at this time. We are working with National to update our website and will send an announcement out to all members once the update is complete.

If you are a member please select the discounted member pricing option on the registration form. If you are not a member, please select the non-member registration option. All registrations will be reviewed and membership account information will be verified.

Schedule At-A-Glance

Thursday, April 6

7:00 a.m.
Registration Opens

7:00 - 8:00am
Breakfast with Exhibitors


8:00 - 8:30am
Welcome by Todd LaPorte, CEO, HonorHealth

With more than 30 years of diverse experience in healthcare, Todd LaPorte, CPA, MBA, provides financial and strategic leadership in the midst of industry reform and emerging technologies. He joined legacy Scottsdale Healthcare in 2001.He works in areas of finance and accounting, strategic planning, and other operations. Part of his role focuses on HonorHealth's relationships with the banking, investor and rating agency communities.He started his career as a senior manager with Ernst & Young, an international CPA firm, with clients across the healthcare continuum. He also served clients in high tech manufacturing and consumer services. He then served as the CFO for an integrated dental company, leading many merger and acquisition activities. Todd was named CFO of the Year by the Arizona chapter of the Financial Executives International in 2012 and was recognized by Becker's Hospital Review as one of the "125 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know" in 2013.

8:30 - 9:45am
“ACA/MACRA”

9:45 - 10:15am
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
Sponsored by WNS Global Services

10:15 - 11:30am
“Regulatory Issues Facing the ARM Industry: What Healthcare Providers Need to Know”
Sponsored by RSI Enterprises

11:30 - 12:30pm
Lunch
Sponsored by RevSolve

12:45 - 2:00pm
“Cybersecurity Risks and Readiness”
Sponsored by Crowe Horwath

2:00 - 2:30pm
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
Sponsored by EPSi

2:30 - 3:45pm
“Steps to Aligning Acute Care and Physician Revenue Cycle”
Sponsored by Titan Health

3:45 - 4:15pm
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
Sponsored by Ernst & Young, LLP

4:15 - 5:30pm
“Exemption Erosion: The Current Tax Environment for Not-for-Profit Healthcare”
Scott Donaldson, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
Scott provides tax planning, consultation, and compliance services to various health care providers, health plans, and other health care related organizations, practicing exclusively in the nonprofit, tax-exempt arena.  He serves as Ernst & Young’s tax executive to many of the Firm’s largest healthcare clients in the western United States. Scott has advised healthcare clients on a variety of issues which include; health care reform, community benefit matters, integrated delivery system development, unrelated business income, private inurement / benefit and intermediate sanctions, organizational restructuring of tax-exempt and taxable entities, captive insurance matters, physician recruiting and retention, joint venture structuring, hospital-physician alliance structuring, executive compensation and employee benefits, excise and payroll tax issues, fundraising issues, state and local taxes, independent contractor issues, and tax-exempt financing.  Additionally, Scott has represented many hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare organizations before the Internal Revenue Service in connection with IRS examinations, tax-exemption applications, and private letter ruling requests.

5:30 - 7:00pm
Reception/Social Event with Exhibitor and Sponsor Giveaways



Friday, April 7

7:30 - 8:30am
Breakfast with Exhibitors
Sponsored by UnitedHealthCare

8:30 - 9:45am
“Being Extraordinary”
Sponsored by Titan Health

9:45 - 10:15am
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors

10:15 - 11:30am
“Government Relations Panel”

11:30 - 12:30pm
“AHCCCS Update”


Dress for the conference
: Business Casual

If you have any questions please contact the Az HFMA office by calling 602-494-4230 or via email at
admin@azhfma.org.