2019 Spring Institute

Event Date: 3/20/2019 - 3/22/2019
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM


Event Overview
Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
123 Losoya Street
San Antonio, Texas

Registration is NOW OPEN!

The NARHC 2019 Spring Institute will be held at the beautiful
Hyatt Regency Riverwalk in San Antonio!

DatesMarch 20-22, 2019 (W-F)

NARHC Institutes are put on by the only national association dedicated strictly to Rural Health Clinics (RHCs). A wide range of rural health professionals will be in attendance including CEOs, CFOs, Physicians, PAs, NPs, Clinic Managers, Billers & Coders.

Earn Continuing Education Credits: TBD

Agenda- Click Here 
Printable/Downloadable Registration Form- Click Here
Flyer (Note: The agenda has been updated)- Click Here

Additionally, we are now offering an online course, the Certified Rural Health Clinic Professional (CRHCP), with the final exam live at the conclusion of the NARHC Institute. This course is a separate registration fee.  If you want to attend both the conference and the course, you will be required to pay both registration fees.  For more information on the CRHCP course Click Here.

Member Rates: Save $100-$125 per person on registration by being a NARHC member! If you are interested in becoming a member Click Here for the membership application. Unsure if you're a member? Call us and we'll be happy to check your organization's status for you (866-306-1961 x1).

Room Rates: Under the room block National Association of Rural Health Clinic, room rates begin at $189/night. This rate is not guaranteed through 3rd party online booking services.
NOTE: Any rooms booked M-Th nights, within the block, will be charged the reduced rate of $189 a night. However, if choosing any weekend dates you will incur higher priced room rates ($219) for those additional nights and the higher rate will be displayed (but not charged) for all nights included.

Reservations: Book your room at https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/SATRS/G-NHEA, or by calling 800-233-1234, and reference the National Association of Rural Health Clinic to receive the group rate. Make reservations early as possible. The block will close February 27th, 2019, or when full, whichever comes first.

Event App: If registered for the event you will receive an email with your login information to our Event App, beginning February 28th. Read and follow the instructions (before March 15th) within the email and you could win a $50 gift card! For those who haven't attended a NARHC conference and used our app previously, this is a vital piece that will enhance your experience at our conference. It will also allow you to have the change to be entered into the Prize drawings happening on day 2 of the conference! 

Cancellation Policy: Registration fees are not transferable to other events in lieu of a refund.  A substitute attendee is allowed if we are notified in advance.  All cancellations will incur a $25 per person administration fee. 

30+ days prior = 100% refund
14-29 days prior = 50% refund
0-13 days prior = no refund/no transfer


Axelrod, Corinne M.P.H CMS RHC Update

 CAPT. Corinne Axelrod - Biography

Beussink, Glen Policy & Procedure Manual

 Glen Beussink - Biography

Bramschreiber, Jeff Financial & Operational Benchmarking for RHCs

  Jeff Bramschreiber - Biography

Brennan, Edward Business Email Compromise

 Edward Brennan - Biography

Chambers, Shannon RHC Advanced Billing

 Shannon Chambers - Biography

Coarsey, Nicole Emergency Preparedness in Rural Settings

Nicole Coarsey - Biography

Crawford, Elsie RN RHC Compliance 101

 Elsie Crawford - Biography

Finerfrock, Bill Washington Update

 Bill Finerfrock - Biography


Gautreau, Peggy Best Practices for Pain Management & Controlled Substances

 Peggy Gautrea - Biography

Gill, John Conference Welcom

 John Gill - Biography

Harper, Jeff Shift Your Clinic Culture to Create a High Performing Staff

 Jeff Harper - Biography

Hill, Kate How to Maintain RHC Compliance 201

 Kate Hill - Biography

James, Charles Jr. RHC Beginning Billing 101 | Commingling: Clinic Layout & Compliance

 Charles James Jr - Biography

James, David Advanced Cost Reports

 David James - Biography

Raebel, Katie Jo RHC Medicare Cost Reporting 101

 Katie Jo Raebel - Biography

Robinson, Kim Texas Session

 Kim Robinson - Biography

Scavotto, Margaret JD, CHC, President HIPAA Lessons from the Enforcers & The Headlines

 Margaret Scavotto

Schlatman, Lesa RN, BSN Chronic Care Management

 Lesa Schlatman - Biography

Shover, Sharon Top 10 Documentation Concerns in the RHC

 Sharon Shover - Biography

VeltKamp, Robin How to Run a Front Office & Connect to Other Departments

 Robin VeltKamp - Biography

Exhibitor Fees

NARHC hosts conferences in March and October of every year throughout the United States. Conferences are 2½ days in length and participants can earn CEU/CME credits. Exhibitors display the first 2 days.

    All Sponsorships include the exhibitors table package.

  • Exhibitors $1,000 6’ Draped Table, 2 Chairs (Member) or 1 Chair (NonMember), Food/Beverage, Conf. Registration, Internet, Electricity & Participant List. Table location is determined on exhibitor level and date payment was received.
  • Premier Splash Page Sponsor $4,000 - Only 1 available Full Page ad on App (comes up whenever app is opened)!
  • Platinum Sponsors $3,500 - Limited to first 3 paid Logo on Brochure (if received by December 1) + 5 min. to address the group.
  • Gold Sponsors $1,500 – Limited to First 10 paid Toolbar ad on the Conference App, rotates on the bottom of every page.
  • Silver Sponsors $1,300 – Limited to First 3 Paid An App Push Notification (Push Notifications are a statement about your org sent to attendees in the App).
  • Additional Person at the Table $400 – Max of 3 per table - Members receive the first 2 chairs free!*

Payment & Art Deadline: January 31, 2019*. If same ad or logo as before, no need to resubmit. Just let us know! Gold Sponsors: Email your ad in PNG or EPS/vector format, max. size 600 KB, 2560 x 200 pixels (banner shaped) by January 31st. If you miss the deadline, we can’t guarantee your ad or information will be on the app!

Click Here for Titles & States Attended Last Spring
Click Here to download an Exhibitor Registration Form (To print/forward)
Click Here to download an Exhibitor Agenda
Click Here for conference information specific to Exhibitors

Please select your exhibitor fee(s) below.

Click Here for a Consultants Membership Application

Amount Description  
$3,600.00 Platinum Sponsor Late Fee
fee ends 3/12/2019
$1,600.00 Gold Sponsor Late Fee
fee ends 3/12/2019
$1,400.00 Silver Sponsor Late Registration
fee ends 3/12/2019
$1,100.00 Exhibitor Late Fee
fee ends 3/12/2019
$400.00 Additional Person at Exhibitor Table* (Members receive 2 seats at the table, and NonMembers receive 1 seat.) *3 seat max
fee ends 3/19/2019
$1,000.00 Break Sponsor (Exhibitors & Sponsors only)
fee ends 3/19/2019
$1,000.00 Lunch Sponsor (Exhibitors & Sponsors only)
fee ends 3/19/2019
1st Member Fee
$525.00 1st NARHC Member Registration Rate
fee ends 3/1/2019


Additional Member (same RHC)
$450.00 Additional NARHC Member Registration Rate (each)
fee ends 3/1/2019


1st Non-member Fee
$625.00 1st NARHC Non-Member Registration Rate
fee ends 3/1/2019


Additional Non-member
$575.00 Additional NARHC Non-Member Registration Rate (each)
fee ends 3/1/2019