Florida’s Advocate for Long Term Care
Providers and the Elders They Serve

FHCA Regional Education Seminars

FHCA is pleased to offer these informative one-day educational seminars in four regional locations from December 6-9, 2016. Earn valuable continuing education hours while staying up-to-date on the most relevant topics delivered by highly-acclaimed presenters. 

Attendee Information

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  • Click here to View Your Confirmations. 
  • Click here to Meet the Speakers.
  • Click here to access the presentation handouts (password protected for registered attendees only).


FHCA’s Regional Education Seminars offer a unique lineup of subject matter experts who will engage attendees through a collaborative learning experience. Attendees will connect the dots across several key areas, including CMS’ new Reform of Requirements, the Five Star Quality Rating System’s picture of care and services, the anticipated effects of payment modifications, a new survey process, and workforce development and reporting. These evolving core functions are intertwined with survey and workforce success affecting ratings which influence utilization and reimbursement.


Reform of Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities and the New LTC Survey Process, Kim Smoak, Agency for Health Care Administration
Pitfalls and Possibilities for Practical Implementation of the CMS Rule, Karen Goldsmith, Goldsmith & Grout / FHCA Regulatory Counsel
Five Star Quality Ratings Case Studies: How Care Moves and Sustains Stars, Koko Okano, Florida Health Care Association
The New Emerging Payment Environment: From PPS to Managed Care and Bundled Payments, Tom Parker, Florida Health Care Association
ESR-PBJ Reporting: Lessons Learned from Quarter 1 Workforce Recruitment and Retention, Mike Pumphrey, OnShift


December 6: Tallahassee
Hotel Duval
415 North Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 224-6000
Room Rate: $149
Room Reservation Cut-off Date: November 14
Parking: Complimentary Valet Parking
December 7: Lake Mary
Westin Lake Mary
2974 International Parkway
Lake Mary, FL 32746
(866) 716-8108
Room Rate: $119
Room Reservation Cut-off Date: November 13
Parking: Complimentary Self-Parking
December 8: Tampa
Embassy Suites USF
3705 Spectrum Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33612
(813) 977-7066
Room Rate: $139
Room Reservation Cutt-off Date: November 5
Parking: Complimentary Daily Parking/ $7 Overnight Parking
December 9: Deerfield Beach
Embassy Suites Deerfield Beach
950 South East 20th Avenue
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
(954) 426-0478
Room Rate: $169
Room Reservation Cut-Off Date: November 6
Parking: Complimentary Self-Parking


Continuing Education

Approved for up to 6 hours of continuing education
FHCA Provider Number 50-720:
  • Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • Florida Board of Clinical Social Work
  • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy

An official continuing education report of your contact hours will be available on the MTS Tracking website at http://www.mtsreport.com/fhca/16dec/ by December 20, 2016. Please review the online continuing education report to verify your contact hours and license number before December 28, 2016. Please contact Sarah Duff with any questions or concerns about your contact hours from this event . FHCA will submit contact hours to CE Broker by January 5, 2017.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorships will be offered for each location and are available on a first-come/first-paid basis. Exclusivity is available per location. For more information on which services have purchased exclusivity, contact Jenny Early via email or (850) 224-3907.

  • Click here to download the Sponsorship Brochure. 
  • Click here to view the 2016 Regional Education Seminar Sponsors. 

**PLEASE NOTE** The Tampa location location for tabletop sponsorships is SOLDOUT.