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2024 AANP Health Policy Conference

Register today to hear from leading experts and increase your advocacy skills!
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January 28, 2024 – January 30, 2024 Washington, District of Columbia

CE: Approximately 16.5 CH of CE credit
AANP accreditation review to designate CH is underway.

Whether you're a seasoned advocate or a novice in the policy arena, this is a unique opportunity to expand your health policy knowledge and network with your peers. Space is limited, so register early for the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) premier policy event of the year. **Online registration is now closed, and you are encouraged to register onsite.**

Event Details
  • Why Attend?

    Make a Difference for Your Patients — and for NPs!

    AANP invites you to attend the 2024 AANP Health Policy Conference to:

    • Earn approximately 16.5 contact hours (CH) of continuing education (CE) credit, pending approval by AANP.
    • Learn from government and industry experts as they discuss the priorities of Congress and the Administration and their potential impact on nurse practitioners (NPs) and patients.
    • Develop skills and insight necessary to advocate effectively.
    • Network with NPs from your area who are interested in creating advocacy coalitions.
  • Rates and Registration

    Online registration is now closed, and you are encouraged to register onsite.

    Registration Information

    Registration Fees

    AANP NP, Associate, Career Starter, Licensed NP Student or Retired Member $675
    AANP Student Member $280
    Non-AANP Member$900

    Are you not yet an AANP member? Join today to claim your conference registration savings!

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    Registration Policies

    Cancellations and Refunds

    All cancellation requests must have been submitted to AANP no later than 11:59 p.m. ET (10:59 p.m. CT) on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023. No refunds will be granted after this date. A $75 administrative fee or a $50 administrative fee for student registrations will apply to all cancellations.

    Registration Questions

    If you have a question about registration, please contact AANP.

    Questions: Visit the AANP Help Center.
    Phone: 512-442-4262
    10 a.m.-6 p.m. ET (9 a.m.-5 p.m. CT) Monday through Friday, excluding holidays
    Fax: 512-442-6469
    Mail: American Association of Nurse Practitioners
    P.O. Box 12846
    Austin, TX 78711

  • 2024 Agenda

    The 2024 AANP Health Policy Conference agenda is listed below. Sessions or speakers are subject to change.

    View the 2024 Agenda

    Saturday, Jan. 27

    4:30-6:30 p.m. Early Registration, Packet Pick Up

    Sunday, Jan. 28

    6:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Registration Desk Hours
    7:30-8:30 a.m. Breakfast With Exhibitors
    8:30-9:30 a.m. What You Need to Know About Capitol Hill

    Jessica Talbert, Esq., AANP Director of Federal Advocacy
    Andrea Bergman, AANP Director of Government Affairs
    (1 contact hour)

    9:30-9:40 a.m. Welcome Remarks and Introductions
    9:40-10:40 a.m.

    Center to Champion Nursing in America: Implementation of Future of Nursing Report’s Recommendations
    Winifred Quinn, PhD, FAANP(H), FAAN, AARP Director Campaign for Action
    (1 contact hour)

    10:40-11:40 a.m. Advocacy Success Case Study: New York Medicaid Payment Parity

    Joy Elwell, DNP, FNP-BC, CNE, FAAN, FAANP
    (1 contact hour)

    11:40 a.m.-12 p.m. Networking Break and Unopposed Exhibit Time
    Please visit the exhibitors.
    12-1:15 p.m. Lunch Presentation
    IPSOS Patient Experience Survey: What Providers Should Know” presented by PhRMA.
    1:15-2:15 p.m. Relative Value Scale Update Committee (RUC)

    Elisabeth Volpert, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, FAANP
    (1 contact hour)

    2:15 p.m. Adjournment
    Free Time in Washington, D.C.

    Monday, Jan. 29

    6:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Registration Desk Hours
    7-8 a.m. Networking Breakfast Within States
    (1 contact hour)
    8-8:10 a.m. Monday Morning Welcome
    8:10-9:10 a.m. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Update

    Jean Moody-Williams, RN, MPP, CMS Deputy Director of Center for Clinical Standards and Quality
    (1 contact hour)

    9:10-10:10 a.m. Congressional Staff Panel
    (1 contact hour)
    10:10-10:40 a.m. Networking Break and Unopposed Exhibit Time
    Please visit the exhibitors.
    10:40-11:40 a.m. AANP Government Affairs Update
    MaryAnne Sapio, MPA, AANP Vice President Federal Government Affairs
    Tay Kopanos, DNP, NP, AANP Vice President State Government Affairs
    (1 contact hour)
    11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch
    1-1:15 p.m. Networking Break and Unopposed Exhibit Time
    Please visit the exhibitors.
    1:15-2:15 p.m. Conference Keynote

    RDML Jennifer Moon, DNP, MPH, MSN, FNP-BC
    Chief Nurse Officer
    U.S. Public Health Service
    (1 contact hour)

    2:15-3:15 p.m.

    Policy Implications of Artificial Intelligence and Health Care
    Melinda S. Kidder, DHA, MSN, RN, Chief Nursing Officer, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
    Amita Avadhani, Ph.D., DNP, NEA-BC, CNE, DCC, ACNP-BC, NP-C, CCRN, FAANP, FCCM
    (1 contact hour)

    3:15-3:30 p.m. Networking Break and Unopposed Exhibit Time

    Please visit the exhibitors.

    3:30-4:30 p.m. The Impact of the Nurse Practitioner Workforce
    Rita Ferrari D’Aoust, PhD, MS, RN, ACNP, ANP-BC, CNE, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN | Associate Dean | Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
    Eric P. Slade, PhD | Professor | Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
    (1 contact hour)
    4:30-5:30 p.m. Paths to Full and Direct Access to Patients in the Indian Health Services

    Patricia Sullivan, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
    Advanced Practice Nurse Consultant
    Division of Nursing Services
    Indian Health Service Headquarters
    Tanya Dempsey, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, Chinle Service Unit, Tsaile Health Center
    (1 contact hour)

    5:30 p.m. Adjournment

    Tuesday, Jan. 30

    6:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Registration Desk Hours
    7-8 a.m. Breakfast
    8-8:15 a.m. Welcome to Capitol Hill Day
    8:15-9:15 a.m. Final Preparation for Hill Visits
    Open Forum on Lobbying Capitol Hill
    AANP Government Affairs Staff
    (1 contact hour)
    9:15 a.m. Gather With State Attendees and Head to Capitol Hill
    10 a.m.-4 p.m. Congressional Visits
    Scheduled by AANP Federal Government Affairs staff.
    Attendees will be provided with their meeting agendas.
    (2.5 contact hours)
    11 a.m.-3 p.m. Congressional Visit Debriefing
    Location to Be Determined
    (1 contact hour)

    ** Dates, Times and Topics Are Subject to Change **
    ** Approximately 16.5 Total CH of CE Is Pending Approval by AANP **

  • Housing Information

    Housing Information: The Grand Hyatt Washington

    The Grand Hyatt Washington, Washington, D.C. is the site for the 2024 AANP Health Policy Conference, including all housing. All rooms in the AANP housing block at the Grand Hyatt Washington are standard rooms at the special conference rate of $259.00 single/double occupancy plus applicable state and local taxes, which are currently 14.95%. There may also be applicable service and hotel-specific fees.

    The conference rate is available for standard rooms Saturday, January 27, through Tuesday January 30, 2023. For dates outside of this range, the site will offer the best available rate.

    All reservations must be made by Friday, Jan. 5, 2024. Room types selected during the reservation process are requests only. The hotel will make every effort to accommodate your room selection at check-in.

    Book Your Room

    Cancellation Policy

    Reservations must be canceled 72 hours prior to your planned arrival by 3 p.m. ET (2 p.m. CT) in order to avoid a cancellation fee of one night's room rate plus taxes.

    Early Departure Fee: An early departure fee equal to one night’s room and tax will be assessed to any guest who departs prior to the date confirmed at check-in. The fee will be automatically posted to the guest folio on or after their departure. This fee will be waived only with 24-hour advance notice from the departure date. Emergency and other special circumstance situations will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

    Do you have Questions? Contact: AANP Conferences and Meetings via the AANP Help Center.

  • Health and Safety Information

    Health and Safety Information

    To reduce the risk of infectious disease transmission, AANP will follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local guidelines or regulations, in place at the time of the event.

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  • Exhibitor and Sponsor Information

    Support the NP Role and Be a Part of the 2024 AANP Health Policy Conference

    Exhibit Hall

    AANP, the national organization representing the interests of more than 385,000 NPs, invites you to attend the 2024 AANP Health Policy Conference! View the Industry Prospectus to learn more about exhibit and sponsorship options for this conference.

    Don’t miss this opportunity to get in front of this growing, influential, professional group of health care providers.

    Contact AANP Exhibit Management