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FirstCoast's Medicare Speaks 2019

  • August 20, 2019
  • 8:00 AM
  • August 21, 2019
  • 4:30 PM
  • Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore

Medicare Speaks 2019 Tampa

August 20-21 8 a.m-4:30 p.m. ET | Tampa, Florida

Delivery language: English

This is a First Coast Service Options Event! Visit their website to learn more.

Whether you’re a new or a seasoned health care provider, it is sometimes difficult to navigate through the twists and turns of the Medicare program. First Coast Service Options (First Coast) is here to help. Please join us for our signature, face-to-face educational symposium, Medicare Speaks 2019, in Tampa, Florida on August 20-21, 2019. This event will be held at the Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore.

Ideal participants include Part A and B Medicare providers, and their billing and compliance representatives in Florida, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands. You can design your own schedule with up to four classes per day from a selection of 20 classes. The courses will highlight the information and tools you need to avoid common billing pitfalls as well as to remain compliant with the Medicare program.

Learn what Medicare Speaks 2019 in Tampa has to offer by viewing the schedule and course descriptors below.

Cost and payment methods

The cost is $27 per class or $108 per day. Participants must pay with a credit card prior to registering through First Coast University external link. Sorry, cash and checks are not accepted.

How to register

Register by visiting First Coast University external link. Select our “Medicare Speaks button and follow the instructions pdf file for selecting classes and paying online. Make sure to carefully review the course descriptors and select only one class for each session. You can purchase up to four classes per day based on your preference.

Don’t have a training account yet? No problem. You can request a free First Coast University training account by selecting Education > First Coast University > “Create An Account.” You will receive an email confirmation within two business days with your login information.

Lodging and travel

The event will be held at the Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore in Tampa, Florida. Travel and hotel arrangements are the responsibility of the individual registrant.

First Coast has reserved a block of rooms at a special rate of $119 per night plus tax. Note: To take advantage of this special rate, you must reserve your room before July 30 and reference “First Coast/Medicare Speaks 2019” when making your reservations.

Check-in time is 3 p.m. and check-out time is noon. Any reservation request received after July 30 will be accepted on a “space available” basis and will be charged at the prevailing hotel rate. Click on the link below for additional information about the hotel.

Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore external link
2225 N Lois Avenue
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 877-6688


Self-parking is available at the hotel for no charge.

Reminders for the day of the event

• General session will begin at 8 a.m. each day.

• You will have access to free Wi-Fi during the classes, so bring your laptop or other mobile devices.

• First Coast will not provide food and beverage. If food or beverage is available at the venue, it will be at your expense.

• Water stations will be available in the event rooms.