NCART Announces New Dates for CRT Conference

Get out your calendar: There's a new set of dates for this year's National CRT Conference.

In a Jan. 22 bulletin to members, NCART Executive Director Don Clayback said the conference would now take place April 21-23 to ensure that as many members of Congress as possible would be in Washington, D.C., while the event was happening.

Under the new schedule, Leadership Day is Tues., April 21. The theme of the day will be CRT presentations aimed at providers and manufacturers, capped off by a "CRT United" reception in the evening.

Wed., April 22, will be Advocacy Day, with all CRT stakeholders participating in funding and advocacy sessions. At the end of the day, a Congressional prep session will prepare attendees for their meetings the following day.

Thurs., April 23, is Capitol Hill day, when all attendees visit Capitol Hill to meet with members of Congress and their staffs. At a 5 p.m. debriefing reception, attendees will have the chance to share their experiences with fellow advocates.

In explaining the change in dates, Clayback said, "We became aware that although the Senate will be in session on our original dates, the House will be back in their districts and not in session. So in the interest of maximizing our time in Washington, we had to make the difficult decision to move our conference to these new dates."

The event still includes CELA 2015 and the 2015 Medicaid Summit, and the event remains at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Va.

For more event information or to register, click HERE.

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