2019 Educational Summit

“Continuity of Care: What’s Working,
What’s Missing, What’s Next”
November 5, 2019

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront Hotel

This full day Educational Summit will take a 360 degree look at the patient experience and continuity of care – from the physician’s office to the pharmacy and providing care for patients with complex or chronic medical conditions. Our program will take you on the journey of one patient with a behind-the-scenes look at the standards at work that support providers’ real-time access to clinical and administrative data. We will also explore the areas where standards are needed to enhance continuity of care and what’s needed to keep pace with innovations that can paint a brighter future for the healthcare of tomorrow.

The 2019 Educational Summit will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront Hotel in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Summit takes place right before NCPDP’s November work group meetings, giving work group attendees and others the opportunity to extend their stay and attend this important event that explores healthcare’s most pressing challenges and solutions.

The Educational Summit is open to members and nonmembers and registration is required to participate. The Non-member registration includes admission to the Summit and the November 2019 Work Group meetings (regularly $450). Plus, Non-members have until February 3rd to apply $150 of their registration fee towards their NCPDP membership.

Early Bird Discounted Registration

Members: Register by October 4th to take advantage of the discounted, Early Bird registration rate of $475 (regular registration rate is $525).

Non-Members*: Register by October 4th to take advantage of the discounted, Early Bird registration rate of $700, which includes registration for the NCPDP November 2019 Work Group Meetings. (Regular registration rate for Non-members is $750.)

The regular registration rate goes into effect on October 5th.

Past Educational Summits have covered a variety of topics, including NCPDP’s SCRIPT Standard V2017071; Community Care of North Carolina Model; Impact of Federal Legislation on the Healthcare Industry; California Provider Status Update; The Role of Health IT in Quality Health Care; Role of NCPDP Standards in Health Information Exchanges (HIEs); Pharmacy in Accountable Care; Specialty Pharmacy, and more.

Check back for more information on programming and to register for the 2019 Educational Summit.

CPE for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians can earn Continuing Pharmacy Education hours from the ACPE from the Institute of Wellness and Education. CPE credits are provided thanks to a sponsorship from NCPDP Elite Partner, CoverMyMeds.

*Non-Members who attend the NCPDP Educational Summit can attend the November NCPDP work group meetings, that directly follow the Summit, free of charge and if the non-member decides to become an NCPDP member, $150 of the Educational Summit registration fee can be applied toward membership dues! Learn more about the value of NCPDP membership by contacting Vince Finocchiaro at 480.477.1000 ext. 143 or via email at vfinnocchiaro@ncpdp.org.


Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront Hotel
333 1st Street S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

A block of rooms has been secured at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront Hotel for the group rate of $199 per night for single/double occupancy. Reservations can be made by phone at 1.800.445.8667 and mentioning the NCPDP Attendees Block, or by clicking on this link: November 2019 NCPDP Work Group Meeting

Reservations at the group rate must be made by Monday, October 7, 2019 or while supplies last. All reservations received thereafter will be accepted on a space and rate available basis only. Please be aware that the room block fills up quickly.

Individual Guest Room Deposit and Cancellation Policies
You may cancel your reservation for no charge forty-eight (48) hours prior to the day of arrival. A charge of first (1st) night's room and tax will be applied if you do not cancel or do not arrive (no‐show). Please note that a change in the length or dates of your reservation may result in a rate change. Please contact Kim Dixon-Williams, CMP at kdwilliams@ncpdp.org or 480.477.1000 ext. 113 if you need assistance with room reservations.

Registration Transfer Policy

Educational Program (Forums/Summits) registrations may be transferred from one company representative to another from the same company at no cost, if done by October 4, 2019. A $50 educational program transfer fee will be required if the substitution is made after October 4, 2019. If you originally paid the member fees but would like to transfer the registration to a non-member, you are required to pay the difference in registration fees as well as the transfer fee. If you originally paid the non-member fees but would like to transfer the registration to a member, you forfeit the difference in the registration fees.

Cancellation Policy

All registration cancellations are considered official on the date they are received in writing at the Council office. For cancellations made prior to October 4, 2019, NCPDP will refund the registration fee less a $100 administrative processing fee; however, refunds will not be processed until after the program. All refunds will be made within 30 days after the meeting. Registration fees for cancellations received after October 4, 2019 will not be refunded. In addition, refunds will NOT be made for no-shows.


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