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Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 7:45 AM MDT
Friday, October 7, 2022 at 11:15 AM MDT

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Cadillac Jack's Gaming Resort/DoubleTree by Hilton

360 Main St
Deadwood, SD 57732

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Chelsey Carper 
Rushmore AAHAM 

Rushmore AAHAM Fall Conference in Deadwood 

The Fall 2022 Rushmore Chapter AAHAM Conference will be held October 6-8, 2021 at Cadillac Jack's Gaming Resort/DoubleTree by Hilton in Deadwood, SD! We have an awesome lineup of speakers, networking opportunities, and social time! Register today - you won't want to miss this!


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SDMGMA/AAHAM Joint Conference

Cadillac Jacks/SpringHill Suites – Deadwood, SD

Oct 6-7, 2022


Wednesday, October 5

 6:30 pm                  Welcome Social - Informal gathering at outdoor firepit patio just off SpringHill Suites Lobby Bar; inclement weather, meet in the Lobby Bar area

Explore Deadwood!

Thursday, October 6

7:45 am – 8:15 am           Continental Breakfast and Registration

8:15 am – 8:30 am           Welcome and Announcements by AAHAM and SDMGMA Presidents

8:30 am - 10:00 am         SDMGMA/AAHAM Joint Session - Keynote

                   Consensus Culture and Flawless Followership

Jordan Pallitto, Management Consultant


10:00 am - 10:15 am       Break

10:15 am – 11:00 am      SDMGMA/AAHAM Joint Session

                  Legislative Priorities & Updates

Scott Duke, CAO, Brown Clinic, Watertown - SDMGMA Government Affairs Liaison


11:00 am - 11:30 am       Concurrent Session

AAHAM Track: Annual Business Meeting

SDMGMA Track: Annual Business Meeting


11:45 am - 12:30 pm       Lunch

12:30 pm - 1:45 pm         Concurrent Session

AAHAM Track:  No Surprises Act, Out-of-Network, Referenced Base Pricing, and Networks

Maisie Weir, Director Business Solutions


SDMGMA Track:   What South Dakotans Should Know About American Indians

Craig Howe, Founder and Director of CAIRNS


1:45 pm - 2:45 pm           Concurrent Session

                AAHAM Track:  Noridian Updates (tentative)

SDMGMA Track:  Reduction in Violence throughout the Continuum of Care

Brian Blenner, Director of Safety Services, Monument Health



2:45 pm - 3:00 pm           Break

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm           Concurrent Session

AAHAM Track:  United Healthcare Updates (tentative)

SDMGMA Track:  Thriving in Practice through Value-Based Care - Tips and Pearls for Success

Tanya Stewart, MD, Regional Medical Director, Aledade


4:15 pm - 5:00 pm           Deadwood Scavenger Hunt Networking Activity in Deadwood (meet back at hotel bar at 5:00 pm)

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm           Networking Social with heavy hors d'oeuvres (Vendor Prizes)

Explore Deadwood

Friday, October 7

7:45 am - 8:15 am            Buffet Breakfast

8:15 am – 9:30 am           SDMGMA/AAHAM Joint Session 

Crucial Conversations

Johnathan Talcott, Director of Physician Services, Monument Health


9:30 am – 9:45 am           Break Together

9:45 am - 11:15 am         SDMGMA/AAHAM Joint Session - Keynote

   LIFE IS A GAMESHOW: Learn How To Play It!

Mitchell Olson, Survivor Cast Member