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CPT® and RBRVS Annual Symposium—November 18-20
Nov 18, 2015: Chicago

CPT and RBRVS 2015 Annual Symposium
Full Rate: $900.00
Discount Rate: $750.00


For a list of eligible attendees, see the Registration Tab below.

See Registration Tab for ways to register, or register online here.

The AMA invites you to join a thousand of your colleagues at the industry's premier coding and reimbursement event. Learn from, and network with, experts on CPT®, the Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS) and Medicare payment policy. Symposium faculty includes members of the CPT Advisory Committee, CPT Editorial Panel, Relative Value Scale Update Committee (RUC), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and contractor medical directors (CMDs).

The Only Three-Day Event Where You Learn Directly from the Source of CPT® — The AMA!

Presenters will discuss in detail many of the significant changes to CPT 2016 codes and descriptors, as well as payment policy and RBRVS changes to the Medicare physician payment schedule.

Check back regularly for Symposium topics and updates.

Don't miss the AMA's CPT® and RBRVS 2016 Annual Symposium.

  • Three-day event being held November 18 - 20, 2015
  • Located at Chicago Downtown Marriott Magnificent Mile in Chicago, IL
  • Comprehensive training program covering all areas of CPT and RBRVS
  • Renowned expert presenters

Additional information

Symposium date: November 18–20, 2015


Discount registration rates available for:

  • AMA members
  • CPT and RUC advisors or staff
  • Past AMA symposia attendees
  • CPT licensees
  • AAPC, AHIMA and PAHCOM members

Register online. This registration link will direct you away from AMA Store and to a secured AMA Login Page. If you already have an AMA website login such as CPT, Members Only, Physician or Customer, you may enter your username and password. You may pay by credit card or check.

Register by mail.You may pay by check only.

Register over the phone by calling (800) 621-8335.

Additional Savings

Special rates are available for Premier Club Members and for various group sizes by calling (800) 882-3000. Access a comparison chart of all rates.

A student discount of $500 for Symposium is available to all current students and recent graduates having completed their studies in 2015. To qualify for the discount, one of the following documents must be provided: (1) a valid student ID with the current semester indicated or (2) a report card dated within the 2015 calendar year. The student discount cannot be combined with other discounts or applied to special rates.

Complimentary Products for Attendees

Included in your registration fee are these essential coding products (valued at more than $300):

  • CPT® 2016 Professional Edition
  • CPT® Changes 2016: An Insider’s View
  • CMS Federal Register
  • Conference syllabus and lecture notes

Hotel information

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
540 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611

Single / double occupancy rate: $269 / night
Last day to book at this rate: Oct. 23, 2015
Contact: (877) 303-0104 / (866) 596-7456 or click to book online

Attendees are responsible for their own hotel reservations. Be sure to mention the AMA's 2016 CPT Symposium when booking your room to take advantage of the special group room rate. The group rate is only applicable for Nov. 17 - 20, 2015. No additional rooms will be added and the AMA is unable to assist with room reservations during the Symposium.

REGISTRATION AND CANCELLATION POLICIES AMA reserves the right to modify or cancel any event due to unforeseen circumstances. Registered attendees will be notified of cancellation in advance of the event and will receive a full refund of monies paid for the cancelled event within 30 days of notification. The event will not be rescheduled. AMA assumes no responsibility for personal expenses.

REGISTRATION Registration for an event may be completed in one of three ways: (1) online, (2) telephone, or (3) US mail. The AMA does not accept registration by fax or email submission. Onsite registration is available only for the CPT® and RBRVS Annual Symposium.

Payment may be in the form of credit card or check made payable to American Medical Association. Payment by credit card cannot be accepted when registering by US mail. Registration must be paid in full prior to the first day of the event.

CONFIRMATION OF REGISTRATION Confirmation letters will be sent by email delivery only after registration is completed. A valid email address must be provided when registering. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please contact Wendy Carranza.

REFUNDS AMA provides full refunds less a processing fee of $125 for registration cancellations made at least 46 days prior to the first day of the event. A partial refund of 75% is provided for registration cancellations made between 45 and 31 days prior to the first day of the event. NO REFUNDS are provided within 30 days of the first day of the event. All refunds are processed within 30 days of receipt.

SUBSTITUTIONS Substitutions (that is, assigning a paid registration to another individual) are accepted through 15 days prior to the first day of the event. A processing fee of $50 will be invoiced at that time. Original registrants who release their seat for substitution forfeit all CEUs for completed course work. All fees must be paid prior to the program dates. Substitutions are not accepted within 14 days of the program date; no refund will be provided.

NO SHOWS Those individuals who have paid but do not show for an event must request that their event materials be shipped to them. CEU certificates will not be awarded because attendance at the event is required. Materials will ship through regular USPS mail using the address provided at the time of registration.

SUBMITTING REQUESTS FOR REFUNDS, SUBSTITUTIONS AND NO SHOWS Requests must be submitted by email to Wendy Carranza. For refund and no show material requests, please provide your name, mailing address, phone number and email address, along with the name and date of the event. In the case of a substitution, please include the following information for both the original registrant and the substitute registrant: Name, mailing address, phone number, and email address. Notification of approval will be made within seven days of receipt of the request. Requests will not by accepted by telephone or onsite.


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