Welcome to Fall, Y’all! As the temperatures cool and leaves change color, I am reminded of how quickly time passes and the traditions we have with each season. I am happy to see more people enjoying each other’s company away from a virtual-only setting. Let us all celebrate and enjoy the upcoming holidays this fall and winter.

October also is Breast Cancer Awareness month, a staggering one in 8 women will be diagnosed in her lifetime with breast cancer. During our summer virtual conference earlier this year, we all saw how personally each of our members are impacted by this disease. Early detection provides the best chance for successful treatment and cure. Over 3.5 million cancer survivors are alive today thanks to advances in screening, detection and treatment. Screening Guidelines

Your IL AAHAM Board of Directors is very excited to welcome our members to an in person ASI this December in East Peoria. We have an amazing line up of speakers with content including increasing engagement with colleagues to improve culture and the patient experience, best practices from your peers on overcoming challenges pertaining to denials, underpayments and appeals, improving POS collections, prior authorization’s and legislative updates. Register Today and we look forward to networking with you at our Casino Royale themed Membership Appreciation Reception.

It is our honor to serve you and be your revenue cycle resource, without You there is no Us!

Vanessa Haydon
IL AAHAM President