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Thrive, Not Just Survive XXVII – April 6, 2018

April 6, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us on April 6, 2018

Attend both or just one.
Workshop: Thrive – Not JUST Survive XXVII – Building a Healthy, Independent Practice

& Dinner: Politics and Your Practice 2018

up to 4 hours Category I CME*

Register for Workshop or Register for Dinner Only

DATE: Friday, April 6, 2018
WHEN: 1:00pm to 6:00pm – Workshop
6:00pm to 9:00pm – Reception, Briefing & Dinner
LOCATION: Atlanta Airport Marriott Gateway
2020 Convention Center Concourse,
Atlanta, GA 30337
CLICK HERE for room reservations
AAPS Group Rate $109/night. Reservation cut-off March 14.
COST: Workshop (includes dinner):
$150 AAPS member
$200 non-member,
$75 Office staff w/ Doctor
Residents, Medical Students FREE
Dinner Only: $60/person

Register for Workshop or Register for Dinner Only

Workshop Information:

You can break out of the Third-Party Payment Strait Jacket!
Do Your Own Reform — The Right Way!
Move now before “reform” goes into effect.

Join AAPS at the special rate of $250
& attend the workshop for free

Jumpstart your practice with the workshop developed by
physicians, not – consultants.

If you’ve been thinking about moving your practice away from third-party contracts or eliminating them altogether, this workshop is designed for you.


  • Physicians, residents, & staff who want to:
  • Convert to, or set up a cash-only practice
  • Reduce or eliminate government & third-party contracts
  • Incorporate consumer-driven healthcare into your practice

Dinner Information:

Join your fellow AAPS colleagues and the AAPS Board of Directors for a reception, briefing, and dinner on the evening of April 6.

See dinner agenda below.

Register for Workshop or Register for Dinner Only




Phil Eskew, DO, JD, MBA DPCFrontier.com

Elaina George, MD Author, Big Medicine

Larry Huntoon, MD, PhD Editor-in-Chief, Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

Kevin Wacasey, MD
– Author. Health care humorist. Medical satirist. Disruptor.

Jane Orient, MD
AAPS Executive Director

Marguerite Duane MD, MHA, FAFFP – Modern Mobile Medicine

David Redd, MD www.quiksurg.com

Jenny Powell, MD, FAAFP – dpcareclinics.com

Andrew Schlafly, Esq. AAPS General Counsel




NOON Registration opens

1:00pm – 1:30pm
Cash and Out-of-Network Options for Physicians and Patients Fleeing ACA and other Failing Government Programs.
Andrew Schlafly, JD, General Counsel, AAPS

1:30pm – 2:00pm
Opting Out of Medicare.
Lawrence Huntoon, MD, Ph.D.,
Editor, Journal of American Physicians & Surgeon 

2:00pm – 2:30pm
Mapping and Navigating the DPC Frontier
Phil Eskew, DO, JD, MBA

2:30pm – 3:00pm Q&A for Panel 1

3:00pm – 3:15pm BREAK

3:15pm – 5:45pm
Case Studies in Third-Party-Free Practices + Q & A with Third-Party-Free Panel

Panel Featuring:


6:00pm – 6:30pm Reception

6:30pm – 6:45pm
Dinner Welcome: AAPS Initiatives to Protect Private Medicine.
Jane Orient, M.D. , Executive Director, AAPS

6:45pm – 7:00pm

7:00pm – 7:30pm DINNER

7:30pm – 7:50pm
Wrap-Up and Update on AAPS Legal Actions Protecting Independent Physicians.
Andrew Schlafly, JD, General Counsel, AAPS


* This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the New Mexico Medical Society (NMMS) through the joint providership of Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services (RMCHCS) and the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS). RMCHCS is accredited by the NMMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. RMCHCS designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


April 6, 2018
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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