January 13-14, 2022 | Fort Myers, FL

Join us at the 6th Annual CMS Bid Boot Camp 

Get Critical Steps and Strategies to Optimize Your CMS Bid

We are happy to be back 100% in-person in Florida.  Every precaution is being taken to ensure that your event experience is as healthy and safe as possible. 

For the 6th year in a row, we are bringing you the RISE Annual CMS Bid Boot Camp where actuaries, product managers, and other CMS bid stakeholders come together for an interactive exploration of timelines, critical steps, and strategies to optimize your CMS bid. Over 200 health care organizations have benefited from the vast knowledge that is shared at this Boot Camp.

As the only conference in the market dedicated to covering the entire bid process from start to finish, you will leave with confidence in creating, updating, and executing your own CMS bid roadmap to set your organization up for plan growth year after year. 

Who Should Attend CMS

This conference is designed to bring together product managers and other CMS bid stakeholders, especially those involved in:

  • Revenue Management and Analysis

  • Actuarial Work and Risk Adjustment

  • Product Design and Development

  • Government Programs Compliance

  • Operations

  • Special Needs Plans

  • Medicare Part D

  • Formulary Design

  • Pharmacy Benefits

  • Quality and Star Ratings

  • Sales and Marketing

  • Network Development

  • Care Management 

Top Reasons to Attend CMS


  • Take advantage of the CMS bid basics workshop customized for the newbies on your team or for those wanting a refresher on bid essentials and mechanics
  • We’re back in-person for better networking – organized safely – where some of the best conference learning happens
  • Augment the impact of this year’s CMS Bid Boot Camp by joining your peers for facilitated small group discussions on a variety of top-of-mind CMS bid topics during the “Choose Your Own Adventure” breakout session
  • Pick up bid strategies that will improve the member experience and Star ratings
  • Dive into Flex, SSBCI, and VBID to learn what plans are offering and inform your strategy to be most competitive in your markets
  • Discover innovative ways to remedy a low MLR and avoid suspension and other punitive actions
  • Differentiate your plan by establishing a Special Needs Plan (SNP) that creates better outcomes for vulnerable populations in your membership
  • Consider the cons and maximize the pros of offering virtual options to your members as part of your competitive intelligence assessment