Activity Based Funding Conference

5 – 6 May 2022 | Virtual and free

Abstract submissions

Abstract submissions key dates

7 Oct 2021

Abstract submissions open

4 Feb 2022

Abstract submissions close

1 Mar 2022

Notification of acceptance status

24 Mar 2022

Presentation recordings due from authors

Abstract submissions for the Activity Based Funding Conference have now closed.

The Scientific Committee invited authors to submit an abstract on any of the topics below and in reference to the theme, for consideration as a presentation at the conference.

The theme for the Activity Based Funding Conference 2022 is ‘Innovation and collaboration: Activity based funding for sustainability in health care’.

With this focus, the program aims to present the advancements that are driving improvements in the healthcare system through the implementation of activity based funding.


  • Share your research with a global audience.
  • Learn about the advances taking place in your field of work.
  • Ask questions directly of renowned industry leaders by participating in live Q&As.
  • Connect with your peers.
  • Tailor your conference experience to your research interests and professional development goals.

View the abstract submissions


Clinical engagement in activity based funding

Coding and documentation

Pricing and funding


Data, analytics and benchmarking

Innovation in health care

Sustainability in health care

Value-based care

Concurrent sessions

Concurrent sessions have been adapted to suit virtual delivery and will be grouped by topic streams, allowing delegates to attend the most relevant presentations for them.

All successful abstract submissions and presentations were eligible for the Best Paper and Best Presentation Awards.

Pre-recorded presentation requirements

The pre-recorded presentation format may be a voice-narrated slide presentation or any other video style that successfully conveys the purpose, methods, results and conclusions of your abstract submission.

Video requirements

  • Minimum of seven minutes and maximum of 10 minutes in length
  • File types: .mp4 only
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 and cannot exceed two megabits per second
Virtual concurrent session requirements

Presentation recordings will be included in the virtual portal for viewing by delegates in advance, and presenters will be allocated a concurrent session timeslot for live audience Q&A through the virtual portal.

Further information regarding the timing, format and delivery requirements will be provided to all presenters, including guidance in the virtual conference platform.

The conference management team will endeavour to accommodate the availability of presenters to participate in the Q&A concurrent sessions.


The Independent Hospital Pricing Authority is proud to present two awards as part of the conference close proceedings to recognise one high-scoring paper and one highly rated presentation.

Best paper

The Scientific Committee will select the winner of the Best Paper from the abstract submissions, based on:

  • the contribution to advancing the wider knowledge and understanding of activity based funding
  • having clearly defined research aims and methodology
  • offering defensible findings and credible evidence
  • offering topical content under the conference theme

Best presentation

Delegates can vote for their favourite presentation during the conference.

All concurrent and plenary sessions will be eligible for the Best Presentation award, and the winner will be announced during the conference close proceedings.

Presenters are encouraged to attend to accept the award in real time.

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