Welcome to Alabama MGMA!
Alabama Medical Group Management Association is a vital resource for healthcare professionals and medical group managers throughout the state. Through educational programs, mentoring, advocacy and networking, our members attain professional growth and development. Founded in 1976, Alabama MGMA is the State Affiliate Chapter of MGMA the nation's principal voice for the medical group practice profession.
The healthcare industry is ever changing and membership with Alabama MGMA helps keep our members current in this dynamic profession. Whether you are new to medical practice management or a seasoned veteran, membership with Alabama MGMA can advance your career and fuel your personal and professional growth.
More than 750 members from across the state rely on Alabama MGMA to serve as their resource for information, education, exchange of ideas and industry contacts so that they can provide quality management and leadership to their physicians and staff. Alabama MGMA's diverse membership is comprised of administrators, managers, supervisors, faculty, students and other healthcare professionals representing practices of all sizes and specialties. These practices can range from solo, group and rural practices to university-based practices and multi-specialty clinics.
Free Monthly Member Webinars
Tuesday, Setpember 12, 2023 / 12:00pm CST
MGMA Washington Update -
Claire Ernst, JD and James Haynes, JD
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ABOUT THE WEBINAR:MGMA Government Affairs will provide an update on the current federal policy developments impacting medical practice operations, including proposed changes to the 2024 Medicare payment and quality rules and other key regulatory changes. MGMA Government Affairs will also give an update on congressional activity that has the potential to impact group practices and recent #MGMAAdvocacy efforts. Attendees will have the opportunity to send questions to Government Affairs staff at the conclusion of this presentation. ABOUT OUR SPEAKERS: As a Director of Government Affairs, Claire Ernst represents MGMA in Washington DC on a variety of legislative and regulatory issues important to medical groups, such as Medicare reimbursement, telehealth, and federal financial assistance programs available to physician practices. In this role, she informs policy makers in Congress and the Administration of the important role group medical practices play in the healthcare system and organizes grassroots campaigns on issues critical to physician practices. Claire earned a law degree from Suffolk University Law School. Prior to joining MGMA as Assistant Director of Government Affairs, James Haynes was the Federal Policy Director for the nonprofit organization Veterans Education Success where he worked to support student veterans in higher education. Previously, James held the roles of Federal Policy Manager, Legal Advisor, and Law Fellow within the organization. James received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and is licensed to practice law in Virginia. During law school, James worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Robin Meriweather on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, as well as for the Honorable Wanda Keyes Heard on the Circuit Court of Baltimore City. Additionally, he gained experience as a legal intern at the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia Homicide Division.
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Alabama MGMA Winter Conference
March 6-8, 2024
Hyatt Regency Birmingham, The Wynfrey Hotel
P.O. Box 380124
Birmingham, AL 35238-0124
Phone: (205) 981-0011
Fax: (205) 981-2901.
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