Medical Group Management Association

Five healthcare policies to expect under President TrumpAs Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th U.S. president, health policy experts share with Managed Healthcare Executive what’s next for healthcare.
Physicians left in Meaningful Use limboThe MGMA, among others representing medical practices, is asking CMS to delay the Stage 3 rules of meaningful use to benefit physicians and patients.
ACA exchanges creating new administrative headaches for practicesPhysicians are facing a new set of administrative challenges for ACA exchange patients, ranging from verifying coverage to coping with narrow networks.
ICD-10 training: 5 resources to help medical practices get startedWith the October 1, 2014, deadline looming, many physicians are still struggling to get started in their adoption of the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10).
Rising operating costs continue to hinder practices, MGMA saysAdapting to rapid changes, legislative pressures and fiscal uncertainty rank as the top challenges facing practice business leaders.
Module helps you evaluate your practiceMGMA–ACMPE has released the DataDive: 2012 Procedural Profile Module.
3 steps to controlling staff costsAfter provider compensation, costs for support staff are the biggest expense of running a medical practice. Even with good practice management, you and your office manager often may feel as if you never can get staffing levels just right, which is understandable. Here are three steps to determining the appropriate staffing balance for your practice.
Specialty professors outearn primary care peers by 43%Primary care professors reported a median compensation of $203,777, compared with $291,101 for specialty professors, according to a survey from the Medical Group Management Association.
Medicare's meaningful use 3 should focus on measuring improvements to health outcomes, ACP saysMeasurements for Medicare's meaningful use stage 3 should focus more on monitoring improvements in patient health than mandating a growing collection of functional measures, according to the American College of Physicians.
New HIPAA requirements complicate complianceThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has released what one department official describes as "the most sweeping changes to the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules since they were first implemented," but at least one organization is concerned that the requirements may be too burdensome for medical practices.