Delaware Medical Group Management Association
The Delaware State Affiliated Chapter of MGMA
 

Upcoming Events

    • Monday, April 23, 2018
    • Monday, May 07, 2018

    ACMPE Certification Exam Registration

    For Test Dates: June 9 - 23, 2018

    Fees

    Registration fees for exams are $165 and are not transferable.

    How to Register for Computerized Exams

      1. Exam Eligibility - Before registering for the exams, you must be an active participant in the ACMPE program (Your application, application fee and documentation of a minimum of two years' experience in an ambulatory or other healthcare management position and a minimum of six months in a supervisory role must be approved.) For additional information, please read more on how to Get Started.
      2. Exam registration fees - You can pay your exam registration fees through the MGMA online store or by calling toll-free 877.275.6462, ext. 1888.
      3. Confirmation of eligibility - You will receive a Notice to Schedule email five business days after the exam registration window closes. You will receive one Notice to Schedule per exam. This will include your personal user name and password allowing you to make your exam appointment at a designated testing facility.
      4. Select exam date, time and location - With your user name and password in hand, you must follow the link provided to locate your specific exam site and schedule a date and time to take the exams. Please note that you must book one appointment per examIf you have registered for both exams, you will need to book two appointments.  Exam site hours vary by location. You will be able to choose any available appointment that works for you during the exam window. Please note that exam appointments are made on a first-come, first-served basis, so scheduling early will help ensure the best choice of appointment time and location. Directions to your selected exam site, procedures and other information will be provided to you in an email from our testing vendor, Castle. Please note, we only use Castle’s US locations.

        About the examinations

        • Multiple choice: Registration Fee $165
          A 175-item, multiple-choice test taken within three hours and 15 minutes. This exam assesses your on-the-job knowledge of the broad scope of group practice management principles and practices as described in the Body of Knowledge for Medical Practice Management
        • Scenario: Registration Fee $165
          Questions presented as multi-select, multiple choice, short answer item, or drag and drop matching that focus on critical skills/knowledge that a candidate would be expected to show in the described situation given within two hours. This exam assesses in-depth knowledge of medical practice management principles and issues, problem-solving and decision-making skill.

        Computerized exams locations

        ACMPE has partnered with Castle centers to offer approximately 500 exam sites. Once you register for an exam through the MGMA store and your eligibility has been confirmed, you will be provided with a user name and password that will allow you to select your exam location, date and time. Please note that you won't be able to schedule your exam appointment at a Castle testing site until you have submitted your registration fees and eligibility requirement.

        Check online for locations
        • Friday, May 18, 2018
        • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
        • Webinar
        Register

        Physician Employment Agreements & Contract Negotiating Skills

        Led by NY MGMA, in collaboration with the CT MGMA, DE MGMA, MA/RI MGMA, MD MGMA, PA MGMA and VA MGMA.

        An overview of key elements to look for when presented with a written employment agreement.  Learn which elements are worth negotiating, and which are not and how to determine this based on your own values.  Discover ways to effectively negotiate those high value elements and achieve your goals.


        About the Speaker

        Gina Campanella, Esq., FACHE
        Partner
        Gallagher Campanella LLC

        Ms. Campanella focuses on healthcare regulatory and transactional matters federally and in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Ms. Campanella has assisted clients with transactional services and regulatory compliance consulting, as well as general counsel services to small practices and large societies and medical groups alike. Clients also seek her expertise when reviewing employment agreements, formation of new practices, separation from and sale of practices, business structuring, and surgical center licensing and registration, including preparation for Department of Health, AAAHC and AAAASF surveys of licensed and Medicare deemed facilities, as well as preparation and implementation of resulting plans of correction.

        Registration

        Part 1 - Register through your respective/local MGMA chapter to secure a spot for the webinar.

        Part 2 - Access the webinar.  The ClickMeeting (webinar hosting system) webinar link will be distributed through the MGMA confirmation and reminder emails.  Follow the link and enter your name and email address at the date and time of the webinar. 

        ** Note: If you have firewall security on your computer, you may encounter trouble as you access the webinar.

        Continuing Education Units

        Earn up to 1.0 continuing education unit hours for each hour of education from the ACMPE, American College of Medical Practice Executives. Our events are eligible for continuing education units as awarded by other professional associations. We recommend that you contact your professional association for their approval process.

        • Friday, June 01, 2018
        • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
        • Webinar
        Register

        Dealing with Disruptive Patients Webinar

        Led by CT MGMA, in collaboration with the DE MGMA, MA/RI MGMA, MD MGMA, NY MGMA, PA MGMA and VA MGMA.

        All of us have had to deal with an upset patient in one way or another. Disruptive patients can be difficult with which to deal. The goal of this webinar is to provide understanding as to why patients can get upset, provide strategies to deal with the disruptive patient, provide safety considerations for other patients and staff. Even after a confrontation there are important considerations management staff must make regarding continued care for the disruptive patient, staff who was affected, and potential legal issues. After this informative webinar we hope that you have a fresh outlook on the disruptive patient and increased awareness of the safety of both your staff and patients.

        About the Speaker

        Jed Beaulier

        Jed Beaulier is currently the Practice Administrator for Mansfield Family Practice in Storrs, CT. In addition to being a former consultant for a safety and training company, Mr. Beaulier has over 15 years of experience in Practice Management, Occupational Medicine, and emergency care. He is a member of both CMGMA and MGMA. Since joining Mansfield Family Practice he has guided the group practice to a new electronic health record, achieved Meaningful Use, and received NCQA level 2 PCMH recognition for the practice.

        He also serves as President of the board of directors for Newington Emergency Medical Services. As a dedicated father of three spirited boys his spare time is spent coaching their baseball teams and soccer teams.


        Registration

        Part 1 - Register through your respective/local MGMA chapter to secure a spot for the webinar.

        Part 2 - Access the webinar.  The ClickMeeting (webinar hosting system) webinar link will be distributed through the MGMA confirmation and reminder emails.  Follow the link and enter your name and email address at the date and time of the webinar. 

        ** Note: If you have firewall security on your computer, you may encounter trouble as you access the webinar.

        Continuing Education Units

        Earn up to 1.0 continuing education unit hours for each hour of education from the ACMPE, American College of Medical Practice Executives. Our events are eligible for continuing education units as awarded by other professional associations. We recommend that you contact your professional association for their approval process.

        • Monday, July 23, 2018
        • Tuesday, August 07, 2018

        ACMPE Certification Exam Registration

        For Test Dates: September 8 - 22, 2018

        Fees

        Registration fees for exams are $165 and are not transferable.

        How to Register for Computerized Exams

          1. Exam Eligibility - Before registering for the exams, you must be an active participant in the ACMPE program (Your application, application fee and documentation of a minimum of two years' experience in an ambulatory or other healthcare management position and a minimum of six months in a supervisory role must be approved.) For additional information, please read more on how to Get Started.
          2. Exam registration fees - You can pay your exam registration fees through the MGMA online store or by calling toll-free 877.275.6462, ext. 1888.
          3. Confirmation of eligibility - You will receive a Notice to Schedule email five business days after the exam registration window closes. You will receive one Notice to Schedule per exam. This will include your personal user name and password allowing you to make your exam appointment at a designated testing facility.
          4. Select exam date, time and location - With your user name and password in hand, you must follow the link provided to locate your specific exam site and schedule a date and time to take the exams. Please note that you must book one appointment per examIf you have registered for both exams, you will need to book two appointments.  Exam site hours vary by location. You will be able to choose any available appointment that works for you during the exam window. Please note that exam appointments are made on a first-come, first-served basis, so scheduling early will help ensure the best choice of appointment time and location. Directions to your selected exam site, procedures and other information will be provided to you in an email from our testing vendor, Castle. Please note, we only use Castle’s US locations.

            About the examinations

            • Multiple choice: Registration Fee $165
              A 175-item, multiple-choice test taken within three hours and 15 minutes. This exam assesses your on-the-job knowledge of the broad scope of group practice management principles and practices as described in the Body of Knowledge for Medical Practice Management
            • Scenario: Registration Fee $165
              Questions presented as multi-select, multiple choice, short answer item, or drag and drop matching that focus on critical skills/knowledge that a candidate would be expected to show in the described situation given within two hours. This exam assesses in-depth knowledge of medical practice management principles and issues, problem-solving and decision-making skill.

            Computerized exams locations

            ACMPE has partnered with Castle centers to offer approximately 500 exam sites. Once you register for an exam through the MGMA store and your eligibility has been confirmed, you will be provided with a user name and password that will allow you to select your exam location, date and time. Please note that you won't be able to schedule your exam appointment at a Castle testing site until you have submitted your registration fees and eligibility requirement.

            Check online for locations
            • Friday, August 10, 2018
            • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
            • Webinar
            Register

            Establishing Logical Chart of Accounts, Tracking Overhead and Report Structure to Best Accomplish At-A-Glance Monitoring Webinar

            Led by VA MGMA, in collaboration with the CT MGMA, DE MGMA, MA/RI MGMA, MD MGMA, NY MGMA, and PA MGMA.

            This webinar will focus on establishing a logical chart of accounts, tracking overhead, and report structure to best accomplish at-a-glance monitoring.

            About the Speakers

            Marilyn Kitchens, CPA
            Senior Accountant
            PB Mares

            Marilyn Kitchens rejoined PBMares in 2015 and is a member of the firm’s tax team.  Marilyn’s original tenure with the firm (formerly PBGH, LLP) began in 1998 after graduating Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting from Strayer University.  Marilyn gained experience in tax preparation and planning, auditing, financial statement compilations, QuickBooks consulting, and business startups but specialized primarily in physician practices and was a member of the Healthcare niche team. 

            In 2001, Ms. Kitchens moved to work in the private healthcare industry, managing a psychiatric practice, where she worked closely with shareholders to design effective accounts receivable management, to restructure professional compensation and benefits, and to manage and mentor the staff during corporate change.  In 2003, Marilyn joined Fredericksburg’s largest single-specialty medical practice as their practice administrator. 

            With her return to PBMares,  Marilyn’s primary focus includes business consulting services and performing tax preparation, review,  and planning.  She is currently involved with the firm’s development of medical practice consulting services to include practice benchmarking, overhead analysis and containment, information systems review and vendor selection, employee benefits and human resource policies, facilities planning, executive recruitment, and operations reviews. 


            Registration

            Part 1 - Register through your respective/local MGMA chapter to secure a spot for the webinar.

            Part 2 - Access the webinar.  The ClickMeeting (webinar hosting system) webinar link will be distributed through the MGMA confirmation and reminder emails.  Follow the link and enter your name and email address at the date and time of the webinar. 

            ** Note: If you have firewall security on your computer, you may encounter trouble as you access the webinar.

            Continuing Education Units

            Earn up to 1.0 continuing education unit hours for each hour of education from the ACMPE, American College of Medical Practice Executives. Our events are eligible for continuing education units as awarded by other professional associations. We recommend that you contact your professional association for their approval process.

            • Friday, September 07, 2018
            • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
            • Webinar
            Register

            Legal Risks in Social Media

            Led by PA MGMA, in collaboration with the CT MGMA, DE MGMA, MA/RI MGMA, MD MGMA, NY MGMA, and VA MGMA.


            This session addresses the legal challenges posed by physician practice use of social media , so as to prevent lurking liabilities.  It will look at specific challenges relating to compliance with HIPAA, and medical malpractice risks, such as the risks posed by employees posting protected health information (PHI) on social media accounts, and how responding to online inquiries can lead to malpractice exposure, with discussion of real-life scenarios.  The session also explores practical, technological, and legal techniques for addressing these risks, including social media policies for physician practices, a discussion of secure messaging, and suggestions for employee training.

            Learning Objectives:

            • Explain some of the basic functionality of social media platforms.
            • Analyzing the legal, practical, and technological risks involved in using social media within the physician practice context.
            • Outline practical and legal advice to mitigate such risks.


            About the Speaker

            Daniel Shay
            Attorney

            Alice G. Gosfield & Associates P.C.

            Daniel F. Shay is an attorney with Alice G. Gosfield and Associates, P.C.  His practice is restricted to health law and health care regulation focusing on physician representation, fraud and abuse compliance, Medicare Part B reimbursement, and HIPAA compliance in the physician context.  He also focuses his attention on EHR license agreements, physician advertising, Medicare enrollment, quality reporting and measurement, and physician use of social media.  He has published on all of these topics both in the trade press and in major chapters in the HEALTH LAW HANDBOOK.  Mr. Shay received his Bachelor of Science degree cum laude in 2000 from Vanderbilt University and his juris doctorate degree from Emory University School of Law in 2003.  He is admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar, is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, and is the Vice Chair of Educational Programs for the American Health Lawyers Association's Physician Organizations Practice Group.


            Registration

            Part 1 - Register through your respective/local MGMA chapter to secure a spot for the webinar.

            Part 2 - Access the webinar.  The ClickMeeting (webinar hosting system) webinar link will be distributed through the MGMA confirmation and reminder emails.  Follow the link and enter your name and email address at the date and time of the webinar. 

            ** Note: If you have firewall security on your computer, you may encounter trouble as you access the webinar.

            Continuing Education Units

            Earn up to 1.0 continuing education unit hours for each hour of education from the ACMPE, American College of Medical Practice Executives. Our events are eligible for continuing education units as awarded by other professional associations. We recommend that you contact your professional association for their approval process.

            • Friday, October 05, 2018
            • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
            • Webinar
            Register

            MACRA 2019 - Am I Ready?

            Led by MA/RI MGMA, in collaboration with the CT MGMA, DE MGMA, MD MGMA, NY MGMA, PA MGMA, and VA MGMA.

            This webinar will cover the following:

            • 2019 Final Rule Expectations
            • MIPS versus AAPM
            • Strategy Session Plan
            • Financial Plan
            • Take the hit, Avoid the penalty, or Shoot for the Incentive?
            • Execution and Management Plan

            About the Speakers

            Tim DiBona
            CEO
            Doctors' Management Service


            Timothy DiBona is the CEO of Doctors' Management Service, which provides financial, operational and technological solutions to medical practices in New England. He spearheaded his company's switch to manage early quality programs such as PQRI in 2009. He has advised practices in a broad variety of specialty and service locations ever since. Tim's quality team provides MACRA advice and management to hundreds of clinicians each year.

            Registration

            Part 1 - Register through your respective/local MGMA chapter to secure a spot for the webinar.

            Part 2 - Access the webinar.  The ClickMeeting (webinar hosting system) webinar link will be distributed through the MGMA confirmation and reminder emails.  Follow the link and enter your name and email address at the date and time of the webinar. 

            ** Note: If you have firewall security on your computer, you may encounter trouble as you access the webinar.

            Continuing Education Units

            Earn up to 1.0 continuing education unit hours for each hour of education from the ACMPE, American College of Medical Practice Executives. Our events are eligible for continuing education units as awarded by other professional associations. We recommend that you contact your professional association for their approval process.

            • Monday, October 22, 2018
            • Tuesday, November 06, 2018

            ACMPE Certification Exam Registration

            For Test Dates: December 1 - 15, 2018

            Fees

            Registration fees for exams are $165 and are not transferable.

            How to Register for Computerized Exams

              1. Exam Eligibility - Before registering for the exams, you must be an active participant in the ACMPE program (Your application, application fee and documentation of a minimum of two years' experience in an ambulatory or other healthcare management position and a minimum of six months in a supervisory role must be approved.) For additional information, please read more on how to Get Started.
              2. Exam registration fees - You can pay your exam registration fees through the MGMA online store or by calling toll-free 877.275.6462, ext. 1888.
              3. Confirmation of eligibility - You will receive a Notice to Schedule email five business days after the exam registration window closes. You will receive one Notice to Schedule per exam. This will include your personal user name and password allowing you to make your exam appointment at a designated testing facility.
              4. Select exam date, time and location - With your user name and password in hand, you must follow the link provided to locate your specific exam site and schedule a date and time to take the exams. Please note that you must book one appointment per examIf you have registered for both exams, you will need to book two appointments.  Exam site hours vary by location. You will be able to choose any available appointment that works for you during the exam window. Please note that exam appointments are made on a first-come, first-served basis, so scheduling early will help ensure the best choice of appointment time and location. Directions to your selected exam site, procedures and other information will be provided to you in an email from our testing vendor, Castle. Please note, we only use Castle’s US locations.

                About the examinations

                • Multiple choice: Registration Fee $165
                  A 175-item, multiple-choice test taken within three hours and 15 minutes. This exam assesses your on-the-job knowledge of the broad scope of group practice management principles and practices as described in the Body of Knowledge for Medical Practice Management
                • Scenario: Registration Fee $165
                  Questions presented as multi-select, multiple choice, short answer item, or drag and drop matching that focus on critical skills/knowledge that a candidate would be expected to show in the described situation given within two hours. This exam assesses in-depth knowledge of medical practice management principles and issues, problem-solving and decision-making skill.

                Computerized exams locations

                ACMPE has partnered with Castle centers to offer approximately 500 exam sites. Once you register for an exam through the MGMA store and your eligibility has been confirmed, you will be provided with a user name and password that will allow you to select your exam location, date and time. Please note that you won't be able to schedule your exam appointment at a Castle testing site until you have submitted your registration fees and eligibility requirement.

                Check online for locations

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              Friday, March 09, 2018 Achievement Now! Success Characteristics
              Friday, February 09, 2018 Insurance Contract Negotiations - How to Negotiate Like a Pro
              Monday, January 22, 2018 ACMPE Certification Exam Registration
              Friday, January 12, 2018 TeleMedicine Panel
              Friday, December 01, 2017 How to Protect Your Practice From Cyber Criminal, Hackers and Breaches
              Friday, November 10, 2017 Cultivating Candidate Relationships: The Next Phase in the Evolution of Healthcare Recruitment
              Friday, October 06, 2017 Wage & Hour Update: Recent Developments and Hot Topics
              Friday, September 08, 2017 The Four Pillars of Digital Marketing
              Friday, August 11, 2017 Corporate Formalities - Are They Really Formalities or "Necessities" in Disguise
              Friday, July 21, 2017 How to Deal Effectively with Challenging Employee Behaviors
              Friday, June 09, 2017 Assessing the Effectiveness and Efficiency of Your Practice
              Friday, May 19, 2017 Telehealth Opportunities and Challenges
              Friday, November 18, 2016 DE MGMA Collaborative Webinar
              Friday, October 21, 2016 MA/RI MGMA Collaborative Webinar
              Friday, September 16, 2016 PA MGMA Collaborative Webinar
              Friday, July 15, 2016 NY MGMA Collaborative Webinar
              Friday, April 29, 2016 MA/RI MGMA Collaborative Webinar
              Friday, March 18, 2016 PA MGMA Collaborative Webinar - Medicare Wellness: A building block to value
              Friday, February 05, 2016 NY MGMA Collaborative Webinar - Job Function vs. Job Purpose; Why Satisfied Patients Cost Your Practice Money
              Tuesday, January 12, 2016 RemedyHC: USING YOUR TEAM MORE EFFECTIVELY
              Wednesday, December 09, 2015 Delaware MGMA Holiday Party
              Tuesday, November 03, 2015 Autumn Healthcare Update
              Tuesday, October 20, 2015 Delaware MGMA Meet & Greet Networking Event
              Monday, June 22, 2015 Meaningful Use 2: Do You Measure Up?
              Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Building a Strong Delaware MGMA Breakfast
              Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Spring Healthcare Update

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