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MGMA

Medical Group Management Association

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ACMPE

American College of Medical Practice Executives

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AMGA

The American Medical Group Association

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HOG

Hospital Owned Group

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DOG

Doctor Owned Group

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RVU

Relative Value Unit

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Medical Group Management Definition

Medical group practice is the provision of health care services by a group of at least three licensed physicians engaged in a formally organized and legally recognized entity: sharing equipment, facilities, common records, and personnel involved in both patient care and business management.

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Medical Group Management Association

The premier membership association for professional administrators and leaders of medical group practices.

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Challenges of Working With/For Physicians

1. Money is usually one of the most important things to physicians, so first and foremost, learn how to control the revenue cycle
2. Make sure that scheduling is maximized

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Creating a better relationship with Physicians

Walk the halls and communicate with doctors

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MGM Laws and Certification

1. By law, you must be licensed by the state.
2. Certification isn’t mandatory but if you want any sort of reimbursement from CMS, then it is a must.
3. Accreditation can also be acquired by the Joint Commission.

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Can MGM get certified?

Yes, by American College of Medical Practice Executives. They have an exam that you can take

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Entrepreneurship in MGM

Networking and education are the base. There is a lot that you have control over as a manager as you are typically over all of the business aspects rather than just like one or two.

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What is the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate Formula

The sustainable growth rate is a measure of how much a firm can grow without borrowing more money. After the firm has passed this rate, it must borrow funds from another source to facilitate growth.