MGMA: Historic vote for physician group practices
April 14, 2015
Please attribute statement to Halee Fischer-Wright, MD, MMM, FAAP, MGMA president and chief executive officer
"This is a historic day--the dark cloud over physician group practices has been lifted. The Senate vote to permanently repeal the SGR returns stability to physicians and Medicare patients alike. MGMA congratulates Congress on this momentous, bipartisan achievement."
The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) equips practice administrators and executives with the knowledge and tools to lead high-performance physician group practices in a complex and evolving healthcare environment. As the leading association for practice administrators for nearly 90 years, MGMA provides the education, advocacy, data and resources that healthcare organizations need to deliver the highest-quality patient care. MGMA also produces the most credible medical practice economic data in the industry and provides industry-leading board certification and Fellowship programs through the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE).
MGMA and its 50 state affiliates comprise more than 33,000 administrators and executives in 18,000 healthcare organizations in which 385,000 physicians practice. MGMA represents physician groups of all sizes, types, structures and specialties, and has members in every major healthcare system in the nation. MGMA is headquartered in Englewood, Colo., with a Government Affairs office in Washington, D.C.