Government Affairs Issues


MGMA's Government Affairs staff analyzes the latest healthcare legislation and regulation to keep you informed and advocate on your behalf.

Find the latest news and current advocacy efforts on the various issues below.


Medicare payment policies

Medicare Payment Policies

Medicare physician reimbursement, Medicare Administrative Contractors, Medicare billing policies and more.

Federal Quality Reporting Programs

Quality Payment Program: MIPS and APMs

Under MACRA, physician group practices must participate in one of two new programs under the Quality Payment Program umbrella – MIPS, which replaces the prior quality reporting programs, or APMs, which reward participation in risk-bearing Medicare models.


Health Information Technology

Administrative Simplification, ICD-10, Meaningful Use and more. 


HIPAA Privacy & Security

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) includes a wide-ranging effort to address patient confidentiality issues and the security of protected health information.



Anti-kickback law, Physician Self-Referral (Stark) Law, Recovery Audit Contractors and more.

ACA resources

Healthcare Reform

Our Resource Center helps you better understand health care reform provisions and navigate the implementation process.


Contact Information

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