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MGMA MS Annual Meeting

  • 10 Nov 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Clyde Muse Center, Pearl MS


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Join us at our 2017 Annual Meeting!

Schedule at a Glance

8:00-8:15: Intro/Welcome

8:15-9:15: Who is Knocking at My Door? Avoiding the Big, Bad Wolf—Genie Stark Thomas

  • State and federal enforcement trends
  • Recent regulatory changes that can come back to bite you
  • Compliance effectiveness: what the wolf expects from you

9:15-9:45: Break with Exhibitors

9:45-10:30 Seize the Initiative (Making Friends with the Wolf)— Richard Green, Founder, CEO BeneMedical

  • The reimbursements you forgot
  • Engaging patients who don’t want to be engaged
  • Re-thinking Standards of Care

10:30-11:30: Managing the Wolf at the Door: Is Your House in Order? —Joint—Genie Stark Thomas & Elizabeth Mullins

  • The role of compliance in today’s practice
  • "I never thought about that": identifying (and avoiding!) common compliance “gotchas”
  • Auditing compliance: a lot more than just E/M audits
  • Revenue cycle check-up
  • Basics of revenue cycle maintenance
  • Tips and tricks for keeping the wolves at bay

11:30-12:00: MGMA MS Business Meeting

12:00-12:45: Lunch

12:45-1:45: Managing the Wolf at the Door: Part II—Sherry Wallace

  •   MIPS and quality indicators: what you need to know NOW to stay alive

1:45-2:30: Break and prizes with Exhibitors

2:30-3:30: Grandma, Is That Really You?  Risk Management Strategies for Physician Practices—Joint—Genie Stark Thomas & Elizabeth Mullins

  • Conducting risk assessments for your practice
  • HIPAA and cybersecurity strategies and tips
  • Effective use of consultants, lawyers, and contracts: practical tips
  • Risk and risk-shifting in contracts
  • Q&A—your questions answered!

3:30-4:30: Recognizing and Empowering Leaders (Even if They’re Dressed Like Grandma)—Dr. Mark Romano

  • Changing a culture from good to great
  • Overcoming the status quo
  • The role of positivity
  • Bringing it all together so you can “bring it” as a team

4:30: Closing remarks


Hotel Reservations:

Holiday Inn

110 Bass Pro Dr. Pearl, MS 39208

Room Rate: $109.99

Call hotel directly for reservations:


If an overnight stay is needed, the Holiday Inn is located five miles from the Muse Center and is where our staff and speakers will be staying Thursday evening. Pearl's only full-service hotel is conveniently located just five miles from downtown Jackson and features a complimentary shuttle to and from the Jackson Evers International Airport . They are perfectly located next door to The Outlets of Mississippi, proudly featuring over 80 stores, the largest Outlet Mall in MS. The hotel is also situated next door to the Bass Pro and Outdoor World Shop for the hunting and fishing enthusiast.



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