MGMA Advocacy and Other Resources

MGMA Advocacy and Other Resources

MGMA ADVOCACY

  • MGMA urges  HHS to immediately begin financial support of medical groups (Mar. 27). 
  • MGMA urges HHS to further waive telehealth restrictions following CARES Act (Mar. 27). 
  • Statement on emergency funding for medical practices (Mar. 27). 
  • Together with a coalition of leading stakeholder groups, MGMA urges Congress to leverage health IT during COVID-19 emergency (Mar. 23) 
  • MGMA joins a coalition to call on Congress to ensure sustainability of physician practices during COVID-19 emergency (Mar. 20). 
  • MGMA calls on Congress to suspend appropriate use criteria (AUC) program, together with industry coalition (Mar. 20).  
  • MGMA recommends Congress to provide direct financial assistance to group practices and take further action on COVID-19 (Mar. 18). 
  • MGMA joins coalition recommending the SenateHouse, and Administration ensure access to Medicare value-based care during COVID-19 pandemic (Mar. 18). 
  • MGMA asks HHS to exercise telehealth waiver authority (Mar. 11). 

To read about our advocacy efforts on other issues, please visit our advocacy letter archive. To use our grassroots portal to get involved in advocacy, visit our Contact Congress portal

 

A SPECIAL MGMA INSIGHTS PODCAST SERIES ON COVID-19

  • Episode 1: An action plan for medical practices and healthcare professionals
  • Episode 2: ‘COVID-19 has pretty much taken over my life’: A practice administrator’s perspective
  • Episode 3: How one of Northern California’s largest health systems is responding to the crisis
  • Episode 4: What healthcare leaders need to know about telehealth and the CMS policy changes
  • Episode 5: Flattening the curve for America’s elderly patients through quarantine and isolation
  • Episode 6: Did the healthcare system let down providers fighting on the front line?
  • Episode 7: Keeping ‘a unified voice’ across a multispecialty clinic’s operations during the pandemic

 

CMS GUIDANCE

CDC GUIDANCE

OTHER RESOURCES

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Congress Passes Critical PPP Loan

Click on the link below for details: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/7010?utm_campaign=government-affairs&utm_medium=email&utm_source=6.4.20%20Washington%20Connection&elqEmailId=10269

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MPM and TeamViewer HIPAA Compliant Tool

Medical Practice Management by Amalgaworks has implemented TeamViewer as our remote meeting platform. This HIPAA Compliant Tool has a great feature called Remote Control. https://www.teamviewer.com/en/features/security-hipaa-compliance/

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PPP Loan Application Response

PPP Loan Application – RESPONSE Tue 4/7/2020 4:34 PM From: “sthomas@amalgaworks.com” To:    Below you will find the response email I received from Regions Bank regarding

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MGMA Advocacy and Other Resources

MGMA Advocacy and Other Resources MGMA ADVOCACY MGMA urges  HHS to immediately begin financial support of medical groups (Mar. 27).  MGMA urges HHS to further waive telehealth restrictions following

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NCQA Blog COVID-19 Field Report

COVID-19: A Primary Care Field Report Posted on April 1, 2020 by Matt Brock FacebookTwitterEmailMore We know primary care’s long history—heavy on demand, short on resources. Right? The

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Paycheck Protection Program – More Details Released

https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/top-priorities/cares-act/assistance-for-small-businesses The Paycheck Protection Program prioritizes millions of Americans employed by small businesses by authorizing up to $349 billion toward job retention and certain other

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Telehealth Tips MGMA

Alison Mayhew, MBA, CMPE with Family Healthcare Associates provided a great overview with definitions regarding Telehealth click here to view.

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News Release

News ReleaseFor Immediate Release: 4/23/2019Contact: Steven Thomas, CMPE, 615.934.3645, sthomas@amalgaworks.com   THOMAS ACHIEVES BOARD CERTIFICATION IN MEDICAL PRACTICE MANAGEMENT Nashville, TN 4/23/2019 — Steven R. Thomas, CMPE, Chief

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