WMGMA is the state’s professional association of medical group managers. We are committed to advancing the profession and WMGMA is your resource for information, education, networking and advocacy.
Get involved today to help WMGMA advance leaders and practices in Wisconsin. The following describes a variety of opportunities for involvement in WMGMA. The options range in time and scope to best match your interests and time availability.
JOIN A COMMITTEE
Committee participation offers members of Wisconsin MGMA an opportunity to contribute to the work of the organization while interacting with fellow members who share common interests. Involvement on a committee is a great way for members to network, share ideas and further WMGMA’s initiatives. The average committee member time commitment is 1 hour per month. The following WMGMA committees provide significant governance and guidance to the medical practice management professionals they serve.
Communications Committee The Communications Committee manages the tools and resources that help share information with medical practice management professionals in Wisconsin. The committee works with WMGMA staff to deliver regular updates to the website, social media and monthly e-newsletters. They also develop useful website tools to deliver topical content to current members. Through consistent communications and easy to use registration tools, this committee highlights the value of membership while increasing membership, sponsorship and participation in WMGMA events.
Members of the Education Committee plan, organize and execute the annual conference and webinar series. Committee members work to choose speakers, arrange facilities, prepare meeting notices for mailing, host and introduce speakers, and process meeting evaluations.
This Committee recruits and connects with Affiliate members, event exhibitors and advertisers. They are asked to provide feedback on WMGMA’s Affiliate member benefits and opportunities to network with the Association and its members.
Payer Relations Committee
The Payer Committee is a combination of the influential Third Party Committee and the Medicare/Medicaid Committee. They work with other organizations on Payer activities, hold meetings, and post updates on the WMGMA website.
WMGMA represents and advocates for members’ interests. This Committee works with the WMGMA lobbyist to represent the Association and its members to State Legislators.The committee keeps members informed of the latest health care legislation at the State, as well as federal public policy issues affecting health care management.
This Committee works closely with the WMGMA office to recruit, renew and engage membership. They are available to answer questions from current and prospective members, welcome new WMGMA members and implement new member services. This committee oversees the WMGMA Mentor Program that pairs seasoned practice managers with those new to the profession.
WMGMA’s Mentor Program introduces seasoned medical practice management professionals to those new to the field. By serving as professional role models, trusted friends and career advisors, mentors make a significant contribution by helping to develop the professionals who will lead tomorrow’s practice management industry. Mentors can offer guidance, advice and information on best practices and available resources.
SERVE ON THE BOARD/NOMINATE WMGMA is run by a volunteer Board of Directors. Board members are elected annually to staggered three-year terms. Nominations are accepted throughout the year. Board members develop and manage the affairs of the Association, and are supported by Committee Chairs and staff. Positions include President, President-Elect, Membership Coordinator, Finance, Executive Committee, Education Committee, Legislative Committee, Payer Committee, ACMPE Representative and Directors At- Large.
OTHER OPPORTUNITIES There are also a number of other ways to get involved throughout the year.
Submit a presentation for a conference or webinar
Post news on the website
Update your profile on the WMGMA website
Attend a future conference or webinar
Host a local event
Encourage others to join
For questions, call or email the WMGMA office (920-560-5621, firstname.lastname@example.org), or talk with any of the current board members.