Illinois MGMA is committed to providing continuing education, and making it accessable to all our members across the state.  In addition to our face-to-face annual state conferences, Illinois MGMA offers monthly educational webinars - providing you and your staff education from the comfort of your office.  Attending a webinar is a great way to learn from industry experts on today’s hottest topics in medical group practice. Illinois MGMA webinars are typically 60-90 minutes long, offered live, on-demand and include handouts plus a question and answer session with the speakers.   

Webinar education offered through Illinois MGMA has CMPE credit hours available (unless noted otherwise). 

Live webinars and the on-demand webinar library are a FREE benefit of Illinois MGMA Membership:

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  • After you sign in to your Member Center, select the "Online Education" button for registration and to access the on-demand webinar library.

   November 13  | 12:00 PM central

      Personnel Management: Recruitment to Termination

1.0 CMPE hours available.

Hiring the right person for the job does not reduce the likelihood of costly staff turnover. Staff turnover, sooner or later, is inevitable. The best-run practices anticipate this and provide for the best onboarding possible to ensure long term commitment. Those that take the time to hire the right people, develop them and reward them for work well done will minimize the costly effects of turnover by keeping the talent they have and keeping them productive. This presentation will provide details of effective recruitment, employee development, and management for the medical practice. Participants will be able to identify pertinent laws associated with Human Resource Management. This presentation covers laws regarding recruitment, hiring practices, personnel management and recording keeping. 
Session Objectives: 
· Identify key elements of effective recruitment and onboarding 
· Understand the basic labor laws and their importance in managing staff 
· Identify best practices for managing employee performance


Kathy White, FACMPE, PHR has worked in healthcare administration for over 25 years. She has worked both in small practice setting as well as in upper management for hospital own/managed practices up to 30 physicians. Kathy served as Director of Operations for HCA managing MSO operations for 30+ practices in southeast Tennessee. After 18 years in practice management and operations Kathy accepted a position in practice management consulting for State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company (based in Nashville, TN) in 2006, where she provides consulting in operations, finance, compliance and human resources. Kathy is a board certified medical practice executive, a Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives and certified as a Professional in Human Resource Management. 

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   December 13  | 12:00 PM central

      Reimbursement and Coding Updates for 2019

1.0 CMPE hours available.

Reimbursement and Coding Updates for 2019
Get ready for 2019 with this overview of coding and reimbursement changes. Join Kim Huey as she reviews the ICD-10-CM and CPT coding changes – and discuss documentation updates needed to support the new codes. This session will also review the CMS changes for evaluation and management coding and reimbursement and help to analyze the impact on reimbursement. How will Fraud and Abuse efforts change in response?
This session will cover:
· CPT code update for 2019
· ICD-10-CM code update for 2019
· Fraud and Abuse Outlook for 2019
· CMS changes to evaluation and management coding and payment


Kim is an independent coding and reimbursement consultant, providing audit, training and oversight of coding and reimbursement functions for physicians.

Kim completed three years of premedical education at the University of Alabama before she decided that she preferred the business side of medicine. She completed a Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Management and went on to obtain certification through the American Academy of Professional Coders and the American Health Information Management Association. Recognizing the important position of compliance in today’s environment, she has also obtained certification as a Certified Professional Compliance Officer and has earned a Master of Jurisprudence in Health Law.

For thirty years, Kim has worked with providers in virtually all specialties, from General Surgery to Obstetrics/Gynecology to Oncology to Internal Medicine and beyond. She has spoken at the national conference of the American Academy of Professional Coders, the American Health Information Management Association, the Health Care Compliance Association, and has presented audio-conferences for AHIMA, DecisionHealth, The Coding Institute, Coding Leader, Intelicode, and Progressive Healthcare.

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Check back to this page often.  The Illinois MGMA Education Committee is hard at working organizing educational new webinars for our members.  Webinars and registration information will be posted here as soon as they are confirmed.