Welcome to Florida MGMA!   

 

Florida Medical Group Management Association is a vital resource for healthcare professionals and medical group managers throughout the state. Through educational programs, mentoring, advocacy and networking, our members attain professional growth and development. Founded in 1974, Florida MGMA is the State Affiliate Chapter of MGMA-ACMPE the nation's principal voice for the medical group practice profession.

The healthcare industry is ever changing and membership with Florida MGMA helps keep our members current in this dynamic profession.  Whether you are new to medical practice management or a seasoned veteran, membership with Florida MGMA can advance your career and fuel your personal and professional growth.

More than 500 members from across the state rely on Florida MGMA to serve as their resource for information, education, exchange of ideas and industry contacts so that they can provide quality  management and leadership to their physicians and staff.  Florida MGMA's diverse membership is comprised of administrators, managers, supervisors, faculty, students and other healthcare professionals representing practices of all sizes and specialties.  These practices can range from solo, group and rural practices to university-based practices and multi-specialty clinics.

 

   

Free Monthly Member Webinars

February 8, 2022 / 12:00pm CST

Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute and EKRA Compliance: What Practices Need to Know this Year - Clay Countryman 

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ABOUT THE WEBINAR:
The presentation will cover the compliance obligations for physician practices created by the significant changes and recent interpretations of the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Rules, and recent enforcement actions involving the Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act (EKRA).

  • Discussion of the recent amendments and clarifications to the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Rules that addressed in part structures of group practices, profit distribution and profit sharing requirements and physician compensation formulas for bonus and incentive compensation.
  • Recent whistleblower suits under the False Claims Act have been based on violations of the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute, and have resulted in personal liability for physicians.
  • Discuss recent cases involving EKRA and lab services by physician practices, and clinical laboratory arrangements that may create liability under EKRA (and how to avoid liability).

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Clay Countryman is a partner in the healthcare group in the Baton Rouge office of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. Mr. Countryman represents clients in all areas of the healthcare industry, with a focus on healthcare corporate transactions, fraud and abuse compliance, development of healthcare provider networks and alternative healthcare payment approaches.

Clay has primarily served as legal counsel to several different types of healthcare providers and provider organizations, ranging from national and regional hospital systems, physician organizations, specialty physician groups, clinically integrated networks, physician-owned hospitals, diagnostic imaging facilities, ambulatory surgical centers, pharmacies, healthcare management companies, and healthcare trade associations.

 


2022 Florida MGMA
Annual Conference
June 22-24, 2022


Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando

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P.O. Box 380124
 Birmingham AL  35238
Phone: (205) 981-0011
Fax: (205) 981-2901


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