Medical Group Management Association
The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), founded in 1926, is the nation's principal voice for medical group practice. MGMA's 19,500 members manage and lead more than 11,500 organizations in which more than 240,000 physicians practice.
MGMA serves the spectrum of physician practices from small to large, plus other health care delivery systems such as management service organizations, integrated delivery systems and ambulatory surgery centers.
MGMA leads the profession and assists members through information, education, networking and advocacy. Its core purpose is to improve the effectiveness of medical group practices and the knowledge and skills of the individuals who manage and lead them.
MGMA operates two related organizations that provide certification and research. The American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE) is the standard-setting and certification organization for group practice professionals. The MGMA Center for Research is the research companion to MGMA.
The Association works with its affiliates and industry corporate supporters, as well as 50 state chapters, to bring members crucial information and resources they need to be successful in a growing healthcare market. The Medical Group Management Association is represented at the state level through the Tennessee Medical Group Management Association (TMGMA) tmgma.com.
To improve the effectiveness of medical group practices and the knowledge and skills of the individuals who manage/lead them.
MGMA's Related Organizations
- American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE) is the standard-setting and certification body of MGMA.
- MGMA Center for Research is the research and development companion to MGMA. The Center for Research, a 501(c)(3) research foundation, conducts quantitative and qualitative research to advance the art and science of medical group management.
- MGMA Services Inc. is the wholly owned, for-profit subsidiary of MGMA. MGMA Services Inc. and was established to further the provision of high quality medical management services and to assist medical group practices in delivering efficient and effective health care