Events

Upcoming events

    • 20 Mar 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    • Holiday Inn & Suites, 8787 Reeder Road, Overland Park KS
    • 104
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    Date:  Wednesday, March 20, 2019

    Time: 3:00 pm - Registration, Networking and Food/Drink (wine/beer etc)
    3:30  - 5:00 pm  Program,  5:00- 5:30ish- More networking

    Location: Holiday Inn & Suites, 8787 Reeder Road, Overland Park, KS 66214

    Cost:  (Please pay online as you register)  GKC Members - $25.00    Guest - $45.00 


    TOPIC: 
     "Time of service collections (tOS):  Learn to capture patient responsibility at time of service and before!"

    SPEAKER:  Scott Miles, Central States Recovery, Account     Manager/Trainer

    During this session, we will focus on getting your practice set to capture patient responsibility before the patient arrives and certainly before they step into the exam room.  We will dive into 6 simple steps that will increase your groups’ TOS collections!


    1.  Getting Started

    2.  Hire Correctly

    3.  Implement Consistent/Fair Billing Policies

    4.  Predetermine Eligibility & Estimate

    5.  Communication

    6.  Provide Top Notch Customer Service


      
    Bio:  
    The epitome of energy and enthusiasm as a customer service and experience expert, Scott is the founding partner of the Wichita Healthcare Academy, Director for the Kansas City Healthcare Academy,  HFMA Board Member as well as a past MGMA and KAHPAM Board Member.  Scott has spent nearly 3 decades training, implementing, coaching and consulting Customer Service skills.  For the past 9 years, Scott has worked for Central States Recovery as a healthcare account manager and consultant. His passion is working with clinics and hospitals who want to build loyal relationships with their patients and staff.  Through excellent customer service,  Scott’s clients experience significant increases in their accounts receivable!  Scott uses his experience and foresight to proactively address customer service issues, in healthcare, before they become a problem. 

    BUSINESS PARTNER HIGHLIGHT: 
    • Pulse Inc. - Michelle Kilker
    • GroupSource - Karen Eldridge


    • 17 Apr 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    • Holiday Inn & Suites, 8787 Reeder Rd, Overland Park KS
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    Date:  Wednesday, April 17, 2019

    Time: 3:00 pm - Registration, Networking and Food/Drink (wine/beer etc)
    3:30  - 5:00 pm  Program,  5:00- 5:30ish- More networking

    Location: Holiday Inn & Suites, 8787 Reeder Road, Overland Park, KS 66214

    Cost:  (Please pay online as you register)  GKC Members - $25.00    Guest - $45.00 

    TOPIC: "Billing Office Efficiencies & Fraud Prevention"

    Commerce Bank Speakers:  
      

    • Tyler Siegfreid, CRCR 
    • Katie Hammons, Vice President
    • Samantha Werner, Vice President, CTP, AAP

    All three of our Commerce Bank speakers have a wide range of education and extensive experience in finance, fraud and billing.  They will cover many topics and give helpful tips for you to incorporate into your practice's operations. Don't miss this meeting. It's sure to be a jam packed presentation of information.    

    BUSINESS PARTNER HIGHLIGHT: 
    Open 
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    • 24 Apr 2019
    • 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
    • Grand Street Cafe, 4740 Grand Ave, Kansas City 64112

    You're Invited: April 24 at Grand Street Cafe. 

    PLEASE JOIN US FOR A
    FREE HOT BREAKFAST AND A PRESENTATION ON EMERGING HEALTHCARE INNOVATIONS

    Presenters: 

    • Daniel Storey, Real Estate Manager, HCA Midwest 
    • Jason Andrews, CEO, GroupSource 

    Sponsored by CBRE Kansas City

    Co-sponsored by: 

    • HCA Midwest Health,
    • GroupSource,
    • Greater Kansas City MGMA 


    Reply with your RSVP directly to elizabeth.tilson@cbre.com 

    Hope to see you there!  A great way to start the morning!  



    • 15 May 2019
    • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Holiday Inn & Suites, 8787 Reeder Rd, Overland Park KS
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    Date:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019

    Time: 3:00 pm - Registration, Networking and Food/Drink (wine/beer etc)
    3:30  - 5:00 pm  Program,  5:00- 5:30ish- More networking

    Location: Holiday Inn & Suites, 8787 Reeder Road, Overland Park, KS 66214

    Cost:  (Please pay online as you register)  GKC Members - $25.00    Guest - $45.00 

    TOPIC: “Elements of Great Managers and Assessment”
                 (Manager Panel)

    Panel:   TBD - Expert Group of Medical Manager Members
     

    MONTHLY PARTNER HIGHLIGHT:

    Open
    Open

      
    • 19 Jun 2019
    • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Holiday Inn & Suites, 8787 Reeder Rd, Overland Park KS
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    Date:  Wednesday, June 19, 2019

    Time: 3:00 pm - Registration, Networking and Food/Drink (wine/beer etc)
    3:30  - 5:00 pm  Program,  5:00- 5:30ish- More networking

    Location: Holiday Inn & Suites, 8787 Reeder Road, Overland Park, KS 66214

    Cost:  (Please pay online as you register)  GKC Members - $25.00    Guest - $45.00 


    TOPIC: 
    "Connected in a Compliant World" (c)

    SPEAKER:  Jamie Verkamp, (e)Merge (c) 

    Details:  Watch for more info. 

    BUSINESS PARTNER HIGHLIGHT: 

    • A Place for Everything - Carolyn Baruch
    • Open


    • 17 Jul 2019
    • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Holiday Inn & Suites, 8787 Reeder Road, Overland Park KS
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    Date:  Wednesday, July 17, 2019

    Time: 3:00 pm - Registration, Networking and Food/Drink (wine/beer etc)
    3:30  - 5:00 pm  Program,  5:00- 5:30ish- More networking

    Location: Holiday Inn & Suites, 8787 Reeder Road, Overland Park, KS 66214

    Cost:  (Please pay online as you register)  GKC Members - $25.00    Guest - $45.00 

    Topic:  "Active Shooter Preparedness Training"  

    Speaker:  Dannie Schavez, Lenexa Police Department (c)

    Details:    Watch for more info. 

    BUSINESS PARTNER HIGHLIGHT: 

    • IMA Corp - Tracy Apperson
    • Open



    • 21 Aug 2019
    • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Holiday Inn & Suites, 8787 Reeder Rd., Overland Park KS
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    Date:  Wednesday, August 21, 2019

    Time: 3:00 pm - Registration, Networking and Food/Drink (wine/beer etc)
    3:30  - 5:00 pm  Program,  5:00- 5:30ish- More networking

    Location: Holiday Inn & Suites, 8787 Reeder Road, Overland Park, KS 66214
     

    Cost:  (Please pay online as you register)  GKC Members - $25.00    Guest - $45.00 

    TOPIC:  "MIPS and CMS Update"(c) 

    SPEAKER:  Michelle Wineiger, CMS (c) 

    Details: Watch for more info. 

    BIO:  Michelle Wineinger, Health Insurance Specialist, has been with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Kansas City Regional Office since 2002. She currently serves as the regional Professional Relationships Lead and Rural Health Coordinator.  She has also served as the Provider Liaison, Marketplace Lead for the Division of Financial Management and Fee for Service Operations (DFMFFSO), National Medicare Training Program Coordinator, SHIP liaison, Military/Veteran Outreach Lead, and Regional Lead for Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program Implementation. She was part of the Medicare Part D implementation team and has experience in Medicare Secondary Payer, Coordination of Benefits, and several other Medicare Part A and B policy areas. Michelle holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management from Park University in Parkville, Missouri. 

    BUSINESS PARTNER HIGHLIGHT: 

    • The SCBI - Sandra Soerries
    • Open

    • 18 Sep 2019
    • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Holiday Inn & Suites, Reeder Rd. Overland Park KS
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    Date:  Wednesday, September 18, 2019
    Time: 3:00 pm - Registration, Networking and Food/Drink (wine/beer etc)
               3:30  - 5:00 pm  Program,  5:00- 5:30ish- More king

    Location: Holiday Inn & Suites, 8787 Reeder Road, Overland Park, KS 66214 
    Cost:  (Please pay online as you register)  GKC Members - $25.00 , Guest - $45.00 

    Annual Business Meeting with program: 
     

    "How to Create the TEAM for Value Based Reimbursement"
      


    SPEAKER: 
     Tracy Bird, FACMPE, CPC, CPMA, CEMC, CPC-I
                          Medical Practice Management Consultant

    All practices have had to work on re-designing work flow for success under value based reimbursement.  The role of the practice manager/administrator is to direct that change.  It begins with a strategy to influence  the TEAM of champions in every area of the office; front, nursing, providers, coding and billing to:

     T: Transform business operations 
    E:  Engage staff, providers, and patients
    A: Use the analytics to drive business decisions
    M: monitor progress continually

    BIO: 
    Tracy has over 40 years’  healthcare management experience in various specialties in the areas of practice operations, revenue cycle management, coding, documentation, staff training, communications, policy and procedure development, and workflow redesign around value based reimbursement. She is an ACMPE Fellow with MGMA, a Certified Professional Coder (CPC), a Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CMPA), a Certified Evaluation and Management Auditor (CEMC) a Certified Professional Medical Coding Curriculum instructor (CPC-I). Tracy is co-founder and past president of the NE Kansas Chapter of AAPC, a past president of GKC MGMA, is the ACMPE Forum Rep for Kansas, Northwest Missouri MGMA, and Greater Kansas City MGMA, and is currently serving as the Vice Chair of the Certification Commission for National MGMA.  She also serves as the State Liaison to Oklahoma, and Tennessee. She is the President/CEO  Medical Practice Advisors, LLC.

    BUSINESS PARTNER HIGHLIGHT
    -  Pulse Inc - Michelle Kelker
    -  
    IMA Corp - Tracy Apperson 

    • 16 Oct 2019
    • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Holiday Inn & Suites, Reeder Road, Overland Park KS
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    Date:  Wednesday, October 16, 2019

    Time: 3:00 pm - Registration, Networking and Food/Drink (wine/beer etc)
    3:30  - 5:00 pm  Program,  5:00- 5:30ish- More networking

    Location: Holiday Inn & Suites, 8787 Reeder Road, Overland Park, KS 66214
     

    Cost:  (Please pay online as you register)  GKC Members - $25.00    Guest - $45.00 

    TOPIC:  “Minimizing Risk in Your Medical Practice”

    SPEAKER:  Traci Poore, Senior Risk & Patient Safety Consultant,
                     MMIC Insurance 

    Details: Watch for more info. 

    BUSINESS PARTNER HIGHLIGHT: 

    • The Highland Group - Carolyn and Jeff Baruch
    • Open


    • 20 Nov 2019
    • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    • TBD
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    Date:  Wednesday, November 20, 2019

    Time: 3:00 pm - Registration, Networking and Food/Drink (wine/beer etc)
    3:30  - 5:00 pm  Program,  5:00- 5:30ish- More networking

    Location: Holiday Inn & Suites, 8787 Reeder Road, Overland Park, KS 66214
     

    Cost:  (Please pay online as you register)  GKC Members - $25.00    Guest - $45.00 

    TOPIC: "ID Theft and Your Business" - Awareness 


    SPEAKER:  Cathy Lucas, LegalShield

    Details: TBD

    BUSINESS PARTNER HIGHLIGHT: 

    • The SCBI - Sandra Soerries
    • Open


    • 18 Dec 2019
    • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Holiday Inn & Suites, Reeder Road, Overland Park KS
    Register

    Date:  Wednesday, December 18, 2019

    Time: 3:00 pm - Registration, Networking and Food/Drink (wine/beer etc)
    3:30  - 5:00 pm  Program,  5:00- 5:30ish- More networking

    Location: Holiday Inn & Suites, 8787 Reeder Road, Overland Park, KS 66214
     

    Cost:  (Please pay online as you register)  GKC Members - $25.00    Guest - $45.00 

    TOPIC:  Annual Charity:  Rose Brooks / 
    Speaker TBD 
    Networking Event 

    -  Speaker from Rose Brooks 10-15 minutes

    Topic:  TBD
    Speaker:  TBD 

    Details: Watch for more info.

    BUSINESS PARTNER HIGHLIGHT: 

    • Pulse Inc.  - Michelle Kilker 
    • Open
    • Open


Past events

20 Feb 2019 Area Payor Panel
16 Jan 2019 Strategic Planning Opportunities For the New Year
19 Dec 2018 Charity & Networking Event
17 Oct 2018 Operations Bootcamp
15 Aug 2018 Virtual Health/ Telehealth
20 Jun 2018 Human Resources Legal Update
18 Apr 2018 Be An Agent of Change
21 Feb 2018 Legal Updates - Randy Schultz
18 Oct 2017 Consumerism in Healthcare
16 Aug 2017 The Advocacy Experts: Policy Changes Under the New Administration
21 Jun 2017 Technology & Innovation Summit
19 Apr 2017 2017 Annual Conference
15 Mar 2017 VIP Education Pass
10 Mar 2017 Legal and Organizational Thoughts on the Current Healthcare Landscape
15 Feb 2017 Emerging Payment Models: A Physician’s Perspective and Getting Your Providers On Board
14 Dec 2016 MGMA-GKC Holiday Social & Charity Drive
14 Dec 2016 December Educational Program - MACRA as Explained by CMS
27 Jul 2016 Technology & Innovation Summit
18 May 2016 May Educational Program
06 Apr 2016 2016 Annual Conference
16 Mar 2016 March Educational Program
27 Jan 2016 January Educational Program
16 Dec 2015 MGMA-GKC Holiday Social
19 Nov 2015 The Emerging Era of Choice; Restructuring Health System Strategy for the Retail Revolution
29 Oct 2015 MGMA-NWMO 22nd Annual Symposium
21 Oct 2015 Getting to Value: the Future of Medical Practice Revenues
16 Sep 2015 KMGMA Fall Conference
19 Aug 2015 August Educational Luncheon
15 Jul 2015 July Educational Luncheon
17 Jun 2015 June Educational Luncheon
20 May 2015 May Educational Luncheon
22 Apr 2015 2015 Annual Educational Conference
18 Mar 2015 March Educational Luncheon - Pearls of Success
18 Feb 2015 February Educational Luncheon - Patient Engagement
21 Jan 2015 January Educational Luncheon
01 Jan 2015 VIP Member Registration Package
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