ECMGMA is the Emerald Coast's Medical Group Management Association.

The Emerald Coast Chapter, located in Pensacola, FL, provides monthly educational programs for management personnel in all areas of healthcare.

Office managers, practice administrators, coding & billing supervisors, CFOs, and all management are encouraged to join!

We meet the second Thursday of each month at the Hancock Whitney Bank on Creighton Road. Lunch, networking and an informative presentation given by local professional fills the hour.

Our speakers include: Doctors, lawyers, accountants, consultants, financial advisors, state regulators, representatives from insurance companies and Medicare, to name a few.

Throughout the year, these programs help management to better understand current issues that impact our practices.

Changes with HIPAA, OSHA, employment law, Workman's Comp, Federal Stimulus, ICD 10, E.H.R., PQRI, Medicare and contract negotiations are some of the topics that will continue to be followed and addressed.

This organization provides healthcare management professionals the tools they need to stay current with our changing laws and regulations.

Vendors are also welcome to join and network.

Bankers, accountants, consultants, software companies, anyone whose business relies on relationships with those in the healthcare industry is encouraged to join.

ECMGMA is a local chapter of a national organization.