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Benefits of Membership in GKCMMA

The Greater Kansas City Medical Managers Association (GKCMMA) is a not-for-profit corporation comprised of Administrators, Medical Managers, Allied Health Professionals, and Business Partners from in and around the Kansas City region.

HISTORY: The organization incorporated in October 1980 after a group of eight managers met to discuss networking and sharing information with Kansas City peers. They decided to meet monthly at a Westport restaurant to discuss issues and get answers. From these humble beginnings, the Greater Kansas City Medical Managers Association (GKCMMA) has grown to nearly 500 members.

OUR GOAL: Provide networking and continuing educational opportunities for our members. We continually strive to increase our benefits to members and provide a valuable service to the health care community of the Greater Kansas City area.

AFFILIATION: GKCMMA is an affiliate chapter of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), a national organization, and their affiliate state organization, MGMA-Missouri. These organizations provide additional educational opportunities for our medical managers and exhibit opportunities for our partners.

MISSION STATEMENT: GKCMMA will provide education and assistance to its membership, fostering collaboration with all stakeholders in the health care system to influence the direction of health care.

VISION STATEMENT: Partnering business excellence with clinical excellence to redirect health care toward the goal of patient advocacy.

Enabling members and physicians to be a proactive, empowered force in directing the business of medicine, embracing current technology in pursuit of this vision.

Just a Few of our Member Benefits:
Audio Conferences/Webinars: On relevant health care issues and medical management topics.
ListServ: GKCMMA has an active ListServ. Once your application is processed, you automatically are included on this valuable tool for a quick answer to your questions from your peers.

Networking Events: Informal after-work events periodically located in various areas in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

Monthly Luncheons: Guest speaker on relevant health care topics affecting managers today.  Held on the third Wednesday of each month from 11:00 am and concluding by 1:00 pm.The Program Committee develops topics and finds speakers using the MGMA 8 Domains of Knowledge. Door prizes and display tables from our Business Partner members make this a fun and sometimes lucrative event to attend.

Membership Directory: The latest membership information is available in the Managers and Business Partner directories posted on the website. You must be a member of GKCMMA to access these directories.

Education Conference: Usually held in March or April. Features nationally known speakers, more than 84 booths and sponsorships, along with interaction between speakers and members.

Professional Development: The Forum Representative and ACMPE Committee encourages GKCMMA members to continue their professional development by providing study groups for individuals preparing for the ACMPE exams and papers, as well as being a resource for continuing education materials at many levels

Become a Member
Be a member of one of the oldest and largest medical group management associations in the nation. GKCMMA has been the trend setter for the rest of the state and the nation.

The GKCMMA office is available to answer all your questions about membership and more.  Please contact us via email at

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