Louisiana Medical Group Management Association


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We are a nonprofit association for medical executives, managers, administrators and business directors of medical office organizations. Member benefits include educational events, networking opportunities, resources, problem-solving efforts, electronic advisories for members and career enhancement.

OUR MISSION: MGMA-Louisiana is dedicated to supporting the professional growth and development of its members and, in turn, the medical organizations with which they are affiliated.

OUR VISION: MGMA-Louisiana will be the premier association representing the interests of medical practices and their management throughout the state of Louisiana. Relevance and value to its members or potential members will be unquestioned.

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Alan Beason, MS, FACMPE, of Shreveport, is the 2015 recipient of the 
Harry J. Harwick Lifetime Achievement Award.
This award is the highest recognition bestowed by national MGMA
and is awarded to an individual who has made nationally recognized contributions
to healthcare administration, delivery and/or education in his or her career,
advancing the field of medical practice management.
Beason is CEO/Administrator of Cardiovascular Consultants in Shreveport.

See other Louisiana recipients of national MGMA awards and honors here.

MGMA is focused on creating strong, dynamic, successful practices that meet the needs of today's patients. This includes equipping members with the tools needed to drive excellence in their practices, driving dialogue within the practice management community to address the most pressing issues facing the success of medical group practices, and fostering partnerships between practice management professionals and their physicians that result in the best possible patient care.

We are proud to be the Louisiana affiliate of national MGMA which represents 33,000 medical practice administrators and executives in practices of all sizes, types, structures and specialties throughout the nation. Together, the state and national MGMA organizations are committed to providing a powerful, unified voice for your profession; the resources to ensure practice success, efficiency and high quality patient care; and proactive leadership, advocacy, recognition and credibility for the profession.

Interested in getting certified, or seeing the latest info from the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE)? Visit our EDUCATION link at the top of this page. 



Our membership includes Office Managers and Administrators, CEOs, CFOs, Business Office Directors and key staff crucial to medical management. Members can be found in both independent and hospital-owned organizations and practices. Membership opportunities include valuable networking with peers, as well as professional experts and speakers; problem-solving skills and solutions; discounted registration to educational events; and exclusive News Digests. Alerts and advisories are emailed to members on a timely basis. Information will be released SOON about our August conference in New Orleans. Follow along on our CONFERENCE tab at the top of the screen. And if you'd like to attend Chapter meetings, visit our CHAPTERS tab at the top of the screen.

Here's what some of our members say:

"In this vacillating healthcare industry of ours where change is more prevalent than ever, I have a sincere appreciation and gratitude for my colleagues of MGMA Louisiana, a group of managers and friends who offer wisdom and a sense of awareness in knowing you are not an island. You are not alone. Thank you MGMA Louisiana for your dedication to keep the medical managers of our state informed, united and connected."

Jeri L. Quinn, CMM, Lake Charles Anesthesiology

"I have found membership to be quite valuable...from our annual conferences to the Advisories we receive by email pertaining to practice management updates to the job postings."

Tara Allen, FACMPE, Baton Rouge General Health System

"... In these times of ever-changing rules and regulations, it is more important than ever for us to support each other. I credit networking with other managers as a valuable resource for much of the knowledge I use in managing our practice."

Louise Derise, FACMPE, Hamilton Medical Group, Lafayette

"MGMA Louisiana is a critical link for all practice managers in Louisiana.  The organization provides local and statewide 'live' and 'virtual connection to other managers facing similar issues. We have the opportunity to voice opinions to state and national lawmakers on issus vital to our offices." 

Lafe Jones,  Alexandria Eye and Laser Center



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Contact Information

MGMA-Louisiana State Office
4400 Amb Caffery Ste A-Box 295
Lafayette, LA 70508


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MGMA-Louisiana State Office / Phone: (985) 290-8020/ 1527 Gause Blvd #105/ Slidell, LA 70458

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