Supporting Medical Practice Leaders throughout Washington
Why is it essential to belong?
Washington State MGMA is Washington State's premiere membership association of medical group practice managers and administrative professionals. Whether you're new to practice management or a seasoned veteran; whether you work in a small practice or large group, instead of going it alone, WSMGMA provides a network of like-minded professionals ready to share resources, tools and ideas.
Membership in Washington State MGMA is an investment in your profession, your professional success, and your practice's success. We provide you with timely, relevant and valuable resources while giving you an opportunity to benefit from the advice and knowledge of other practice managers across the state.
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MEMBERSHIP ELIGIBILITY AND FEES
Active - $130
To be eligible as an Active member, a person shall be employed full-time (30 hours minimum per week) in a management/administrative capacity, directly for, or under contract to, any organization with at least one full time health care practitioner who is licensed and providing care in Washington State. An Active Member shall be entitled to all Association membership services, including the right to vote on all matters and to serve as an officer or trustee of the Association. Active Members who are engaged in the sale of products or services to health care organizations are prohibited from soliciting other members unless they also retain a separate Vendor Affiliate Membership.
Affiliate (Out-of-State) - $130
To be eligible as an Affiliate member, a person shall meet the same eligibility requirements as an Active member, except that the employing medical group practice is outside the State of Washington. An Affiliate member shall be entitled to all Association membership services, except the right to vote on all matters and the right to serve as an officer or trustee of the Association.
Student - Fee Wavied
The Association offers a Student membership to those individuals regularly enrolled as full-time student in a business or healthcare administration program at an accredited college or university, and does not work in the business of selling services or supplies to medical group practices. Individuals that qualify for Active or Affiliate membership are exempt from Student Membership status. Student members shall be entitled to all association membership services except the right to vote on all matters and the right to serve as an officer or trustee of the Association.
Faculty - Fee Waived
A Faculty Member is a person who holds a full-time faculty position teaching business or healthcare administration at an accredited college or university. Faculty Members shall not pay dues. Faculty Members are eligible to attend Washington State MGMA sponsored conferences and meetings at the member registration rate. Faculty Members are not eligible to vote or hold office.
Vendor Affiliate - $595
To be eligible as a Vendor Affiliate member, a person must be providing service or a product (as determined by the Board) to current Active Member groups or the like within the state of Washington. A Vendor Affiliate member shall be entitled to membership services as reviewed and determined by the Board, except the right to vote on all matters and the right to serve as an officer or trustee of the Association.
Transitional - $130
A Transitional member is an Active or Affiliate member who becomes unemployed, who has been a member for at least six months, is in good standing with the Association at the time the unemployment occurs and whose unemployment is not the result of illegal activities on the part of the members. Transitional members shall have the right to attend state conferences at the same registration fee as Active members and shall receive all other benefits afforded to Active Members. A Transitional member is eligible to renew his/her membership once for a one-year period after the expiration of their Active or Affiliate membership. Upon reemployment in group practice administration, the Transitional member shall notify the Executive Director of such employment and must immediately reapply for membership to the appropriate membership classification. If employment is found outside of group practice administration, the Transitional Member shall notify the Executive Director of such employment and the Transitional Membership shall terminate immediately.
Retired - $65
A Retired member is a former Active member of the Association who permanently retires from group practice administration, ambulatory health care organization, or multi-unit health care system, and is not in the business of selling services or supplies to medical group practices. Retired members are required to pay dues at half that of the active membership rate. Retired members are eligible to come to the Washington State MGMA sponsored conferences and meetings, however, they are expected to pay full registration costs. Retired members are not eligible to vote or hold office.
Large Group Membership Program
Recognizing the invaluable contributions that managers from large systems make to our association, this program provides deep discounts to organizations willing to support their extended managerial team in MGMA activities in our state. Members must qualify for ACTIVE membership.
$1,000 for 10-14 members (up to $820 savings)
$1,750 for 15-19 members (up to $720 savings)
$2,500 for 20+ members (best value)