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Interacting with other medical managers who face similar responsibilities and challenges is one of the most important benefits of NMGMA membership. Whether a new manager or a seasoned veteran, everyone can benefit from the experiences of their peers.

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Nebraska Medical Group Management Association Memberships Available are as follows:

 Active Members
An Active Member is an individual who is serving in an administrative or
managerial capacity within a formally organized and legally recognized physician medical
practice. Active members shall:
1) Perform managerial duties in multiple areas, such as finance, personnel and data processing:
or
2) Perform administrative tasks in a single area, such as marketing or medical records: or
3) Provide care and perform significant managerial or administrative functions: or
4) Be employed by a medical group practice.
An Active Member is entitled to vote, hold office, and serve on any committee.

 Allied Members
An Allied Member is an individual who is serving in an administrative
capacity within a formally organized and legally recognized allied health practice. The term
“allied health” provider shall be limited to practice of doctors of podiatry, physical therapy,
optometry, psychology, chiropractors or midlevel providers. An Allied Member cannot vote, hold
an office, or be chair of a committee, but may serve on committees.

 Student Members
The Student Member is an individual who is actively working on a degree
in healthcare administration. The student must not qualify in any other category of membership.
A Student Member cannot vote, hold an office, or be chair of a committee, but may serve on a
committee.

 Affliate Members
An Affiliate Member is an individual who does not qualify as an Active
or Allied Member but who supplies products or services to NMGMA members. Products include:
computers, lab equipment medical supplies, and other items. Examples of services are:
accounting, physician search, insurance, third party payers, consultants, and legal representation.
An Affiliate Member cannot vote, hold an office or be committee chairs, but may serve on
committees.

 Lifetime Members

A Life Member is an NMGMA member who permanently retires or becomes
disassociated from active medical group practice management and who has been a member for at
least fifteen (15) years. Life members shall pay no dues or have no vote within the NMGMA, but

shall be considered a guest in regard to the educational component of the registration fees of
NMGMA at all state functions. A Life Member shall be responsible for payment of any social
event fees applicable during attendance at NMGMA functions/meetings.

 

Inactive Members

An inactive member is any member in good standing who is no longer
active in medical group practice management but who wishes to maintain contact with the
Association. An individual can be an inactive member for the balance of the current year plus one
calendar year. The Board will review all members on inactive status every six months. For the
first six months after becoming inactive, that individual can continue to vote, hold office, or be
chair of a committee, and may serve on committees. Following the six month period, an inactive
member may only continue to serve on committees.

 

Honorary Member

Any individual, whether a member, a former member of the Nebraska
Medical Group Management Association or not, who has rendered service so outstanding to the
profession of medical group practice management to be worthy of such rare distinction shall be
eligible for Honorary Membership. Nominations shall be submitted in writing to the Board of
Directors of the Corporation and may be granted by the membership at the annual meeting of the
Corporation upon the unanimous recommendation of the Board of Directors.

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