Practice Management Association News, Resources & Education

The AL-AAP Practice Management Association (PMA) provides many resources for its members, including:

  • A group email list
  • A monthly e-news, PMAdvisor
  • Every-other-month webinars, which archived on-demand)
  • An Annual Meeting, including a live Practice Management Workshop

Group Email List

The AL-AAP Practice Management Association maintains a very active group email list. The purpose is to elicit discussion/ask questions of your peers on pediatric practice management issues.  This is the best place to have your questions answered! To participate, you must be a practice manager member of the PMA or a pediatrician member of the Alabama Chapter-AAP.  Contact Lynn Brown to sign up; she will send you a confirmation email from the "simplelists" website.

What topics do you want to see next?

Send us your suggestions by emailing Linda Lee, APR, Chapter Executive Director, or Linda Champion, MPA, Chapter Project Coordinator.


Monthly E-news, PMAdvisor

Every other month, the PMA publishes the PMAdvisor, to keep members informed on payor issues and other pertinent practice management information.  Click here for each archived edition.

Live/On-Demand Webinars

Mark your calendars for our PMA Webinar Series!  (Registration information is emailed to Chapter and PMA members approximately two weeks prior.) Next Installment:

January 11, 2017, 12:15 p.m.

Check our Upcoming Meetings section for all upcoming scheduled webinars.

The AL-AAP Practice Management Association is pleased to provide Chapter and PMA members with free, on-demand recordings of previous PMA webinars. Access them here.


Annual Meeting / Practice Management Workshop

The AL-AAP Practice Management Association hosts an annual meeting and Practice Management Workshop each year on the last Friday in September.  Below are future dates, as well as PowerPoint presentations from past meetings.

Mark your calendars!  
2017 Practice Management Workshop
September 29, 2017

Previous Workshop Presentations

- Compassion for Self--Lou Lacey, LPC - 2016

- Consent and Confidentiality When the Patient is a Minor--Brandy Boone, JD - 2016

- Stage 2 and the Future of Meaningful Use--Marla Clinkscales, CPC, CPC-I - 2016

-ImmPRINT and Meaningful Use--Cindy Lesinger - 2016

-Codes and Payors: Pediatric Update--Lynn Brown, CPC - 2016

Front Desk and Business Office: Working Together for You and Your Patients--Tammie Lunceford, CPC - 2015

Meaningful Use Stages 2 & 3--Ashley Gay - 2015

Medicaid Update: Billing, Health Information Exchange & More--Cyndi Crockett, Paul Brannan - 2015

Documentation: Telling the Whole Story--Lynn Brown, CPC - 2015

- "Demystifying Data to Improve and Drive Performance" - Nancy Babbitt, FACMPE - 2013

- "Keys to Optimizing Peak Financial Performance" - Nancy Babbitt, FACMPE - 2013

- "ICD-10 Documentation - Get Your Progress Note Ready for 2014" - Lynn Brown, CPC - 2013