Thursday, October 11, 2018 and
Friday, October 12, 2018 

Maryland Live! Casino & Hotel
7002 Arundel Mills Circle
Hanover, MD 21076

General Attendee Parking Instructions


Pricing - Maryland MGMA Members

General or Org Members
$299 before Aug 10 
$325 between Aug 10 and Sept 24
$350 from Sept 25 on

Affiliate Members:
$399 by Sept 24
$450 from Sept 25 on

Student Members:
$50 (email us if you want to volunteer)

Pricing - Non-Members
(We include one year of Maryland MGMA membership for first-time registrants at the non-member rate!)

Medical Practice Professionals (practice managers, billing, physicians, etc.)
$399 before Aug 10 
$450 between Aug 10 and Sept 24
$500 from Sept 25 on

Vendors, service suppliers, consultants, etc.
$499 by Sept 24
$550 from Sept 25 on

Guest for Thurs Evening Reception Only
(Must be a spouse or significant other of fully registered attendee. Does not include other company representatives.)



Sponsorship and Exhibitor Registration is selling fast! Click for more details.




By popular demand, our Hotel Room Block at Live! Hotel & Casino has been increased and the deadline has been extended until October 2nd at our discounted rate of $140/night.  Rack rates are $191.50 + tax per night or more so there’s a savings of at least $50/night.  Rates are available until the block is sold out.  Book online or call the hotel directly at 443-842-7000 and use group block code: MGMA

Maryland MGMA's Largest Education and Networking Event of the Year

2018 Annual State Conference

Stack the Odds in Your Favor: 
Positioning Your Practice 
for Success

Earn up to 7.5 ACMPE Credits!

Join us October 11 & 12, 2018 for our annual medical practice management conference.  Network with peers, gain valuable and current information to help you manage your medical practice, and visit with 40 exhibitors offering outstanding products and services. 

Our 2018 conference will feature a new format with a full day of education and exhibitors on Thursday, followed by a cocktail reception, and then a half-day of education and exhibitors on Friday.   


Melissa Smith
Melissa Smith (Click for bio)
Life & Career Planning, LLC

Opening Keynote: Place Your Bets on You!

This interactive and energetic session will focus your attention on one personal or one professional area that you would like to positively affect.  In our busy everyday lives, it is difficult to find the time to do critical thinking and problem solving for ourselves, and when we do take the time for this, it can have such an affirmative and uplifting impact.  Attendees will have a planning worksheet that will help them chart their goal and action plans for success.  She will walk everyone through each step of this planning session and will also work together in short, small group breakouts that will help ideas flow, keep energy high, and help folks get to know each other. Along with the planning worksheet, she will provide other tool options so each person can customize a plan to achieve this goal based on their individual needs and preferences.

Monica WoffordMonica Wofford (Click for bio)
Contagious Companies

Closing Keynote: LEADERSHIP is not a Glass Slipper™ (but you still have to make sure it fits!) 

Any person or personality can be a leader, but knowing these ten leadership steps will make you more effective. Still, some are promoted into leadership and it just doesn’t fit. Maybe they’re missing skills or maybe their personality isn’t right for that role. In this keynote presentation, leadership development expert and author Monica Wofford, CSP, shares 10 steps to be a better leader and make sure that role fits. These steps and her in session assessment ensure high performance for managers and leaders, and results from the employees they lead. Whether team members need to develop their communication, delegation, motivation, recognition or engagement skills, this powerful session will improve their leadership skills and more!


Education Sessions Include:

  • The Future of BIGDATA in MIPS, APMs and MACRA in Maryland (General session)

  • How to Advocate for your Practice and Profession in Annapolis & DC: Lessons from the Insiders (General session)

  • Social Media - Engaging Patients Beyond Your Website
  • Utilization of Your Practice Management System (PMS) for Financial Management
  • Tackling Toxic Behaviors: Eliminating the Negative and Promoting the Positive
  • Building a Bolder Brand Culture
  • Vulnerability Management: How to Handle and Reduce Security Vulnerabilities in your Medical Practice
  • How to Transition to a "Patient Centered" Healthcare Model
  • Building Strong Team Dynamics: Fostering an Environment Based on Strengths
  • Creative Contracting Using Universal Quality Metrics 
  • Showcasing Your Brand to its Best Advantage 
 Presidential Partner: athena health