MGMA-Missouri monitors legislative/regulatory issues through our Legislative Committee, chaired by John Marshall. Members receive periodic Legislative Updates, including information provided by the Missouri State Medical Association (MSMA) and the MGMA Government Affairs staff in Washington, DC.

With national legislative and regulatory issues constantly before our Congressional Leaders, it is critical that medical practice executives know their elected officials. Access the MGMA Legislative Action Center.

Advocacy Resources:

When members of MGMA (and MGMA-MO) voice their concerns to legislators at both the state and national level, they are taking one of the most important steps available to individuals and groups to influence the outcome of decisions affecting the medical practice industry, MGMA, its Government Affairs Department, and the MGMA-MO Legislative Committee are here to support member efforts with helpful tools and suggestions for successful grassroots advocacy.

Grassroots Resources:

  • Hosting a Congressional site visit
    Members can get ideas, focus and organize their advocacy efforts with MGMA's intinerary of grassroots advocacy actions
  • MGMA also A Guide for Grassroots Advocacy
How-To Guides:
    • MGMA provides a number of guides for effective communications with legislators:
      • Write a letter to your legislator
      • Make a phone call to your legislator
      • Meet with your legislator

Increase Your Effectiveness:

  • Understand how and when to influence congressional decision-making:
  • Overview of the legislative and budget approval process
  • Improve your current skills, as well as learn new skills, and demystify the ins and outs of communications with legislators as well as why such communication is vital to group practices.


To develop and equip our members to create dynamic, successful medical group practices.


To be the recognized leader in defining and supporting the profession of medical practice management in Missouri.


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