Body of Knowledge

Group Practice Management is unique, and the profession's nuances make it unlike any other. That's why the Body of Knowledge (BOK) for Medical Practice Managementis so esstential to success. It serves as a repository of industry knowledge, a guide to practice management, an assessment of competency and learning tool.

A tool developed for practice managers by medical practice managers, the BOK helps professionals design and maintain efficient and effective operations that support the delivery of patient-centered care. It also serves as the exam blueprint MGMA members who are pursuing certification and Fellowship through the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE), the certification and standard-setting entity of MGMA.

The CMPE credential serves to demonstrate your knowledge and experience in medical practice management.

The credential covers six areas of expertise that apply to practice management:

  • Operations Management
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Risk and Compliance Management
  • Organizational Governance
  • Patient-Centered Care

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