Joplin-Metro Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) is a not-for-profit association whose purpose is to inspire its members to new heights in education and professional development. Our organization is comprised of healthcare professionals and business partners in the Joplin, MO and surrounding areas.  The goal of Joplin-Metro MGMA is to provide networking and educational opportunities to its members. We do this through monthly meetings and an all-day conference hosted each fall. Members have the opportunity to hear speakers present on a wide array of topics related to issues that medical practices face every day. Members are able to meet and network with other medical practice staff and business partners. Please take a moment to browse our website and learn more about some of our upcoming events. Join today!

Our Mission

To advance the science and art of medical group management and support MGMA-MO in the Joplin Area.

Our Vision

To inspire members to new heights in education and professional development. 

Board of Directors:

Loretta Leece, Mercy

President Elect
Mallorie Larson, Mercy

Tracy Carpenter, Joplin Ear Nose & Throat

Jane Karns, Frank W. Shagets MD

Immediate Past President
Patty Larson, Pediatric Associates of SW MO


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.


PO Box 381533
Birmingham, AL 35238
Phone: (573) 556-6111
Fax: (877) 720-1495

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