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December 5, 2023

MOKSACVPR Board Meeting

December 5, 2023


  • Present: Karen Ashworth, Kelly Barnes, Carolyn Beard, Amy Choitz, Stephanie Gerlach, Tiffanie Holman, Sonny McNeilis, Yolanda Salas, Tedd Walsh, Tricia Walsh


  • Meeting called to order at 0700 by Tricia Walsh
  • November meeting minutes sent via email. 

New Business:

Committee Reports:

  • Treasurer’s ReportAmy Choitz
    • Statements sent via email. Transactions reviewed.
  • Education—Karen Ashworth
    • Vendor agreement
      • Sonny will text Lane to verify that we can go live with online vendor agreement.  He will need to do a test run and Amy will submit refund.
      • Motion passed unanimously to set vendor prices at: Gold-$800, Platinum-$1500.
  • Speakers
    • Send completed speaker agreement to Carolyn for CEU application.
  • Hotel
    • Hyatt contract has been signed and returned. 
    • Design / Advertising
      • Postcard draft reviewed. Final edits being made.
  • Poster Presentation
  • Karen will send out request to KState, University of KS, Wichita State, Fort Hays State
  • Will need to set a due date.
  • Motion made by Amy Choitz to set student pricing at $50. Motion seconded by Karen Ashworth. Approved unanimously. 
  • Standards and Issues—Sonny McNeilis 
    • AACVPR Webinar—12/7/23: Medicare Rules and Regulations 2024 
    • Current Bills
      • H.R. 955 (Sustaining Outpatient Services) has 18 cosponsors.
      • H.R. 1406 (Sustainable CR in home) has 37 cosponsors.
  • Communications—Stephanie Gerlach
    • No updates
  • Certification—Carolyn Beard
    • 2024 applications open and will be due 2/29/24.
      • Staff competencies must be detailed.
      • Pulmonary ITP must have prescribed O2 rate.
      • Pulmonary ITP must have nutritional assessment (Rate Your Plate, Habit Survey, etc.)
  • Value Based Care—Tedd Walsh
    • No updates

Old Business:

  • Strategic meeting—Tricia will look at dates in February and send email invite.  We will meet at St. Joseph or Centerpoint.

Board meeting:  January 2, 2024 at 0700

Education meeting:  December 19, 2023 at 0700

Minutes submitted by Tiffanie Holman