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November 16, 2021 Board Meeting Minutes

MOKSACVPR Board Meeting

November 16, 2021


  • Present: Sandy Abbott, Carolyn Beard, Amy Choitz, Seth Donaldson, Tiffanie Holman, Sonny McNeilis, Sharon Little-Stoetzel, Tedd Walsh, Tricia Walsh
  • Absent: Cassandra Stafford


  • Meeting called to order at 0700 by Amy Choitz
  • October meeting minutes sent via email
    • Sandy made motion to approve, Carolyn seconded—passed unanimously

New Business:

Committee Reports:

  • Treasurer’s ReportTricia Walsh
  • Reimbursement check from insurance should be arriving for deposit
  • Carolyn sent invoice for insurance to Tricia that she received
  • Education—Seth Donaldson / Sandy Abbott
    • 2022 Conference
      • April 1-2, 2022 at Graceland University
      • Hotel:
        • Contract signed 
      • Price:
        • Education committee will review and bring back to board for approval
      • Vendors:
        • Sonny has reached out to vendors and sent vendor agreements
        • Barb Flagen with Chanl Health is checking with ScottCare, as they are partnered
        • Levels: $700 Gold, $1200 Platinum 
      • Communication:
        • Postcards ready to send, will go out this month
  • Standards and Issues—Sonny McNeilis
    • Email from J5MAC regarding Covid update / billing
      • Email sent to board for review.
      • Reimbursement could vary per facility.  Facilities need to check with their billing department to verify charges have been covered. 
  • H.R. 3348—Allow payments under the Medicare program for certain items and services furnished by off-campus outpatient departments of a provider to be determined under the prospective payment system for hospital outpatient department services, and for other purposes
    • 18 sponsors currently
    • Encourage programs to send letters
  • H.R. 1956—Effective January 1, 2024, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and clinical nurse specialists may also supervise these programs. The bill expedites the effective date of these changes to January 1, 2022, and also allows these practitioners to administer programs in their offices, prepare and sign treatment plans, and prescribe exercise.
    • Encourage programs to send letter located on AACVPR website
    • Letter posted to MOKS website
    • 34 sponsors currently
  • Communications—Cassandra Stafford
    • Send out call for speakers via Constant Contact.  However, Cassandra is having trouble accessing Constant Contact.  Amy will follow up.
  • Certification—Carolyn Beard
    • New Performance Measure tracking will begin for both CR and PR 2022 for 2023 certification. 
  • Value-Based CareTedd Walsh
    • Continued work on “Session in a Box”  

Old Business:

  • Meeting platforms: 
    • Zoom-Seth
      • Pro accommodates 100 people, no time limits, $150 / year
        • Motion made by Amy to upgrade to Pro, Tricia seconded—passed unanimously
      • Can video or call in for meeting
  • Strategic Planning Meeting
  • February 11, 2022
  • In-person @ KC
  • Will review Strategic Plan at that time

Board meeting:  December 21, 2021 at 0700

Education meeting:  December 7, 2021 at 0700

Minutes submitted by Tiffanie Holman