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November 22, 2023

MOKSACVPR Board Meeting

November 22, 2022


  • Present: Sandy Abbott, Karen Ashworth, Carolyn Beard, Amy Choitz, Stephanie Gerlach, Tiffanie Holman, Sonny McNeilis, Tedd Walsh, Tricia Walsh


  • Meeting called to order at 0700 by Tedd Walsh
  • October meeting minutes sent via email
    • Reviewed and motion made to approve as written by Tricia Walsh, seconded by Amy Choitz. Approved unanimously

New Business:

  • Strategic Planning
    • Look at dates in February to hold meeting in KC.  Table for December meeting.

Committee Reports:

  • Treasurer’s ReportTricia Walsh
  • Transactions:
    • Statements / balances sent via email
    • Insurance payment was double charged.  Tricia working to get payment refunded
    • Sandy Abbott reimbursed for annual meeting
    • Dawnie will be reimbursed for regional meeting
    • Invoice for sponsorship is in.  Haven’t heard back from AACVPR about reduced rate d/t lack of publicity
  • Education—Sandy Abbott
    • Fall Socials
      • KC—9 attendees, would like to see socials quarterly
      • Hays—6 attendees, will probably hold social event hybrid next time d/t distance people have to travel to attend
      • Springfield—10 attendees, would like to do quarterly or semi-annually
    • 2023 Conference
      • Speakers:
        • Susan Flack, Karen Lui, Seth Donaldson, physician Dawnie obtained have confirmed
        • Idea: breakout session with “fundamentals”
      • Save the Dates:
        • Add QR code for website
        • Add confirmed speakers to postcard
      • Venue options: Tedd will email options for voting
        • Graceland University
          • $932.50
          • What does this price include? 
        • St. Joseph Medical Center
          • No charge
          • Staff will set up for us
          • 120 guest limit
          • Will need to look at hotels in the area
  • Stoney Creek
    • $3100 and use their catering (Hy-Vee)
  • Standards and Issues—Sonny McNeilis 
    • Upcoming webinars from AACVPR
      • December 6—Medicare Regulations 2023
      • January 11—Pulmonary Rehab
    • Current Bills—hoping to attach these to another bill to expedite approval
      • H.R. 3348 (off campus departments) now has 37 sponsors
      • H.R. 1956 (NP supervision) now has 65 sponsors
  • Communications—Stephanie Gerlach
    • Email for poster presentations was sent.  Will send follow up emails in December and January.
  • Website—Amy Choitz 
    • Will have postcards at conference for facility updates
  • Nominations—Tricia Walsh
    • No updates
  • Certification—Carolyn Beard
    • No updates
  • Value Based Care—Tedd Walsh
    • No updates

Old Business:

  • No old business at this time

Board meeting:  December 20, 2022 at 0700

Education meeting:  December 6, 2022 at 0700

Minutes submitted by Tiffanie Holman