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October 19th, 2021 Board Meeting Minutes

MOKSACVPR Board Meeting

October 19, 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
  • September meeting minutes sent via email
    • Carolyn made motion to approve, Tricia seconded—passed unanimously

New Business:

  • AACVPR Leadership Series—quarterly meetings with affiliate leadership
    • Need to reach out to AACVPR (Teo) for information
  • Insurance verification—Teo with AACVPR sent email requesting verification of insurance coverage. Tricia sent what documents we have to Amy.  
    • Cyber coverage—does not renew until November
  • Strategic Planning Meeting
    • Look at Friday in February
    • In-person @ KC

Committee Reports:

  • Treasurer’s ReportTricia Walsh
    • AACVPR joint affiliate membership deposit made 
  • Financial Report:  
    • Sent via email and reviewed with board
  • Education—Seth Donaldson / Sandy Abbott
    • 2022 Conference
      • April 1-2, 2022 at Graceland University
      • Hotel:
        • Waiting on hotel to return contract
      • Price:
        • Education committee will review and bring back to board for approval
      • Vendors:
        • Seth and Sonny to work on vendor process
        • Levels: $700 Gold, $1200 Platinum 
      • Communication:
        • Postcards ready to send, will go out in November
        • Amy will reach out to Cassandra regarding Constant Contact
  • Speakers:
    • Tricia reaching out to Karen Lui and Susan Flack
    • 2 speakers have committed to speak
  • Standards and Issues—Sonny McNeilis
    • 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
      • 15 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
    • 27 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
    • Remediation complete.  Follow-up call tomorrow.
  • Value-Based CareTedd Walsh
    • Tedd presented at National Conference.  

Old Business:

  • Meeting platforms: TABLE FOR NOVEMBER MEETING
    • Zoom-Seth
      • Pro accommodates 100 people, no time limits, $150 / year
      • Free has 40 min time limit
      • Can video or call in for meeting
      • Create generic host name that multiple people can access
  • AT conference-Tricia
    • Approximately $40 / month, last bill was $90 for approx. 30 days
    • No video capability

Board meeting:  November 16, 2021 at 0700

Education meeting:  November 2, 2021 at 0700

Minutes submitted by Tiffanie Holman