Practice Management Institute (PMI)

Practice Management Institute® (PMI) trains and certifies administrative professionals working in medical offices: medical office managers and staff working in coding, billing, auditing, and compliance. New and experienced professionals learn current guidelines and best practices to perform more effectively in their role. Providers and consultants involved in the business side of outpatient services also attend to understand the practical application of medical office administration guidelines.

The PMI curriculum includes five opportunities for medical office professionals to earn certification in their area(s) of expertise: Certified Medical Coder (CMC)®, Certified Medical Insurance Specialist (CMIS)®, Certified Medical Office Manager (CMOM)®, Certified Medical Compliance Officer (CMCO)®, and Certified Medical Chart Auditor E/M (CMCA-E/M).

PMI has been a trusted resource for medical office teams since 1983. Live classes and online learning options are available year-round, taught by instructors with direct experience in health care administration. These knowledgeable, approachable professionals have a natural talent for conveying complex information in a down-to-earth way for better learning retention. Course materials are updated regularly to follow current legal requirements and government guidelines. This pledge of excellence carries through all PMI programming. Contact PMI: 800-259-5562, or visit

Bring PMI to You

PMI works with leading health care organizations, hospitals, medical societies, and colleges to provide training services for members/employees. Onsite training and consultations are available by appointment contact Michael Moore ( for more information.

PMI Credentials

Practice Management Institute® accepts CEUs associated with participation in this Healthcare Administration Alliance conference toward the recertification requirements for CMC, CMIS, CMOM, CMCO, and CMCA-E/M credentials.

Each session is assigned 1.0 continuing education units.  One can earn up to 23 CEUs during this 4-day event.  PMI certified professionals are expected to claim only the actual hours they were present to participate and to post them on the online CEU tracker*Post your CEUs within 7 days of the event and you will receive a customized CEU certificate to retain for your records.

Attendees will receive...

Free Webinar:  Highlights of the CMS Proposed Changes to Physician Fee Schedule

Attendees will receive...

Free Webinar:  15 Minute Webinar on the new Covid-19 CPT® Codes - AMA announced new codes related to COVID in September and they are effective immediately


Prizes will be awarded by random drawings held on the last day of the conference.  Winners will be listed on the conference's closing session page.  Winners will also be notified by email.  Only one prize will be awarded per person.  Prize winners may exchange prizes if both parties email

  • Complimentary enrollment in PMI’s Certified Medical Chart Auditor-E/M (CMCA-E/M)® (a $795 value)
  • TOTAL ACCESS Webinar subscription for 3 months (October – December 2020) (a $747 value)
  • $500 Shopping Spree on PMI’s Online Training Center

Session Presenter

  Maxine I. Collins, MBA, CPA, CMC, CMOM, CMIS — Consultant/Instructor Practice Management Institute — Director of Compliance, Audits & Education, CoreMD Partners LLC — (Max for short)
Maxine has more than thirty years of experience in medical practice management, adult education and general business. She has taught courses at various levels, including teaching business communications and accounting at Midwestern State University in Texas. Maxine has extensive experience teaching administrative and clinical personnel essential medical office skills such as medical terminology, coding, reimbursement, OSHA, and HIPAA compliance. She is adept at personnel management, government rules and regulations, accounting and budgeting. Additionally, her experience with practice marketing and development make her a knowledgeable and much sought-after practice management resource.

Maxine has served as an administrator of a multi-specialty clinic, where she was responsible for all clinic operations including medical records, billing and collections, OSHA, HIPAA and Medicare compliance, and all accounting operations. She also has experience in medical practice consulting and has successfully launched multiple practices.