Top 8 Reason to Join MCMS

  1. Protect your interests as a physician! Your medical society advocates for you on important issues in both Monroe County and the Capital District. In 2017 we are working to keep Medical Liability rates from increasing, protecting your scope of practice, and fighting to align the many value based programs you face.

  2. Join the vibrant community of physicians in the region by networking with peers, established physicians, and health care leaders.

  3. Resolve claims, billing, and payment problems. MCMS serves as a key resource to ensure you are reimbursed appropriately.

  4. Participate in education and training programs focused on addressing your business needs and staff development.

  5. Gain full access to the member area of the MCMS website for quality guidelines, reports, and a variety of tools and resources to help you navigate the ever-changing health care environment, including legal resources, HIPAA compliance, practice management guides, and patient education materials.

  6. Ensure you have a voice and vote on key issues affecting the practice of medicine and gain leadership and legislative advocacy experience.

  7. Stay up to date on vital health care issues that affect physicians with our online bulletin board, our printed physician journal, The Bulletin, and key updates via email from MCMS.

  8. Stay on the cutting edge of medicine and impact real change in your community through MCMS Committee participation. With over 35 to choose from, there is a topic of interest for all!

Advocacy

Through membership with MCMS you will also become a member of the Medical Society of the State of New York. Through MCMS your voice will be heard at the state level.

Savings on Liability & Health Insurance

  • Physicians, their practice managers, and other key office staff can count on us to answer questions, provide valuable resources, contact payors to get answers related to claims processing, and advocate on your behalf.Workers’ Compensation application processed at no cost
  • Eligible for a 12% reduction in the MLMIC Professional Liability Insurance
  • Health insurance through Wladis Companies (includes HR services)

Health Plan / Payor Advocacy

Physicians, their practice managers, and other key office staff can count on us to answer questions, provide valuable resources, contact payors to get answers related to claims processing, and advocate on your behalf.

Referrals

MCMS provides over 500 online and telephone-assisted referrals monthly for primary and specialty physicians through its “Find A Physician" system.

Legal Resources

Members can access expert healthcare attorneys at the Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus law firm FREE for basic questions and obtain a 40% discount on their rates when a formal agreement is required.  

Education

MCMS hosts many educational programs for physicians and staff each year.

Discounts

MCMS members are eligible for discounts on products and services from a variety of local businesses (e.g. Breathe Yoga, Brooks Brothers, and more!)

Staffing

Free site visit and consultation to discuss your search needs and potential recruiting strategies from the Medicus Firm.

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