Insurance & Discount Programs
VCMA and CMA offer a wide range of member discounts
CMA Credit Card: Physicians can show their CMA pride with CMA-branded credit cards from Bank of America. Apply today for the CMA rewards credit card and you’ll receive competitive interest rates, a premier rewards program, and free access to a personal assistant via the MyConciergeSM service. Learn More.
Practice Financing: Members get reduced loan administration fees from Banc of America Practice Solutions (a subsidiary of Bank of America) for software upgrades, practice expansion, and equipment purchasing. Learn More.
Heartland Payment Systems: Members receive exclusive discounts and a three-year rate guarantee on Heartland Payment System’s suite of financial services, which includes credit card processing, payroll services, check management and real time health benefits eligibility verification. Learn More.
Group Insurance Programs
CMA and VCMA endorse Mercer for its group insurance needs. Physicians, family, and employee health insurance with dental option is available, in addition to long-term disability, business overhead expense, physicians' equipment protection, workers' compensation, accidental death & dismemberment, as well as life insurance is offered.
Medical Liability Insurance
The Ventura County Medical Association has selected The Doctors Company as the exclusively endorsed medical liability insurer for its members. The Doctors Company is the nation’s largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer and is rated A by A.M. Best Company and Fitch Ratings. Founded by doctors for doctors, the company is relentlessly committed to defending, protecting, and rewarding the practice of good medicine. For more information, visit www.thedoctors.com/VCMA, call (800) 328-8831, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Auto and Homeowners Insurance: Members receive 10 percent off auto insurance from Mercury Insurance. For more details, call Mercury Insurance Group at (888) 637-2431 or visit http://www.mercuryinsurance.com/cma.
Health Information Technology
EHR Webinar Series: To help members begin to assess their HIT needs, CMA has partnered with Maxwell IT to provide members with complimentary registration to the EHR Best Practices Series webinars. Maxwell IT is a national education/consulting program endorsed by state medical associations to help physician practices learn how to select and implement EHRs. Learn More.
Epocrates: Members get a discount on all Epocrates mobile and online products. Save 30 percent on subscriptions to Epocrates products such as the #1 rated Epocrates® Essentials. Epocrates provides point-of-care access (via mobile devices and the web) to information on drugs, diseases and diagnostics. Learn More.
Other Supplies and Resources
Staples: Members save up to 80 percent on office supplies and equipment from Staples, Inc. Learn More.
MedicAlert: MedicAlert is a nonprofit foundation with over 50 years of lifesaving experience identifying and providing vital medical information to emergency personnel for over 4 million members worldwide. CMA members and their patients save $10 on new adult enrollments and $2.95 on Kid smart enrollments. Learn More.
Security Prescriptions: Members receive 15 percent off tamper-resistant security prescription pads and printer paper from RxSecurity. Learn More.
Magazine Subscriptions: Members get 50 percent off subscriptions to hundreds of popular magazines from Subscription Services Inc. For more details, call or (800) 289-6247 or visit http://www.buymags.com/cma.
Car Rentals: Members save up to 25 percent on car rentals for business or personal travel from Avis and Hertz.