Membership

The Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA) is the largest and oldest statewide organization in Ohio representing 20,000 physicians, residents, medical students and practice managers. We are dedicated to improving the practice of medicine for you, your staff and your patients by representing your best interest on key state and federal legislation, providing you with efficient business solutions through OSMA services and by saving you time and money with the OSMA Preferred Partner Program.

Representing Your Best Interests

The OSMA is the only organization that advocates for all Ohio physicians.

Legislative Advocacy
Each year the OSMA is actively engaged in lobbying on more than 100 bills that impact the practice of medicine. We are constantly working to reduce the administrative hassles of practicing medicine, improving medical liability reform and ensuring patients’ access to high quality medical care.

Payer Advocacy
The OSMA’s Practice Economics professionals are on hand to provide reimbursement assistance to OSMA members and their staff in working with third party payers.

Legal Advocacy
The OSMA’s legal team is available to answer questions and assist you in navigating regulation and policy changes, especially those relating to health system reform. We also offer OSMA members a variety of legal briefs covering various areas of the practice of medicine.

Providing Efficient Business Solutions

The OSMA also provides the tools you need to help you in your medical career through OSMA Education and OSMA Consulting Services.

OSMA Education
The OSMA offers high quality continuing professional development in convenient formats and on a variety of topics that benefit every professional in the practice of medicine.

OSMA Consulting Services
OSMA Consulting Services offers a variety of options to assist offices in overcoming operational challenges. Whether you are in a small practice, a large physician group or any size hospital or health system, our consultants know how to implement the changes that make a difference in your practice.

Saving You Time and Money

We use the OSMA’s collective voice to provide our members with access to exceptional products and services at discounted rates. Here are a few of our most popular Preferred Partners:

Medical Liability Insurance
OSMA members may be eligible to save up to 10.5% on their medical liability insurance with The Doctors Company.

Workers’ Comp Group Rating
Save significantly on your workers’ compensation coverage through the OSMA Group Rating Program, which is administered by CompManagement, Inc. and sponsored by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.

Group Purchasing Programs
Save on a variety of products like medical/surgical supplies, pharmaceuticals, office equipment and wireless services.

Medical Waste Disposal
Accu Medical Waste Services caps pricing for OSMA members at $40 per 30-gallon box.

OSMA Insurance Agency
The OSMAIA offers tailored programs especially for physicians and their staff. Products include health, life, disability and medical liability.

For a full list of OSMA Preferred Partners, click here.