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OSMA Responds to CVS-Aetna Merger

Posted on 10/11/2018
We are disappointed with the Department of Justice’s decision to allow the CVS-Aetna merger. We believe creating a company that potentially controls each aspect of the health delivery system isn’t in the best interest of Ohio patients and doctors.

New Survey Compares Operational Data, Benefits, Salary

Posted on 10/11/2018
The OSMA and Blue & Co., LLC have partnered to provide you with a medical office staff salary/benefits and operational benchmarking data opportunity.

Offering Personalized Information Sessions on Medical Marijuana

Posted on 10/11/2018
Information and rumors are flying fast regarding Ohio’s medical marijuana program. The OSMA is your resource for accurate, timely information—and we can bring it right to your office.

Connection & Resources Top Priorities for Female Physicians

Posted on 09/26/2018
Female physicians are fighting for equal pay, respectful treatment, and greater flexibility and backing for family responsibilities. While support of and for women in medicine has grown, there is still a long way to go.

OSMA Seeks Candidates for At-Large Council Seats

Posted on 09/26/2018
Decisions are made by those who show up. Right now, you have an opportunity to “show up” and help lead your professional organization.

Reminder: OSMA Governance Town Halls

Posted on 09/26/2018
The purpose of these meetings is to have a transparent and open discussion with active members about the future of the OSMA.

The Doctors Company Seminars

Posted on 09/13/2018
Seminar: Physician burnout has reached a tipping point, with studies showing that most physicians experience symptoms of professional burnout.

Prepare Your Office Now for 2019

Posted on 09/13/2018
The OSMA’s Healthcare Policy and Reimbursement Updates are an interactive way to get your office prepared for upcoming changes on MARCA Quality Reporting and CMS issues.

Obstacles Still Remain for Women in Medicine

Posted on 09/13/2018
OSMA is exploring physician burnout, with special interest on how the issue affects women.

Women Physicians Lead OSMA

Posted on 08/29/2018
OSMA is committed to promoting and supporting women in leadership roles. Currently, 44% of OSMA’s Council members are female, including our President, President-Elect, and Immediate Past President.

ASAM/Ohio Waiver Training Opportunities

Posted on 08/29/2018
Courses offered in partnership with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration. The curriculum for this course has been specifically designed for Ohio licensed physicians,

Young Physicians: Coming Together to Support One Another

Posted on 08/29/2018
During your journey to becoming a physician, you had classmates and other young colleagues to lean on. You were all experiencing the same life challenges. Now that you’ve begun your practice, who has your back?

Medical Marijuana Misinformation Swirling Throughout Ohio

Posted on 08/29/2018
While it is clear that Ohio’s medical marijuana program will not be up and running by the original Sept. 8 deadline, OSMA continues to help deliver the latest, most accurate information on the program’s progress to physicians.

Don’t Miss OSMA's Healthcare Policy & Reimbursement Updates

Posted on 08/29/2018
These events bring hundreds of practice managers and physicians together throughout Ohio to share ideas, discuss pressing issues, and help one another find solutions to your toughest challenges.

Busting Three of the Most Common SEO Myths

Posted on 08/02/2018
The Internet has become our most commonly used source for information. Unfortunately, the internet is also great at spreading myths, falsehoods, and half-truths. There are few places where misinformation spreads better than in the world of Search Eng

OSMA Helps Drive Physician Victory

Posted on 08/02/2018
Thanks to pressure from OSMA and its allies, the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) has agreed to defer to regulatory boards in regards to physician impairment.

CMS Announces Revisions to Payment Policies

Posted on 08/02/2018
These revisions and other policies are open for comments from physicians and other healthcare providers. Regardless of the size, location or composition of your practice, we encourage to take part in the process by providing your comments directly to

Sexual Harassment Allegations in Healthcare: Rising Risks

Posted on 07/19/2018
Healthcare providers are not immune from the growing number of reported incidents of alleged sexual harassment in the workplace. Accusers may be employees, patients, third-party vendors or visitors.

Understand Your Options: the New Health Benefits Plan from the OSMA

Posted on 07/19/2018
As a practice owner, it’s important to know you have options to help you manage your practice and health insurance benefits. OSMA members also have a new option to consider when choosing health insurance plans.

OSMA Launches New Partnership to Ease Student Loan Burden

Posted on 07/19/2018
OSMA recently partnered with Splash Financial, a Cleveland-based, student loan refinancing company that was founded to help healthcare professionals. This free, new benefit is designed for members and their families.