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We are bringing physicians together
for a healthier Ohio.

The Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA) proactively and persistently advocates for effective healthcare policy outcomes, provides professional development opportunities for physicians, and promotes useful resources that advance patient care and the medical profession. Established in 1846, OSMA is the leading voice of physicians, residents and medical students in Ohio.

“I have professionally benefited from OSMA membership through mentorship, networking, discounts on loan refinancing and access to products and services that improve my practice's performance and profitability.”

~ John Corker, MD

“OSMA is working diligently behind the scenes—making sure our collective voice is heard on timely issues for Ohio physicians.”

~ Jeffrey Leipzig, MD


A Message from OSMA's President:


Welcome to the largest physician-led organization in Ohio! We are a group of engaged and committed individuals Bringing Physicians Together for a Healthier Ohio. We are the most prolific and successful advocates for healthcare delivery in Ohio.

I welcome you to become engaged with us; help us help you. Lend your voice to shaping and strengthening the autonomy of physicians in Ohio. 

- Brian


Brian J. Santin, MD, FACS, FSVS, RPVI, CPPS
OSMA President


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Your Chance to Impact Future MIPS Quality & Cost Measure

February 2, 2023 – CMS Just announced the open period to submit new quality and cost measures to be used in future year MIPS measurement. The process allows clinicians, professional associations, medical societies that represent clinicians, researchers, consumer groups, and others to identify and submit measures by May 19, 2023.


Healthcare Staffing Shortages: Decrease Practice Risks

February 2, 2023 – With increasing regularity, staffing shortages have adversely impacted the delivery of healthcare and the availability of diagnostic and therapeutic resources. The ongoing scarcity of employees negatively influences the quality and depth of many primary and support roles at every level throughout the healthcare workforce—including physicians, dentists, advanced practice clinicians, allied health professionals, practice assistants, and front- and back-office specialists.


Don’t Forget Wellness Visits: Components & Documentation Requirements

February 1, 2023 – Medicare covers annual wellness visits (AWVs) that provide important opportunities for health care providers to assess health risks and help patients plan for Medicare preventive services (e.g., vaccinations and screenings for illnesses like cancer or diabetes), which can greatly reduce those risks.


Free Health Information Training & Certification

February 1, 2023 – Through Professional Association of Health Care Office Management’s (PAHCOM) partnership with CommHIT, PAHCOM is able to provide FREE HIT training to current and aspiring practice managers through a U.S. Department of Labor grant dedicated to expanding the technology workforce nationally.

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