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Benefits of Being a Member of Maricopa County Medical Society

Networking Opportunities:

  • Seasonal in person and virtual events that focus on physicians' business and education needs

  • Webinars and teleconferences focused on pressing issues in healthcare

  • Annual event that highlights a prominent national physician and recognizes MCMS physician members for their work in the community

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Professional Referrals:

  • Connecting member physicians with vetted private companies and government organizations 

  • Helping attain discounts that help member physician practice's bottom line

  • Finding member physicians valuable volunteering experiences with partner organizations

Patient Referrals:

  • Connecting patients to MCMS member physicians. MCMS's Find a Physician database connects patients with a physician that best meets their medical needs.

  • In 2019, MCMS provided over 5,000 patient referrals to its members.

  • Patients can also call a direct Referral line (602) 252-2844 at their convenience. 

Maricopa County Marketplace

  • Current and prospective physician members can place online advertisements of jobs/services they have a need for.

  • Postings are showcased for 90 days and are FREE for members with nominal fees for prospective physician members. 

  • Current and prospective physician members can post for their practices, job openings for all levels of medical professionals and office staff. They can also post for services such as selling/leasing of buildings and other services.

  • MCMS will increase traffic to Maricopa County Marketplace through its digital and social media platforms, increasing opportunities for viewership.

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Business Services:

  • Collection Services: The Bureau of Medical Economics (BME) provides specialized collection of delinquent medical accounts. Since 1951, BME is one of the largest medical collection agencies in the state. Members enjoy a discounted rate on BME services. Call BME at (602) 252-3469 or 800-439-8561 or visit BME online.

  • Source and Credential Verification Services: Founded in 1987, Greater Arizona Central Credential Program (GACCP) is the largest credentialing program in Arizona currently holding contracts with over 100 hospitals, managed care plans, and clinics. MCMS member rebate on initial application. Call GACCP at (602) 256-0705 or visit GACCP online.

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

  • Connecting member physicians with CME opportunities through in person events, virtual events, webinars, seminars, and conferences within Maricopa County.

  • Partnering with organizations such as Central Arizona Area Health Education Center (CAAHEC) to provide valuable CME credit opportunities.​

Policy Advocacy:

  • In partnership with the Arizona Medical Association (ArMA), MCMS strives to represent member physicians at the Arizona Legislature to promote positive change in health policy.

Arizona Physician Magazine:

  • A quarterly magazine that is circulated to over 12,700 physicians in Maricopa County, the nation's fifth largest concentration of physicians.

  • Arizona Physician and its precursor Round-Up have been reaching Maricopa County physicians since 1955.

  • The magazine is sent to Maricopa County physicians in both print and digital format.

  • The magazine themes and topics are put together by physicians for physicians. 

  • The magazine focuses on healthcare topics that are important to physicians around the state and includes articles from experts in the medical and business fields. Learn more >

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Arizona Physician Podcast:

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  • Podcast episodes containing important healthcare topics to all physicians in Arizona.

  • Guests include Arizona Physician article contributors, healthcare business professionals, and member physicians. 

  • Listening platforms include Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, and Tune In.