Benefit Provider Program

The Hillsborough County Medical Association’s Benefit Provider Program provides value to physicians with products, programs, and services that far exceed the cost of annual dues. If you have any questions, please contact Debbie Zorian, HCMA Executive Director, at 813-253-0471 or DZorian@hcma.net.

Fully integrated cloud-based services for EHR, practice management, and care coordination. A 2-time Best in KLAS winner for 2014, athenahealth helps practices and health systems thrive through the ongoing changes in health care with athenaOne, a fully integrated suite of cloud-based services.  athenaOne combines EHR, practice management, and care coordination into a single offering, keeping physicians up-to-date each day and focused on patient care.

To receive information from an athenahealth representative, contact Elke Lubin, HCMA Executive Assistant, ELubin@hcma.net, 813-253-0471.

Banking and Wealth Management Services. Specializing in services for medical practices and physicians for over 30 years. The Bank of Tampa has designed exclusive benefits for HCMA members including a personal relationship package, commercial banking services, and wealth management services; as well as discounts on Remote Deposit Capture, payroll, and merchant card services.

Contact Oliviana Catrone, VP Private Relationship Manager, ocatrone@bankoftampa.com, or 813-998-2617.

Specialized team of accounting, tax, and consulting professionals that focus on providing services to healthcare and medical clients. Members receive discounts on specialized services, in addition to one free hour of proactive consultation.

Contact Bill Becker at 813-251-1010, bbecker@cbh.com or visit www.cbh.com.

Serving Tampa and the entire Florida healthcare community since 1981, Favorite continues to set the standard for quality, service, and integrity in healthcare staffing and placement services. With discounted pricing and preferred rates for HCMA members, Favorite’s comprehensive range of staffing and personnel services can help HCMA members improve cost control, increase efficiency, and protect their revenue cycle.

Please contact our dedicated HCMA account representative Tom Maiolo at 813-327-5500 or email MedicalStaffing@FavoriteStaffing.com.

Click here to visit the Favorite Staffing/HCMA webpage: Favorite Staffing/HCMA Webpage.

Click here to complete a job order request: Job Order Request Form.

Providing legal services to members with the right pricing, responsiveness, and ethics. FHLF offers “Healthcare Attorney on Call,” an “Online Store,” and free webinars for HCMA members. The Law Offices of Jeff Cohen, P.A. will answer your legal questions, at no cost. Contact the office, after hours, and you will receive a return call by noon the next business day and will obtain up to fifteen minutes of free legal advice from a Florida healthcare attorney. Contact Jeff Cohen, Esq. at 888-455-7702, 561-455-7700. The FHLF Online Store offers free legal documents, available for instant download. Audio/visual presentations are also available for purchase (HCMA members receive a 25% discount by using the discount code HCMA25).

Visit the innovative resource center at www.FloridaHealthcareLawFirm.com or contact Jeff Cohen at JCohen@floridahealthcarelawfirm.com.

A FREE statewide Prescription Assistance Program (PAP). This prescription discount drug card offers savings as high as 75% on both generic and brand medications. Anyone living in or visiting Florida can use this discount card; regardless of age, income, health conditions, or residential status. No restrictions or application. No personal information required to obtain a card. Accepted at over 70,000 pharmacies nationwide. Very easy to use and some prescription costs are less than health insurance co-pays!

For more information, or to order cards to distribute to your patients, contact Erin Kelly, Area Representative, 770-715-3204, or ekelly.floridarxcard@gmail.com.

Looking for an increased patient base and bottom line? Full Circle PR is a local, strategic growth firm specializing in the medical practice industry. They offer HCMA members a complimentary consultation and create a customized public relations and marketing plan that will increase their patient base and ultimately their bottom line. HCMA members save 10% on all services.

Contact Michele Krohn at 813-887-FCPR (3277) or Michele@fullcircle-pr.com.

Providing Group Major Medical Insurance for HCMA employer-members. The program is fully insured by Florida Blue and has operated since 1981. Many coverage options are available, including Qualified/Compatible Health Savings Account Plans. Although the program is fully insured with no assessments, offices benefit from a Profit-Sharing agreement where excess underwriting profits are accumulated in reserves for future rate increases. All plans meet the new 2014 ACA standards and mandatory provisions.

For more information, contact Spencer Barrett, CLU, Third Party Administrator:  barrettspencer@hotmail.com or call local authorized agents Jeremy Enns: 813-818-8805, ext: 232 or Mark Thompson: 727-418-6067.

Offering discounted prices on a multitude of products. The HCMA has partnered with Blackmaple Group (BMG), a local Florida company specializing in medical supply chain services. Under their program, participants can save 15-30% or more on medical-surgical and other common items like office supplies and telecommunications by combining their volume with that of clients across the nation. Medline Industries serves as a key partner for distribution and direct-to-manufacturer savings on branded products, with Intalere offering discounted pricing on national products based on over 2,000 contracts. A Medline representative will meet with your practice manager and go through all of the practice’s purchases, which can include copy machine supplies, magazine subscriptions, uniforms, office supplies, as well as medical-surgical equipment. You will be provided with a spreadsheet to easily compare items and your potential savings.

Contact Brad Auge to schedule a no-obligation review: BAuge@medline.com, or 813-361-3718.

Exclusive Benefit Provider for toxicology screenings, uses state of the art LC-MS/MS technology to help identify a comprehensive list of prescription and illicit drugs in patient specimens. Their NextGen technology employs research grade instrumentation allowing for statistically derived and clinically appropriate cutoff levels and therefore fewer false negatives. This precise testing helps to protect physician offices by having definitive documentation concerning prescription monitoring. They have transparent, affordable pricing and a compassionate billing policy. Their clinical support team includes PhD-level toxicologists and well trained clinical staff. These factors, along with their second to none turnaround time, generally one business day from receipt, make Precision Diagnostics an asset to your practice.

For more information, contact your local representative, Shannon Lynn, Shannon.lynn@precisiondxlab.com, or 813-451-0148.

Healthcare Professional Liability Insurance. ProAssurance offers a 5% discount to HCMA members through their exclusive endorsement with the Association. Choose professional liability insurance from a Company Florida healthcare professionals have relied on for more than 40 years. ProAssurance treats you fairly, making it easier to navigate today’s changing healthcare environment—with single-source coverage that meets your unique needs. We make insurance simpler. ProAssurance Group is rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best.

For additional information or to request a no-obligation quote, contact Chad May, Florida Account Executive, at 800-282-6242 or cmay@proassurance.com. ProAssurance.com/Florida

These healthcare attorneys, offer the following benefit to HCMA members:  A complimentary responsive call or email to your legal inquiry within 24 hours. They will give you priority on their calendars when scheduling meetings or calls. You will also receive an hour credit* on any legal services billed by the firm.

Inquiries should be sent to health care practice co-administrator and board certified health lawyer, Erin Smith Aebel: eaebel@slk-law.com or 813-227-2357.

The healthcare team at Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP look forward to hearing from you and providing quality service and pertinent legal information to all HCMA members. *Please note that hourly rates differ depending upon attorney

Partnering with medical practices nationwide to maximize cash flow and minimize delinquencies. TekCollect’s Binary Program is a refreshing approach that has revolutionized the way people think about A/R management and collections. TekCollect offers low fixed fees of typically less than 5%, highest recovery ratios in the industry, 24/7 convenience on secure website, non-alienating contacts to preserve patient relationships, optional contingent secondary phase, and guaranteed results. Additionally, TekCollect offers the HCMA exclusive members-only discount pricing.

For more information and to schedule your FREE, no obligation, Accounts Receivable Analysis, contact Jeff Nolin, VP, at 813-418-7910, or via email at JNolin@tekcollect.com.

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