Member Benefits

  • Storage Quarters: New York County Medical Society is pleased to offer its members discounted access to Storage Quarters, a comprehensive, full–service company specializing in document storage, records management, scanning records and imaging, secure document destruction, self storage and on–demand storage.  The company specializes in the protection and management of your information. Your business or personal possessions are your most important assets. Storage Quarters  customizes information management solutions to suit your needs and always offer a cost–effective quote.   Contact Storage Quarters and say you are a Society member to insure special pricing.  Call (516) 794–7300 or e–mail  info@storagequarters.com   Tell them you are a New York County Medical Society member and want the Society discount.
 
  • Practice Builders has been helping health care practices achieve growth and success through effective solutions since 1979.   Society  members now will receive discounted consultations and discounted rates on a wide range of Practice Builders’ services, including: online practice reputation management — the unique positive solution for the unfair or disgruntled patient who criticizes online; social media programs;   public relations and advertising; custom website development, search engine optimization,  and hosting; and more.  Practice Builders has  services that are designed specifically to help busy Society physicians like you attract the patients, cases, and payers you prefer, while increasing referrals and protecting your professional reputation online.   For more information on your membership privileges with Practice Builders, call  (800) 679–1200, select option 2, and tell them you are a New York County Medical Society member. Practice Builders has  services that are designed specifically to help busy Society physicians like you attract the patients, cases, and payers you prefer, while increasing referrals and protecting your professional reputation online.   
     
 
  • Expert Financial Planning Help 
    Vital Planning Group is dedicated to providing thoughtful advice and innovative solutions in the key areas of financial management and wealth preservation.  Vital has extensive experience working with medical professionals helping them manage the unique financial arc of their careers.   Society members get complimentary consultation and review; complimentary financial needs analysis; discounted financial planning fees; and discounted asset management fees.  Education too.  Work with people who understand physicians and their financial needs.  Call Edward Alferoff at ((212) 578-3003.  Check out Vital Planning Group, the Society's Endorsed Financial Planners at 
 
  • Professional Employer Organization (PEO) Gives You Big Time Status 
    Even small employers (and solos) can have big employer advantages when they join the Idilus PEO.   All human resource issues from payroll to benefit selection and staff manuals are taken care of.  You are still in charge, but you have a large HR department behind you.  PEO fees are discounted for Society members. If you don’t know what a PEO does, check out http://nycmsbenefits.com/ or call Matt Peterson at Idilus, (877) 545–5666. For FAQ on Idilus click here.
 
  • Trust the Employees You Hire 
    Don’t put your office in a bind when you need permanent or temporary staff assistance. Winston Support Services, LLC is JCAHO–certified, and you can be assured that all of its candidates are selected and pre–screened for proper licensure, background checks (criminal and educational), references, skills, and physicals  (including PPDs and ten panel toxicology screens).  This saves you a great deal of time and ensures professional screening result. If you need someone in your office ASAP, AND you want to make sure that they are perfect for your position, AND you want a NYCMS discount, join and take advantage of your special member rates at Winston Support Services.  Call   Ivy Kramer, MSW, CSW your designated account representative at (212) 687–4667 or email at ikramer@winstonstaffing.com 
     
  • Every Practice Needs to Be HIPAA Aware and Needs HIPAA Secure Now! HIPAA Secure Now! helps physicians with HIPAA compliance.  As the healthcare system moves from paper to digital, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is emphasizing HIPAA much more than before.  HIPAA requires physicians to protect patient information, and provides specific guidance – yet the same complex HIPAA regulations apply equally to the largest hospitals and the smallest practices. Naturally, most physician practices don’t have a special, dedicated HIPAA expert, but HIPAA Secure Now! can provide the HIPAA compliance services that physicians need:  —    Risk Assessments;   Training;  Policies;    Documentation Portal;   HIPAA support and consulting.  Members receive a special Society discount:  Contact Jonathan Krasner, jonathank@hipaasecurenow.com
 
  • MEDELITA for Lab Coats and Scrubs
    Our partnership with Medelita allows members to save on premium Medelita lab coats and scrubs at a special NYCMS rate. Members may choose to embroider the NYCMS logo without incurring any artwork digitization costs. Medelilta scrubs and lab coats represent a shift from traditional lab coats, offering sophisticated style, performance, fabric and gender specific sizing and style. For more information, visithttp://www.medelita.com or call (877) 987-7979 and mention the Society. To receive your Society discount, go the www.nycms.org and click on the Medelita icon.
 
  • Be A Hero to Your Patients With Good Rx
    Help your patients and your practice with savings of up to 80% on your patients' prescriptions. Use GoodRx in your practice to educate and empower your patients, whether they're insured or not. The result: happier, smarter patients who save money and take their meds as prescribed. Member Only Benefit - Get your Free GoodRx Office Kit GoodRx for Physicians To find out more about the tool, go to this link Prescription Drug Price Comparison Tool for Patients
 
  • Commercial Tenant Concierge
    Effective real estate expertise-on demand and at your service. Commercial Tenant Concierge (CTC) helps healthcare tenants cost effectively manage real estate leases. Their experienced real estate professionals are on call to solve problems related to landlord billing, building services, HVAC complaints, alterations, subleasing, key action dates and other lease related issues. Thorough monthly services allow you to subscribe when and if you need their help, when the time is right for you. If you need assistance in verifying landlord bills, resolving billing discrepancies, operational issues such as alterations of your office, subleasing or if you need advice on marketing conditions and opportunities, CTC will work for you. Call the Society at (212) 684-4670 for referral to CTC directly
 
  • Save 10% On Your NYS Auto Insurance Premium
    The New York County Medical Society is pleased to offer you The American Safety Institute’s 6 Hour Safe Driving Accident Prevention Program, at a member–only price of $26.00. The on–line course is approved by the New York State Division of Motor Vehicles, and by taking it, you can save 10 percent on your New York State automobile liability and collision insurance premiums ( if you live outside of New York State, check with your own insurance company regarding discounts). You can also reduce your driver violation point total by a maximum of four points. (You will receive your certificate to give to your insurance carrier by mail following completion of the program. ) You must be complete the six–hour course within 30 days. The insurance premium reduction applies to all motor vehicles principally operated by the motorist who completes the course. The discount can be applied to only one driver for each covered vehicle. To get the Society discounted pricing, you must create an account by clicking here .
 
  • Free HIPAA–Compliant Smart Phone Communications
    Thanks to DocBookMD and the Society, you will have access through a smartphone platform, designed by physicians for physicians, that provides an exclusive HIPAA–compliant professional network to connect, communicate and collaborate with your Society colleagues. Send pictures of x–rays and reports, wounds or other information, and be reassured that you are not taking any HIPAA risks. You will need to have your NYCMS Member ID ready. If you do not know it, call the membership department at (212) 684–4670, or email ljoseph@nycms.orgThen go to your phone and download your free app from the iTunes App Store, or from the Android Market. Once you have downloaded the app to your device, open it up and follow the simple registration steps. Includes access to all Society members as well as all Manhattan pharmacies, right on your iPhone, iPad, and Android. Do you teach medical students or residents? You need this app.
 
  • Insurance With Service
    Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement, and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth, and performance of their most vital asset— their people. Mercer’s 20,500+ employees are based in more than 40 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy, and human capital. Call Mercer at (800) 888-6926 or Sony Hilado at the Society, (212) 684-4682. www.nycmsmemberinsurance.com
 
  • Web-Based Revenue Generator
    athenahealth provides the only physician revenue and clinical cycle management offering that integrates web-based practice management and EMR software, continually updated payer knowledge, and back office processing into a single service. The results are faster payment at lower cost, improved patient care, higher revenue retention and less hassle for thousands of healthcare providers using athenahealth nationwide. The company collects over $2 billion on behalf of its clients annually, athenahealth is dedicated to helping providers make optimum use of their time, ultimately improving the quality of service delivered and the financial reward for it. Call (888) 652-8200
   
  • Doctor-Driven Liability Coverage
    The Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company (MLMIC), physician-owned and managed, is the only professional liability insurer we endorse. The company has the country's largest and most experienced professional liability claims department. Call (800) ASK-MLMI or visit our website.
 
  • When Third Parties Aren't Friendly
    As a Society member you can get expert advice and assistance on managed care contracts, service denials, Medicare, workers' compensation and commercial claims, as well as other reimbursement issues from consultant James McNally. Mr. McNally is a seasoned professional (previously with Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield). For referral call (212) 684-4670.
 
  • Expert Legal Advice
    The Society's Legal Services Program gives members an initial phone consultation on legal issues specific to medical practice at no charge. If additional services are necessary, Einiger and Associates can provide them to members at a discounted fee. Get help on legal issues such as advice on managed care contracts, the Office of Professional Medical Conduct or licensure procedures, and other help. Call (516) 477-7909.
 
  • Parking Ticket Relief
    Get a Doctor-On-Medical Call card and use the Society's Parking Review Panel to get help on dismissal of parking ticket in New York City. Call (212) 684-4670 and join members who save on parking fines.
 
  • Education Opportunities
    The Society sponsors CME conferences on the topics you think are important. This year, look for the important public health & practice management issues.
 
  • Discounts on Copying Needs
    Superior Office Systems offers a 10 percent discount to members on all Canon products. Check out fax machines, copiers, and other printing products at (212) 695-5588.
 
  • Collect What's Due
    I.C. System, Inc. (the endorsed collection service of New York County Medical Society) offers "Value-Added Benefits" for members only! If you have a backlog of bad debt, no matter how large or small, or having trouble with slow-paying unresponsive insurance carriers, I.C. System can help with effective and professional accounts receivable management services, tailored to your specific office requirements. Contact I.C. System (800) 279-3511.
 
  • Entertainment Discount Program
    The Society offers you free access to a unique entertainment discount program, Working Advantage. View a wide variety of discounts on the internet and order online or call. Savings include discounts on movie tickets, theater and musical events, shopping, gifts and an advantage points program where you earn rewards while you save. Go to: workingadvantage.com to view current events and discounts. Call (212) 684-4682 to get your membership number.
 
  • MedNet Technologies Offers Special Packages for Society Members
    MedNet is the leader in web development services for healthcare professionals. MedNet hosts and manages the websites of over 3,000 medical, dental and veterinary practices, hospitals, medical societies, physician networks, colleges, laboratories, insurance companies and other related businesses throughout the United States and internationally. No other web development company has built or manages as many healthcare websites as we do. Our clients include many of the most well-respected healthcare providers in the world. We invite you to browse our online portfolio and see some of the award-winning work we have done. Our team of more than 50 web designers, copywriters, search engine visibility specialists, programmers and support personnel work together with our clients to build, manage and market their sites on the Internet using cutting-edge technologies and strategies. Together with the extensive resources and unique expertise we offer as specialists in healthcare web development, MedNet's dedication to technical and artistic excellence guarantees that each website developed is effectively targeted to the client's desired patient base and optimized to direct appropriate web traffic to their practice. Our services include web design, content development and special feature programming in addition to website hosting and management and web visibility services. Built with an unmatched attention to detail, each website we develop features eye-catching graphics, professional photography and detailed content optimized for successful search engine ranking. Visit the MedNews blog for informative articles to help grow your practice. To learn more, call Jay Erickson, Senior Sales Executive, MedNet Technologies at (516) 285-2200 Ext. 6106 or check out www.MedNet-Tech.com Ask about the Society discount.