The BCMS Legislative Committee represents the interests of you and your patients while tracking potential changes in legislation, medical law and regulation. During the Legislative Session, BCMS staff and members make trips to Tallahassee in order to give you representation on issues that affect you and your patients.
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Workers Compensation Insurance Program
The Brevard County Medical Society Program is a Workers’ Compensation Insurance Plan that provides an exclusive dividend plan along with value-added services through OptaComp. For information contact Bob Adamson, OROS Risk Solutions, at 1.866.596.3859.
Physician Referral Service
The BCMS office receives phone calls daily from the public requesting help in finding a doctor.
Physician Information Service
The Society office is pleased to answer the numerous inquiries from the public about member physician’s medical backgrounds, board certifications and fellowship training. A wide variety of other patient questions are also answered on a daily basis. The office also assists with questions from members’ office personnel.
BCMS publishes a pictorial Membership Directory. Medical offices use the directory to make referrals to other physicians and to exchange patient care information. This directory is also available on line at www.brevardcms.org
Brevard County Medical Society Publications
Members receive a magazine, The Bulletin, three times annually which contains information on timely topics and issues affecting the practice of medicine. It also contains information regarding BCMS members’ activities, humanitarian projects, achievements, etc. Physicians are encouraged to submit articles concerning their specialty as well as non-medical articles of interest.
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General membership meetings are held three times a year and are an excellent way to keep in touch with colleagues. Guest speakers provide information on the ever-changing issues in medicine today and other topics.
Peer Review Process
The Professional Review Committee reviews formal complaints and helps members resolve differences with patients. Nonmembers, without this benefit, risk direct DPR action.
Physician CME Courses
BCMS offers courses on important topics that assist in filling your requirements for continuing medical education credits.
Office Staff Training
BCMS offers educational programs for office staff on important topics such as HIPAA, Medicare Billing / Reimbursement, Risk Management, and OSHA Compliance.
Presence on the “World Wide Web”
The BCMS website lists the names of member physicians, their specialties and office information and is available 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week, www.brevardcms.org.
Membership Resource for Financial Advice and Complimentary Consulting
Contact Mr. Glad Kurian, CIMA®, a Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, by calling 1.407.605.4365 or at www.fa.smithbarney.com/gladkurian
Complimentary Legal Consultation
The law firm of Eisenmenger, Berry and Peters, PA, offers complimentary legal consultation to members. Contact the firm by calling 321.504.0321.