For over 215 years, HCMA has represented the voice of Hartford County physicians and their patients. We offer not just a wealth of benefits, like networking events, discounts, action alerts and workshops, we also give you and your patients a way to get involved in the fight for the future of health care.
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Considers all matters concerning the bylaws, as amended, and shall review any proposed changes. Any changes recommended by the Committee shall be referred to the Board of Directors.
Advises and oversees the conveyance of information to the members, both within HCMA and to the news media and general public.
Represents the Association in all matters pertaining to community health information. It shall inform the Association and make information available to its members on community health matters. Shall serve as the liaison between the Association and other groups interested in improving and making available health care within the county.
HCMA has developed an “Editorial Board” for physicians to respond to pertinent newspaper articles via a Letter-to-the-Editor. Physicians can no longer afford to simply hope that someone in the physician community will respond to the inaccuracies and misinformation often reported by the media.
Advises the Board on all matters related to the Association’s income, expenses, and investments.
Supervises and oversees the selection and administration of all insurance coverage offered under HCMA. With the consultation and approval of the Board of Directors, the committee shall be authorized to enter into contracts and/or agreements with insurance carriers and/or agents.
Reviews and advises members and the general public concerning proposed state and national legislation pertaining to medicine and health care.
Engages in peer review activities and inquiries brought to its attention by the public, members, or institutions, through substantiated information regarding fees, medical care or the efficiency of services ordered or performed by physicians in Hartford County.
Responsible for all matters pertaining to membership development and retention, credentialing, orientation and indoctrination for provisory members.
In an effort to provide the community with knowledge, ideas and attitudes of the medical profession, HCMA has developed a “Guide to Physician Speakers.” This guide will be utilized as a resource directory for requests the Association receives for comments, remarks and information form civic organizations, corporation, media representatives, legislators and related health care organizations.
Serves as liaison between the membership and third party payors; also gathers information on the nature and scope of problems experienced by members with insurers.