Membership Benefits

Never has there been a more tumultuous time for physicians and patients alike, and your FCMA is “on the move” to advocate for us all.  Your FCMA is informed, focused, energized and committed to transforming the healthcare landscape.  Through strategic efforts,  we are building a strong, united patient-physician team, on a “community” scale, whose loud message is necessary for regaining our leadership role in healthcare.  FCMA  is your “champion!”   Contact us for more information or if you want to join “the movement.”

EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS: FCMA's general counsel, Garfunkel Wild, P.C., a preeminent law firm with over 80 attorneys in the tri-state area specializing in health care, will provide advice and negotiate employment contracts at a discounted rate.  This service is for both employed physicians and medical practices that employ physicians. Read more about the details concerning the offering.


MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY, PROPERTY/BUSINESS LIABILITY POLICY, AND WORKERS COMPENSATION POLICY DISCOUNTS are available through William McDonald,  HUB International. Members receive a 10 percent discount from MedPro RRG on medical professional liability insurance. MedPro RRG is one of the largest, oldest, most reputable carriers in the industry evidenced by the highest A.M. Best rating of A++ (2016). Owned by Berkshire Hathaway, it offers extremely competitive rates along with the best in class consent-to-settle provisions for FCMA physicians. Members can also receive a 10 percent discount on office property/business liability policies through Hanover Insurance. In addition to the existing competitive rates and best in class coverages, members are eligible to enroll in an exclusive dividend program that can return a credit of up to 18 percent of the Workers' Compensation premium.


BANKCARD USA offers special pricing on the processing of both credit and debit card charges for medical practices. This includes processing charges of 0.23 percent on regular credit and debit Visa and MasterCard; 1.59 percent on Discover, Visa and MasterCard reward cards; and 2.19 percent for all cards that are key entered instead of swiped.  The processing charge of 2.55 percent for American Express does not vary by card processing provider. Members receive at no charge a state-of-the-art, PCI compliant, credit card processing machines, free paper supplies, and more. No contract required. BANKCARD USA service fee is only $5.00 per month.


ONLINE MEDICAL EDUCATION TRAINING FOR CONNECTICUT MEDICAL LICENSE RENEWAL is available at special pricing to FCMA members. Connecticut General Statutes requires that in addition to the 50 contact hours of continuing medical education every two years, that physicians must have at least one contact hour of training every six years in the following areas: risk management including prescribing of controlled substances and pain management, sexual assault, domestic violence, infectious diseases (including AIDS and HIV), cultural competency, and behavioral health including a two-hour course in mental health conditions common to veterans and their family members. All mandated courses can be taken online through FCMA's website. Certificates will be issued upon completion of the courses. Click here for further details.


DISCOUNTED DOCUMENT DESTRUCTION AND RECORDS STORAGE SERVICES are available to FCMA members through Info-Shred, Inc.  In addition, every year FCMA, in partnership with Info-Shred, hosts a professional paper shredding and electronics recycling event. Medical practices can have their confidential records and electronics shredded for a small donation per box/item. All proceeds will benefit the Fairfield County Medical Foundation.