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Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA) is the first and largest physician-led organization in Ohio. We proactively and persistently advocate for effective healthcare policy outcomes, provide professional development opportunities for physicians, and promote useful resources that advance patient care and the medical profession. Established in 1846, the OSMA is the leading voice of physicians, residents and medical students in Ohio.

“I have professionally benefited from OSMA membership through mentorship, networking, discounts on loan refinancing and access to products and services that improve my practice's performance and profitability.”

~ John Corker, MD


Latest News


Medical Licensure Renewal Extended to July 1, 2021

December 3, 2020 – The State Medical Board of Ohio has released the following statement regarding the medical licensure renewal extension. All affected licensees are, however, still able to renew at their regularly scheduled deadline with a couple benefits to doing so.


CMS Releases Policy, Payment, & Quality Provision Changes to the Medicare Fee Schedule

December 3, 2020 – On December 1, CMS released the final 2021 Medicare fee schedule rule. While there are some positive changes related to telemedicine coverage, OSMA joins the AMA and other states with concerns regarding proposed cuts to certain aspects of physician reimbursement.


ODM Announces New Telehealth Rule & Other Billing/Coding Updates

December 2, 2020 – From new telehealth billing guidelines to an updated clinical lab fee schedule, new COVID vaccine codes, and the adoption of different codes for reporting urine drug tests—here are the details on the recent Ohio Department of Medicaid's announcements.


Year-End Practice Planning Tips & Document Retention

December 2, 2020 – As the year comes to a close, many practices have questions about their files and record retention. As a reminder, you can access the OSMA’s medical records toolkit for tips on record retention, storage and what to do with records if you are thinking about retiring or closing your office.

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