The Dade County Medical Association (DCMA) is the only countywide organization that effectively represents both allopathic and osteopathic physicians in every medical specialty. The DCMA serves as the major advocate for the medical profession in Miami-Dade County. Over the years, the DCMA has been on the forefront of issues that affect the availability of high quality, affordable health care for the Miami-Dade County community. Working closely with the Florida Medical Association at the state level, and the American Medical Association at the national level, DCMA continues to push for legislative and regulatory solutions to the many challenges facing the health care system and will continue to fight against any measures that would decrease access to quality health care and harm the citizens of Miami-Dade County.
Whatever the issue, DCMA will work tirelessly to ensure that the interests of our physician members, and most importantly, the interests of our patients are fully recognized and reflected in all health care policies adopted by the State of Florida.
Click on member benefits on the drop down menu for a list of member benefits. Some benefit highlights include a 5% discount on malpractice insurance premiums through FPIC, up to a 24.8% return on workers' compensation insurance premium through OptaComp/Danna-Gracey, South Florida's Guide to Good Health and Membership Directory distributed to 300,000 households in Miami-Dade County, DCMA referral service, Promed personnel services, numerous insurance products, etc.
DCMA also serves as a forum for physicians to exchange information and enjoy good fellowship, while simultaneously striving to serve the medical needs of our community for the ultimate benefit of the patient in improved medical treatment.
The preceding is a highlight of only some of the excellent benefits available to you as a member of the DCMA. The DCMA makes available to you an almost inexhaustible number of benefits and services, both tangible and intangible, all befitting the image of the medical profession. DCMA serves as a valuable conduit to additional information through the Florida Medical Association, the American Medical Association, other medical entities, and governmental and regulatory organizations.
Every physician in Miami-Dade County represents a potential ally in the critical battle to preserve the medical profession. We must all work together if the medical profession is to prevail - politically, professionally and economically! So whether you are just putting down roots and opening a medical practice, or you have already "been there, done that," membership in the DCMA is a lifelong commitment. Let others know where you stand - committed to quality medical care and preserving the practice of medicine. A handful of physicians and staff are not going to save the medical profession - YOU ARE - by joining the Dade County Medical Association. Please renew your membership or join today. Click on membership application on the drop down menu under Membership.
Dade County Medical Association
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