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Medical Liability


Florida Orthopaedic Risk Purchasing Group

The Florida Orthopaedic Risk Purchasing Group (FORPG) is very pleased to announce a great new way for our program insured members to lower their practice’s risk and gain an additional 10% additional credit off their malpractice insurance premiums from The Doctors Company, the programs insurer. More information

 

FORPG Risk Assessment and Discount Program

 

FORPG Program Enhancements:  The FORPG currently has 290+ members and our recruitment efforts are ongoing.  We do have some additional enhancements from TDC with the additional 10% program credit – 2 or 3 risk management discounts  Survey Vitals or Risk Assessment as well as our Expert witness review and assistance should be attractive for all our members. 

 
 

The Doctors Company 

Founded and led by physicians, The Doctors Company is committed to relentlessly defending, protecting, and rewarding the practice of good medicine. With 75,000 members and $4.3 billion in assets, The Doctors Company is the nation’s largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer.

 

The physicians insured by The Doctors Company are members of the organization, not just policyholders. Members participate in the Tribute® Plan, a breakthrough financial benefit that rewards doctors for their loyalty to The Doctors Company and for their commitment to superior patient care. To learn more, contact Shelly Hakes at SHakes@thedoctors.com

 

 

Medical Liability Insurance Program – whether you choose to participate or not, the competition has SIGNIFICANTLY reduced rates for all orthopaedic surgeons in Florida under the FORPG

 

Workers Compensation 


 

AmTrust Financial 


 

 

 

Members can receive money back on their workers compensation insurance premiums. This program is administered by Danna-Gracey and information can be obtained by contacting Tom Murphy at tom@dannagracey.com.


 

Florida Orthopaedic Society Workers' Compensation Insurance Program 

Effective April 1, 2015 Florida Orthopaedic Society members are eligible for an enhanced dividend that increases from the current 24.8% maximum dividend up to the new 30% maximum dividend. Read more 

 

 

 

Disability Insurance


 

Northwestern Mutual

 

 

Northwestern Mutual is pleased to offer FOS members a 15% discount on Individual and Group Disability Insurance. Please contact Brittany.downs@nmfn.com for more information.


Compliance


 

Medsafe - Total Compliance Solutions

 

 

Medsafe has entered into an agreement with the FOS and BSOF to offer our members a discounted comprehensive compliance solution for your office. The program includes training, manuals, and ongoing education focusing on HIPAA/HITECH, Corporate Compliance, and OSHA. Contact Wiks Moffat for more information: wmoffat@tcs-inc.us.


Discounted Corporate Compliance Program including Security Risk Analysis 

 

Research 


OrthoEvidence will provide our members with access to summaries and critical appraisals of high-quality orthopaedic research from around the globe and will make them apart of a growing community of more than 35,000 practitioners. As an FOS member, you will have the option to take advantage of this free subscription to OrthoEvidence. Sixty percent of OrthoEvidence members surveyed last year stated that they had changed their practice as a result of reading OE reports.  myorthoevidence.com


Legal Services


 

The Florida Healthcare Law Firm - Jeff Cohen, Esq.

Provides a wide variety of legal services to physicians, medical practices and many healthcare businesses such as medical staffs, surgery centers, and imaging centers. The firm was founded by Jeffrey L. Cohen, a Florida board certified healthcare attorney with over 23 years of healthcare law experience and is comprised of highly experienced attorneys who also bring knowledge and practical advice to our diverse group of clients.  JCohen@floridahealthcarelawfirm.com



Practice Management


Mingle Analytics

2017 MIPS Reporting and Registry Service
We identified Mingle Analytics as the ideal submission vendor through its qualifies registry service. Their credentials include an outstanding 99+% success rate every year since 2012 and national recognition for stellar client support. Their Client Services support team prides itself for responding quickly to client needs for information, knowledgeable advice and friendly assistance. This has made it an easy decision to partner with Mingle Analytics for MIPS in 2017.  Learn More

The Coding Network

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Coding Network has agreed to provide members of the Bones Society of Florida a free 10-case coding audit for the practice. Please visit their website to initiate the program.  www.codingnetwork.com

 

 

AAOS: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons®

American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons® Store www.aaos.org/products/

 


Pension Plan/401K Program     


Ortho Solutions 401(k) is exclusive for members only and allows you to maintain your plan without being the named fiduciary. Below is a brochure and some additional visual illustrations that have been developed to provide additional information on the Ortho Solutions 401(K) program.

 

 

The Ortho Solutions 401(k) plan helps your practice: 

 

  1. Mitigate your Fiduciary Liability
  2. Control Plan and Fund Costs
  3. Deliver "Best of Class" Fund Options

Information Request Letter

OrthoSolutions 401K Brochure

Advantages of MEP FOS

FOS Rings Portrait

Video

 

FOS Launches Major Patient-Centered Quality Improvement Initiative

 



The Florida Orthopaedic Society (FOS) is pleased to announce the initiation of a major effort to assist our members in quality improvement and patient engagement. The FOS has brought together several strategic partnerships to create the initiative utilizing the nation's leading solution for delivering real-time patient satisfaction data to drive performance improvement, SurveyVitals®.  

The unique initiative is a joint quality improvement program being launched by the FOS, The Doctors Company, the Florida Orthopaedic Risk Purchasing Group (FORPG), and SurveyVitals. Leveraging the patient engagement and data capabilities of SurveyVitals, FOS members will have access to a proven solution for quality improvement that will also drive risk mitigation and patient satisfaction. 

Given the ability of the partnership to reduce liability exposure, participating members of the FORPG will also be eligible for a 5% discount on their medical liability insurance premiums through The Doctors Company.

"Today's announcement is a significant step forward for the FOS and FORPG in delivering tools to help our members succeed in modern medicine" stated Brian Ziegler, M.D., President of the FORPG and former President of the FOS. 

Michael Wasylik, M.D., current FOS President added, "The ability for our members to implement this proven solution and reap a significant savings from our insurance partner is a testament to our ability to facilitate partnerships that deliver."

 

For more information about membership in the FORPG or access to the SurveyVitals program, please contact Fraser Cobbe, Executive Director of the FOS and FORPG, at fcobbe@cobbemanagement.com, or Heather Foxhill, VP of Client Support at SurveyVitals, at heather@surveyvitals.com.

Click here for more information on SurveyVitals: www.surveyvitals.com.
 

Member Rewards

The Member Rewards program is available exclusively to you as a member of the Florida Orthopaedic Community, you can now gain access to THOUSANDS of discounts and special offers on all sorts of popular products and services. Sign up.

Come explore offerings from exciting companies like Amazon, EyeGlasses.com, 1-800-Flowers, Target, BestBuy, Chili’s, Sprint, AMC Theatres, and many more!  Sign up today – and start celebrating your savings right away. PLUS, a portion of your signup will benefit our organization.

 

 

Florida Orthopaedic Career Center

The Florida Orthopaedic Society Career Center  careers.floridaorthopediccommunity.com - the premier resource to connect career opportunities with highly qualified orthopedic professionals.  The Career Center is designed to provide you with a better overall experience through a modern design and an intuitive interface.  FOS and BSOF members post ads at no cost with discounted rates on upgrades.

 

 

Additional Florida Orthopedic Community Member Resources 


 

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Recommended Links

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2017 Bones Society of Florida Annual Meeting

1/12/2018 » 1/13/2018
2018 FOS/BSOF Coding Seminar

6/21/2018 » 6/24/2018
2018 FOS Annual Scientific Meeting

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