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The SCMS is the professional association of physicians in Saginaw County, and is a component of the Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS).  In order to be a member of one, you must be a member of both.  AMA membership is optional. Membership is open to MDs and DOs.  Serving all specialties and all practice types - hospital employed, group and solo.

MSMS Membership Provides Members and Their Staff:

  • Lower insurance rates through MSMS Physicians Insurance Agency
  • Full-time lobbying at the State Capitol representing organized medicine
  • Statewide or regional media campaigns on issues important to physicians and medicine
  • Information for physicians on economic issues related to the business side of running a medical practice
  • Relationships with state agencies related to the health care delivery system
  • Educational programs related to topics impacting all Michigan physicians
  • Health Information Technology
  • Reimbursement Advocate
  • Pay-For-Performance Initiatives
  • Coding Alerts & Assistance
  • ICD-10 Resources
  • Practice Handbook
  • CMS 1500 Forms
  • HIPAA information
  • Legal Alerts
  • Guides, Checklists and Toolkits
  • Scope of Practice Guidebook
  • And more!


  • The MSMS Annual Scientific Meeting and hundreds of other CME and practice management courses attract thousands of MSMS members who benefit from the member discount.
  • MSMS and SCMS offer many effective committees and a variety of opportunities for leadership experience.


  • The MSMS Reimbursement Advocate who can cut loose the toughest claims caught in insurance company red tape is available only to MSMS members.
  • The “members only” portion of the MSMS website at is loaded with valuable practice management tools that non-members cannot access.
  • DocExchange to build your community and connect with your colleagues. 
  • And much more!