Welcome to the Palm Beach County Medical Society!

PBCMS is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to uniting physicians to serve the common interest of the profession, developing and maintaining the highest professional and ethical standards of the medical profession, advocating the interests of physicians and their patients, and collaborating with others to improve the community’s health.

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Help for Physicians
The PBCMS offices have reopened and are available to help with your recovery. We can be reached at pbcms.org or call 561-433-3940. These are a few websites that may provide helpful information.

Click here for  few general guidelines from BCBS help if you’re unable to follow normal business procedures. Helpful numbers are 800-727-2227 to answer general questions or to obtain authorizations contact 800-955-5692.


After Irma: Payers implement hurricane-related policies

Florida’s major health insurers, as well as CMS and the state Medicaid program, have implemented hurricane-related policies for patients, physicians and other health care providers who have been affected by Hurricane Irma. Click here for a compilation of important updates from Aetna, Cigna, Humana, Florida Blue, United Healthcare, CMS and AHCA to share with your patients, fellow physicians and staff members.


Residents who sustained losses in declared counties can apply for assistance by registering online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov. Residents who suffered damages from the storm may register now, and if their county is later included in the declaration, the application will be processed automatically.

If you do not have access to the internet, you may register by calling

1-800-621-3362 (FEMA) or 1-800-462-7585 (TTY); 

if you use 711 Relay or Video Relay Service call 800-621-3362. 


The Division of Consumer Services stands ready to assist insurance consumers in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma by offering consumers direct access to our insurance experts who can answer the many insurance-related questions that will follow in the wake of the storm as well as information and resources. This site will continuously be updated to provide you with the most current information.

The toll-free insurance consumer helpline is available.
You may reach us by calling 1-877-693-5236, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, EST
You can speak directly with individuals who can help you review your policies to understand your coverage, help you file claims for damage and offer assistance in the event that you are having trouble communicating with your insurance company or click here.

How PBCMS Can Help You

PBCMS has been a trusted leader in addressing health care issues facing physicians since 1919. Join us today or renew your membership and get the benefits of being part of a unique organization that develops solutions for physicians.

 

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How can we help your practice recover?

The FMA is working to provide relief for medical practices that experienced damage, relocation, a reduction in services and other issues resulting from Hurricane Irma. We need your input so that we can best respond to physicians’ needs. Click here to take a brief survey that will help us focus our efforts to assist you.

Support physicians affected by Hurricane Irma

You can make a difference by donating to the Foundation for Healthy Floridians Medical Disaster Fund. This special fund is designed to help physicians reopen their medical practices that were damaged or disrupted by Hurricane Irma. Click here to make your donation. The Foundation, the FMA's philanthropic vehicle, is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. All or part of your donation may be tax deductible as a charitable contribution. Thank you for your generous contribution.