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One Unified Voice

KCMS & CMA represent the voices of
nearly 50,000 physicians state-wide

Member Benefits

By joining the Kern County Medical Society (KCMS) you are joining a network of nearly 50,000 physicians state-wide unified in support of the medical profession.  Members have access to a myriad of resources and services to promote their well-being and improve the delivery of quality healthcare to their patients.

Member Benefits Include

  1. Member Support
    KCMS is here for you when you need us. Contact (661) 325-9025 or cmuchow@kms.org with any question big or small.
  2. Local and Legislative Advocacy
    Through the California Medical Association (CMA) and our local Board of Directors, KCMS represents the interests of organized medicine with policy-makers in Kern County and with representatives of the State Legislature and Congress.
  3. News Updates
    Stay informed through KCMS PULSE (our electronic newsletter) and other alerts and notifications.
  4. Access to Preferred Partners
    KCMS partners with businesses that assist in driving our mission and give our members the tools they need to succeed. 
  5. Legal Services
    Access to legal support staff and CMA's online Health Law Library containing nearly 5,000 pages of valuable information for physicians and their practices.
  1. Reimbursement Assistance
    Receive expert help with physician reimbursement and medical billing issues.
  2. Practice Management Tools
    Access tools and resources to maintain an efficient medical practice.
  3. Education Resources
    Attend in-person seminars (webinars during COVID-19), or view on-demand webinars valuable to your practice and your profession. Some seminars/webinars provide CME.
  4. Leadership Opportunities
    KCMS encourages the professional growth of our members by offering opportunities to serve on the Board of Directors, committees, KCMS' delegation to the CMA House of Delegates, and other leadership positions.
  5. Networking and Educational Events
    Make connections with local peers at KCMS hosted educational and social events throughout the year.