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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

MMS has compiled a collection of FREE resources to help physicians navigate the COVID-19 vaccine.

Surprise Billing, Patient Notice, and Price Transparency

Learn more about important information regarding physician responsibilities under new federal surprise billing and state patient notice and price transparency laws.

Telehealth and Virtual Care Information

Access the latest resources on telehealth coverage and reimbursement, along with information on practicing telehealth across state lines.

Dismantling Racism in Medicine: Principles to Achieve Racial Equity

The MMS, Mass DPH and the state's four medical schools seek to foster a culture across medicine that is diverse, equitable, inclusive and actively antiracist.


New Member Benefits


The MMS is pleased to launch the MMS Corporate Partners Program to identify beneficial resources and quality vendors to assist members:

  • FirstNet offers a cellular network built by AT&T dedicated to first responders
  • Panacea Financial helps physicians save money by offering discounted interest rates for student loan, personal loans or practice loans
  • TripPlanet offers member-only pricing on travel

Learn more about membership and MMS benefits.


Recent News



 CommonWealth Magazine

CommonWealth Magazine: Here’s what Baker signed, amended, and vetoed

August 10, 2022 – MMS President Dr. Theodore Calianos II called the ConnectorCare subsidy program “an important resource that will allow more of our patients to have high-quality insurance while reducing out-of-pocket costs.”


NBC Boston

NBC Boston: Massachusetts shifts monkeypox vaccine strategy due to limited supply

August 5, 2022 – "I think the focus appropriately so is now in getting those populations most affected their first dose of vaccine," said MMS President Dr. Theodore Calianos II.


Boston Herald

Boston Herald: Massachusetts reports 9,646 new COVID cases: BA.5 variant is ‘concerning because it can cause reinfection’ rise

August 4, 2022 – "The recent uptick in infections and positivity rate driven by the BA.5 Omicron subvariant is concerning," said MMS President Dr. Theodore Calianos II.


State House News Service

State House News Service: State to expand taxpayer-subsidized health coverage

August 2, 2022 – MMS President Dr. Theodore Calianos II said the changes will "allow more of our patients to have high-quality insurance while reducing out-of-pocket costs at a time in which so many individuals and families need help."





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