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The Connecticut State Medical Society- Independent Practice Association (CSMS-IPA) is a statewide, physician driven IPA, founded in 1986.  Our objective is to build partnerships between business and medicine that support a value based system of care.  We are dedicated to helping our physician network achieve the highest quality of care, the greatest patient satisfaction, with the most efficient use of resources.  Our focus will remain patient-centered and accountable to managing our patient population with the use of innovative resources and technology.

Upcoming Pediatric Webinar!

Childhood Obesity Webinar:
It’s impact on fatty liver disease and
pre-diabetes in children

Click Here to Register!

Please join the CSMS-IPA as board certified pediatrician and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Jessica Zimmerman, MD FAAP explores the impact obesity has on fatty liver disease and pre-diabetes in children.

Jessica Zimmerman, MD was recently voted Connecticut Children’s Medical Center’s (CCMC) physician of the year, and is an experienced primary care physician with more than 10 years of practice. She is currently the pediatrician at the Pediatric Obesity Center at CCMC where she works with patients in the weight management and bariatric programs.

CSMS-IPA Pinnacle Award and 30th Anniversary Celebration!

We would like to give a big thank you to all of the medical practices and health plans for your support and participation at our 2nd Annual Pinnacle Award presentation and 30 Year Anniversary Celebration!  The Pinnacle Award recognizes a practice that exemplifies the mission and vision of our organization.  Here at the IPA we strive to honor our physicians' commitment to the delivery of high quality patient care.  To view the 2016 Pinnacle Award recipients click here

 Keynote speaker Dr. Kent Bottles (pictured below) gave an informative presentation on "Value-based Payment, MACRA: & Triple Aim: Strategies & Tactics of Success."


  Pictured above (left to right): CSMS-IPA: David Thompson, MD, President & Neysa Guerino, Executive Director; Keynote Speaker Kent Bottles, MD

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The Connecticut State Medical Society - IPA (CSMS-IPA) is the largest and only statewide IPA in Connecticut and one of the largest in the nation. The CSMS-IPA is comprised of approximately 7,000 physician members. The CSMS-IPA is governed by a 27-member physician Board of Directors.



Corporate Office
127 Washington Avenue
East Building, 3rd Floor
North Haven, CT 06473
Phone: (203) 562-7228
Fax: (203) 624-6665

Operations Office
6 Corporate Drive, Suite 430
Shelton, CT 06484
Phone (203) 225-1291
Fax (203) 925-2652
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