Building Partnerships Between
Business & Medicine


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.


ICD-10 Resources

2015 Pinnacle Award Nomination Form
Deadline Extended to August 31, 2015

The 2015 Pinnacle Award Nomination Form recognizes physicians or a physician group which exemplifies...>>More

2015 Attestation

Click Here to attest to complete your CSMS-IPA 2015 Commercial Incentive Program attestation

Attestation Forms

Hartford Hospital Laying off 418

Hartford Healthcare announced Wednesday afternoon it would lay off 418 staff members to deal with Medicaid cuts in the new state budget....>>More

To meet the Triple Aim: PCMH Payment Incentives Matter

An important study regarding the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model of care was published in JAMA Internal Medicine last week...>>MORE

EHR Meaningful use gets more realistic requirements

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) proposed modifications to the meaningful use electronic health record (EHR) system program will make it easier for physicians to achieve success, the AMA this week told the agency in a comment letter. Here’s how the modified version stacks up to the original—and what it means for you..>>MORE

Cigna: ACO-like provider contracts producing results

Bloomfield health insurer Cigna says its "collaborative care" contracts with Connecticut physician groups are reducing costs and helping doctors better track patients with chronic conditions...>>MORE


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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