QMA signs insurance agreement with MD Physician Services

MD now offers a complete line of life and health insurance solutions to
QMA/CMA physician members in Quebec

OTTAWA, April 19 /CNW/ - The Quebec Medical Association and MD Physician Services (MD) announce the signature of an accord, in partnership with the Vigilis Group. Effective today, MD Physician Services (MD) becomes the distributor of QMA group life and health insurance solutions to members of the Quebec Medical Association, and Canadian Medical Association members residing in Quebec.

As a result of this new alliance, eligible physicians will benefit from:

  • More insurance options: Access to a greater range of group and individual insurance products than ever before—including life, disability, critical illness, long-term care, healthcare and dental coverage, wealth and tax protection.

  • Greater convenience: Ability to consolidate all financial and practice needs through nine MD regional offices in the Province of Quebec.

"This agreement allows the QMA to provide greater value to members," said Claudette Duclos, Executive Director of the Quebec Medical Association (QMA). "As MD is focused on anticipating and meeting the needs of physicians as much as we are, it is a pleasure to announce this news to our membership."

In the Province of Quebec, over 9,100 physicians are members of the QMA (all QMA members also automatically become members of the Canadian Medical Association). As a value-add, members receive access to MD Physician Services for objective financial and wealth management advice.

"Physicians are busy providing excellent medical services to their patients and as such are looking for an organization like MD to address all of their financial needs in a comprehensive and integrated way," said Brian Peters, President and Chief Executive Officer of MD Physician Services. "This agreement is fantastic news to physicians in Quebec, because they can now access wealth management advice, investments, banking, estate and trust services, and insurance through one provider."

About the Québec Medical Association
The Québec Medical Association (QMA) is made up of more than 9,100 general practitioners, specialists, residents and medical students. The mission of the QMA is to bring together the members of Quebec's medical community to promote reflection and action, in order to improve the conditions for practicing medicine and the health of Quebec's population.

About MD Physician Services
MD Physician Services Inc, a CMA company, is dedicated to serving the financial and practice needs of Canadian physicians across our offices nationally, through objective financial advice and wealth management, as well as software, consulting and practice management services.

About The Vigilis Group
Since its foundation in 1976, The Vigilis Group has established itself as a leader in custom-designed insurance plans for members of professional associations.

SOURCE MD Physician Services Inc.

For further information:

Ann Vachon
Marketing Manager, MD Physician Services
1 800 267-4022, ext 1827

Nicole Beaulieu
Quebec Medical Association
1 514 866-0660

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