MEMBER EXCLUSIVE AFFINITY DISCOUNT PROGRAMS
Members of our association are eligible for a full array of benefits and services. For 85 cents a day, your membership is an investment that can translate into significant cost savings to you at work and at home and help us achieve our mission as your association!
AFFINITY PARTNER PROGRAMS
PVMA's online career center allow employers and job seekers to post and review positions online. Members receive an automatic discount when creating an account. The career center is free for job seekers reviewing resumes. Prices vary for employers posting an ad based on choices made including the length of the run of the ad, etc.
Members are eligible for complimentary classified advertising in our keystone veterinarian magazine. In addition, relief veterinarians may run free ads on our website. There is a 100-word limit on ads. Members also have access to PVMA's Career Center. Just create an account, select Job Seeker or Employer, and post or review ads.
You can submit an ad through our website.
COMMUNICATION SOLUTIONS WEBINARS
Thanks to a partnership between the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association and Communication Solutions for Veterinarians, use promo code PVMA to save $10 per course. Each online class includes: live classes on the third Thursday each month, unlimited playback of 1-hour recorded webinar, handout, online test and CE certificate. Visit their website.
Webinar Discounts—PVMA has partnered with VetGirl to offer VetGirl’s subscription based podcast and webinar service that makes it easy for veterinary professionals with time poverty to learn “on the run” from any mobile device. VetGirl offers 30+ hours of RACE-approved online veterinary continuing education per year. PVMA members receive a 15% discount when they register. Visit their website.
PVMA ASSURE AGENCY, INC.
pvmaAssure is partnered with FocusHRO to offer "Business in a Box" services. Take the guess work out of running your veterinary practice and let pvmaAssure handle all your insurance, HR/compliance, accounting and web/IT needs. These services help keep your veterinary practice running smoothly. Visit pvmaAssure.com or call 888.612.7659 to get more information.
Through our insurance agency, pvmaAssure, we recently partnered with Petplan to be able to offer a discount on pet insurance products. Discounts ranging from 10-20 percent can apply to both veterinary practice employees as well as to your clients. In addition, for each policy sold, Petplan will make a $10 donation the Pennsylvania Veterinary Foundation to help with programs like the Last Chance Fund — a funding source for veterinary care for sick, injured and abused unowned animals. Please contact pvmaAssure at 888.612.7659 or email them for more information or to request the specially coded brochures for distribution to your clients. Use promo code: INS0398c to get the discount.
Credible offers PVMA members and their families the easiest way to save thousands on their student debt. With our partner Credible, you can fill out a simple form and receive personalized refinancing offers from multiple lenders. The average veterinarian who refinances saves more than $40,000. Check out Credible and see your student loan refinancing estimate in less than 30 seconds!
The Keystone Veterinarian is our quarterly magazine, keeping members informed on veterinary issues, upcoming events, legislative and regulatory news, and what's going on in PVMA and with fellow colleagues. Our Vet Bytes e-newsletter is sent out once a week to keep members abreast of headlines and trends. Member alerts are sent out as urgent issues arise.
This collection agency specializes in veterinary practices! American Profit Recovery offers a flat fee program as opposed to charging a typical percentage common with most collection agencies and attorneys. By charging a flat fee, APR allows members to keep more of their revenues. If you would like more information about how American Profit Recovery can help your business, please Call Dale Erickson at 800.711.0023, or visit their website. Please mention that you’re a PVMA member.
PVMA offers a special electricity program from Energy Plus®, an electricity supplier. PVMA members who switch to Energy Plus will receive cash back for enrolling their home or business. If members enroll a residential account, they will earn a $25 activation bonus and 3% cash back rebates on the supply portion of their annual electric bill. If members enroll a commercial account, they receive a $50 activation bonus and 5% cash back rebates on the supply portion of their annual electric bill. For more information visit their website.
TSYS (formerly TransFirst®) is a top-level provider of payment solutions, with more than 30 years of helping healthcare providers grow and succeed. They provide your patients with the flexible access to an array of payment options, as well as help you find a streamlined payment solution to help you save money and help your practice grow. PVMA members receive special pricing discounts and structures for your veterinary practice. For a free comparative analysis of your current vendor and TSYS, email them.
VETERINARY AND PRACTICE CONSULTING SERVICE
Through PVMA, members in need of legal advice can receive a discount of 10% on legal services per year (value of up to $500 on $5,000 of legal services) from a nationally recognized expert in veterinary and practice law. To utilize this service, contact PVMA at 888.550.7862, x104.
NEW GRADUATE EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT REVIEW SERVICE
PVMA members who have graduated within the last three years, we offer one hour at no charge for employment contract review by a nationally recognized expert in veterinary and practice law. After the first complimentary hour, a discount of 10% on services applies. To utilize this service, contact PVMA at 888.550.7862, x104.
For more than a decade, Jim Reed Productions has specialized in veterinary on-hold marketing programs. PVMA members are eligible for a standard 3-4 minute customized veterinary on-hold program for $79. This is a 20% savings. In addition, a digital play-back machine is just $349, a savings of $100. There are no monthly fees, contracts to sign, equipment to lease, or further obligation. To learn more about this special PVMA opportunitiy, please email Jim Reed directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 888.546.3949. Use the following links to view the current updates and Excel worksheet.
PVMA acts as an information clearinghouse for its members, saving them time and, often, frustration. Members who have questions on most aspects of practice, legal responsibilities of the profession, licensing requirements, etc., can contact the PVMA office for help.