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Today Over 200 MedAmericans provide excellent management services to more than1,800 physicians and 750 physician assistants and nurse practitioners who care for 5.2 million patients more than 140 practice locations, including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and ambulatory and urgent care centers. 

MedAmerica manages $500 million in retirement plan assets.

Mid-2000s  MedAmerica spins off the MedAmerica Mutual as an independent company, The Mutual, Risk Retention Group, Inc.

Mid-1990s MedAmerica helps develop and build Emergency Medical Associate (EMA) – New Jersery’s Management Services Organization structure similar to MedAmerica’s. 

1995 MedAmerica OnCall, a demand management call center, begins operations in San Diego. It was eventually sold to Kaiser Permanente.

1992 MedAmerica Billing Services, Inc. (MBSI) is created.

1989 MedAmerica has grown to 75 employees and its first computer network is installed.

1988 Financial services are brought in-house from InfoMed Systems.

1983 The first ambulatory and urgent care centers are developed, including several wholly-owned by MedAmerica.

1979 MedAmerica grows to provide management services to seven emergency department (ED) groups across the country.

1976 PROMED’s name is changed to MedAmerica. Steve McDermott becomes the President of MedAmerica.

1975 MedAmerica is incorporated under the name PROMED.