Sharp Community Medical Group (SCMG) is the largest IPA in San Diego County, and ranks among the top ten IPAs in California.
Your patient will find a large spectrum of primary and specialty care physicians to choose from in convenient locations: from rural Alpine to downtown San Diego, patients can access physicians near work or home.
Strength in Numbers
We offer contracts with all major Commercial HMOs, Medicare Advantage HMOs, and Medi-Medi plans.
Our physicians are eligible to participate in our popular Quality and Clinical Incentive program.
Sharp Community Medical Group's physician-centered leadership structure draws strength and success from its partnership with its all-physician board of directors.
SCMG is governed by it's network of physicians. You will have an opportunity to be elected or join a number of primary and specialty boards and councils that oversee projects and policies of the group.
Invest in Your Future
SCMG is entirely physician owned, with more than 550 shareholders.
Knowledge is Power
Medical offices are informed of changes and updates regularly via various communications. You and your staff will never be in the dark.
Take a Load Off
Offering Chronic Care Management for your patients, SCMG nursing team supports physicians by offering disease management programs, case management services, and more than 100 patient education classes and programs.
Our hospitalist program streamlines continuum of care for hospitalized patients, and our post-discharge call program ensures your patients smooth transition from hospital to home.
Your Questions Answered
Supporting patients and practices, our Customer Service team and Network Management Representatives are available to assist, answer questions and troubleshoot.
Stretch Your Dollars
Offering an extensive discount program including medical and office supplies, cell phone plans, and credit union membership.
Strength in Numbers
Saving practices time and money, SCMG offers competitive Professional Liability Coverage rates and health insurance for its practices.
Affiliate With the Top Hospitals in San Diego County
You may seek privileges at any of our affiliated hospitals: all Sharp Hospitals, Rady Children's Hospital, Palomar Medical Center and Pomerado Hospital.
After-Hours Urgent Care Locations
Patients can access a vast system of urgent care centers throughout the county, including Partners Urgent Care and US HealthWorks.
Information at Your Fingertips
Comprehensive website offers patient information and education. A providers-only portal for practices seeking reports, news, policies and forms, day or night.
Integrate Advanced Technology into Your Practice
With Community CONNECT, our shared-electronic medical record system, your office will streamline workflow, increase safety and quality management all while connected enterprise-wide.