2020 Membership

Your Membership is important to the work of the Society.
The COS is the only statewide orthopaedic organization working to represent our profession, your practice and your patients.

Whether you are in private practice, hospital or academic employed, we are all first and foremost orthopaedic surgeons and the COS supports the profession and practice and delivers value to its members at a low annual membership fee of $295.00. Here are just a few ways the COS and its dedicated Board serve the orthopaedic community.

The COS - Putting Your Due Dollars to Work


  •  Joined other medical organizations to meet with the East Chief Medical Officer and Regional Administrator for Centers for Medicare Services to identify “pain points” of Medicare Prior Authorization and how to reduce the burden of paperwork for physicians.
  •  Dialogue with Attorney General Tong and his office to identify key healthcare issues to address in the 2020 Legislative Session.
  •  Ambulatory Surgery Tax Relief Coalition.
  •  Worker's Compensation Policy Representation.
  •  Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee Representation

 Advocacy & Lobbying

  • COS lobbyists dedicated to our issues
  • Public Hearing testimony at the Capitol
  • Lobbying in DC for Federal healthcare matters

Continuing Medical Education and Training

  • Free Annual  Meeting with CME  - Save the Date –May 8, 2020
  • CPT Coding & Revenue Enhancement Workshops for members & staff
  • Resident Forum, Resident Paper Presentations and funding support to both Yale and UConn Orthopaedic Residency Programs.

Communication, Programs and Services

  • Free online subscription to OrthoEvidence, a $100.00 yearly service
  • Monthly Enews Alerts to keep you up to date and informed.
  • Discounted Credit Card Processing Fees for your practice
  • 529 College Savings Plans for You and Your Employees. Great benefit to offer your staff.
  • Legal Review of Employment Contracts – Special Legal Package & Rate.

Please don't delay; renew your membership for 2020 online.  For easy renewal, call 860-690-1146, and arrange for group billing.