Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association | 1121 Chatham Road Springfield, IL 62704

Sponsored Benefits

These programs are designed to help veterinary practices operate more efficiently and increase profits! Programs include discount merchant services (credit card processing), bulk energy purchasing and debt collection. The ISVMA Membership Services Committee is exploring other reputable companies that can provide additional benefits to our members.

Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association within the Springfield Region

LIG Health Insurance for Members
We have partnered with LIG Solutions (LIG) to be able to offer you exclusive health insurance and related coverage options including major medical, short term health plans, vision and dental plans, critical care coverage, life, and several different supplemental health options.

These programs are exclusively offered to you, your family, and business owners/employees. As these are individual health plans, they are tailored to your unique health and financial needs. This will allow you to find affordable coverage from major carriers regardless of where you live in the USA.

For business owners, we can offer coverage for not only you but your employees and their families with a cost-effective turnkey program that uses our Group Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) Program to deliver choice to your employees and gives you as the business owner a worry-free solution that goes well beyond a traditional group plan.

  • Call 877-993-7637 to speak directly with the ISVMA/LIG team of licensed advisors about your health coverage needs.
  • Visit ligmembers.com/ISVMA to learn more about the program as well as schedule an appointment to learn more about this valuable Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association member benefits.

The licensed advisors at LIG are based in Independence, Ohio. They are here to help assist you in finding the right plans with a no-obligation health insurance assessment along with concierge service to ensure you are getting the attention you deserve while making it easy to get the right health coverage.

Global Payments Integrated
Global Payments Integrated (formerly TSYS) provides advanced payment solutions designed exclusively for the veterinary industry.  Our secure payment tools help you to check clients in quickly, collect payments faster whether it’s online, by phone, or in person, and automatically posts to your client’s account.  Offer more options by accepting all major payment types, securely store cards on file for recurring payments, and count on dedicated support from experts in your industry.

ISVMA members – save money on your payments processing and when you switch to Global Payments Integrated, you’ll receive a $200 Activation Bonus.

To get started, contact the Global Payments Integrated team at startnow@globalpay.com or you can visit the ISVMA partner page.

Energy Plus® – Earn Cash Back on Your Electric Bills!
You have the opportunity to choose your energy supplier. ISVMA members in ComEd service areas can earn Cash Back on their electricity usage through Energy Plus®. As the preferred electricity supplier of ISVMA, Energy Plus® can help members earn Cash Back on their business or home electric bills. ISVMA members can receive 3%-5% Cash Back on electric supply charges each year and a $25-$50 sign-up bonus after two months of active service for each business or home account enrolled.

Diversified Services
Many ISVMA members have already utilized this service to help recover delinquent payments on client accounts. For more information, contact Jerry Kane at Diversified Services Group, (888) 494-7900, jmk@divservgrp.com.

Principal Financial Group — 20% Discount on Income Protection Products for ISVMA Members
Principal helps people and companies around the world to build, protect and advance their financial wellbeing with our retirement, insurance and asset management expertise.  With innovative ideas and real-life solutions, we make financial progress possible for our clients regardless of income and portfolio sizes.

Contact: Mary Ellen Fiflis, fiflis.maryellen@principal.com, 630-874-6748

Insurance products issued by Principal National Life Insurance Co. (except in NY) and Principal Life Insurance Co. Securities and advisory products offered through Principal Securities, Inc., 800/247-1737, Member SIPC. Principal National, Principal Life and Principal Securities are members of the Principal Financial Group@, Des Moines, IA 50392. Mary Fiflis and Cathy Fetzer, Principal National and Principal Life Financial Representative, Principal Securities Registered Representatives. Principal Financial Group is not affiliated with or endorsed by ISVMA. 629064-102018

Project Breathe: Pet Oxygen-Mask Donation Program
The Pet Partners Program made available by Invisible Fence® Brand (IFB) provides specially designed oxygen-mask kits to fire departments and first responders to equip them to save more pets from succumbing to fire/smoke inhalation.

Click here for more information on the Project Breathe Program.

Click here to download the Project Breathe Donation Form.

GuardianVets Curbside, Contactless Appointments for Pet Owners

GuardianVets provides live, virtual support to veterinary practices so veterinary professionals can find work-life balance while enhancing client and patient care. Our licensed veterinary team provides triage, telemedicine and client communication technology to hundreds of animal hospitals across North America by custom-tailoring each solution to fit individual practice needs. The GuardianVets online portal and mobile app enable two-way chat and virtual appointments between clients and veterinary staff, as well as provide scheduling, patient records, daytime and after hour phone coverage, curbside appointments, prescription refills and emergency support. For more information, please visit guardianvets.com.

GuardianVets is a leading after-hours triage service that helps best-in-class veterinary practices provide better client service and grow practice revenue.
ISVMA members receive a special discount and the $149 implementation fee is waived using code: ISVMAGV

They have also now introduced a new curbside solution that enables veterinary practices to offer safe, contactlessness appointments for pet owners and veterinary professionals through the GuardianVet APP.

  • New solution offers a safe, contactless appointment for pet owners and veterinary professionals
  • Pet owners check-in on the GuardianVets App when they arrive to notify their veterinarian
  • Pet owners will attend a Curbside Virtual Visit in real-time with their veterinarian all from the safety of the veterinary parking lot.