The Weekly Dose           Bexar County Medical Society

Week of May 5,  2013 

Vol. 2, No. 34

Preparing for ACA


By John K. Wisniewski

BCMS CEO/Executive Director



Whether you like it or not,  provisions of the Affordable Care Act are rolling out and will affect your practice, employees and patients.


This would be a good week to consider what information is important to know and share. 


One source is, which is designed for organizations to help educate Texans about health options available to them under the new law.


Increasingly, the topic will surface in the course of treating your patients, and it may be helpful to share this link proactively, or upon request, to help refocus your encounters on medical care.    




 Last chance to attend

First Tuesdays in Austin


By Mary E. Nava, MBA

BCMS Chief Governmental and

Community Relations Officer


State senators and representatives in Austin are working to complete various measures as the legislative session enters its final weeks.


This Tuesday, May 7, is the final First Tuesdays at the Capitol event planned by TMA.


Want to make your opinions heard? Sign up now to attend!


To register, click here.


For more information on First Tuesdays, as well as local discussion on legislative and socioeconomic topics, consider joining the BCMS Legislative and Socioeconomics Committee by contacting Mary Nava at

























 About The Weekly Dose 

  The Weekly Dose is a service of the Bexar County Medical Society.

Some of the suggestions conveyed may not be applicable to your practice today,
 but the goal is to offer information over time that returns value in excess

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 Bexar County Medical Society, San Antonio, Texas.



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