The Weekly Dose           Bexar County Medical Society

Week of  Dec. 21,  2014 

Vol. 4, No.  15

CME events

to provide updates on liver disease


Two CME conferences will be held Feb. 28

in San Antonio, jointly sponsored by the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the Texas Liver Institute. 


The morning conference is geared toward nurses and midlevel providers. The afternoon conference is targeted for primary care physicians and gastroenterologists.

For more information and registration, 

click here





Attention physicians:

Medicare participation enrollment

for 2015 now under way


By Mary E. Nava, MBA

Chief Governmental and Community Relations Officer 

TMA has compiled information on the annual Medicare participation enrollment program as well as a list of important updates and reminders regarding primary care incentives, Medicare prescription (Part D) coverage, PQRS, Medicare/Medicaid EHR incentive programs and Novitas revalidation.


To learn more about Medicare participating vs. nonparticipating status and what you need to do by the Dec. 31, 2014, deadline, and also access important updates from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS),

click here


For local discussion on this and other practice management topics, consider joining the BCMS Legislative and Socioeconomics Committee by contacting Mary Nava.



NOTICE: The BCMS Foundation Gala scheduled for Feb. 14 has been canceled.









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