Oct. 28, 2018

Vol. 7, No. 43


In this Issue…

News and Announcements
BCMS Auto Show
BCMS Legislative News
BCMS Portraits
Metro Health Advisory

BCMS Circle of Friends Sponsors

      New York Life Insurance
Veer Space
Thornton, Biechlin, Reynolds & Guerra
Synergy FCU

BCMS Auto Show



BCMS Legislative News

Former Rep. John Lujan and Rep. Philip Cortez visit with

Members of the BCMS Legislative and Socioeconomics Committee


Last Wednesday, Oct. 24, the BCMS Legislative and Socioeconomics Committee, led by Chairman Alex Kenton, MD, visited with former state representative John Lujan, Republican candidate for House District 118 and state representative Philip Cortez, who currently represents House District 117.


Mr. Lujan is a retired firefighter and is also a business owner.  He last represented District 118 in 2016.  Physicians discussed several issues, including:  Medicaid, scope of practice, vaccinations and physician workforce.


Rep. Cortez currently sits on the House Public Health Committee.  Committee members discussed various topics, including:  Medicaid and Medicaid reimbursement, vaccinations, scope of practice, GME, balance billing, insurance adequate networks and free-standing ERs.


For local discussion on these and other legislative advocacy topics, consider joining the BCMS Legislative and Socioeconomics Committee by contacting Mary Nava, chief government affairs officer at

BCMS Portraits


                                                                                                        PORTRAIT TIME


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Update your photo for the Bexar County Medical Society Physician & Medical Directory and for the online Find a Doctor search (think referrals).


RCL / J Russell Photography will be coming to BCMS in November to take professional portraits of physicians.


The photographs will be taken free of charge and you will be able to select your favorite shot.


You can call (512) 266-8921 to schedule your appointment or you can go online at and choose “Schedule” (menu on the left side of the website); then choose “Guest Account” to get to the calendar.


Times are available November 5 – 9 at the New BCMS Award Winning Building at 4334 N Loop 1604 W (just west of NW Military Hwy)


We encourage all physicians (and staff) to take advantage of this free service.

Metro Health Advisory


Circle of Friends Gold Sponsors

Circle of Friends Gold Sponsors



Thank you to our BCMS Circle of Friends sponsors!

Donations from Circle of Friends sponsors help keep down the cost of dues and allow

BCMS to continue to provide quality service to its members.


The society continues its pledge to you and only will involve itself in

services and programs that benefit you, the member, and your patients.



Bexar County Medical Society

4334 N Loop 1604 W., Suite 200

San Antonio, TX 78249



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