Nov. 24, 2019

Important Physician News and Events

         Recertification Required for Healthy Texas Women Program Ends Dec 31,2019

         CDC updates EVALI guidance for health care providers as flu activity increases nationally

         Quality Payment Program (QPP) Performance Year 2019 Ends Dec 31

         Texas Surprise Billing Law Takes Effect January 1

In This Issue of

The Weekly Dose

Circle of Friends Support Those Who Support BCMS

BCMS Programs
and Services

Happy Thanksgiving from BCMS

Committee Volunteers Wanted

Auto Program

UTHSA - Volunteer Opportunity

Medical Community News & Events


Investment Realty

MedPro Group

Physicians' Purchasing Guide

Auto Program

BCMS Calendar

BCMS/Favorite Staffing

Credentialing Services - BCVI

LifeBridge Free Physician Counseling

Online BCMS Physician Directory

Phone App by BCMS

San Antonio Medicine Magazine

Happy Thanksgiving from BCMS

Committee Volunteers Wanted

BCMS is seeking physician members who would like to participate in committees for 2020. Your leadership and participation is fundamental for the well-being of organized medicine and the Bexar County Medical Society. Your involvement makes our committees strong and vibrant! The stronger the participation, the more BCMS can accomplish. You can help make a difference to the practice of medicine. A few examples of BCMS committees are: Emergency Preparedness, Legislative and Socioeconomics, Public Health, Women in Medicine, etc.
For a full list and to volunteer,
click here.

Auto Program

The BCMS Auto and Truck Concierge can find your next vehicle. Email or call 210-301-4367 to let us know the year, make, model, color and equipment desired. 24/7 Concierge FREE member service! Wide range of Franchise dealers with New and thousands of Pre-Owned vehicles. The Auto Program always has a cooperating lender offering our Physicians low finance rates. Now through December 31, 2019 we have 2.29% available to 60 months with approved credit.

Volunteer Opportunity

UTHSA - Important volunteer opportunity for an experienced community physician:

The Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME) parent committee will have 2 positions from the AMA side for community practitioners coming open this next year who have experience in teaching medical students. The LCME is the body the accredits allopathic medical schools. The position requires three meetings and three site visits per year along with associated prep work.


If interested, please contact Dean Hromas via his chief of staff Shelly Evans

Community News and Events

         December 3 Know any Outstanding Science Teachers? Nominate Them for a TMA Grant

         December 5 Warm Springs - Center for Wound Care and Hyperbarics Open House

         December 7 Methodist - 2019 San Antonio Advanced Lung Symposium

         December 14 UTHSA - Heart Rhythm Focus San Antonio Symposium

         January 24-25, 2020 TMA - Register Now For The TMA 2020 Winter Conference

         UHS Weekly News Digest November 22 issue

Circle of Friends Gold Sponsors

Circle of Friends Platinum Sponsor

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, Ste 200

San Antonio, TX 78249


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