Dec. 22, 2019

Important Physician News and Deadlines

·         Year-End Tax Actions

·         Do A Security Risk Assessment Before Dec 31, 2019

·         Applications Due Dec. 31, 2019 for MIPS Reporting Exceptions

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

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

·         Starting Jan 1, Use New Medicare IDs in 2020 to Avoid Rejected Claims

·         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

BCMS Installation of Officers

Help for Life’s Stresses

BCMS Holiday Hours

BCMS on Social Media

Medical Community News & Events


Acumen Medical Revenue Solutions

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

Save the Date - BCMS Installation of Officers

Help for Life’s Stresses


To find out how the program works
click here.

The Holiday Season can be a challenging time.


Need someone to talk to about things that are bothering you? Help is just a click away. The LifeBridge Physician Wellness Program is available to all members of the Bexar County Medical Society. Anytime. Anywhere. To get started all you need is the email address that is on file with BCMS.


Click here to start your free 30-day counseling session. All sessions are completely confidential and conducted by Texas-licensed counselors.

BCMS Holiday Hours

The BCMS office will be closed to celebrate the holidays
Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Years Day.


From all of us to you, we wish you a healthy and joyous holiday season! 


BCMS on Social Media

Are you liking and following BCMS on Social Media and using the BCMS phone app?

Be the first to know about upcoming events by following us on Facebook and Twitter and downloading the “Bexar County Medical Society” app.

Community News and Events

·         January 3, 2020 – TMA's Anson Jones, MD, Awards - Nominate Local Journalists

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

·         February 20, 2020 – SA Medical Group Managers Assoc. Annual Education Conference

·         UHS – Weekly News Digest December 20 issue

·         UT Health SA – Pioneering scientist Dr. Jean Jiang named AAAS Fellow

Circle of Friends Platinum Sponsor

Circle of Friends Gold Sponsor

The Bexar County Medical Society is proud to Welcome New Gold Sponsor

Acumen Medical Revenue Solutions to our Circle of Friends program.

Please support this sponsor with your patronage.


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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