The Weekly Dose           Bexar County Medical Society

Week of Nov. 2,  2014 

Vol. 4, No. 8

 

 

Please join us for the

Bexar County Medical Society

Hot Topic General Membership Meeting

 

What is GPCI? 

Why does Medicare categorize San Antonio as "the rest of Texas"?

Come learn about the Geographic Practice Cost Index (GPCI) and

how the GPCI calculations affect physician payments. 

 

Presented by

TMA's Donna Kinney, CPA, Director of Research and Data Analysis

 

Monday, Nov. 17 

6:30 p.m. Mix and mingle

7 p.m. Program

 

Hors d'oeuvres -- Cash bar

 

Omni San Antonio Hotel, 9821 Colonnade Blvd., San Antonio 78230

 

Click here to RSVP

 

SAVE THE DATE

 

TMA Business Boot Camp: Take Charge

of Your Finances

 

 

8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 3

BCMS

Conference Room

6243 IH-10 West,

Suite 600

 

To register,

click here

 

 

Tuesday, Nov. 4,

is Election Day
 

 

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Your

vote 

counts!

 

 

 

 

RSVP now

for the 2014 Immunization Summit

 

Wednesday, Nov. 5 

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

 

 

Click here for information and registration 

 

 

 

TRENDING TOPICS

 

BCMS physicians participate

in legislative receptions

 

 

By Mary E. Nava, MBA

Chief Governmental and Community Relations Officer 

 

Many thanks to all the BCMS members who have attended a number of legislative receptions in recent weeks.

 


     A reception honoring Congressman Pete Gallego (Texas District 23) was held Oct. 23 in the home of Gustavo Medellin, MD.

     Those attending were (above, back row, from left) Jesse Moss Jr., MD; Bacel Nseir, MD; David Valdez, MD; and David Friedman, MD; (front row, from left) Michael Battista, MD; Gustavo Medellin, MD; Dianna Burns-Banks, MD; Gallego; and Shamsa Saleem, MD.


 

 

     Drs. Michael Battista and Pamela Ray hosted a reception in their home Oct. 29 in honor of State Sen. Donna Campbell, MD (District 25). 

     Pausing for a photo with Campbell were (above, from left) Isabel Basaldu-Prado, MD; Buddy Swift, DO; Campbell; Michael Battista, MD; Rodolfo Molina, MD; Scott Farhart, MD; and Mary Wearden, MD. Also attending but not in the photo were Alex Kenton, MD; Candace Campos-Kenton, MD; and Mark Welborn, MD.


 

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

 

 

Give your patients the help they need ... for FREE

 

The YMCA of Greater San Antonio and the City of San Antonio Metropolitan Health District have teamed up to fight diabetes from two fronts: preventing diabetes before it starts and managing the symptoms after diagnosis.

 

To view and print a free patient brochure, click here.

 

To order patient brochures and/or brochure holders for your office,

click here and open the Physician tab.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 About The Weekly Dose 

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

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