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
Come learn about the Geographic Practice Cost Index (GPCI)
how the GPCI calculations affect physician payments.
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
San Antonio Hotel, 9821 Colonnade Blvd., San Antonio 78230
here to RSVP
TMA Business Boot Camp: Take Charge
of Your Finances
Tuesday, Nov. 4,
is Election Day
for the 2014 Immunization Summit
B. Gonzalez Convention Center
BCMS physicians participate
in legislative receptions
By Mary E. Nava, MBA
Chief Governmental and Community Relations
Many thanks to all the BCMS
members who have attended a number of legislative receptions in
A reception honoring Congressman Pete
Gallego (Texas District 23) was held Oct. 23 in the home of Gustavo
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.
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.
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