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Informing members of important issues, benefits, and services provided by HCMS.


November 2018

Take time to vote in the national elections

Remember to vote Nov. 6 for your local and national representatives. Click here for the list of Harris County polling stations.


New electronic birth/death registrar coming soon

The Texas Department of State Health Services is providing webinars, system requirement information, resources and guides, and answers to frequently asked questions to help physicians prepare for the new system which is scheduled to go live Jan. 1, 2019. Go to for upcoming webinar dates.


2019 HCMS Insurance Marketplace Grid is now available

The grid containing the health plan names, picture of the ID cards, etc. can be found at


Search for Physicians by practice setting, name, specialty or zip code 24/7

The Harris County Physician Directory lets you and your staff look up local HCMS physicians all day, every day. The directory has physicians’ telephone, fax and NPI numbers, practice setting and much more. The information is updated daily. Update or add your practice description for FREE. Click here.


Discounts on Alley Theater, Houston Rockets, and an offer from Friend of the Society, Amegy Bank!

HCMS has discounted tickets for a variety of entertainment options and special offers for your office and home, including credit card offers to fit your business needs from Amegy Bank. Click here for details.

What is your work worth?

The updated version of HCMS’ Work RVU Calculator is now available. Get the HCMS Work RVU Calculator to help you determine your total work relative value units (RVUs). The calculator includes 40 different specialties based upon the top 50 codes for the specialty. The RVU’s are updated quarterly. Click here for details.
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Presented by the HCMS Community Health Improvement & Communications Committee