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ACS Discount Programs

Unlock the savings on products and services you can use every day. Take advantage of these exclusive members-only discounts and benefits provided through our Affinity partners.

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AvisAVIS Discounts

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) has negotiated discounted rates with Avis for its members. You can now take advantage of year-round savings when renting a car from Avis. Avis offers members of the ACS money-saving coupons in addition to special weekend, weekly, and monthly rates. Simply present a printed coupon with your next rental to save.

The Doctors CompanyMedical Liability Insurance Program

ACS has offered The Doctors Company’s medical liability insurance program as a member benefit since 2002. The Doctors Company has always been guided by a fundamental belief that the practice of good medicine should be advanced, protected, and rewarded.

Backed by the financial strength of more than $4 billion in assets and a membership of 78,000 physicians nationwide, The Doctors Company offers ACS members expert guidance, resources, and coverage. That’s malpractice insurance without the “mal.”

Benefits for Eligible ACS Members:

  • Program discount of 5 percent for qualified members (excludes California) with a favorable claims history
  • Additional claims-free credit of up to 25 percent for eligible members
  • Participation in the Tribute® Plan, an unrivaled financial benefit that rewards member loyalty and commitment to superior patient care
  • Participation in The Doctors Company’s multiyear dividend program
  • The industry’s most aggressive claims defense—including an ironclad consent-to-settle guarantee, where permitted by law
  • Free tail coverage for qualified members
  • Patient safety programs tailored to the needs of ACS members
  • Automatic protection against privacy breach and Medicare reviews through CyberGuard® cyber liability protection and MediGuard® regulatory risk coverage

Resources from The Doctors Company

Up for Review: Five Keys to Managing Online Criticism

No matter how professional and caring a doctor you may be, eventually you will face criticism on the web. Here are five keys to managing that criticism, from Kevin Pho, MD, founder and editor of

To Text or Not to Text

Texting is instantaneous, convenient, and direct. It makes pagers seem as outdated as carrier pigeons. Without appropriate safeguards, however, texting can lead to violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

For more information, visit, call 800-352-0320, or e-mail


ACS Credit Card

The ACS BankAmericard Cash Rewards™ credit card helps support ACS initiatives and lets you earn 1-percent cash back on all purchases, 2-percent at grocery stores and wholesale clubs, and 3-percent cash back on gas for the first $2,500 in combined grocery/wholesale club/gas purchases each quarter.* Plus, get a $100 Cash Rewards Bonus after qualifying purchases.**

Call 866-438-6262 or apply online.

For information about rates, fees, other costs and benefits associated with the use of this credit card, or to apply, call the toll-free number or click on the link above and refer to the disclosures accompanying the online credit application. This credit card program is issued and administered by Bank of America, N.A.

*The 2-percent cash back on grocery store and wholesale clubs purchases and 3-percent cash back on gas purchases apply to the first $2,500 in combined purchases in those categories each quarter. After that, the base 1-percent earn rate applies to those purchases.

** You will qualify for $100 bonus cash rewards if you use your new credit card account to make any combination of Purchase transactions totaling at least $500 (exclusive of any fees, returns and adjustments) that post to your account within 90 days of the account open date. Limit one (1) bonus cash rewards offer per new account. This one-time promotion is limited to new customers opening an account in response to this offer. Other advertised promotional bonus cash rewards offers can vary from this promotion and may not be substituted. Allow 8-12 weeks from qualifying for the bonus cash rewards to post to your rewards balance. The value of this reward may constitute taxable income to you. You may be issued an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 (or other appropriate form) that reflects the value of such reward. Please consult your tax advisor, as neither we, nor our affiliates, provide tax advice.

Bank of America, N.A. Member FDIC. ©2017 Bank of America Corporation

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Museums on Us logoMuseums on Us

Receive free general admission to participating museums, science centers, botanical gardens and more on the first full weekend of every month when you present your ACS Bank of America® credit card and photo ID.

There are more than 150 participating cultural institutions nationwide, now covering 98 cities in 32 states.

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Bank of AmericaACS Personal Checking

Open an eligible ACS personal checking account* and enjoy key features like Online Banking with bill pay plus Mobile Banking on your mobile device.** Also, enjoy automatic savings when you enroll in the Keep the Change® program.***

To open your ACS checking account, visit your neighborhood Bank of America or enroll now.

* ACS banking is available on eligible checking accounts.

** Mobile Banking requires enrollment through the Mobile Banking app, Mobile website or Online Banking. Enrollment through the Mobile Banking app is not available on all devices. View the Online Banking Service Agreement for more information. Data connection required. Wireless carrier fees may apply.

***Upon enrollment, we will round up your MasterCard® or Visa® debit card purchases to the nearest dollar and transfer the difference from your checking account to your Bank of America® savings account. If your savings account enrolled in Keep the Change® is converted to a checking account, Keep the Change® transfers will continue to be made into that account. We may cancel or modify the Keep the Change service at any time without prior notice. Keep the Change is not available for Small Business debit cards.

Please review the Personal Schedule of Fees also available at your local financial center.

Bank of America, N.A. Member FDIC. ©2017 Bank of America Corporation

Discounted Titles from Springer

springerCollege members receive a 10-percent discount on the entire line of Springer books and e-products. ACS Members can use discount code SD001 at or redeem over the phone at 1-800-SPRINGER. This discount can also be used at any professional conference where Springer has an exhibit.

Informed Consent Documents

Taylor HealthcareProcedure-specific informed consent documents covering more than 3,500 procedures from 28 specialty areas are now available to ACS members at a significantly reduced rate through the iMedConsent PE application. The iMedConsent application can be individualized and generated into a progress note. It includes patient information sheets, along with consent forms, and is available in both English and Spanish language formats. Both fully electronic and paper-based versions of the application are available.

A free 30-day evaluation is available to all ACS members. The ACS does not review or endorse the Taylor Healthcare iMedConsent product; however, the ACS Patient Education Committee views this product as a valuable member service. Taylor Healthcare informed consent documents and applications are used by more than 15,000 providers in practices, surgery centers, and hospitals, including all Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals. Find out more.