The American College of Surgeons (ACS) has member discount programs available through our affinity partners. Have you taken advantage of these exclusive members-only discounts and services?
ACS insurance program
The ACS offers the following group insurance plans, which are underwritten by New York Life Insurance Company, one of the largest and most respected insurance companies in the nation:
- 20-, 15-, or 10-year level term life insurance
- Traditional term life insurance
- Long-term disability insurance
- Office overhead disability insurance
- Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
- Hospital indemnity
Additional insurance plans available to ACS members are as follows:
- American International Group auto, homeowners, collections, and liability insurance
- Personal umbrella protection
- Long-term care insurance
- Individual and family health insurance
- Travel insurance
- Identity theft protection
- Medicare supplement exchange
For more information regarding the available insurance plans, visit acs-insurance.com.
ACS Surgery Career Connection
The College maintains the ACS Surgery Career Connection to help members find new opportunities to advance their surgical career. Through the ACS Surgery Career Connection, you can post your resume for free and search for job opportunities in your specialty. We also host an annual Career Fair at Clinical Congress. For more information, visit surgeonjobs.facs.org.
The ACS has negotiated discounted rates with Avis for its members. You can take advantage of year-round savings of up to 25 percent off Avis base rates. To access this exclusive discount, visit avis.com/en/association/B169600.
Collette travel service
Just like the ACS, Collette has been in business for more than a century. Collette’s mission is to provide guests with expertly planned journeys and first-class service. In addition to visiting iconic must-see sites around the globe, Collette’s 160 tours take travelers off the beaten path to truly get to know and appreciate each destination.
The partnership between the ACS and Collette gives you access to inclusive touring and first-class guest service that can make your travel dreams come true. For more information, visit bit.ly/2v8ucz1.
ACS credit card
The ACS Bank of America cash rewards credit card helps support ACS initiatives and lets you earn 2 percent cash back on purchases at grocery stores and 3 percent cash back on the category of your choice: gas, online shopping, dining, travel, drug stores, or home improvement/furnishings for the first $2,500 in combined purchases each quarter and 1 percent on all other purchases. Plus, earn a $150 cash rewards bonus after qualifying purchases.
In addition, ACS Bank of America credit card holders receive free general admission to more than 200 participating cultural institutions nationwide, covering 131 cities in 36 states, on the first full weekend of every month with presentation of your credit card and photo ID. For more information, visit secure.bankofamerica.com/applynow/welcome.go.
Informed consent documents
Procedure-specific informed consent documents covering more than 3,500 procedures from 28 specialties are available to ACS members at a significantly reduced rate through the iMedConsent Patient Engagement 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 electronic and paper-based versions of the application are available.
A free 30-day evaluation is available to all ACS members. For more information, visit bit.ly/2KKzn2L.
Log on to the ACS website using your Member ID for details and to access these member benefits. Also, be sure to regularly check out this column as we explore these and other members-only products and services in greater depth every other month.