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  • Leg Baseball

    Texas Medicine Scores for Patients, Physicians in Legislature

    A lineup that swung for the fences — combined with a solid defense and some outstanding pitching — led Texas medicine to an outstanding season at the top of the standings in the 2015 Texas Legislature. The TMA team hit home runs on graduate medical education funding, Medicaid fraud reform, e-cigarette regulation, tax cuts, and red tape elimination. The pitching staff threw a perfect game, keeping all inappropriate and dangerous expansions of nonphysician practitioners’ scope of practice off of the base paths. Read More

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    Health Plans Forced to Clean Up DirectoriesA new TMA-backed law calls on health plans to clean up their network directories to ensure patients have the most up-to-date information on which physicians are in their plans. House Bill 1624 by Rep. John Smithee (R-Amarillo) requires health plans to post their directories online, update them monthly, and promptly respond to and correct reports of inaccuracies.
  • ICD-10
    New Member Benefit Helps With ICD-10 MigrationTo help with the transition to ICD-10 on Oct. 1, TMA is offering free access to a powerful new tool offered by e-MDs.
    Healthy Vision 2020, 2nd EditionTMA's second edition of our Healthy Vision 2020, articulates specifically and directly what we are asking of the Texas Legislature, the U.S. Congress, and state and federal regulators. The recommendations range from the simple (Put ICD-10 on permanent hold) to the complex (Devise and enact a system for providing health care to low-income Texans with realistic payment to physicians, less stifling state bureaucracy, and no fraud-and-abuse witch hunts) to the most fundamental (Pass no laws or regulations that interfere with the patient-physician relationship).
    Deadlines for Doctors Keeps You CurrentYou can keep up with federal and state requirements that affect your practice by regularly checking TMA's Deadlines for Doctors.
    CME Anytime, Anywhere!The Texas Medical Board required physicians to have 48 CME credits every two years including 2 credits of ethics. Come to our Education Center to find a wide array of programs to fulfill your requirements for you and your staff.

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