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    In Texas, no one is better equipped to fight for and serve you than TMA and your county medical society. When you need help juggling the demands of your practice, TMA's team of experts has resources to make your life easier.

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Reasons to Join

  • The Latest from TMA
    Hot News for YouWhat are my options? What do I need to know now? What do I need to make sure I don't miss?
  • Member Benefits
    Did You Know...? Benefits of Your TMA MembershipOne of your TMA member benefits is access to exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services.
  • Advocacy
    Healthy Vision 2020, Second EditionThe second edition articulates specifically 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).
  • Texas Medicine
    TMA-Backed Law Prompts Medicaid Red-Tape ReliefApparently, the state got the message loud and clear: Physicians and patients are overly frustrated with the myriad administrative roadblocks that came along with the expansion of Medicaid managed care in Texas. Thanks to the Texas Medical Association's advocacy during the 2013 legislative session and the successful passage of Senate Bill 1150, relief from red tape may finally be in sight.
  • Texas Medicine
    TDI Releases Standardized Prior Authorization Forms for Medical Care, DrugsThanks to two of the TMA's 2013 legislative victories, the day has arrived when physicians no longer have to deal with hundreds of different prior authorization forms from multiple payers. Beginning Sept. 1, physicians can use a single, uniform, paper prior authorization form for prescription drug benefits and a similar standardized form for medical and health care services. TDI and health plans must make the forms available in paper form and electronically on their websites.
  • PRACTICE MANAGEMENT
    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.
  • Practice Help
    TMLT Covers Employment DisputesThe Texas Medical Liability Trust (TMLT) began offering free added employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) to all TMLT policyholders on Feb. 1.
  • DOCTOR 911
    TMA Helps Physicians in TroubleKaufman pediatrician Charles Turner Lewis, MD, knows all too well what it means to be investigated by the state's Office of Inspector General (OIG), the agency that monitors Medicaid to prevent and reduce waste, abuse, and fraud. Beginning in 2005, he struggled to keep his office open after his billing practices caught OIG's attention.

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