It’s probably one of the most common questions for anyone shopping health insurance: Can I keep my doctor on this plan? The Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) “Hey, Doc” educational campaign about the health insurance marketplace (created by federal health system reform, or the Affordable Care Act) answers that question this week, and more.
In unveiling their 2015 Texas legislative agenda, Texas Medical Association (TMA) physicians urge state and federal leaders to enhance the environment in which doctors practice medicine so they can do what they do best — care for patients.
This week’s Texas Medical Association (TMA) “Hey, Doc” educational segment explains health insurance networks and how they influence patients’ ability to pick a doctor to take care of them.
This week: If insurance is
mandated by the government, how do you
know if the plan you pick is OK? And how
many plan options do consumers have? For that matter, how do you pick a plan? Can you
keep your current plan? Read on, for answers.
This month’s Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Texas Medicine magazine, featuring a legislative preview, is packed with health care stories, including these: Texas’ Sunset Advisory Commission said the agency investigating potential Medicaid fraud overreached its charge; expanding health insurance coverage would help the working poor; lessons learned from the Ebola crisis; the impact of reclassifying a popular painkiller; and a year after implementing the federal insurance marketplace, what trends are emerging?