Table of Contents: June 2010

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Vol. 106, Issue No. 6 - June 2010


COVER STORY

The New Normal (pages 22-29)
Some people may love it, while others definitely hate it. Still more are just trying to figure out what's in it. But health system reform is now law, and it's likely to the biggest change in American health care since Congress created Medicare in 1965. Physicians, patients, insurers, and others are scrambling to determine how to deal with it. By Ken Ortolon


ANNUAL REPORT(pages 36-39)

2009: TMA Wins Again
TMA accomplished a lot in 2009.


PRACTICE MANAGEMENT(pages 41-46)

Correct Coding
TMA Practice Consulting helps achieve it. By Crystal Conde


MEDICAL ECONOMICS(pages 49-54)

PECOS Confusion
Who has to enroll? Don't ask.  By Ken Ortolon


PUBLIC HEALTH(pages 55-60)

ER or Not?
Physician's booklet helps parents decide.   By Crystal Conde


ROUNDS(pages 11-20)

Meet the New President
TMB Adopts Process to Resolve Complaints Faster
Loan Application Deadline Extended
HHSC Seeks Medicaid Home Proposals
Physicians Make Millions for Hospitals
Ban Discretionary Clauses, TMA Says
Ask the TMA Knowledge Center


DEPARTMENTS

Letters (pages 7-8)
Deaths (pages 13-14)
Newsmakers (pages 18-19)
Commentary(pages 61-62)    
Information for Authors (page 63)
Portrait (page 64)


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