Table of Contents: November 2013

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Volume 109, Number 11 — November 2013

COVER STORY (pages 20-26)

Women's Health Funding 
Legislators restored a large portion of previously cut women's health funding this year, but physicians advised against excessive celebration. Texas must now rebuild the safety net and make sure there are enough physicians to serve women's health needs. By Crystal Zuzek

LAW (pages 29-34)

Protecting Patients, Society 
State mental health hold law "antiquated." By Crystal Zuzek


Feeding the Physician Pipeline 
TMA forum promotes GME expansionBy Amy Lynn Sorrel


TMA vs. Cigna 
Cigna policy draws TMA challenge. By Amy Lynn Sorrel


Good Communication 
State, federal laws must be followed. By Crystal Zuzek

ROUNDS (pages 11-17)  

Ten Years Later, Tort Reform Keeps Its Promises
Aetna to Pay $120 Million in Claims Dispute  
TEXPAC Gets New Director
Online Reputation Management for Physicians
Good Practices Deserve Recognition
Nominate Local Journalists for Anson Jones Award


Commentary: Looking Back at Tort Reform, By Carlos R. Hamilton Jr., MD (pages 7-8) 
Newsmakers (page 12) 
Deaths (pages 16-17) 
Information for Authors (page 48) 
Commentary: What Would George Say? By Robert M. Tenery, MD (page 55)  

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