The TMA Advocacy Retreat will provide TMA members and state specialty societies with a recap of the 87th Texas Legislative Session and a platform to discuss the future of Texas health care.
Texas physicians made the most of an extraordinary, scaled-back session of the Texas Legislature in 2021. They helped pass laws to curb prior authorization hassles; keep physicians from incurring new practice costs; install liability protections for future pandemics like COVID-19; extend postpartum Medicaid coverage for new mothers; and keep graduate medical education (GME) fully funded.
As Gov. Greg Abbott promised last month, Democratic lawmakers’ decision to leave the state during this year’s special session of the Texas Legislature prompted the governor last week to call a second special session.
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