Maternal and prenatal care, Medicaid hassles, GME funding, and behavioral health and substance abuse are among the topics TMA wants state lawmakers to begin studying now, to get ready for the legislative session that convenes in January 2019. Even thought that's still a long way off, we've found that in-depth studies during the interim are the best ways to get good results on complex issues.
What Homework Did TMA Assign to Lawmakers?
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Physician leaders and Alliance members from around the state gathered to prepare for the 86th Texas legislative session and discuss the future of Texas health care at TMA's 2018 Advocacy Retreat, held November 30-December 1 at the Renaissance Hotel Austin.
Interested in taking part in TMA's advocacy efforts for the upcoming legislative session? Register now for First Tuesdays at the Capitol.
During the regular 85th Texas Legislative session, TMA remained steadfast in championing medicine’s priorities and the health of all Texans. How did TMA do it? The key is strong grassroots advocacy, which has been the main pillar in our history of legislative success. With 50,000 members strong, TMA is more tenacious than ever in the fight for physicians and their patients.
Registration will open in September 2019.
2018 Conference Agenda (final)
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