2011 TMA Legislative Report Card - 06/22/2016
TMA's top priority as the 2011 legislative session convened was to protect the patient-physician relationship in every aspect of the health care system. With an enormous budget deficit and special interest groups from hospitals to midlevel practitioners lining up to takeMany of our adversaries wanted control of physicians, our practices, and our patients. However, when the session, physicians crossed the finish line with the reins still in hand. Even better, lawmakers took major steps to protect and strengthen the patient-physician relationship from future outside interference.