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Improve Your Work-Life Balance with These Simple Steps - 07/01/2019

You’re a busy physician, so you might not always have time to take care of yourself as well as your patients. But taking care of yourself doesn’t just mean focusing on your physical well-being. Your mental, financial, and emotional fitness need to be looked after as well. The Texas Medical Association’s Committee on Physician Health and Wellness can help you assess your work-life balance and determine your core values.


Prescribing Changes in Texas: Know What You Need to Know - 06/28/2019

By now you might know that state lawmakers recently passed a number of changes to how prescriptions for certain pain medications must be written and processed, as part of a larger effort to fight prescription fraud and abuse. TMA will outline what prescribers can expect as a result of these advocacy efforts in a free live webinar on July 31.


CME From Around the State - 06/27/2019

Check out other CME offerings from around the state.


CME + Networking + Vacation = TexMed 2019 - 05/07/2019

TexMed 2019 is TMA’s largest annual conference, offering 80-plus hours of interdisciplinary CME programming across 23 tracks, as well as two general sessions.


TexMed 2019 Features 80-Plus Hours of Free CME - 05/01/2019

Renew your passion – for both your practice and the practice of medicine – this month at TexMed 2019, the Texas Medical Association’s largest annual conference. The two-day event features more than 80 hours of CME programming, including 23 specialty tracks and two general sessions.


TexMed 2019: Your Largest TMA Member Benefit - 04/25/2019

TexMed 2019 is the Texas Medical Association’s largest annual conference, where physician leaders from around the state conduct TMA business, network with other specialties, and attend interdisciplinary CME programs. Be a part of it May 17-18 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas.


Medicine Is Risky Business. TMA’s Free CME Can Help - 04/24/2019

Physicians and practices face a daily barrage of obstacles that can cost you time and money – from cyber theft of patient credit card data to overreach of personal boundaries with patients or colleagues. Don’t let these inherent risks affect your practice. Explore the Texas Medical Association’s free CME courses that focus on risk-reduction.


Alert: Scammers Demanding Bogus Fines For Drug Purchases - 04/01/2019

The Texas Medical Association and the Texas Medical Liability Trust (TMLT) are warning physicians about scammers posing as a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent trying to defraud doctors into paying a nonexistent federal fine for allegedly intercepting illegal prescription drugs the doctor had sent through the mail.


Learn To Make HIV Screenings A Routine Part of Your Practice - 03/21/2019

The Texas Medical Association’s new webinar HIV Screening: It’s Every Physician’s Job offers the latest screening techniques, and information on prevention with Pre/Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP/PEP). It includes tips on how you can get paid for screening your patients.


Free Webinar: Steps to Sell Your Practice - 03/04/2019

If you’re considering selling your practice, you probably have a lot of questions — and concerns. Well, good news: The Texas Medical Association's free webinar, Strategies for Exiting Your Medical Practice for Retirement, can help you develop a comprehensive understanding of the many considerations necessary to sell a practice.


Love Yourself and Your Patients With FREE CME This Month - 02/11/2019

Love is in the air this month, and the Texas Medical Association is reminding physicians to practice some self-care, too. Use the TMA Education Center to catch up on your continuing medical education (CME) credits, and prioritize your personal wellness, along with that of your patients.


Help Eliminate Patients’ Insurance Confusion - 02/06/2019

The Texas Medical Association has launched a comprehensive agenda for health insurance reform with the Texas Legislature. In the meantime, TMA is offering a new continuing medical education (CME) course to help you help your patients.


Check Out TMA’s Free, Online Patient Safety Course - 01/24/2019

It’s one of those hidden gems of TMA membership: a comprehensive online course to help you improve patient safety. It’s also a very good course. And thanks to the generous support of our friends at TMA Insurance Trust, Patient Safety and Medical Errors is free for members.


New Rules, Free CME: 2019 Medicare Payments - 12/18/2018

As you’ve probably seen, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released its final 2019 Medicare physician fee schedule and Quality Payment Program rule in November. TMA policy experts have analyzed the final Medicare rule and created a two-part webinar series to help practices get up to speed and in line with the latest CMS requirements.


Learn to Promote LARCs, Earn Free CME - 12/12/2018

The Texas Medical Association has developed a webinar to help Texas physicians overcome obstacles to prescribing LARCs.


This Month in Texas Medicine - 12/03/2018

The December edition of Texas Medicine looks at accountable care organizations in Texas. Plus, see what's new in the TMA Education Center.


A Chance to Control Your Practice’s Health Insurance Costs - 11/19/2018

TMA Insurance Trust has uncovered two special, limited-time waivers that can help your practice control the cost of health insurance. With these waivers, there are no participation or contribution requirements.


Do You Know the Hidden Costs of Short-Term Health Insurance? - 11/12/2018

Due to their lower monthly premiums, short-term health plans are receiving a lot of attention. But these plans have several hidden costs you may not have considered, and TMA members can now take advantage of a better way to control the cost of health insurance.


Get the Latest Palliative Care Information at Free CME Event - 11/06/2018

If you are interested in staying up to date on palliative care and how physicians can provide the best care for patients during this sensitive time, plan to attend a free continuing medical education (CME) event next week.


EHR 2.0 – Is It Time to Update or Replace? - 11/05/2018

Whatever the problem, you don’t have to let an outdated EHR get worse. The Texas Medical Association’s publication, Switching EHR Systems, can help you assess your options and make an informed decision.


Free CME on New Laws You Should Know About - 11/05/2018

Election Day is tomorrow, and your membership and your vote can help the Texas Medical Association continue to stand up for medicine in Texas. TMA also provides continuing medical education (CME) programming that addresses the latest laws and regulations that affect how you practice medicine.


Get Help Navigating Texas’ Legal Landmines - Dec. 8 - 10/29/2018

Hiring an attorney for your practice can be time-consuming and expensive. Instead, get all the answers you need (and earn continuing medical education credit) by attending this one-day, in-depth training: Protecting Your Practice: Hot Button Legal Issues for Physicians, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 8.


Can Proper Business Procedures Minimize Practice Risk? - 10/04/2018

Taking the time to develop in-depth policies protects not only you and your staff but also your patients. Using specific, precise, and easy-to-understand language will minimize risk, improve the overall patient experience, and increase the likelihood your office will be paid for the care and services you provide.


Is Your EHR Keeping Your Patients Safe? - 09/20/2018

Electronic health records can help keep patients safe. Or not. And the difference can depend on you and your practice. The good news is that the Texas Medical Association has a great two-part webinar series to help you think through the potential hazards.


TMA Insurance Trust - 09/19/2018

The TMAIT offers a wide range of insurance plans for individual physicians and medical groups, including medical, life, long-term disability, short-term disability, long-term care, dental, vision, key person life insurance, key person disability insurance, and business overhead coverage. The TMAIT can provide voluntary insurance plans (plans where employees opt in and pay 100 percent of the premium) such as dental and vision insurance.