DocbookMD — a revolutionary communication tool for physicians - 05/30/2019

DocbookMD is a physicians-only iPhone, iPad, and Android app that allows TMA-member physicians to send HIPAA-compliant text messages and photos, assign an urgency setting to outgoing text messages, search a local pharmacy directory, and search a local county medical society directory (including email addresses and photos).

Medical Students: Apply For TMLT’s $10,000 Scholarship - 04/10/2019

Are you a Texas medical student about to enter your third or fourth year of school?  Could you use a $10,000 scholarship next year? If you answered yes to both of those questions, you should know that the Texas Medical Liability Trust will award one $10,000 scholarship in August to a Texas medical student. 

Membership FAQs - 04/04/2019

Answers to your questions about Texas Medical Association membership.

The Top 5 Things That Get Physicians Sued - 06/05/2018

There are some obvious reasons physicians could face a medical liability lawsuit — surgical errors, misdiagnosis, and medication errors are some of the most common. But other issues related to communication, documentation, and staff conduct, also increase your legal risk.

TMA Supports JUA's Ability to Write New Business - 10/25/2016

On Oct. 5, TMA sent a letter urging Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) Commissioner David Mattax to prevent the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association (JUA) from suspending the writing of new business. The JUA, established in 1975, is "critically important as a last stop gap to assure that licensed physicians and health care providers are able to continue to provide medical and dental care for their Texas patients," TMA wrote.

Practice Resource Guide - 06/27/2016

If you are a physician and need a solution for your practice turn to this list of vendors.

TMLT Cuts Premiums Again - 06/22/2016

For the ninth consecutive year since tort reform, the Texas Medical Liability Trust (TMLT) is cutting its liability insurance premiums. This time, the TMLT Board of Governors approved an average 6.9-percent cut in liability premiums and an 18.5-percent dividend for renewing policyholders.

Texas Liability Rates Dropping After Prop 12 - 06/22/2016

Average premiums for physicians in various specialties and various parts of the state as charged by Texas Medical Liability Trust (TMLT).

TMLT Policies Cover RAC Audits - 06/03/2016

Texas Medical Liability Trust (TMLT) policyholders audited under Medicare's Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) program are now covered.

Business Tools - 05/13/2016

Solutions for your practice TMA is your resource for practice enhancement tools.  From practice management consulting to hands on help with payment problems, TMA can help you take care of the business side of your practice. Health Information technology (HIT)