Table of Contents: January 2011

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Volume 107, Number 1 – January 2011


COVER STORY

Confused, Frustrated, and Broke
Texas physicians are troubled as 2011 begins. The latest TMA survey of Texas physicians, medical students, residents, and interns shows that the biggest challenges for Texas physicians are declining reimbursement, rising practice costs, and economic viability. They're also confronted by a confusing federal overhaul of the health care system. By Ken Ortolon and Crystal Conde


LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS 

Got $25 Billion?
Budget, redistricting challenge lawmakers. By Ken Ortolon


LAW 

Consider the Source
P
hysicians sued for using unapproved IUDs. By Crystal Conde


PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 

A Healthy Bottom Line
Technology helps achieve it. By Crystal Conde


ROUNDS 

Is AMA Changing Direction?
TMA Developing BlueCompare Appeals Toolkit
AMA Survey: Preauthorization Policies Impact Patient Care
EMR Confusion? TMA, RECs Can Help
TMA's Flu Fighters Back in Action 
Show Your Support for the TMA Foundation at Annual Gala
TMA Foundation Announces Honorees for Annual Gala
TMA Foundation Awards Health Improvement Grants
Tax Provisions in the Affordable Care Act


DEPARTMENTS 

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Information for Authors


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