Table of Contents: November 2011

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Volume 107, Issue No. 11


COVER STORY (pages 10-16)

Ready for 5010?
Physicians who are not ready to begin using the new Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) 5010 electronic claims standards by Jan. 1, 2012, face the possibility of financial ruin. That's because Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial insurance companies will stop paying their claims. By Crystal Conde


MEDICAL ECONOMICS (pages 19-22)

Dues Check Justified
TMA advocacy earns big return on dues. By Ken Ortolon


PUBLIC HEALTH (pages 25-29)

Keeping Food Safe
New law helps DSHS track bad food. By Crystal Conde


LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS (pages 31-36)

What's "Adequate"?
Rules improve health network adequacy. By Ken Ortolon


MEDICAL EDUCATION (pages 39-43)

It's About TIME
UT seeks shorter medical training. By Ken Ortolon


LAW (pages 45-49)

Monopoly Buster
DOJ probes Wichita Falls hospital. By Crystal Conde


ROUNDS (pages 7-9)

TMA, Physicians Foundation Support Physician-Owned Hospitals 
CMS Issues Final RAC Rules 
How Valuable Is Your TMA Membership?  
PBF Helps Us Take Care of Our Own 
New Be Wise — Immunize Toolkits Available 
CPRIT Conference Set for November


DEPARTMENTS

Newsmakers (page 8)
Information for Authors(page 51)
Portrait (page 52)


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