TMA Advocacy in Agencies

Newcomers to Texas

Visit your one stop location to get information on the licensure process, physician demographics, credentialing application, establishing your practice, state and federal agencies, resources for your practice and much more.

State Agencies

Commercial Insurance
Understand why the nation's insurance companies need to stop making it difficult for emergency and on-call physicians to be paid appropriately for providing services required by the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act. Read about TMA's concern over Blue Cross and Blue Shield's BlueChoice Solutions Network  and other commercial insurance issues as they become available.

Prompt Pay Resources  


CHIP Advocacy
More than a million Texas children are living each day without health insurance. Although many of these children will have healthy lives, many others will miss out on timely health care due to lack of coverage.

Medicaid Advocacy
Payment, Medicaid managed care, and general information.

Rural Health

Texas Medical Board

Workers' Compensation Advocacy

Federal Agencies

Medicare Advocacy
Medicare coverage, payment and coding, audit and enforcement, physician relations, and related links

Medicare Part D
Medicare Part D, the new prescription drug benefit signed into law by President Bush in 2003, takes effect Jan. 1, 2006.

News and Reports