Action, Sept. 1, 2015
April 25, 2018
What could a TMA Membership mean for you, your practice, and your patients
A group of dedicated Harris County physicians has a cure for “too many candidates confusion disorder.” They compiled a simple table of the candidates’ positions on seven key health care policy issues based on the candidates’ official websites and The Washington Post’s “We’re Asking 2020 Democrats Where They Stand on Key Issues.” Read More
new law allowing arbitration of payment disputes on certain out-of-network care
carries concerns for physicians and uncertainty about what it will look like from
an enforcement standpoint, a panel told the Texas Medical Association Winter Conference
on Saturday morning.
Elections, particularly the spring party primaries, determine the practice environment for Texas physicians and our patients. And election season is upon us. To help elect medicine-friendly candidates in the March primaries, you must be registered to vote by Monday, Feb. 3. Read More
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In Texas, climate change has been blamed for contributing to the severity of several weather and health events, including drought, West Nile virus, Hurricane Harvey and vector-borne diseases. This month's cover story looks at some of the top climate-related health problems Texas physicians and public health officials should prepare for just as they would for a pandemic like COVID-19. Plus ... Physicians could find themselves having to explain to patients the difference between their hospital’s multiple published prices for the same service after a recent federal rule mandates hospitals to post prices on a menu of services. Could private physicians be next?
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