Action, Nov. 2, 2015
October 29, 2015
What could a TMA Membership mean for you, your practice, and your patients
TMA focuses most of its advocacy activities on the Texas Legislature and state agencies and courts. Because the federal government plays such an outsize role in health care policy and programs, however, TMA also conducts extensive advocacy with the U.S. Congress and federal regulatory agencies. As on the state level, much of TMA’s work in Washington is intended to ensure physicians receive fair payment for the medical services they provide to patients, and to win relief from onerous government regulations. Read More
Texas Medicaid requires prior authorization for outpatient diagnostic radiology services. Follow these guidelines to help you sail through the process. Read More
Want to improve the future of medicine? Be on the lookout, because a new research center backed by the Physicians Foundation and Weill Cornell Medicine might reach out to you for help.
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The December issue follows a group of UTMB medical students thrown into extreme situations in order to learn how to practice extreme medicine. The two-week course was offered through the school's preventive medicine department. Plus, read about the medical and economic ripple effects of Texas' uninsured rate, the worst in the nation.
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