Clinical Pathology Services Payment: Clinical pathology represents a medically necessary service from which patients directly benefit. The Texas Medical Association supports the ability of physicians to bill patients directly for services not covered by the patient's insurance, in the absence of contractual arrangements that forbid balance billing. TMA reaffirms its policy supporting the separation of physician and hospital payments (see 230.003 and 235.012) (Council on Socioeconomics, p 176-A, A-96 reaffirmed CSE Rep. 2-A-06; reaffirmed CSE Rep. 6-A-16).
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October 07, 2016