Hospital-Based Physicians 2017 Legislative Wins

As hospital-based physicians, you won some key victories in the 2017 Texas Legislature. Here are some highlights:

Hospital Based 2017 Wins

  • More patients with access to surprise bill mediation, which helps you get paid (Senate Bill 507).
  • Nearly 30 dangerous scope of practice bills defeated, including two that would have granted advance practice registered nurses independent diagnosing and prescribing authority.
  • Defeated efforts to increase tort reform caps (House Bill 719). 

Check out all that TMA accomplished in the 2017 session for physicians and patients.

See the full infographic of all 2017 wins.

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Last Updated On

August 16, 2017