175.025 Freedom from Maintenance of Certification

175.025

Freedom from Maintenance of Certification: The Texas Medical Association will: (1) take the position in its advocacy efforts that all requirements for maintenance of board certification in medical staff bylaws for Texas health-related facilities, institutions, and programs that fall within the differentiation prohibition of Senate Bill 1148 (2017) should be considered null and void effective Jan. 1, 2018; (2) take the position in its advocacy efforts that any requirements for maintenance of board certification in medical staff bylaws for Texas health-related facilities, institutions, and programs that fall within the differentiation prohibition of Senate Bill 1148 (2017) require the vote of the medical staff (or satisfaction of another exception under the law); (3) take the position in its advocacy efforts that any vote for requiring maintenance of board certification in medical staff bylaws for Texas health-related facilities, institutions, and programs that fall within the differentiation prohibition under Senate Bill 1148 taken before the effective date of the bill should be considered null and void effective Jan. 1, 2018; and (4) be actively and immediately engaged in the rule-making process of SB 1148. (Res. 203-A-18)

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June 20, 2019