December 14, 2022
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What could a TMA Membership mean for you, your practice, and your patients?
Although Texas has some of the strongest network adequacy rules in the country, poor enforcement and an overused waiver system have weakened physician practice viability and patients’ access to in-network care; thanks to advocacy by the Texas Medical Association, this will soon change. Read More
Almost 200 physicians, medical students, and alliance advocates logged on to Zoom for the first-ever virtual First Tuesdays at the Capitol on Tuesday, which featured an in-depth briefing on TMA’s legislative agenda for this session. Read More
As one of the most unique eras of both living and lawmaking continues, attendees at TMA’s Winter Conference heard about medicine’s legislative agenda in both Austin and Washington, D.C., and how COVID-19 has helped shape this year’s legislative focus. Read More
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Widespread shortfalls in implementation of the No Surprises Act’s various provisions continue to have negative consequences for practice viability and ultimately patient access to care. Chief among them: the independent dispute resolution process to resolve out-of-network payment problems between physicians and payers; transparency requirements to provide patients with good faith estimates of expected charges; and rules governing up-to-date health plan directories. Plus, learn about TMA's other insurance-related wins in 2023.
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