This Month in Texas Medicine

The December issue of Texas Medicine focuses on Senate Bill 507, by Sen. Kelly Hancock, which expands balance billing mediation to all physicians and other practitioners who provide out-of-network services at certain in-network facilities, and also expands mediation to out-of-network emergency care. Other articles look into a constitutional challenge to the state's Advance Directives Act; reference pricing, which has emerged as a potential strategy for health plans to keep premiums low and address the problems that managed care plans are facing; and steps physicians can take to prepare for natural disasters and other sudden calamities.

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Action, Dec. 15, 2017

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March 09, 2018