November 13, 2019
October 20, 2010
What could a TMA Membership mean for you, your practice, and your patients?
Health System Reform
Medicare For All is becoming popular among Democratic lawmakers and the public. But, as popular as the concept is, the details are lost in the simple slogan of “Medicare for All.” Read More
Indigent Health Care
TMA is developing a promising, locally focused version of the accountable care organization (ACO) model that could help cover uninsured and underinsured Texans who fall in the gap or “hole” in the state’s safety net: those who make too much money to qualify for Medicaid coverage as it’s now administered in Texas, but also don’t qualify for Medicare. Read More
Estimates of the Uninsured for Counties in Texas, Adults 18-64, 2015
Source: United States Census Bureau. American Fact Finder.
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The malaise in physician practice long known as burnout – a term doctors increasingly balk at – has been exacerbated by the pandemic, as an extensive survey by the Physicians Foundation recently showed. Although proposed solutions offer hope, doctors have toiled through everything from the day-to-day stress of overwork and the fear of contracting coronavirus themselves, to the lack of adequate PPE, and the politicization of the virus. It’s added up to members of the profession becoming exhausted, fearful, and sometimes despondent. Plus ... learn how some physicians are helping to take on an increasing social determinant of health: food insecurity.
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