August 16, 2019
What could a TMA Membership mean for you, your practice, and your patients
How should Texas address the incidents of mass violence that have rocked the state in recent years? Physicians laid out medicine’s priorities before a special committee of the Texas House of Representatives late last week. Read More
The phrase “public health” elicits numerous images: first responders at a natural disaster, disease detectives peering through microscopes, posters, videos and flyers urging parents to vaccinate their children against deadly diseases, anti-smoking campaigns. Public health is all of this and more. It’s state and local government agencies, and individual physicians, working to detect, respond to, and prevent what’s bad for the health of Texans. Read More
Explore the recent effects of tort reform in Texas from the perspective of a physician who was hit with – and eventually overcame – a major liability lawsuit in TMA’s e-book, Tangled Sutures: A Tale of Triumph and Loss in a Professional Liability Lawsuit Read More
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What the Quality Payment Program (QPP) lacks in simplicity, it makes up for in deck-stacking. In the January issue, read how after three years, Medicare’s program to drive value-based care continues to generate confusion, frustration, and worry that it’s only going to swallow up more physicians in its complex and financially punitive gameplay. Plus, a new state initiative could boost access to long-acting reversible contraceptives, or LARCs.
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