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MACRA Penalties Reprieve Makes Accountable Care Program Essential - 12/15/2016

TMA has some good news for physicians feeling apprehensive about future success under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) basically halted penalties for 2019, which means you still have time. If you're looking to make an informed, methodical shift to value-based care but don't know where to start, the 2017 Accountable Care Leadership Program is your one-stop solution.

Navigate Health Care's Rocky Future: Join TMA's Accountable Care Leadership Program - 10/31/2016

New Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) rules released last month demonstrate that value-based health care is officially here to stay. Regardless of whether the words accountable care and value-based care cause you heartburn or your heart to flutter, TMA's 2017 Accountable Care Leadership Program can help demystify the paradigm shift. Applications are now open, and participants will earn more than 95 hours of continuing medical education credit.

Texans Sweep to AMA Office - 10/11/2016

Texas physicians and medical students enjoyed outstanding success in leadership elections at the AMA House of Delegates.

Staff: Register Now for Free Admission to TexMed 2016 EXPO - 05/12/2016

Free advance registration is now open for practice managers and staff to attend the EXPO at TexMed 2016. On-site registration is available for $75.

TMA Accountable Care Leadership Program Enrolling for 2016 - 06/23/2016

Are you ready to lead in the new health care landscape? TMA is now accepting applications for the 2016 Accountable Care Leadership Program. Applications are due Jan. 15. View the sample curriculum, get more information, or apply on the TMA website.

Renew Your TMA Dues Automatically; Write Off Expense - 05/13/2016

Do you have funds remaining in your 2015 continuing medical education or dues budget allotment? If so, you can renew your 2016 TMA membership now, before your funds expire. TMA estimates 83 percent of your membership dues may be deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses.

Enter TMA Journalism Awards Competition - 05/12/2016

Do you write a medical column for your local newspaper? Or do you host a health-focused radio show or a segment on the local TV news? If so, enter your work in the TMA Anson Jones, MD, Awards contest.

Looking for the Top Health News of 2015 - 10/27/2017

Help TMA find the best Texas health news coverage of 2015. The TMA Anson Jones, MD, Awards honor outstanding health and medical journalism, and TMA needs your help to identify the best. If you’ve seen, heard, or read a health news report that caught your attention, nominate it for an award.

Be One of Tomorrow's Physician Leaders - 06/23/2016

The TMA Accountable Care Leadership Program graduated its inaugural class this month. The program helps ensure physicians are leading the charge in health care transformation and supports the development of physician-led organizations. The program is recruiting for the 2016 class now. If you're interested in participating, email The next class is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2016.

Try TMA Now and Get Three Months Free - 05/13/2016

Please enjoy this complimentary edition of TMA's semimonthly e-newsletter. Action presents timely information about legal, economic, regulatory, and legislative affairs that you can find nowhere else. And it is available only to Texas Medical Association members.

Save on Travel With TMA's Group Discount Program - 05/13/2016

With the end of summer drawing near, it's the perfect time to plan a last-minute getaway. Whether your trip is for work or pleasure, you can lock in an extra discount, compliments of your TMA membership. TMA members, friends, and family can access below-market rates on all hotels and car rentals around the world — similar to the leading online travel sites but with an additional discount of 10 percent to 20 percent. On average, TMA members have saved $48.39 per booking!

Know a Deserving Minority Medical Student Applicant? - 05/08/2016

The TMA Minority Scholarship Program has provided scholarships to underrepresented minority medical students since 1998. This scholarship supports TMA's vision, "to improve the health of all Texans," and its long-standing priority of addressing health disparities.