By Joey Berlin
Although physicians have been given more time to comply with certain federal data-sharing provisions under the 21st Century Cures Act, other compliance regulations have not been delayed.
As we all know, the COVID-19 pandemic has made 2020 anything but normal. So, instead of hosting an in-person get-together, what can you do to lift your staff’s spirits to thank them for their hard work this year?
The Texas Medical Association is fighting to keep confidential the personal and financial data of physicians who recently participated in an independent dispute resolution process created by Texas’ surprise billing law – Senate Bill 1264.
By David Doolittle
By Joey Berlin
Most people understand that quickly making a safe, effective coronavirus vaccine is one of the best hopes for stopping or slowing the COVID-19 pandemic. Creating one has become the world’s top priority, and vaccine development is suddenly moving very fast in a high-profile way. Physicians and scientists around Texas are involved in the process and they are helping to make sure we find the right ones quickly and safely. Plus ... With another opportunity for the Texas Legislature to debate Medicaid expansion on the horizon, the Texas Medical Association sees the two recent studies by the Episcopal Health Foundation as evidence to support efforts to expand meaningful coverage for the state’s poor and vulnerable populations.
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