Sun, 01 Jan 2017 15:45:55 GMTUndaunted by what could be a challenging 2017 Texas legislative session, TMA is poised to build on significant successes medicine achieved over the past two legislative sessions, including reforming the state's Medicaid program and expanding graduate medical education opportunities. TMA will defend the patient-physician relationship against a backdrop of some potentially big shifts for Texas, such as a major review of the state's health professions licensing boards.
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 16:03:26 GMTMedicare's final MACRA regulations acquiesce to medicine's call for more flexibility for small practices in the first year but moves full speed ahead with the transition to value-based payment.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:45:56 GMTPractices that achieve patient-centered medical home (PCMH) status could realize reduced costs and incentive payments from insurance payers if they see the value in contracting with a PCMH.
Sun, 01 Jan 2017 15:50:24 GMTThe Texas Medical Association triumphed when a Travis County district court sided with medicine in a lawsuit against the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners over its granting chiropractors the authority to perform certain diagnostic tests.