End unnecessary prior authorizations now!

House Bill 3459, authored by Rep. Greg Bonnen, MD (R-Friendswood), and sponsored by Sen. Dawn Buckingham, MD (R-Lakeway), would exempt physicians whose procedures and medications are approved at least 90% of the time – on a procedure-by-procedure, health plan-by-health plan basis – from prior authorization requirements on a rolling six-month basis. Encourage Gov. Abbott to sign HB3459 now. 

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Information Blocking Compliance Challenges 

TMA is requesting examples of Information Blocking compliance challenges to understand specific challenges that may arise in different healthcare settings and best advocate for you. Use the Hassle Form for more details and to submit your example.

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Get the Facts - Get the Vaccine

HCMS has created a short informational video and infographic in English and Spanish you can provide to your patients to help answer their questions about the COVID-19 Vaccine.  

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TMA's Ask The Expert Series

The Texas Medical Association has launched a new “Ask the Expert” virtual series to bring members direct access to professional experts who can answer questions on legal, practice management, advocacy, and regulatory topics. Each month a TMA staff expert will host a virtual meeting to discuss their area of expertise and answer questions from attendees. The next session will be on August 17 @ Noon. The topic will be on "Nonphysician Practitioners and Scope of Practice."  

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