Rules and Ethics

Texas Medical Board and the Medical Practice Act

Rules and regulations on the complaint processes, the electronic death registrar (TxEVER), pain management treatment and the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP), licensure with CME requirements and DEA registration, and more.

Medical Records

Find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions involving medical records.

Practice Management

Refer to this section for information on maintaining autonomy in clinical matters and in a business setting, guidance when retiring or closing or selling your practice, leaving a group practice, overseeing physician extenders (PAs and APNs), potential risk management concerns, and much more.

Reporting Duties

Guidance on reporting abuse or neglect of a child or the elderly or disabled, communicable diseases, patients who may have a medical condition or impairment that affects their ability to drive, overdoses, and threats of violence.

Ethics Resources

Links to the AMA, TMA, state regulatory and licensing agencies, and other organizations.

Physician Member Concern

For HCMS members who would like to register a concern about another member.