Dallas Physician to Lead TMA Foundation
Congratulations to DCMS member Deborah Fuller, MD, a Dallas ob-gyn, on being elected president of the TMA Foundation, succeeding Sealy Massingill, MD, of Fort Worth. She was elected at TexMed in Austin May 1-2.
05/11/15 Merger Planned for Health Exchanges
The big health information exchanges of Dallas and San Antonio — the North Texas Accountable Healthcare Partnership and Healthcare Access San Antonio — are planning a merger that would bring together the electronic health records of millions of Texans along the Interstate 35 corridor… read more
DCMS Members in the News
Congratulations to DCMS members, Drs. Don R. Read, Richard W. Snyder, II, and John T. Carlo, who were elected to leadership positions in TMA and AMA and to Dr. Donald W. Seldin who received the TMA Distinquished Service Award during the TexMed conference in Austin May 1-2.
What's in the SGR Repeal Legislation
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act was adopted Tuesday by a vote of 92 to 8 in the U.S. Senate. The bill previously cleared the U.S. House of Representatives by an overwhelming majority at the end of March...read more in the AMA Advocacy Update newsletter.
Huge Victory for Medicine: No More SGR!
Shout it from the rooftops: Success (finally)! On the evening of April 14th, medicine achieved the biggest victory since the passage of Texas' 2003 tort reform liability protections ... read more.
Legislative Update 04/15/15
DCMS and TMA are tracking a plethora of bills that could impact Texas physicians...read more.
Physicians Taking a 21% Pay Cut Effective April 15th
Beginning on April 15th, 2015, CMS will release held MPFS claims, paying at the reduced rate, based on the negative update, on a first-in, first-out basis, while continuing to hold new claims as they are received.