CMS Database Debuts and Reveals Payments to Physicians
The database is the result of a Sunshine Act that was incorporated into the health law and is intended to intensify scrutiny of the relationships between physicians and the drug and device industries...read more.
North Texas Accountable Healthcare Partnership (NTAHP)
Check out NTAHP . . . the State-designated HIE for North Texas. Click here to see how an HIE improves health care decision making, ensures efficiency and lowers costs.
Important Message from the DCMS Board of Directors
Dallas County Medical Society to cease operations of Project Access Dallas in 2013 . . . read more.
DCMS Withdrawal Letter To CMS 11/15/12 Official letter from DCMS to THHSC explaining the reasoning for withdrawal of support for the Regional Healthcare Plan for Region 9.
Guilty Until Proven Innocent: New Medicaid Fraud Rules Will Bully Doctors’ Offices
Read about DCMS Member C. Turner Lewis, MD, battling the system to continue caring for his patients on MeandMyDoctor.com.
CMS Releases Final Rule on Increased 2013-2014 Medicaid Primary Care Payments
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a final rule outlining higher Medicaid payments for primary care in 2013 and 2014.
Justices Uphold Individual Mandate, Set Limits on Medicaid Expansion
The U.S. Supreme Court today upheld the landmark federal health law, affirming its mandate that nearly all Americans carry coverage and retaining sweeping changes to the health industry.
Texas Immunization Registry Now Covers Adults
ImmTrac, the Texas immunization registry, has expanded to include adults. The Texas Department of State Health Services says the tool will help all Texans know exactly which immunizations they’ve had.
Are you a physician new to Texas? Click here for your one-stop location to get information on the licensure process, physician demographics, credentialing application, establishing your practice, state and federal agencies, resources for your practice, and much more.
Texas has an official donor registry. Learn more about becoming an organ donor.