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.
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.
DCMS Member Testifies at Capitol
DCMS Past President Leslie Secrest, MD, and Robert Greenberg, MD, a Temple emergency medicine physician, urged passage of Senate Bill 359 by Sen. Royce West (D-Dallas) Wednesday in the Senate Health and Human Services Committee
1/30/15 DCMS Members Receive TMA Presidential Awards
The Texas Medical Association Board of Trustees presented Presidential Awards to DCMS, Dr. Wendy Chung, Dr. John Carlo, and Dr. David Lakey, Texas Commissioner of Health for their work throughout the Ebola Virus crisis...see photo.
01/29/15 DCMS Member Testifies to EPA
DCMS Past President Robert Haley, MD, represented DCMS and TMA at an all-day hearing with EPA authorities on Jan. 29. Dr. Haley testified with clinical information about current air quality standards and presented recommendations to improve North Texas air quality and improve patient health...read article published by the Dallas Morning News 01/29/2015
2015 Membership Benefits
DCMS/TMA members who have NOT yet renewed can renew online, by mail or by phone with a credit card by calling Linda Doyle at 214-413-1437. View your membership benefits available in 2015.
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.
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.