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
Texas Medical Association Releases 2015 Legislative Agenda D Healthcare Daily reports, “the Texas Medical Association has issued its 2015 legislative agenda, urging the statehouse to increase funding for graduate medical education, find a way to provide healthcare to low-income Texans, and improve payments to physicians who provide pediatric care through Medicaid.” Read more.
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.
Stay Tuned to DCMS and TMA for 2015 Legislative Updates
Count on DCMS and TMA to keep you informed during the legislative session. The 84th session is underway, and it's time to register for TMA's First Tuesdays at the Capitol.
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.
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.