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5 Reasons Conservatives Should Support the SGR Repeal

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 13:50

Texas physicians, of course, are applauding the recent announcement from Washington of bipartisan plan to repeal Medicare’s Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula. If history is any guide, the current threatened pay cut – 22.4 percent scheduled to take effect April 1 – won’t take effect. Recent editorials in the Journal and Forbes, and from Americans for Tax Reform, the American Action Forum, and the National Center for Policy Analysis give us five solid reasons real conservatives should embrace this plan and lobby hard for its passage:

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TMA Endorses SGR Repeal Bill

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 13:49

TMA Statement on Introduction of SGR Repeal Bill

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TMA PracticeEdge Board Appoints CEO, Elects Officers

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 11:51

The Board of Managers of TMA PracticeEdge, LLC, announce the selection of Louis J. Goodman, PhD, as the CEO of the new company, as well as the election of three of its members to serve as board officers.

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Announcing TMA PracticeEdge

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 11:48

The Texas Medical Association (TMA) and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) are launching TMA PracticeEdge to help empower a strong base of independent physicians to provide quality, cost-effective care to their patients. This first-of-its kind joint effort leverages the strengths of TMA’s statewide physician membership and BCBSTX’s resources to benefit the entire Texas health care community, including patients, hospitals, payers, and other physicians.

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