Texas lawmakers are considering bad medicine for physicians and patients

In an editorial published in the April 7 Texas Tribune, Shawn Hayden, M.D., Ph.D, an orthopedic surgeon, describes the deleterious impacts Senate Bill 207/House Bill 1617 will have on his practice and patients if they become law. "[B]ills are again moving through the Legislature with government payment amounts positioned as a fair and

By |2021-04-08T14:04:33+00:00April 7th, 2021|organization|0 Comments

New Organization Forms to Preserve Physicians’ Autonomy

Texas physician leaders announced today the formation of Physicians for Free Market Healthcare, an advocacy group dedicated to protecting physicians’ independent practice of medicine. The group is initially focused on opposing legislation that would limit patient access to care by tying physician compensation for treating victims of major vehicle accidents to rates set by

By |2021-02-04T02:36:46+00:00January 23rd, 2021|organization|0 Comments
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