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  • TMB clarifies prescribing limits for acute pain

    TMB clarifies prescribing limits for acute pain

    The TMB is trying to clear up confusion about the new 10-day opioid prescribing limit for acute pain.

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  • Legislative & Regulatory Roadmap: What You Need to Know

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  • You Received a Notice from the TMB — Now What?

    Medefense covers legal expenses, fines, and penalties associated with disciplinary actions, such as actions by the TMB, a hospital review committee, or a federal regulatory agency.

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  • Scope of practice updates

    Scope of practice updates

    Updates on scope of practice for physical therapists and CRNAs.

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  • Have you received a TMB notice? Or notice of a disciplinary action?

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  • TMB guidelines for medical spas

    TMB guidelines for medical spas

    With the growing popularity of medical spas comes an increased risk of malpractice lawsuits for physicians who offer medical spa services within their practices.

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  • New opioid prescribing limits take effect September 1

    New opioid prescribing limits take effect September 1

    New legislation places a 10-day limit on opioid prescriptions for acute pain.

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  • The Texas Medical Board: Then and Now

    The Texas Medical Board: Then and Now

    A review of significant TMB changes and trends over the last 40 years.

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  • Another January deadline . . . new Texas vital statistics registry

    Another January deadline . . . new Texas vital statistics registry

    Texas physicians will be required to use a new system to submit death certificates beginning January 1, 2019.

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  • Reporter 2018 Pediatrics

    Reporter 2018 Pediatrics

    Failure to diagnose anemia; Law requires Texas physicians to query PMP before prescribing opioids and other drugs

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  • The Reporter Quarter 3 2017

    The Reporter Quarter 3 2017

    Preparing for a deposition; Prescribing issues: Opioids and off-label medications (CME); Overprescribing NSAIDS; Failure to diagnose; Failure to correctly prescribe and instruct in taking medication

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  • Law Requires Texas Physicians to Query PMP Before Prescribing Opioids

    Law Requires Texas Physicians to Query PMP Before Prescribing Opioids

    Texas physicians will soon be required to check the Texas Prescription Monitoring database before prescribing opioids, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, or carisoprodol.

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  • Understanding Your TMLT Coverage

    Understanding Your TMLT Coverage

    Overview of your TMLT coverages: Medefense, Cyber liability, EPLI, and Medical Director.

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  • Charging for Copies of Medical Records: Rules Released

    The amount you can charge for supplying copies of medical records has changed, as the Office of Civil Rights has issued guidance that clarifies allowable fees.

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  • The Dos and Dont's of Renewing Your Texas Medical License, Part Two

    During the renewal process, physicians are required to answer questions regarding any status changes since their last renewal. Certain answers or omissions can trigger an investigation by the board.

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  • The Dos and Dont's of Renewing Your Texas Medical License, Part One

    During registration, physicians must answer questions regarding any status changes since their last renewal. However, certain answers or omissions can trigger an investigation by the Board.

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  • New Call Coverage Rules from the Texas Medical Board

    In October 2016, the TMB adopted new call coverage rules.

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  • TMB Steps Up Office-Based Anesthesia Inspections

    In accordance with TMB’s office-based anesthesia rule (Chapter 192), the TMB has recently begun inspections of registered office-based anesthesia providers.

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  • New-to-Practice Reporter 2016

    New-to-Practice Reporter 2016

    Failure to properly or timely diagnose septic joint; 10 things that get physicians sued; How to respond to a TMB (or disciplinary) complaint; Six types of liability insurance; Benefits to grow on

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  • Reporter 2015 General Surgery

    Reporter 2015 General Surgery

    Wrong site surgery; Dos and don'ts of renewing Your Texas Medical License

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  • Reporter 2015 Neurology

    Reporter 2015 Neurology

    Failure to order follow-up tests; Dos and don'ts of renewing Your Texas Medical License

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  • Reporter 2015 Pediatrics

    Reporter 2015 Pediatrics

    Failure to diagnose; Dos and don'ts of renewing your Texas Medical License

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