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

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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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Reporter 2015 Internal Medicine

    Reporter 2015 Internal Medicine

    Failure to manage medications; Dos and don'ts of renewing Your Texas Medical License

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  • The Reporter Volume 4 2015

    The Reporter Volume 4 2015

    TMLT launches Lone Star Alliance to cover out-of-state physicians; Following TMB guidelines for pain management; Risk management: outcomes and trends; Unnecessary surgery; Failure to follow up

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  • Reporter 2015 Hematology-Oncology

    Reporter 2015 Hematology-Oncology

    Failure to order appropriate treatment; Dos and don'ts of renewing Your Texas Medical License

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  • Reporter 2015 Primary Care

    Reporter 2015 Primary Care

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

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