A summary of the executive orders enacted by Governor Greg Abbott and enforced by the Texas Medical Board as of April 16, 2020.
A TMB complaint: one physician's perspective part 1; An issue of patient safety: nosocomial infection (CME)...
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Learn about the Texas Prescription Monitoring Program and how to comply with pain management legislation passed in 2019.
The Texas Medical Board (TMB) has issued a statement to update physicians on the TMB’s response to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Physicians in Texas must now meet two new CME requirements.
A review of current regulatory requirements for telemedicine in Texas.
TMB releases rules for PMP checks, acute pain prescribing limits, and opioid CME requirements
TMB urges caution around questionable COVID-19 treatments
Updated May 15 — TMB has issued guidance on the new minimum standards for physician practices during COVID-19
Rules establish minimum standards for safe practice and requires practices to post those standards.
The TMB clarifies how Governor Abbott's updated restrictions apply
The governor's revisions include new exceptions to the rules for postponing procedures.
TMB issues guidance "to help patients and licensees navigate providing care as much as possible."
Physicians could face license suspension for failure to follow governor’s COVID-19 orders
TMB tells physicians to postpone all non-urgent elective procedures
On-demand webinar discussing: HIPAA and patient privacy; sharing PHI with public health authorities; and preparing for coronavirus in your practice.
Scope of practice changes for physical therapists and CRNAs.
The TMB is trying to clear up confusion about the new 10-day opioid prescribing limit for acute pain.
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.
With the growing popularity of medical spas comes an increased risk of malpractice lawsuits for physicians who offer medical spa services within their practices.
TMA releases updated FAQ on COVID-19 testing information
Failure to diagnose anemia; Law requires Texas physicians to query PMP before prescribing opioids and other drugs