- Establishment of accountable care organization pilots in Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and employment retirement services, including the private market;
- Establishment of a Consumer Assistance Office/Ombudsman Program; and
- Establishment of a state insurance exchange.
Monday, October 11, 2010
CONSIDER THE PATIENTS
State leaders should consider how their decisions impact patients’ lives when they decide how to implement provisions of the new health system reform law (PDF) in Texas. That was the message Austin neurologist Sara Austin, MD, delivered on behalf of TMA to the House Select Committee on Legislation, chaired by Rep. John Zerwas, MD, last week. Dr. Austin’s testimony focused on three challenges to implementing the law:
Posted by Steve Levine at 12:09 PM