BCMS Delegation to TMA begins
preparations for TexMed 2014
Group reviews resolutions
submitted for consideration;
two candidates for HOD positions announced
By Mary E. Nava, MBA
Chief Governmental and Community Relations Officer
Members of the BCMS Delegation to
TMA, led by Chairman James Humphreys, MD, met last week to review
resolutions submitted by BCMS members for possible consideration by
the TMA House of Delegates during TexMed 2014.
The group reviewed five
resolutions covering a variety of topics, including workers' comp
claims payment hassles, physician work/service waiver, concealed
handgun law, telemedicine and ICD-10 implementation. Delegation
members then discuss the parameters of the resolutions under
consideration and determine if they meet policy requirements; a
vote to approve or not approve is then taken on each resolution.
In addition, an announcement was
made that BCMS has submitted the names of two physician candidates
running for elected positions in the TMA House of Delegates. They
are Jesse Moss Jr., MD, for TMA Board of Trustees, and Michael
Battista, MD, for AMA Alternate Delegate.
Stay tuned to this column for
follow-up details on resolutions approved to move on to the TMA
House of Delegates for consideration in May.
PHOTO: Members of the BCMS
delegation to TMA met Feb. 12 to review resolutions submitted for
consideration by this group.
For more information, contact Mary Nava.