Archives / 2023 / January
  • Important considerations for primary care practices in the shift to value-based care

    By Sherri Onyiego, MD, PhD, FAAFP

    Today, primary care physicians are constantly on the move keeping pace with jam-packed daily schedules and facing ongoing challenges including an expanding panel, patient satisfaction/retention, reduced reimbursement, the moving target of industry mandates governing billing, coding, and documentation, and a host of pressures contributing to burnout.

    With everything on their plate, adopting and adapting to value-based care, and the transition from traditional fee-for-service models to value-based contracting can be especially daunting. For those practices treating underserved populations with often the most complex patients, this is even more true.

  • Take part in history this legislative session

    Tags: Texas legislative session, Texas Legislature, 88th texas legislature, physician of the day, key contacts, advocacy, TMA

    By Samantha White

    With the 88th Texas Legislature underway this week, we wanted to make sure you didn’t miss out on some exciting opportunities for family docs to take part in this session. Whether you’re new to Texas politics or have spent time in the Capitol in sessions past, here are a few ways you can be a part of history and advocate for family medicine.

    Serve as Physician of the Day