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Texas Medical Association

Male undocumented immigrants rest at the U.S. Border Patrol detainee processing center on April 11, 2013 in McAllen, Texas.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Doctors Concerned About Health Risk From Thousands Of Border Children

The President of the Texas Medical Association is concerned about the public health risk that the thousands of teenagers and children streaming across the border may be posing.

06/23/2014

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Texas Medical Group Starts Veterans’ Care Registry

The Texas Medical Association says it’s stepping up to help veterans facing treatment delays from an overtaxed federal Veterans Affairs health care system.

06/17/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry during the State of the State Address on January 29, 2013. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Perry Standing Pat On Medicaid Expansion

If Gov. Rick Perry is feeling pressure to expand health care coverage to more than 1.5 million people under Medicaid, he sure isn’t showing it.

03/02/2013

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Texas Doctors Object To Abortion Counseling Rule

Texas medical groups object to a proposed rule for the state Women’s Health Program that would ban abortion counseling, calling it a “gag order” on doctors.

08/07/2012

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Texas Docs Cut Back On Poor Patients

A Texas Medical Association study shows the number of Texas doctors willing to accept government-funded health insurance plans for the poor and elderly is dropping dramatically.

07/08/2012

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Half Of Texas Doctors May Quit Medicare If It’s Cut

A new survey finds that half of Texas physicians would consider dropping the Medicare program if Congress allows the planned deep cuts.

10/07/2011