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Texas Tribune: New Law Seeks to Prevent Surprise Medical Bills from Freestanding ERs

This article appeared Sept. 21 on the Texas Tribune website. A new law requires Texas’ freestanding emergency rooms to more clearly communicate what health insurance networks they’re in, if any. BY SHANNON NAJMABADI Patients who visit freestanding emergency rooms in Texas should now have a better idea of whether their health insurance will cover the bill. A new state…

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DSHS Publishes FEMC Facility Minimum Requirements

A provider letter has been posted on their website which is related to the minimum requirements that physicians must possess and maintain before a FEMC facility considers granting the physician privileges to be a member of the medical staff. For more information, please contact Allison Hughes at (512) 834-6775.

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