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TOA Supports Congressman Burgess’ Bid for E&C Leader

November 12, 2020

The Texas Orthopaedic Association offered its support for Congressman Michael Burgess’ bid to serve as the Republican leader of the U.S. House Energy & Commerce Committee. Click here to view TOA’s support letter: Congressman Burgess Support Letter – Texas Orthopaedic Association

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2022 Circle of Champions

October 24, 2020

Several industry partners choose to support TOA throughout the year in 2022 by serving as TOA’s Circle of Champions. TOA’s Circle of Champions & Sponsorship Opportunities Click here to learn more about TOA’s sponsorship opportunities in 2022. TOA’s Title Sponsor

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MPOWERHealth’s Clinically Integrated Network

October 13, 2020

MPOWERHealth is an Addison, Texas-based entity that created a clinically integrated network for musculoskeletal care, which consists of a number of orthopaedic surgeons in the Texas market. Click here to learn more. TOA recently sat down with Adam Bruggeman, MD – MPOWERHealth’s chief medical officer – to learn more about the network. TOA: What was…

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Action Alert: Congress Congress to Stop Medicare’s Surgical Cuts

August 19, 2020

  Medicare proposed musculoskeletal cuts of at least 5 percent in its 2021 Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule earlier this summer. All surgeons are encouraged to contact their members of Congress to co-sponsor HR 8702 to prevent the cuts by the end of the year. Click here to send an e-mail to ask your member…

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May 2020 – TOA Presidential Line Analysis

May 4, 2020

June 18, 2020, Presidential Line Agenda: 6.18.20 – TOA Leadership Council 2021 Meeting Plan PowerPoint (Created on 6.16.20): 2021 Annual Conference & Beyond PowerPoint: 6.18.20 – TOA Leadership Council 2020 Budget Adjusted (05.04.20): TOA 2020 Budget – 05.04.20 2019 P&L (05.04.20): 05.02.20 – 2019 TOA Budge vs. Actual Link to those owing 2020 dues –…

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Revenue Generation and Elective Surgeries; April 29 Zoom

April 27, 2020

  By John Early, MD Medical Director, MedHab, LLC Just a few weeks ago we were all wondering how our practices were going to survive the pandemic relative the rulings regarding elective surgeries. Now that states are beginning to open the door for elective surgeries, we can rest assured that we get back to business…

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TOA’s Position on AAOS’s Proposed Bylaws: 1, 2 & 3

April 22, 2020

April 22, 2020 Dear TOA Member: TOA’s Board of Directors reviewed AAOS’s proposed bylaws changes, and TOA’s Board is encouraging a “no” vote on AAOS’s proposed bylaws changes related to groups 1 and 2. A number of orthopaedic societies and past AAOS Board of Councilors have issued recommendations in opposition to AAOS’s proposed bylaws changes…

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