Mission: The Texas College of Emergency Physicians exists to promote quality emergency care for all patients and to represent the professional interests of our members.

Message from the President - October 2019

As the President of the Texas College of Emergency Physicians, I want to thank you for your membership and give you an update on what we've been doing. You know the challenges we face - willful and wanton standard, surprise billing, mental health reform and opioid abuse... the list goes on. Your membership helps us, and it improves the service we provide in Texas.

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Legislative Update

By Theresa Tran, MD, MBA, FACEP
TCEP Legislative Committee Chair

With the session behind us, we are currently engaged in the rule making processes that pertain to new laws that have been passed.  For example, last month TCEP provided written commentary to the Texas Department of Insurance relating to the state’s new balance billing law.

The following outline recaps the bills which were signed into law, and which we will be working on throughout the interim...

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Dr. Theresa Tran (TCEP Government Relations Chair) with Governor Greg Abbott at the formal bill signing of SB 1264 relating to consumer protections against certain medical and health care billing by certain out of network providers.