THA, TMA, TNA Outline Legislative Priorities

Mar 04, 2021 at 12:10 pm by Staff

The 112th Tennessee General Assembly convened in mid-January. As the state and nation continue to navigate COVID-19, legislators are looking at issues and fallout pertaining t.... Read More

THA, TMA, TNA Outline Legislative Priorities

Feb 12, 2020 at 03:00 pm by Staff

CON, Telehealth, Scope of Practice Lead Concerns The Tennessee General Assembly reconvened on Jan. 14, 2020 for the second half of the 111th session. Hundreds of bills have b.... Read More

TMA Issues Statement on Medicaid Block Grant Proposal

Oct 16, 2019 at 04:17 pm by Staff

Editor's Note: Since the October paper hit desks with initial reactions to the governor's proposed TenCare Modified Block Grant, TMA has had the opportunity to take a deeper d.... Read More

New Data Shows Continued Decline in Opioid Prescribing

Sep 09, 2019 at 04:04 pm by Staff

The 2017 Tennessee Opioid Summary by the National Institute on Drug Abuse found the state had the third highest prescribing rate for opioids in the nation in 2017 with 94.4 op.... Read More

TMA Wraps Annual Meeting

Jun 10, 2019 at 04:06 pm by Staff

The Tennessee Medical Association assembled approximately 150 of its physician members in Franklin last month for the 184th annual business meeting of the TMA House of Delegat.... Read More

The 2019 Legislative Agenda

Feb 13, 2019 at 10:40 am by Staff

THA, TMA, TNA Outline Priorities for the Year It's that time of year when Tennessee lawmakers have returned to the Capitol, elected new leadership and gotten down to the busi.... Read More

Second Annual TriMED Conference Set for September

Aug 13, 2018 at 03:24 pm by Staff

Statewide Conference will Focus on Opioid Epidemic Clinical and administrative healthcare professionals from across Tennessee will gather next month in Nashville for the secon.... Read More

Behavioral Health Rounds

Jul 10, 2018 at 03:36 pm by Staff

TSPN Responds to CDC Suicide Trends Report In response to the recent release of a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on trends in state suicide rates, th.... Read More

New Legislation Addressing the Opioid Crisis

May 09, 2018 at 05:33 pm by Staff

As the 110th General Assembly of the Tennessee State Legislature drew to a close at the end of April, new legislation (SB 2257 / HB 1831) was approved to address a significant.... Read More

March 6: Doctor's Day on the Hill

Mar 05, 2018 at 04:34 pm by Staff

The Tennessee Medical Association - the state's largest professional organization for physicians - will hold its annual Day on the Hill in Nashville on Tuesday, March 6. TMA's.... Read More