TMB Pain Clinic Rule Could Unintentionally Include Orthopaedists

The Texas Medical Board (TMB) released a proposed rule in November 2017 to identify physicians who have failed to properly register as a pain clinic.  Unfortunately, as written, the proposed rule could unintentionally include orthopaedic surgeons in the pain clinic registration, despite the fact that orthopaedic surgeons are not operating as pain clinics.

TOA will testify at the December 8, 2017 TMB meeting.

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