Pfizer COVID Vaccine Available in Single Doses to Improve Outreach, HHS Announces
Physicians eager to combat COVID-19 continue to look for ways to make the vaccines easier for patients to access. The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently took an important step in that direction by offering the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to physicians in single-dose vials for patients 12 and older. Read more
Updated CPT Codes Could Reduce Administrative Burdens, Ease Physician Burnout
The AMA’s CPT update went into effect on January 1st. According to the organization, the update will free “physicians and care teams from time-wasting administrative tasks that are clinically irrelevant to providing high-quality care to patients.” The CPT update involves 225 new codes, 93 revisions and 75 deletions. Continue reading
Symptoms of COVID Variant XBB Doctors Are Seeing Right Now
According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). There is a new variant in town that’s concerning the scientific community. Known as XBB, the variant is believed to be the most immune-evasive to date and currently accounts for over 40% of infections in the United States. Read more
TMA Winter Conference 2023 Registration Is Open
In preparation for the 2023 legislative session, the Texas Medical Association’s Winter Conference this year will center around “One Voice: Advocating for our Patients and Profession.” Registration is now open for the event, to take place January 27-28 at the Hyatt Regency Austin. Find out more information here.