Physician Employment Protections

The Art of Politics.

I’m not going to bang on the Texas Medical Association just yet, but wonder if this isn’t just spinning an inevitable loss:

Employment WITHOUT protections is the corporate practice of medicine. Employment WITH protections is part of the practice of medicine, and that’s what we stand for.

via Physician Employment Protections.

Basically, realizing hospital employment of docs was coming this session, the TMA apparently focused on making a deal that legislatively empowered the docs.

Hmm.

Also, why on earth would a hospital want to employ docs? I know it’s happening, I just don’t get it.