Managed Care Plan Laws: Resources for Texas Optometrists
This information is intended to provide a set of resources for Texas optometrists who are members of the Texas Optometric Association to have knowledge of their rights under the managed care plan*/insurance laws in the state. Resources will be added frequently so be sure to check back often.
Please note: The TOA cannot provide legal advice to any optometrist or represent them in any action. When discussing any concerns regarding managed care companies, please refrain from any statements that could potentially violate anti-trust laws.
*managed care plans includes both medical plans and vision plans
OVERVIEW OF MANAGED CARE REFORM IN TEXAS
Click below for a summary of recently passed managed care reform legislation in Texas.
MANAGED CARE TOOL KIT - TOA MEMBERS
Know Your Rights in Managed Care.
This toolkit is intended to provide a set of resources for optometrists who are members of the Texas Optometric Association to have knowledge of their rights under the managed care/insurance laws in the state.
MANAGED CARE PLAN CONCERNS - SUBMISSION FORM
Please assist the TOA in collecting abuses by managed care plans and help the Association advocate for optometrists and their patients.
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE - FILE A COMPLAINT
If your legal rights are being violated by a managed care plan, you can file a complaint with the Texas Department of Insurance. Click below to learn how to file a complaint with TDI.
Join Now: Become a Member
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