Briefing Papers

Briefing Papers – Legislative Session 2018

2018 Task Force – Availability & Improvement of Pediatric Specialty Services

2018 Step Therapy – End “Fail First” Prescribing

2018 Step Therapy Letter to House and Senate
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Briefing Papers – Legislative Session 2017

2017 Chiropractic Scope of Practice Expansion

2017 Gross Receipts Tax Reform

2017 Non-Compete in Employment Contracts

2017 Online History and Photo of Medical and Osteopathic Doctors

2017 Physician Assisted Suicide

2017 Prescribing Psychologists Requirement and Oversight Changes

2017 Scope of Practice Act


Briefing Papers – Legislative Session 2016

2016 Deduction for Gross Receipts Tax on Co Pays & Deductibles

2016 Scope of Practice Act

2016 Retention of the New Mexico Medical Insurance Pool

2016 Out of State Health Care Providers Access to Care for New Mexicans

2016 Letter from James Martinez MD Overview of Montano v Frezza Case

2016 Amicus Brief Montano v Frezza NM Supreme Court


Briefing Papers – Legislative Session 2015

2015 Cardiac Arrest Response Act Defibrillation and the Good Samaritan

2015 Deduction for Gross Receipts Tax on Deductibles

2015 Non-Compete Clauses in Employment Contracts

2015 Peer Review of Opioid Prescribers

2015 Scope of Practice Act Committee Substitute

Transition Study for Special Needs Children – HM9

2015 Universal Vaccine Purchase in New Mexico


Historical Archive – Medical Malpractice Act – Legislative Session 2009-2011

Impact on Malpractice Premiums of c/s SB333 and c/s HB267

c/s SB333 and c/s HB267 Final (March 5, 2011)

SB333 Committee Substitute – Medical Malpractice Act Amendment (February 24, 2011)

HB267 Committee Substitute – Medical Malpractice Act Amendment (February 17, 2011)

Medical Malpractice Act

Stabilize the Practice of Medicine – Briefing to Legislators (February 14, 2010)

Briefing paper on Amending the Medical Practice Act to Address Licensure of Medical Corporations (January 29, 2010)

HB-188 and SB-213 Introduced by Rep. Jim Trujillo and Sen. Stuart Ingle to amend the Medical Practice Act (January 27, 2010)

Temporary Restraining Order filed by Stephen Haynes MD, PA and American Physicians Assurance Corporation against Morris Chavez as Superintendent of the NM Department of Insurance in Clovis, NM on November 19, 2009.

Writ of Mandamus filed by NMMS and six medical corporations against Morris Chavez as Superintendent of the NM Department of Insurance in Hobbs, NM on November 16, 2009. Judge Don Maddox denied the Writ on January 13, 2010.

Memorandum from Superintendent Morris Chavez on the Coverage of Medical Corporations by the NM Patients’ Compensation Fund, October 28, 2009.

Amending the New Mexico Medical Malpractice Act: Seeking a Second Opinion 2010 (August, 2009)

The NM Medical Malpractice Act: Safeguarding the Practice of Medicine (August, 2009)

Medical Malpractice Talking Points (latest revision February 2009)