David Wright http://hppr.org en Texas: Is Increased Funding for Physician Shortage a Solution? http://hppr.org/post/texas-increased-funding-physician-shortage-solution <p></p><p>Texas lawmakers increased funding to address the shortage of physicians reported <strong><a href="http://www.texastribune.org/2013/08/23/despite-additional-dollars-doctor-shortage-hard-fi/?utm_source=feedly">The Texas Tribune</a></strong>.&nbsp; The medical community has doubts the addition is a long term solution.&nbsp; “Nobody wants to see this pendulum swing, where there’s money for this biennium and no money the next biennium,” said Dr. David Wright, chairman of the Texas Medical Association’s education committee. “There has to be a better, more stabilized funding mechanism for all of this.”</p><p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 05:00:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 20660 at http://hppr.org Texas: Is Increased Funding for Physician Shortage a Solution?