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Chip and Dip: When Will You Take the New Type of Credit Card?
Don’t Hold Patient Credit Balances Too Long
Good-bye Strips, Hello Chips
What’s a Good Way to Measure Physician Productivity?
10 More Ways to Save Money in Your Practice
Business Management Help From TMA
When Should We Write Off Large Patient Balances?
Top Three Reasons Embezzlement Occurs
Sixteen Ways to Save Money in Your Practice
Credit and Debit Card Processing for Medical Practices
Overhead Costs Too High?
Establish Cost Controls in Your Practice
What Do Your Production Numbers Tell You?
Attention to This Detail May Increase Practice Revenue
Assessing Your Billing and Collections
Billing and Collections Assessment
: A consultant will review your practice's business office operations, focusing on your complete billing and collections process.
Billing and Collections Training
: Your consultant will provide on-site training to assist you and your staff in developing policies and procedures for effective billing and collections processes.
Embezzlement Risk Review
: An embezzlement risk review is a review of your cash handling procedures, inventory control procedures, staffing assignments, checks and balance systems, and a comparison of profit and loss statements to practice management reports.
Tools & Resources
TMA 30-Minute Billing Cure
: Under the sponsorship of county medical societies, TMA staff experts visit county society headquarters for one-to-two-day engagements, providing prescheduled, free half-hour sessions to TMA member physicians and their employees throughout the day.
A TMA expert will show you and your staff how to file claims correctly, thus reducing costly delays, resubmissions, and appeals - and possible audits. You can discuss your hassles with Medicare, Medicaid, private payers, and/or workers' compensation, and general payment-related coding and billing questions. To schedule a TMA 30-Minute Billing Cure in your community,
contact your county medical society
Free to TMA members
Financial Trend Tracker
for medical practices: The TMA Financial Trend Tracker displays a practice’s key performance indicators in a user-friendly format through easy-to-read graphs and charts.
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