TMA Practice E-Tips is a popular e-newsletter published twice a month that offers four brief, practical tips for managing a medical practice in Texas. Each issue gives you hands-on, use-it-now advice on coding, billing, reimbursement, HIPAA compliance, office policies and procedures, practice marketing, and much more, along with useful links for more information.
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2. Check out the latest issue of TMA Practice E-Tips here (RSS feed).
3. Read the latest issue of TMA Practice E-Tips below.
Aug. 28, 2015, Issue of TMA Practice E-Tips
Copy Fees for Mental Health Records
Do Texas Medical Board rules regarding fees for copying medical records apply to mental health records? TMA’s newly updated, free white paper answers this question about fees and more.
Five Bill-Collecting Tips for New (or Any) Practices
Starting a practice can be daunting, and one challenge often overlooked is making sure you get paid. Although only a small number of patients will not pay you, or will pay slowly, they can hurt your bottom line. Writing off thousands of dollars in charges should not be an option.
Don’t Miss New and Revised LCDs From Novitas
Take a look at these new and revised Medicare local coverage determinations (LCDs) and article updates from Novitas Solutions. Remember, Novitas will reject claims that don’t adhere to LCDs.
Private Payer Roundup, August 2015
In case you missed these — here is a roundup of useful items from health care payment plans’ newsletters and updates, compiled by TMA’s reimbursement specialists. Find out about new forms
to use, new data you need to submit, new payment policies, and more.
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