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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Oct. 8, 2014, Issue of TMA Practice E-Tips
Communicating With Patients Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
The Americans With Disabilities Act requires you do whatever necessary to ensure “effective communication” with deaf or hard-of-hearing patients. Here are some tips to help you do this.
New CMS Modifiers Further Define Modifier 59
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has established four new modifiers to define subsets of the commonly — but often mistakenly — used modifier 59.
Learn About Choosing Wisely With Free CME
Are you talking to your patients about choosing wisely? Choosing
Wisely® is an initiative that supports physicians’ efforts to avoid unnecessary tests and procedures by delivering the right care at the right time.
What’s a Good Way to Measure Physician Productivity?
An effective way to measure physician productivity is in relative value units (RVUs). Monitoring physician productivity can be one element in tracking a practice’s financial health.
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