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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April 14, 2015, Issue of TMA Practice E-Tips
Another Medicare Audit, This Time Voluntary
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ latest audit is underway. CMS calls the process Primary Source Verification, and it’s directed at the Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing Incentive Program.
20 Everyday HIPAA Tips
The goal of HIPAA is to make sure the protected health information you are responsible for or come into contact with remains confidential, secure, and available when you need it. Here are basic steps
every practice can take to help make this happen.
Style Matters in Written Instructions
Want to make it easier for your patients to follow that diet, prep correctly for a procedure, or view and download their health information (a meaningful use measure)? Here’s a great little tip.
Guide to Preventive Services Covered Under the ACA
Can you name all the preventive health services that commercial health plans must cover under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? Here are some lists, tips, and FAQs, including links to payers’ guides.
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