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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Jan. 14, 2015, Issue of TMA Practice E-Tips
PQRS: How to Request a Review of Your 2015 Payment Adjustment
If you think the 2015 Physician Quality Reporting System penalty that Medicare is applying to you is in error, you can submit an informal review request through Feb. 28, 2015. Here’s how.
More Medicare Payment Updates for 2015
Find out changes affecting pneumococcal vaccine, preventive and screening services, and new waived tests, plus a revalidation tip and how to learn more about Physician Compare.
Avoid the Jargon
A dictionary tool from the University of Michigan suggests plain-language alternatives to both medical and nonmedical words you might often use in your practice.
Are You Tweeting Yet?
Want to get started using — or become more active on — social media on a professional level? Interestingly, the 2015 Texas Legislature provides a painless opportunity for you to wet your feet in the Twittersphere, with how-to help from TMA.
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