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.
You can get E-Tips three ways:
1. Have TMA Practice E-Tips delivered to your inbox by subscribing today. (Log in and click on Subscriptions on the left. It’s easy.) And while you’re there, you can sign up your office staff to receive E-Tips, too.
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.
July 9, 2014, Issue of TMA Practice E-Tips
Tips on Hiring the Best “Biller”
When hiring someone for your billing department, invest time in the careful recruitment and selection of the best candidate. Don’t hire someone just to “fill a chair.” Follow these tips to help in the selection process.
10 More Ways to Save Money in Your Practice
Past editions of TMA Practice E-Tips have suggested ways practices can save money and time in daily activities. Here are more tips … for TMA members only. These programs and
services are free for TMA members, and can save practices thousands of dollars.
Avoid These Common Paper CMS-1500 Medicare Claim Errors
Novitas Solutions, the Texas Medicare administrative contractor, says paper Medicare billers continue to make certain errors. Expect Novitas to return such incorrectly billed claims as
How to Tell Patients About Your Online Practice Tools
When your practice adopts a new technology that directly involves patients, such as interactive online forms, a patient portal, or even a simple website, you need to tell patients about it and how using it will benefit them. Here are some suggestions for doing that.
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