Free TMA Practice E-Tips Helps Your Practice Run Right

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.


May 14, 2015, Issue of TMA Practice E-Tips 

Medicare Pays for Chronic Care Management That Uses an EHR
Medicare now pays for chronic care management (CCM) services, if your practice has a certified electronic health record (EHR). The CCM service as laid out by Medicare is extensive, and some components require the use of a certified EHR or other electronic technology.

Customer Service, Not Physician Ability, Tops Patients’ Online Gripes
A study of online reviews revealed that most online patient complaints are about a medical practice’s customer service. What do online comments say about your practice?

Five Facts for ICD-10 Success
These five facts address some common questions and concerns about ICD-10. Plus, take advantage of special testing with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services the first week of June.

Workplace Violence: Protect Yourself and Your Colleagues
In some practice settings, physicians and others may encounter violent behavior in patients, clients, and/or residents. Here are some tips for staying safe.


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