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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Nov. 27, 2013, Issue of TMA Practice E-Tips
OSHA Deadline: Training About Hazardous Materials
Labels and safety data sheets (SDSs) for hazardous chemicals are getting a makeover, and practices had to train their staff to understand them by Dec. 1, 2013.
Private Payer Round-Up, November 2013
In case you missed these — here is a roundup of useful items from health care payment plans’ newsletters and updates, compiled by TMA’s reimbursement specialists.
Medicare Will Deny Ordered/Referred Claims Without Enrollment
Starting Jan. 1, 2014, Medicare will deny claims for services ordered or referred by a physician who is not enrolled in Medicare. TMA's free tool to screen physicians from whom you receive order/referrals.
HIPAA and Posting of Notice of Privacy Practices
Our notice of privacy practices is several pages long. Does HIPAA require us to post each page on the wall in our waiting room?
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