Starting in Medical Practice

"Starting in Medical Practice"  -  FREE Seminar for residents! 

Starting a new medical practice with the right people, processes, and structure is key to the success of any new practice.  This informative seminar is beneficial for residents to help them make critical decisions about getting started in medical practice. 

"Starting in Medical Practice" is a 1 hour seminar conducted at your facility by TMA's practice management consultants.

WHERE: At your facility

WHEN: You choose the date

 The program curriculum covers: 

-Practice Options
-Legal Organization
-Professional Affiliations
-Licenses/Certificates/Liability Insurance
-Personnel Management
-Policies and Procedures
-Vendors and Suppliers
-Managed Care/Credentialing
-Financial Management

Don't miss out!  Schedule your "Starting in Medical Practice" seminar today. Contact Practice Consulting at 800-523-8776 or e-mail to schedule a date. 

All costs for program development, on-site consultant time, and printing and mailing costs are supported by educational grants from the companies listed below that have enjoyed a mutually beneficial relationship with TMA over the past few years.


The Kreager Law Firm
(210) 829-7722
Fax: (210) 821-6672
7373 Broadway, Ste. 500
San Antonio, TX 78209

The Kreager Law Firm is devoted to representing physicians and physician-owned group practices. Our attorneys understand
the market demands faced by physicians and provide effective planning and advice on entity formation, the purchase of an
existing medical practice, employment contracts, Stark compliance, and office leasing and financing. The firm also provides
asset protection and estate planning for the physician. Please visit our Web site to read the firm's publication, The Physician's
First Employment Contract, or contact TMA for a copy.

Law Offices of Hubert Bell Jr., Michael Stern
(512) 469-9006
Fax: (512) 469-9008
1907 N. Lamar, Ste. 300
Austin, TX 78705

A full-service law firm that reviews and drafts employment contracts, assists with professional association and other group
practice arrangements, and advises about health law, estate planning, and other legal matters. The firm has agreed to provide legal services to TMA members at reduced rates

Brown McCarroll, L.L.P.
(512) 472-5456 Austin
(214) 999-6100 Dallas
(713) 529-3110 Houston 

For more than 30 years, Brown McCarroll lawyers have represented physicians and physician organizations. Our team is one of  the largest dedicated health care law practices in the Southwest. We can assist with virtually any legal issue facing a health careprovider, including corporate and tax matters, employment contracts, real estate transactions, billing and compliance, fraud and abuse issues, licensing and credentialing, board representation, patient safety, litigation, peer review,  and advocacy.


Visa, Inc.

Visa is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, and banks in more than 200 countries to secure, reliable digital currency.  Health care professionals who accept Visa benefit from access to millions of Visa cardholders, guaranteed payment, greater risk management, enhanced record keeping, and the potential for increased sales.


Medorizon, Mike Hale
(888) 419-8176
PO Box 81525
Austin, TX 78708

Medorizon is a full-service billing center specializing in electronic filing of insurance claims, workers' compensation, patient balance billing, and collection of old receivables. With offices located in Texas, Michigan, Illinois, and Louisiana, Medorizon is successful in servicing health care providers throughout the United States.


*Innovative Health Resources, Angela McComb, Kim Stevens
(512) 263-3447
Fax: (512) 263-8180
107 RR 620 S., Ste. 104
Austin, TX 78734

Innovative Health Resources is a full-service health care payment plan contracting, credentialing, and recredentialing organization servicing physicians, hospitals, and ancillary groups throughout the state of Texas. Innovative Health Resources
is an Austin-based firm that is dedicated to excellence in client services.

*Nationwide Credentialing, Tammy Luker
(817) 573-9800
Toll Free: (800) 497-8902
2441 East Highway 377 Ste. 105
Granbury, TX 76049

Nationwide Credentialing, provides managed care contracting and credentialing services, including Medicare and Medicaid for all physicians, specialties and groups in all areas. They provide administrative relief to your practice by having the ability to follow the status of all health plan credentialing  and contracted health plan fee schedules available on-line 24/7.  This will allow your practice to compare reimbursement rates per health plan to determine if renegotiation is required and monitor your payments to insure you are being paid correctly.


*Texas Medical Liability Trust, Sales Department       
(800) 580-8658
PO Box 160140
Austin, TX 78716-0140

Medical liability insurance trust for physicians and midlevel providers.

*Texas Medical Association Insurance Trust,  Larry Stein
(800) 880-8181
PO Box 1707
Austin, TX 78767-1707

Health, term life, short/long term disability, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, and pension/retirement plans.


HCA Healthcare 

HCA is committed to the care and improvement of human life and strives to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve. As the nation's leading provider of healthcare services with more than 160 hospitals in 20 states, including 36 hospitals in Texas, HCA offers both employed and private practice opportunities for physicians. Come Practice With Us!


* A TMA Practice Consulting Endorsed Company  



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