• Endorsed Services

    • Convenience. Dependability. Savings. Service.

      These are the basic features of all TMA endorsed practice management programs and professional services. Available only to TMA members, endorsed vendor programs are an excellent value that can help you succeed in the ever changing medical practice environment. When contacting any of the TMA endorsed companies, be sure to identify yourself as a TMA member to ensure the very best service.

      Get the most of your TMA membership by taking advantage of TMA's group discount programs in addition to TMA-endorsed practice management vendors. 

       

  • Featured Vendor-of-the-Month

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        With more than 75 years of expertise in healthcare-related collections, and over $65 million collected annually, I.C. System is a leader in its industry. Its practices are effective and ethical, and follow strict compliance guidelines--all while the company maintains a BBB 'A' rating.  Contact I.C. System's district sales manager, Nathan Hagge: 800-264-4798 ext. 6387, or nhagge@icsystem.com, and ask about exclusive service discounts for TMA members. 

    Click here for more information, including a 3-minute video on healthcare collections, and don't miss the latest informative article from I.C. System: One Simple Tip That Sends Medical Debt Recovery Rates Skyrocketing.
  • Banking and Financial Services

    • TMA endorses the following vendors for their banking services.

       

       

      Bank of America 2012


      Texas Medical Association BankAmericard Cash RewardsVisa Signature® credit card
      Apply today for the TMA credit card and you'll receive competitive interest rates and a premier rewards program, all while supporting a cause you believe in. Click here to apply, or call (800) 932-2775 and mention priority code VABXQ4. To learn more about the rates, fees, and other costs and benefits associated with use of this card, review the terms and conditions.

      Texas Medical Association Business Card with WorldPoints® rewards
      Apply today for the TMA credit card for small businesses. Complete the small business credit card application in 5-10 minutes online. No annual fee. Click here to apply or to learn more. Or call (866) 570-1601 and mention priority code UABOKL. To learn more about the rates, fees, and other costs and benefits associated with use of this card, review the terms and conditions.   

       

      IC system logo

       

      I.C. System for Intelligent Collections 
      I.C. System specializes in healthcare collections--with over $65 million collected annually. Count on I.C. System skilled healthcare collectors for custom programs, including both early-stage and intensive recoveries, national credit bureau reporting, legal services, and more.  I.C. System’s practices are effective and ethical, and follow strict compliance guidelines--all while the company maintains a BBB 'A' rating. Contact I.C. System's district sales manager, Nathan Hagge: 800-264-4798 ext. 6387, or nhagge@icsystem.com, and ask about exclusive service discounts for TMA members, or click here for more information, including a 3-minute video on healthcare collections. 

       

       

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      TransFirst 
      TransFirst® (formerly Solveras) is one of the nation's leading providers of payment processing services. With more than 15 years of experience and some of the leading experts in the payment processing industry on staff, TransFirst® knows what it takes to help physicians maintain their bottom line, and achieve lasting success. Medical practices can save an average of $1,779 annually on their payment processing. Call for your FREE payment processing analysis today: (800) 613-0148, or fax your merchant statements to (800) 297-3405. Click here to find more information.

       

  • Computers, Software and Applications

    • Try these vendors for your practice's technology-related needs.

       

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      Dell   

      Dell offers great member benefits including:  

      • Up to 30% off select systems
      • Discounts on thousands of electronics and accessories
      • Open enrollment into Dell Advantage Loyalty Program- 5% eGift-card and free 2nd business day shipping (enroll at www.Dell.com/mpp/texmedAdvantage)

      To take advantage of this special member benefit and view the Dell website www.dell.com/mpp/texmed or click here
      Or contact Dell toll free: 888-243-9964, please provide TMA Member ID# HS57183230 

       

      DocBookMD 

       

      DocbookMD  
      HIPAA-Compliant Mobile Physician Communication 
      DocbookMD has eliminated the red-tape and overcomplicated systems that govern physician-to-physician communication. Enhance patient care, make your practice more efficient, and potentially save lives by giving yourself the ability to send and receive x-rays, EKGs, photos of injuries, and other vital information instantly from your smartphone or tablet. With the DocbookMD mobile app, a regional network of physician colleagues is at your fingertips for consultation, referrals, and HIPAA-compliant information exchange - all in the blink of an eye.  Download for iPhone, iPad, or Android now. 

       

       

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      Covisint PQRS
      Don't miss out on PQRS incentives for the 2013 reporting season, or let negative payment adjustments sneak up on you! Physicians must report on at least 20 patients to qualify for the 0.5% incentive payment in 2013, and to avoid the 1.5% penalty in 2015. By utilizing the Covisint PQRS portal, physicians have already received thousands of dollars in PQRS incentives with no disruptions to their workflow. Click here for more information, or register for PQRS reporting today. Don't see a measure group that fits? Call and ask about reporting individual measures: 866-823-3958. TMA members receive a discounted price of $195 by using code TMAPQRS13.

       
      PQRSwizard 

       
      PQRSwizard                  
      PQRSwizard is a simple and cost-effective online tool that eligible physicians can use to collect and report quality measure data under the PQRS pay-for-reporting program. The submission fee is discounted for TMA physician-members to only $199, a 33% discount off of standard pricing. Groups with more than ten physicians are eligible for an additional 10% discount.  Click here to get started! For more, view this tutorial on how to report PQRS data using PQRSwizard .

       

  • Credentialing

  • Electronic Health Records

  • Insurers

    • The following vendors are endorsed by TMA for their insurance services.

       

        Texas Medical Association Insurance Trust                

                  

      Texas Medical Association Insurance Trust
      TMAIT offers medical, life, income protection, office overhead, and ancillary insurance to TMA member physicians and their group managers. We work with you online, on the phone, or in person to determine the right plan to meet your current career needs. That’s coverage you can count on.
      Contact James Prescott or Larry Stein:(800) 880-8181     

                             

      TMLT logo - 2013   Texas Medical Liability Trust 
      TMLT is a unique, not-for-profit health care liability claim trust owned by its physician policyholders, and is the only professional liability carrier exclusively endorsed by the Texas Medical Association. Offering a complete line of medical liability insurance products for individual physicians, physician partnerships, networks, or large group practices, coverage availability is exclusive to TMA member physicians. Options include non-assessable claims-made and occurrence policies; optional limits of liability; part-time coverage; premises liability coverage; locum tenens coverage; Medefense, legal expense reimbursement for disciplinary proceedings; and consent-to-settle clause with all policies. Created in 1979, TMLT has grown to be the largest medical liability provider in the state, protecting more than 14,500 Texas physicians. 
      Phone: (800) 580-8658 

       

  • Practice Consulting

  • Practice Equipment and Supplies

  • Quality Reporting Tools

    • TMA endorses these vendors for PQRS submissions to CMS.

       

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      PQRSwizard
      PQRSwizard is a simple and cost-effective online tool that eligible physicians can use to collect and report quality measure data under the PQRS pay-for-reporting program. The submission fee for 2012 has been lowered for TMA physician-members to only $199, a 33% discount off of standard pricing. Groups with more than ten physicians are eligible for an additional 10% discount. Click here to get started!  For more, view this tutorial on how to report PQRS data using PQRSwizard.

       Covisint PQRS Logo  

      Covisint PQRS
      Don't miss out on PQRS incentives for the 2013 reporting season, or let negative payment adjustments sneak up on you! Physicians must report on at least 20 patients to qualify for the 0.5% incentive payment in 2013, and to avoid the 1.5% penalty in 2015. By utilizing the Covisint PQRS portal, physicians have already received thousands of dollars in PQRS incentives with no disruptions to their workflow. Click here for more information, or register for PQRS reporting today. Don't see a measure group that fits? Call and ask about reporting individual measures: 866-823-3958. TMA members receive a discounted price of $195 by using code TMAPQRS13.

       

  • Additional Information

    To see other Medical Professional Liability Insurance Carriers: See list.

    Members, didn't find what you need? Have you tried  TMA's Group Discount Programs? If you can't find what you're looking for, just let us know! 

    For more information, or to learn how to become an endorsed vendor, please  contact us.