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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April 24, 2013, Issue of TMA Practice E-Tips
Can I Collect the Medicare Sequester Cut From Patients?
Can I pass on the Medicare sequester 2-percent cut to my patients and collect it from them? (No)
Insurance Exchange Notice Rule on Hold
Federal regulators have delayed indefinitely a law requiring employers to notify employees in writing by March 1, 2013, about the availability of public health insurance exchanges.
New: Transitional Care Management CPT Codes
Two new CPT codes for transitional care management services are in effect, and Medicare accepts them. But read the Medicare rules carefully because they vary from the CPT guide.
HIPAA Security Rule: Time to Move It to Top of Mind
Pilot audit reports suggest a good place to start your HIPAA security compliance is with a careful reading of the HIPAA Security Rule, and training.
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