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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May 28, 2015, Issue of TMA Practice E-Tips
HIPAA Security Compliance Requires Continuous Monitoring
HIPAA security compliance means not only preventing compromised protected health information but also recognizing when it happens and being able to discover what went wrong.
Medicare Chronic Care Management: Who Can Bill for Service?
As of Jan. 1, 2015, Medicare pays separately for chronic care management (CCM). Be sure you are clear about whose services you can bill for and understand “incident to” billing.
Medicare: Delays, Documentation, and an Update Reminder
These tips can help you get your Medicare revalidation application approved with the minimum delay possible, be prepared if Medicare asks for ordering/certifying documentation, and stay on top of claim adjustment reason codes and remittance advice remark codes.
Private Payer Roundup, May 2015
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. Find out about a rewards program and information about claims resolution.
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