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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Aug. 13, 2014, Issue of TMA Practice E-Tips
10 Tech Tips to Help Make Your EHR Bloom
TMA has tools, guidance, and reference material — most are free — to help you produce your desired results with an electronic health record in your practice.
Register to Report in PQRS As a Group by Sept. 30
For group practices of two or more: Now is the time to decide whether the practice will report data on quality measures as a group or individually for each physician.
Short-Term Objectives Can Help You Realize Long-Term Goals
For a medical practice to achieve its goals, it must have a financial plan. A good plan takes a long view of the practice’s success but includes short-term, achievable objectives along the way.
What “Confined to the Home” Means Under Medicare
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has clarified its definition of a patient as being “confined to the home” under the Medicare home health benefit. Patients
can leave the home under some circumstances and still be considered confined to the home.
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