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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3. Read the latest issue of TMA Practice E-Tips below.
Sept. 28, 2015, Issue of TMA Practice E-Tips
Your Payer Contracts: Money Makers or Money Drains?
Is each of your contracts profitable for your practice? “Carefully evaluate every health plan contract you are offered before deciding whether or not to sign,” cautions Donna Kinney, TMA’s director of research and data analysis.
It’s Flu Season 2015-16
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has published Medicare payment amounts for flu vaccines and their administration for the 2015-16 flu season.
Are You on Target to Meet Your Financial Goals?
If your medical practice is like many today, rising overhead costs, along with falling revenues, are eroding your bottom line. It may be time to take a hard look at your practice’s billing process, coding patterns, and cost structure. But where should you start?
Private Payer Roundup, September 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 medical,
pharmacy and payment policy changes, a new ID card to watch for, and more.
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