Billing and Coding

  • Billing and Collections Checklist for 2016

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    TMA’s Payment Advocacy staff work year round with physicians and health plans to help make sure you get paid correctly and on time. They’ve put together a list of practical actions you can take at the start of 2016 to help keep your billing and collections on track throughout the year.

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  • What could a TMA membership mean for you, your practice, and your patients?

  • Billing and Coding Articles

    Coding and Documentation Review

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    The Coding and Documentation Review is an in-depth review of medical record documentation and claims coding that identifies deficiencies and areas of risk. Correct coding can help you avoid delayed and incorrect reimbursement.

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  • Medicare Now Pays Separately for Advance Care Planning 

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    As of Jan.1, 2016, Medicare pays for voluntary advance care planning (ACP), or end-of-life care planning, for Medicare patients.


    More on Advance Care Planning 
  • Business Management Help from TMA

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    The TMA Financial Trend Tracker is a free online tool to help association members and their staff track monthly and yearly net collection ratios, accounts receivable percentages, and new and established patient visits. The tool presents a practice's key performance indicators via easy-to-read graphs and charts.

    Go to the TMA Financial Trend Tracker  
  • Free TMA Practice E-Tips Helps Your Practice Run Right

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    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. Keep up with some of the latest news on health plan coding, billing, reimbursement, HIPAA, and much more.

    Get TMA Practice E-Tips