Compliance

  • Let TMA Help Keep Your Practice Compliant

    In a medical practice, physicians, administrators, managers, and other staff may all be responsible for maintaining compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. The Texas Medical Association offers several resources, tools, and even discounts on compliance services to help keep your practice compliant.

    See How TMA Can Help
  • Ousting the ‘F-Word’ From Your Practice

    You do everything you can to keep your patients safe and healthy. But are you sure your practice is safe from fraud and abuse? Make sure you keep the “f-word” out of your practice with TMA's e-book, Fraud and Abuse Prevention Simplified.

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    The Security Risk Assessment Tool by the ONC is a free tool designed to help practices with one to 10 physicians identify their risks and vulnerabilities with electronic protected health information (ePHI) and then implement appropriate security measures.

    More About the Free SRA Tool

     

     Enroll in Proactive LifeLock® Identity Theft Protection
    You have a home security system that alerts you if someone tries to rob your house. To be protected, you need an alarm system for your identity. compliance.

     

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

  • Compliance Articles

    Office Cleaners Clean Up on Patient Files

    So you’ve worked hard to ensure that your staff is trained and all your paper and electronic records are secure and HIPAA-compliant. But what happens in your office after you turn off the lights and go home?

    Learn More About Protecting Patient Privacy
  • Warning: Watch Your Referrals

    Federal anti-kickback law has changed, and it’s gotten broader.

    As a result, you may need to re-examine your practice’s compensation arrangements. That includes payments for laboratory referrals.

    Learn About the Changes
  • Physicians Need to Prepare for New Opioid Rules and Best Practices

    Texas physicians need to prepare for changes in state law tied to opioid prescribing in the coming months, according to the three-physician panel that addressed "Responding to the Opioid Epidemic" at the 2019 Texas Medical Association Fall Conference.

    Find Out About the Changes
  • Vendor Spotlight  

     

     

    With the DocbookMD mobile app, a regional network of physician colleagues is at your fingertips for consultation, referrals, and HIPAA-compliant information exchange - all in the blink of an eye. Download for iPhone, iPad, or Android now.

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  • Practice Compliance Consulting Services

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    Minimize the risk your medical practice faces by establishing or maintaining an effective compliance program for HIPAA and coding and documentation practices.

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  • Get Compliance Education Through TMA

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    Start now and gain the knowledge needed to achieve compliance. View all of the compliance courses available on the TMA Education Center.

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