Compliance

  • Focus on Member Services: Avoiding Risk

     

    Managing a medical practice comes with inherent risks, and physicians can face serious consequences for violating privacy, fraud, or abuse statutes. That's why physician members turn to TMA for help in establishing effective compliance programs, understanding the latest regulations, and navigating advancements in health information technology.

     

    See How TMA Can Help Minimize the Risks  
  • What could a TMA membership mean for you, your practice, and your patients?

  • Compliance Articles

    Protocols and Prescriptive Authority Agreements

    In managing physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses, what is the difference between a prescriptive authority agreement and a protocol? Do I need to have both?

    Learn More About Requirements
  • Are You Doing Enough to Prevent ID Theft?

     

    With tax season upon us, it’s important to remember that there are always opportunists ready to defraud honest, hardworking taxpayers like you.

    Find Out How to Protect Your Practice  
  • 18 Privacy Pitfalls. One Easy (and Free) Mobile Solution

     

    Think about it, can everybody on your staff instantly name all 18 protected health information identifiers (PHI)? That’s important information to know, particularly if your practice is increasingly using mobile phones and the like to communicate about patient information.

    Find Out More
  • Dispensing Drugs From a Medical Practice

    Q1. Can a physician dispense prescription drugs (not samples) such as IV preparations that the patient would self-administer at home?
    Q2. Can a physician purchase medications from a pharmacy or a drug company and sell them to his or her patients?

    Get the Rules for Dispensing Drugs  
  • 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. 

    Visit the Education Center