• 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

    Is a Ransomware Attack a HIPAA Breach?

    Ransomware is a type of malicious software by which a hacker attempts to deny you access to your own data, usually by encrypting the data with a key that only the hacker knows, until you pay a ransom.

    Is it a HIPAA breach if ransomware infects our practice’s computer system?

    Read More About Ransomware
  • Four Stark Law Tips Worth Noting

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    The Stark (physician self-referral) and antikickback laws are nothing if not complicated.

    Here are three caveats and one heads-up about Stark and antikickback law that may have relevance in your career.

    Get Tips on the Stark Law   
  • New Rules Say You Must Address Language Barriers

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    New rules from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) lay out a compliance framework for physicians and health care providers regarding all types of discrimination, including discrimination against individuals with LEP. The framework, explained in detail in the new white paper from the TMA Office of General Counsel about accommodating people with limited English proficiency, includes factors to help you determine the reasonable steps you must take to provide these individuals meaningful access.

    Find Out More
  • ICD-10 Code Search Tool

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    To help with the transition to ICD-10 on Oct. 1, TMA is offering TMA members free access to a powerful new tool offered by e-MD's.

    Get the ICD-10 Tool   
  • 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