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
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    Get access to affordable security risk analysis and HIPAA compliance software that doesn’t require expertise to use. Just answer simple questions and CyberCompass™ will tell you what steps to take to manage HIPAA compliance.

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     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.

     

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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
  • Procedures on Informed Consent Lists Revised

    The Texas Medical Disclosure Panel (TMDP) recently approved changes to the lists of medical care and surgical procedures that require disclosure of specific risks and hazards.

    See the Revisions
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    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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  • 18 Privacy Pitfalls. One Easy (and Free) Mobile Solution

    Think about it, can everyone 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
  • Are You Ready for Changes to Opioid Prescribing in Texas?

    In case you didn’t know, several changes to the state’s prescription process for certain controlled substances are about to take place.

    Beginning Sept. 1, the Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP) will begin issuing new official prescription forms that include advanced security features designed to help deter fraud.

    Find Out About the Changes
  • 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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