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  • TMA is helping to strengthen your practice by offering personal advice and creating a climate of medical success across the state.

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    TMA Five-Step Checklist for MACRA Readiness

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed a draft rule to implement the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) on Jan. 1, 2017. Although the final rule will not be published until or around Nov. 1, 2016, here are some steps the Texas Medical Association recommends you take now to prepare your practice. 

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  • The Rise of Ransomware

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    Millions of dollars are making digital transfers from reputable entities to criminals, exposing just how vulnerable physician practices are to technological invaders. All it takes for this nightmare scenario to transpire is one person in a physician's office coming into contact with computer malware. Big practice, small practice, or in-between, the recent rise of ransomware poses a serious threat. When that threat becomes reality, it can leave physicians feeling helpless.

    Learn How to Protect Your Practice  
  • Protect Your Online Reputation

     

    Google yourself. You might be surprised to see what comes up. Open a web browser, and type your name in the search box. Do you like what you see? Does it make your blood boil? Is there anything there? If your name is not that unique, do the results actually refer to you?

    Get Tips on Managing Your Online Reputation  
  • Medicaid Reenrollment Application Deadline Passed; Reenroll Now

    Medicaid Reenrollment  

    The June 17 intermediate submission deadline for Medicaid reenrollment has passed. If you participate in the Medicaid program and haven't submitted your application, please do so immediately. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission will process applications submitted after June 17 but can't guarantee those applications will be finalized by the federal deadline of Sept. 24, which could result in those applicants' disenrollment from Texas Medicaid and denial of payment.

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  • Get Started on Your HIPAA Security Risk Assessment

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    If you lost a laptop or smartphone, got a computer virus, received a patient HIPAA complaint, or had a business associate breach, would you be prepared? Conducting a security risk assessment is a key requirement of the HIPAA Security Rule and a core requirement for physicians participating in the Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record (EHR) incentive programs.

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