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Your practice’s manual has to be customized to fit your practice’s unique needs. If it’s not, now is the time to fix that. To help you stay compliant, the Texas Medical Association soon will release the 2021 Policies and Procedures: Guide for Medical Practices.
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Negotiating a health plan contract is one of the most important business moves an independent physician can make.TMA survey data from June 2018 shows that on average, 43% of responding physicians secured changes to contract terms, payments, or both.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently began automatic recoupment of advance payments it made to practices during the COVID-19 pandemic, the agency announced.
Texas Medical Association physician members, family and friends can receive savings of up to 80% on office and school supplies from Office Depot.
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Customized Letter for Essential Health Care Faculty to Use to Travel Under Stay-at-Home Orders
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TMA’s practice viability experts have organized the information you may need to successfully reopen your practice in one resource. From evaluating staffing levels and managing patient appointments, to ensuring patient safety and communicating regularly with patients and staff, this guide will provide the information practices need to more confidently head in the right direction.
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It takes more than great patient care to operate a successful medical practice.
As a physician you know the ins and outs of medicine, but for a small practice to thrive, you also need a solid understanding of the fundamentals of running a business.
The law carries mandates most physician practices must follow to make their offices accessible so as to not discriminate against patients with disabilities when providing care. And five years ago, the government raised the penalties for failing to do so. So it might be time to educate, or re-educate, yourself on what the ADA requires.
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Whether you own your medical practice or are a partner in a group, your business absolutely must have clear financial policies and procedures in place.
Because state laws and insurer billing requirements governing physician delegation and supervision can be tricky to navigate, practices must stay up to date to avoid potential penalties.
Difficult patients come in many forms, from those who are noncompliant or have complex health issues, to patients who are angry or manipulative.
Whatever the case may be, these three tips can make caring for and working with these patients a little less difficult.
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This month’s magazine explores technology in medicine.
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Explore patient education fact sheets and TMA's new Vaccines Defend What Matters campaign.
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Use this tool when evaluating billing vendors to determine which vendor best suits the needs of your practice.
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TMA has a wealth of information available to members in our various white papers on compliance and legal topics. Learn about consent for treatment of minors, DEA investigations, access to medical records, termination of the physician-patient relationship, and many more topics.
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This tool compares four RCM vendors identified by TMA’s Practice Consulting department. The comparison shows scalability for practice sizes, specialties, payment model, and unique service offerings – all so that physicians do not waste time researching a vendor that cannot meet their needs.
Looking for resources to promote health equity? TMA’s Social Determinants of Health Resource Center provides a wealth of information for physicians seeking to learn more about social factors that drive health outcomes. The resource center includes links to educational material, screening tools, care management resources and more.
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