Policies and procedures

Coming Soon: TMA’s Updated Policies and Procedures Manual - 06/09/2021

Your practice’s policies and procedures 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.


COVID-19: Practice Operations - 06/09/2021

View COVID-19 resources related to practice operations.


Practice Financials - 05/14/2021

Get the information you need to keep your practice financials in order.


Policies, Procedures and Forms for Telemedicine Services - 05/04/2021

Use these policies, procedures and forms for telemedicine services in your practice.


COVID-19: Compliance - 04/09/2021

Get COVID-19 resources related to compliance.


Virtual Live Chat Designed to Help You Understand E&M Coding Changes - 01/14/2021

Attend this year’s first-ever virtual Winter Conference, scheduled for Jan. 29 and 30, which will include four “Ask the Expert” live chats on E&M coding changes with Carra Benson, manager of TMA Practice Management and Reimbursement Services.


Try Out These Time-Savers - 05/13/2020

Try Out These Time-Savers


Tips to Reduce No-Show Rates - 12/13/2019

No-show appointments not only have a direct impact on revenue but also can disrupt your day. Consider these suggestions as a way to decrease your rate of no-shows.


Can Proper Business Procedures Minimize Practice Risk? - 10/17/2019

Taking the time to develop in-depth policies protects not only you and your staff but also your patients. Using specific, precise, and easy-to-understand language will minimize risk, improve the overall patient experience, and increase the likelihood your office will be paid for the care and services you provide.


Online Training Helps You Treat Pediatric Concussions - 11/28/2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and American Academy of Pediatrics have developed free online training to give you practical strategies to care for young patients with mTBI (commonly referred to as concussion).


Recommendations on Stem Cell Therapies Adopted - 09/17/2018

A national workgroup on regenerative and stem cell therapy practices published a report earlier this year to provide basic guidance for state medical boards, and licensed physicians and physician assistants. The recommendations address the regulation of stem cell and regenerative therapies, how physicians should communicate and promote them to patients, and how doctors should document treatments provided.


CDC Releases New Guideline for Treating Pediatric Concussion - 09/06/2018

Just in time for high school football season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a new guideline for Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (or mTBI).


Going by the Book - 05/25/2016

The New Year is the perfect time to conduct an office policies and procedures manual makeover as the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services plans a new round of audits to measure medical practices' compliance with HIPAA security standards in early 2016.