Practice Viability

How Health Plans Are Covering COVID-19 Testing and Treatment - 06/24/2020

Many health insurers in Texas are waiving patient costs associated with COVID-19. Last week in a news release, Gov. Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of Insurance asked insurers and HMOs to cover testing consistent with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance, and telemedicine visits.


Some Emergency Business Loans Will Be Audit-Free, Feds Say - 05/19/2020

If you received a loan of less than $2 million from the Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program, it likely will not be subject to an audit or potential penalties and damages, the U.S. Treasury Department said.


Financing Options to Help Keep Your Practice Afloat - 04/14/2020

If you’re starting to get concerned about your practice’s finances because of the COVID-19 outbreak, there are multiple options available to help you meet your obligations.


This Can Help Your Practice Cut Costs During COVID-19 - 04/07/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected physician practices both clinically and economically. You can make adjustments in operating expenses that can keep your practice’s finances healthy.


Concerned About Your Practice’s Finances? TMA Has Answers - 04/01/2020

As more cities issue shelter-in-place orders (on top of directives to postpone certain procedures and surgeries) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, you are probably thinking seriously about your practice’s finances. The Texas Medical Association COVID-19 Task Force has created a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) to help guide you through the questions you might have.


Federal Loans Available to Help Your Practice During Disaster - 04/01/2020

Small businesses in Texas – including health care clinics and practices – can now apply for long-term, low-interest working capital loans to meet their financial obligations during the time of a disaster.