Consulting

Human Resources Services - 07/19/2022

While having sound and consistent hiring practices will help your practice attract candidates, keeping them takes a lot more effort. A TMA practice management consultant can assist with human resource challenges.


Practice Operations Services - 07/19/2022

With the many challenges that face today's medical practices, business operations remain at the core of a practice's ability to be successful and profitable. Work with a TMA practice management consultant to identify and assess key or problematic areas of your practice.


New Practice Planning Services - 07/19/2022

Comprehensive assistance with the challenges of starting a new practice or moving an existing practice. Setup includes creation of a financial business plan, office site review, vendor and technology selection, staff recruiting, and staff training.


Custom Services - 07/18/2022

In today’s complex health care environment, no two practices are exactly alike. Let TMA Practice Consulting customize an innovative solution for you.


Job Screening Checklist - 09/08/2021

Job Screening Checklist


Avoid Embezzlement by Managing Staff Responsibilities - 09/08/2021

One way to protect your practice from embezzlement is by separating financial responsibilities among your staff so they become accountable to each other.


Job Descriptions: More Than Just for Hiring - 09/07/2021

Hiring a new employee? Start by writing a job description. Here’s what to include and how it can work for you beyond the hiring process.


Preventing Embezzlement - 09/07/2021

Preventing Embezzlement


How to Win an Unemployment Insurance Hearing - 09/07/2021

You can contest unemployment insurance claims and you can win by following these tips from TMGMA.


Is Your Practice at Risk... - 09/07/2021

Are You at Risk for One of These Employee Embezzlement Schemes?


On-site Training - 08/25/2021

This service for physicians and staff is customized for your practice’s specific needs. Discover what these hands-on training sessions cover.


Staff Recruitment - 08/25/2021

Personalized recruiting of qualified staff for front office, billing, clinical, and management positions. We provide assistance with job descriptions, résumé review and evaluation, reference and background checks, on-site interviews and training.


Management Recruitment - 08/25/2021

In today’s complex medical environment, physicians need qualified, dependable managers and administrators to handle day-to-day practice operations.


Data Provides Benchmark for Staff Salary Levels - 07/22/2021

Data provides benchmark for staff salary levels


Follow These Five Tips When You Follow Up on Claims - 10/26/2020

Follow These Five Tips When You Follow Up on Claims


Practice Check-Up - 12/12/2018

An overview of practice operations and financial analyses designed for small practices (one to three physicians) that includes gross charges, gross collections, adjusted collections, and accounts receivable. This will provide a “snapshot” of your practice’s daily processes and current financial health.


MIPS Training and Assistance - 12/12/2018

TMA's practice management consultants can conduct a MACRA readiness assessment of your practice and provide customized on-site assistance to help you with your practice's specific needs. The assessment will focus on clinical processes, electronic health record optimization, and workflow improvement opportunities to help increase your MIPS scoring.


Billing and Collections: A Process, Not a Task - 04/26/2018

Revenue cycle procedures begin with efficient appointment scheduling and end with payment for billed charges. By attending carefully to each step of the revenue cycle process, you can eliminate problems that may cause your practice to lose money.


Do’s and Don’ts of Unemployment Insurance Claims and Appeals - 04/19/2018

Do’s and Don’ts of Unemployment Insurance Claims and Appeals


Three Steps to a Tech Contract You Can Live With - 04/04/2018

When you are shopping for a new technology vendor for your practice, signing a contract is the easy part. The real work starts well in advance and continues as long as the contract is in force.


Need Help Getting Paid? - 03/06/2018

The Texas Medical Association is committed to supporting Texas physicians by providing practice management information, education, and services, including help getting you paid properly and efficiently for the care you provide to patients.


Short-Term Objectives Can Help You Realize Long-Term Goals - 12/21/2016

For a medical practice to achieve its goals, it must have a financial plan. A good plan takes a long view of the practice’s success but includes short-term, achievable objectives along the way.


Take Steps to Protect Your Practice From Ransomware - 12/07/2016

Ransomware attacks have become a common threat for hospitals and physician practices throughout the United States and Texas. Ransomware can completely disable a practice by encrypting the patient data, essentially making it inaccessible until the ransom is paid. There are things you can do to protect your practice.


Customer Service Assessment - 10/25/2016

A TMA consultant will conduct an objective analysis of a patient’s experience by “mystery shopping” your office. We evaluate the patient’s experience from the initial phone call through an on-site office visit and identify key areas of concern and areas for improvement.


Financial Oversight - 10/25/2016

Help keep your practice on track with our Financial Oversight service – an ongoing, periodic assessment of bookkeeping, billing processes, and staff competencies.