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Sixteen Ways to Save Money in Your Practice - 09/23/2021

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Starbucks does it. The company routinely conducts a background check when it makes a tentative job offer to any candidate for employment. Medical practices should do so, too.


Eight Reasons Your New Employee Didn’t Work Out - 09/17/2021

Hiring the right employee isn’t an easy job, nor a particularly fun one. You don’t want to do it all over again in a couple of months because your recent new hire didn’t work out. If that happened to you, here are some things you may have done wrong.


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Try These Budget-Friendly Ways to Motivate Your Staff - 09/08/2021

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Top Three Reasons Embezzlement Occurs - 09/08/2021

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TMA Case Study: Coding and Documentation - 06/29/2021

TMA’s certified professional coders and auditors can help protect your revenue by performing an in-depth review of how your practice documents medical records and codes claims. The review helps streamline coding and documentation processes, and decrease the risk of external audits.


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