Practice Consulting

Let TMA Help You Optimize Your Revenue Cycle - 10/03/2019

Is your practice struggling to collect payments? Are your accounts receivable growing rapidly? Is there a drain on your bottom line? The culprit could lie in your revenue cycle management.


Your EHR Vendor Is Not Responsible For Your Security Risk Analysis - 03/11/2019

A Security Risk Analysis is a living document that should be reviewed at least annually to find new vulnerabilities, such as new technology, system upgrades, and any other changes within your practice that could affect the security of protected health information.


Human Resources Consulting Services - 12/19/2018

Would you like help with realigning staff duties, defining staff roles, streamlining work flow, and determining the most efficient staffing level for your practice? TMA Practice Consultants can help.


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.


TMA Case Study: Coding and Documentation - 10/05/2018

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.


How to Bring Down Your No-Show Rate - 08/16/2018

Are no-show patients a big problem at your practice? Here is how one practice cut its no-show rate steeply.


10 Common Ways Your Practice Could Be Leaking Money - 07/12/2018

Think of your revenue cycle like a pipeline that moves from patient scheduling, to billing and collections, and finally to deposits in the bank. Here are five common ways your practice may be losing revenue.


Limited Slots Remain: Free 15-Minute Billing Consults at TexMed - 07/12/2018

You’re already planning to be at TexMed 2018 in a few weeks, so why not sign up for a free Quick Consult on either day of the conference.


Free 15-Minute Billing Consults at TexMed in San Antonio - 07/12/2018

TexMed 2018 is coming to your back yard in a few weeks, so now is a good time to register for the Texas Medical Association’s annual meeting and to sign up for a free Quick Consult for your practice.


Last Chance: Free, 15-Minute Consults at TexMed - 07/12/2018

Make the most of your time at TexMed 2018. Sign-up for a free, 15-minute consult about your practice’s revenue cycle. Meet one-on-one with a TMA Practice Consulting expert to review billing operations in your practice and discuss potential improvements.


Six Forms of Employee Theft: It’s More Prevalent Than You Think - 05/30/2018

To help secure your office, it is important to understand the common types of embezzlement and the best prevention measures.


Is Running Behind Schedule Part of Your Routine? - 05/30/2018

Sometimes it's unavoidable for your practice to fall behind schedule, but you can take steps to reduce how often it happens.


What’s a Good Way to Measure Physician Productivity? - 05/03/2018

An effective way to measure physician productivity is in relative value units (RVUs). Monitoring physician productivity can be one element in tracking a practice’s financial health.


How Does Your Bottom Line Compare? - 03/01/2018

Ever wondered how your practice revenues stack up to your peers in the same specialty? Let TMA Practice Consulting conduct a free and quick review to find out.


TMA Career Center Takes the Work Out of Looking for Work - 12/29/2017

You’re probably wishing there was one place online where you can post job openings, find available office space, and even identify support services for your practice. Well, you can stop wishing and start looking at TMA’s Career Center.


Conventional Loan or SBA Loan? - 03/02/2017

Find out why TMA’s practice consultants typically advise physician clients to pursue conventional loans first.


Monthly Financials Provide Needed Focus - 02/08/2017

Your appointment schedule is full, your staff file and track claims timely and bill patients monthly, and day-to-day operations are running smoothly. Everything is going great … or is it?


Custom Services - 10/25/2016

TMA Practice Consulting provides innovative solutions to meet your specific practice needs and goals. Our consultants have a full range of expertise to assist you with business operations.


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.


Three Keys to Stronger Practice Operations - 06/23/2016

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. How you manage these three factors can make or break your long-term success.


Your Goal for 2016: Stronger Practice Operations - 06/23/2016

TMA consultants say now is a good time to assess staffing, overhead, work flow, and collections and make plans to improve these areas in 2016.


You Don't Have to Pay to Get Paid - 06/23/2016

Would you pay $50 to deposit $1,000 into your back account? You might be doing just that when health plans pay you with a virtual credit card (VCC). Many are paying that way, and you could be losing as much as 2 percent to 5 percent per transaction. For example, if you receive a $1,000 VCC payment from a health plan, you could lose $20 to $50 in processing fees. In essence, your charge for your services from that payer shrunk by that amount.


Are You on Target to Meet Your Financial Goals? - 06/01/2016

If your medical practice is like many today, rising overhead costs, along with falling revenues, are eroding your bottom line. It may be time to take a hard look at your practice’s billing process, coding patterns, and cost structure. But where should you start?