TMA Practice E-Tips is a popular e-newsletter published twice a month that offers four brief, practical tips for managing a medical practice in Texas. Each issue gives you hands-on, use-it-now advice on coding, billing, reimbursement, HIPAA compliance, office policies and procedures, practice marketing, and much more, along with useful links for more information.
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Oct. 19, 2016, Issue of TMA Practice E-Tips
Review Your PQRS Feedback Reports, QRURs Now
If you submitted data to Medicare’s Physician Quality Reporting System for the 2015 program year, now is the time to review your quality reports and learn whether you’ll get hit with penalties or receive bonus payments. The deadline to appeal any errors is Nov. 30, 2016.
Medicare to Give Diagnostic Imaging Procedures a Raise
Starting in January 2017, Medicare will pay more for the professional component of certain diagnostic imaging procedures provided in conjunction with other procedures.
Six Ways to Become a Better Collaborator
Practicing successfully under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act will call for strong collaboration and communication between physicians and other members of the health care team. For many physicians, this means a culture shift. Here’s how.
Be in the Know When You Purchase an EHR
The recently updated TMA EHR Vendor Comparison Tool provides TMA member physicians access to an assessment of EHR products that have a solid Texas market base. It gives physicians a view of company information, product functionality, pricing, and interoperability capabilities when comparing EHR systems.
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