Free TMA Practice E-Tips Helps Your Practice Run Right

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. 

You can get E-Tips three ways:

1. Have TMA Practice E-Tips delivered to your inbox by subscribing today. (Log in and click on Subscriptions on the left. It’s easy.) And while you’re there, you can sign up your office staff to receive E-Tips, too.

2. Check out the latest issue of TMA Practice E-Tips here (RSS feed).

3. Read the latest issue of TMA Practice E-Tips below.

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 May 17, 2017, Issue of TMA Practice E-Tips 

What Makes a Good Boss?
Answer the questions in this infographic to see if you’re great, good — or need to work on your leadership and management skills — plus, pick up a few good tips.

Office-Based Lab Reporting Due May 30
Physician office-based laboratories that receive Medicare payments have a new financial reporting requirementto meet by May 30. The penalty for failure to report will be up to $10,000 per day.

Medicare Pays for Some Hepatitis B Virus Screenings
Medicare announced  it will cover certain screenings for hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, when ordered by the patient’s primary care physician. The coverage will be effective for services performed on or after Sept. 28, 2016.

Aim for Accuracy in Claims
Did you make one of the nearly 1.7 million annual requests to correct minor errors or omissions on a Medicare claim? Novitas Solutions has a new initiative to help you avoid the time and hassle of making corrections.

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