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FAQs and How-To
Ten Things to Know to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines
What’s Different About the Available COVID-19 Vaccines?
Confused About Face Covering Guidance? Read the New TMA FAQ
What to Do If a Staff Member or Patient Tests Positive
COVID-19: Practice Management Considerations
Practical Answers to COVID-19 Questions for Your Practice
COVID-19 Quick How-To Testing Guide for Outpatient Clinics
COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control for Outpatient Clinics Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What Physicians and Health Care Workers Need to Know about Stay-at-Home Orders
Where to Buy Personal Protective Equipment
Can You Hear Me Now? Communicating Across the COVID-19 PPE Chasm
COVID-19 Human Resources FAQs
Tips and Strategies for Managing Remote Staff
Need Help Managing Staff Issues During COVID-19?
Here’s What You Need to Know About Managing Staff During COVID-19
COVID-19 Safety is Everyone’s Business: Hang This Poster In Your Practice
Chart Provides Steps For Patients Who’ve Been Exposed to COVID-19
Give This COVID-19 Symptom Tracker to Your Patients
Use This Permission Letter to Excuse COVID-19 Patients from Work or School
TMA Offers Guidance on Clearing Youth Athletes Who Have Recovered From COVID-19
Hang This Sign on Your Door to Keep Patients and Staff Safe
Dedicated Cellular Network Open to Physicians Responding to COVID-19
Covered for COVID? Business Interruption Insurance Could Come in Handy
Practice Log Forms
Disinfectant LogStaff Temperature Log
Flyers, Social Media and Fact Sheets
Face Coverings Are Required Poster
COVID-19 Public Education and Social Media Materials
Cusomizable Physician Permission Letter for Return to School
Customizable Physician Letter to Parents About Mask Wearing
Physician Permission Letter for Return to Work
Signs From DSHS
Outdoor signs: English, SpanishIndoor Signs: English, Spanish
Symptoms of Coronavirus – English, Spanish
Stop the Spread of Germs – English, Chinese, Spanish
September 29, 2021
March 18, 2021
What could a TMA Membership mean for you, your practice, and your patients?
After nearly three years and 11 extensions, the federal public health emergency related to COVID-19 is poised to end this spring, and with it, continuous Medicaid coverage for more than 2.5 million Texans. Read More
Throughout the pandemic, state and federal governments relaxed regulatory and payment barriers to health care by telemedicine. That includes paying for telemedicine visits at the same rate as in-person visits; allowing the use of non-HIPAA-compliant platforms; and removing so-called geographic site restrictions that would normally require a patient to be seen in the office. In 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) also announced a new set of telehealth billing codes, particularly for behavioral health.
A flu and respiratory syncytial virus season that began early and intensely already may have peaked, but other illnesses, including the XBB.1.5 omicron subvariant of the COVID-19 virus, remain threats. Read More
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The January/February issue takes a look at TMA's agenda for the 2023 legislative session. At the heart: protecting the practice of medicine and the patient-physician relationship, whether from criminalization, interference from insurers and other nonmedical entities, or public health threats. Plus, what the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency means for Medicaid coverage, vaccines, and telehealth.
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