Go to the COVID-19 Resource Center.
FAQs and "How-to's"
Telemedicine: What You Need To Know for COVID-19 and Beyond
Telemedicine: Getting Started – TMA “how-to” guide
Texas Laws and Regulations Relating to Telemedicine – White paper
Some Telemedicine Allowed Across State Lines to Battle COVID-19
Telemedicine Vendor Selection
Telemedicine Vendor Options View a list of telemedicine vendors and their product information
Telemedicine Evaluation CriteriaTMA created this evaluation tool to help Texas physicians with criteria to consider in the selection of telemedicine vendor products.
Policies, Procedures and Forms
Telemedicine Policies, Procedures and Forms
Texas Medicaid, CHIP Changes Extended Through March
Health Plans Extend Telemedicine, Cost-Share Waivers
Payer's Coronavirus Changes and Waivers
Audio-Only Telehealth: Who Submits Corrected Claims?
Texas Medicaid, CHIP Changes Extended Into November
Charts Point You in the Right Direction When Coding for Telemedicine
How to Prescribe Controlled Substances Via Telemedicine Under COVID-19 Waivers
Telemedicine and Patients
Help Your Patients Help You with Telemedicine
Let Your Patients Know You Use Telemedicine
Are You Ready for Telemedicine Prime Time?
Navigate Sensitive Conversations Virtually With TMA’s Help
Remote Patient Monitoring
Safely Incorporate Remote Patient Monitoring Into Your Practice
Want to Add Remote Patient Monitoring to Your Telemedicine Services?
Go to the Telemedicine Resource Center.
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Recent drops in COVID-19 vaccination rates have several causes, but taken together they signal that the effort to immunize Texans has entered a tough new phase – one that will rely more heavily than ever on physicians to distribute the vaccines, says David Lakey, MD, who is vice chancellor for health affairs and chief medical officer at The University of Texas System. Read More
Texas physicians have unveiled a new tool to help parents support their children whose behavioral health is suffering due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s upheaval.The Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) School Reopening Workgroup, the Texas Pediatric Society (TPS), and members of TMA’s Committee on Behavioral Health produced “Your Child’s Feelings Matter,” a resource in English and Spanish to help parents recognize and support their children’s reactions to school disruptions and other changes the pandemic has forced upon their young lives. Read More
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