Billing, Coding, and Reimbursement

  • TMA's billing, coding, and reimbursement page offers resources for physician practices, from one end of the continuum to the other. Educate yourself with our articles and tools, or get help with more complex questions.

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    Pass-Through Billing Generally Not Permitted

    Pass-through billing occurs when an ordering physician requests a service and bills insurance for it but does not perform the service, nor does anyone under the physician’s direct employ. Insurance companies generally forbid this practice.

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  • Billing and Coding Hotline

    Speak directly with TMA's certified coders and staff experts about regulatory compliance, billing and coding, payment, and licensure concerns.

    (512) 370-1414

  • Billing and Coding: Tell Me About It!

    Gather some examples of your challenges, and let’s talk through them in a one-on-one virtual meeting. TMA reimbursement specialists can share with you tips, tricks, and best practices for correct coding, filing clean claims, and collecting patient balances. Request your 30-minute virtual Tell Me About It! meeting today.

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    Reimbursement Review and Resolution Service

    TMA’s Reimbursement Review and Resolution Service (formerly known as the Hassle Factor Log) goes to bat for members by helping to resolve issues related to insurance payments.

    TMA can help resolve issues with your payer network status, prompt-pay, and other reimbursement claims.

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  • Practice Consulting Services

  • Expert Advice From TMA Consultants

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    TMA members and their practice staff have exclusive access to affordable, highly-rated practice management services. TMA’s team of consultants, certified coders and auditors, and other experienced professionals can provide the assistance you need from trainings on billing best practices to coding and documentation reviews to refining revenue cycle processes. For assistance, email practice[dot]consulting[at]texmed[dot]org, or call (800) 523-8776.

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  • TMA membership means free reimbursement review and resolution for your practice.