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TMA’s practice viability experts have organized the information you may need to successfully reopen your practice in one resource. From evaluating staffing levels and managing patient appointments, to ensuring patient safety and communicating regularly with patients and staff, this guide will provide the information practices need to more confidently head in the right direction.
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This updated resource is specific to Texas law and contains 550+ editable pages with 80+ template forms. Highlights include sections on Telehealth, Clinical Care and the CURES Act, as well as a 200-page HIPAA guide and inclusive language.
During the COVID-19 public health emergency, many state and federal waivers were put in place to help expand the use of telemedicine. That was all good news as many practices struggled financially because of decreased in-person patient visits. As you continue to use telemedicine, it’s important to let your patients know about it.
Since physicians cannot bill patients for COVID-19 vaccine administration, a new federal program aims to fill in the gaps by covering the outstanding costs not covered by health insurance plans.The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Monday launched the COVID-19 Coverage Assitance Fund (CAF), which will pay physicians and other vaccine administrators at the new higher Medicare rates announced in March.
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The tool compares four RCM vendors identified by TMA’s Practice Consulting department. The comparison shows scalability for practice sizes, specialties, payment model, and unique service offerings – all so that physicians do not waste time researching a vendor that cannot meet their needs.
Explore TMA's new Vaccines Defend What Matters campaign, patient education fact sheets, and graphics about vaccine efficacy.
Thanks to a generous sponsorship from Texas Medical Association Insurance Trust, hundreds of CME courses in the TMA Education Center are FREE for members. Find a wide variety of practice help courses today.
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Looking for resources to promote health equity? TMA’s Social Determinants of Health Resource Center provides a wealth of information for physicians seeking to learn more about social factors that drive health outcomes. The resource center includes links to educational material, screening tools, care management resources and more.
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