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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed a draft rule to implement the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) on Jan. 1, 2017. Although the final rule will not be published until or around Nov. 1, 2016, here are some steps the Texas Medical Association recommends you take now to prepare your practice.
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TRansomware attacks have become a common threat for hospitals and physician practices throughout the United States and Texas. Ransomware can completely disable a practice by encrypting the patient data, essentially making it inaccessible until the ransom is paid.
Physicians have an extra six months to reenroll in Medicaid, thanks to lobbying from TMA and organized medicine. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has extended the deadline for most physicians to reenroll in Medicaid to Sept. 25.
Beyond those do's and don'ts, doctors have a lot more to think about when building a modern online presence for their practice. The explosion of social media and the expectations of frequently refreshed content have changed the rules for physicians and practices looking to market themselves and bolster their online reputation.
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