TMA staff includes expert coders, reimbursement specialists, and other certified professionals who provide everything from hands-on practice consulting services, to personalized reimbursement assistance for your payment problems.
Under the new Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) rules, physicians submit data on their 2017 performance, and that data will affect their 2019 Medicare payment rates. TMA has compiled some easy steps you can take now to avoid the 4-percent Medicare penalty in 2019.
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In making that transition, which is often a necessary one with the advancement of technology and the need to attest to meaningful use, physicians should proceed with caution
Many physicians balk at the notion of “marketing” their practice; nonetheless, promotion is what it may take to build a young practice or stand out in a competitive specialty field. Enter the venerable — but still relevant — practice newsletter.
New rules from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) lay out a compliance framework for physicians and health care providers regarding all types of discrimination, including discrimination against individuals with LEP. The framework, explained in detail in the new white paper from the TMA Office of General Counsel about accommodating people with limited English proficiency, includes factors to help you determine the reasonable steps you must take to provide these individuals meaningful access.
Delegating duties to an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN), physician assistant (PA), or other nonphysician can be an excellent way to enhance your practice and improve your patients' access to quality medical care. But, a newly updated TMA white paper cautions, you have to do it right. Your license to practice may be at risk.
TMA's Practice Consulting experts will be on hand next month at TexMed 2017 to provide free, 15-minute Quick Consults on a variety of practice topics. Quick Consults will take place in the TMA Member Services booth, number 549. Appointments are limited, so reserve your space today.
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