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.
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.
Whether you're a solo practitioner in a rural area, or a member of a 50-physician group, the TMA team of certified coders, HIPAA compliance officers, and other experienced professionals can provide comprehensive practice management help.
TMA’s free RRR Service 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.
See the latest resources and information on all things billing and coding. Learn the do’s and don’ts, and get updates on constantly changing billing and coding requirements.
TMA gives you up-to-date resources and information on compliance topics such as HIPAA, medical records, prescribing, delegation of duties, OSHA, and more.
Keep up with the ever-changing details of the quality payment programs, value-based care, care management, physician ranking and more.
Discover tools and current information on a variety of tech topics, including EHRs, e-prescribing, telemedicine, health information exchange and more.
Access the latest information on all-things insurance, including commercial insurance, Medicare, Medicaid and CHIP, Workers’ Comp and more.
Get helpful information and resources on practice operations topics.
· Human Resources
· Marketing/Social Media
· Patient/Customer Service
· Selling/Closing a Practice
· Starting a Practice
· Practice Financials
· Physician Insurance
Effective April 5, all practices must comply with the information-blocking regulations that are part of the federal 21st Century Cures Act, which is designed to facilitate widespread access and sharing of health information among patients and physicians.
Medicare will pay physicians and practices that administer COVID-19 vaccines $40 per dose – nearly double the current payment, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has announced.
As you’re probably already aware, all physicians are required to electronically prescribe controlled substances under state and federal laws that took effect Jan. 1.
If you’re still unclear about the law, the waivers, and the exceptions, the Texas Medical Association has created a “frequently asked questions” (FAQ) document that can help you understand the requirements.
Need PPE but have trouble meeting vendor minimums? Have you had difficulty accessing the state supply? Look no further. Now you can use TMA's new Texas-based PPE vendor guide, with information to help locate what you need from vendors that can supply small- to medium-sized practices with little or no minimum order quantities.
Recent questions about Practice Help Compliance issues:
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What are the rules for supervision of and delegation to nurse practitioners?
Does TMA offer OSHA training materials for our staff?
What do I need to look for in physician employment contracts?
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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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Whether you’re just starting out, joining an established group, or need help growing your practice, tap into TMA education and professional development programs to learn about everything from medical records management to marketing. No matter how you choose to practice, be sure to access free TMA resources for personal and professional growth.
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