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    TMA Membership. A Healthy Return on Your Dues Investment!

    TMA and your county society know just how difficult it is to practice medicine in the chaos of today’s healthcare environment.  That's why we offer valuable legal and legislative advocacy, as well as practical help and information. Just how valuable is your investment?  Check it out for yourself!

    Practice Help
    Your Return: $1,000
    How many hours of TMA Practice Consulting services have you used?
    Members receive a 30-percent discount off market rates for TMA’s Practice Consulting services.
    $0
    How often have you submitted Hassle Factor Logs to TMA’s Payment Advocacy department?
    This free member benefit results in an average recovery of $945 for each Hassle Factor Log submitted.
    $0
    How often have you contacted TMA’s Coding and Billing Hotline?
    This free member benefit is worth $45 an inquiry based on average market rates.
    $0
    How often have you used TMA’s billing and coding mini-consultations?
    This free TMA member benefit is available through your county medical society and is worth more than over $100 per session based on average market rates.
    $0
    How often have you requested a literature search from TMA’s medical librarian?
    Members receive a 30-percent discount off market rates for professional information services.
    $0
    How often have you requested articles from the TMA Knowledge Center?
    This free member benefit is worth $15 per-article based on average market rates.
    $0
    Access to online journals and databases like MDConsult and Stat!REF.
    The avgerage cost of three medical journals is $1000 per year – members receive access to hundreds of titles each year, free!
    $1000
    How often do you contact the TMA Knowledge Center for research?
    This is a free member benefit worth $45 per-inquiry based on average market rates.
    $0
    How often do you take advantage of TMA endorsed vendor discounts?
    Through TMA’s endorsed vendor program, you can save 35-percent on magazines, 12-percent off Dell electronics, and $50 off PQRI Wizard for quality reporting, just to name a few examples.
    $0
    Do you use DocbookMD for referrals and HIPAA-compliant communication with your colleagues?
    This free mobile application is available to all members and their care team – value $120 per care team member.
    $0
    Advocacy/Legal
    Your Return: $10,628
    Premium rate reductions resulting from TMA-supported liability insurance reform.
    TMLT policy holders have seen their liability insurance rates reduced by an average of $5,283 per year.
    $5283
    RICO Settlements.
    Physicians received an average of $3,495 each in payouts and prospective relief from TMA’s legal action against health care payment plans.
    $3495
    Texas Franchise Tax advocacy.
    As a result of TMA’s advocacy, physicians save an average of $1,700 per year in franchise taxes.
    $1700
    Free health system reform advocacy.
    This free benefit provides physicians with TMA’s expert analysis and resources to help physicians understand complex health reform issues. Similar analysis sells for approximately $150 elsewhere.
    $150
    How often did you access TMA’s whitepapers on legal topics?
    TMA offers 27 whitepapers on a variety of medico-legal topics as a free member benefit – average market rate: $35 per-whitepaper.
    $0
    Education
    Your Return: $120
    How many hours of TMA-sponsored CME do you participate in each year?
    TMA offers members more than 120 hours of free CME credit each year at a value of $25 per CME credit hour.
    $0
    How many practice management seminars did you attend?
    Members and their staff receive an average discount of $65 per seminar registration.
    $0
    Free and discounted publications for TMA members.
    Members receive a free subscription to Texas Medicine and a $100 discount on Policies & Procedures: A Guide for Medical Practices.
    $120
    Do you attend TMA’s fall, winter, and annual Conferences?
    Registration for all TMA conferences is a free member benefit - a value of $200 per event.
    $0

    Your return on your TMA dues investment: $11,748

    Austin otolaryngologist Daniel Leeman, MD, gained a 1,520-percent return on his TMA and county society annual dues investment. Want to increase your return on investment? Tap into TMA's and your county societies' many benefits and services by contacting the TMA Knowledge Center at (800) 880-7955 or knowledge@texmed.org to find out how!