Free TMA Practice E-Tips Helps Your Practice Run Right

TMA Practice E-Tips is a popular e-newsletter published twice a month that offers four brief, practical tips for managing a medical practice in Texas. Each issue gives you hands-on, use-it-now advice on coding, billing, reimbursement, HIPAA compliance, office policies and procedures, practice marketing, and much more, along with useful links for more information. 

You can get E-Tips three ways:

1. Have TMA Practice E-Tips delivered to your inbox by subscribing today. (Log in and click on Subscriptions on the left. It’s easy.) And while you’re there, you can sign up your office staff to receive E-Tips, too.

2. Check out the latest issue of TMA Practice E-Tips here (RSS feed).

3. Read the latest issue of TMA Practice E-Tips below.

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 March 16, 2017, Issue of TMA Practice E-Tips 

Reporting Suspicious Cyber Activity to the Feds
Help protect the entire health care system from cybersecurity threats by reporting any suspicious cyber activity to the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team.

You CAN Negotiate a Health Plan Contract
Many physicians assume that attempting to negotiate a health plan contract is hopeless — but that is a myth. TMA survey respondents report winning both payment and term changes in their contracts.

Hospice Certification Form How-to
Unclear about exactly what information a Medicare hospice certification or recertification form must contain? The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services offers guidance on the essential elements.

Physical Therapy in a Physician’s Office
Is it legal for me or one of my employees to perform “physical therapy” within the confines of my medical practice office, or would that violate a licensing code?

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