Information, Tools and Resources

Access medical publications, articles and white papers, helplines and interactive practice management tools from TMA.

TMA Knowledge Center: Access TMA's online collection of medical publications, articles and white papers, get answers to your questions on:  hot topics, practice management and regulatory issues, TMA membership, registering for a TMA event, and TMA's work in Congress and the Legislature. (800) 880-7955, or

TMA Newsletters and Publications, including Texas Medicine magazine,  Action and  Practice E-Tips: Read TMA’s monthly magazine and other publications to get solutions for a successful practice.

TMA Practice Help: Operating a medical practice in today’s environment creates challenges every day. Check the TMA Practice Help page for the latest solutions for your practice.

Interactive Resources, Calculators and Business Tools: Obtain sample claims appeal form letters, at-a-glance billing guidelines, practice change form letters, Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator, and more.

Deadlines for Doctors: TMA’s regulatory compliance calendar provides background information, regulations, penalties and incentives, suggested steps, and TMA resources that can help you meet each compliance date.

Billing and Coding Hotline: Assists with regulatory compliance, billing and coding, payer reimbursement, and licensure issues. (800) 880-1300, ext. 1414, or (members only)

EHR Comparison Tool: Compares most-used EHRs in Texas (members only)

Health Information Technology Hotline: Assists with questions about selecting and implementing an EHR, workflow, EHR incentives, REC services, e-prescribing or general technology questions. (800) 880-5720, or

Hassle Factor Log: Helps recover money (over $1 million in 2011) from incorrectly processed claims, lost or delayed Medicare enrollment applications, and more. (members only)

30-Minute Billing Cure: Schedule a free half-hour consultation with TMA experts at a local county medical society. Tailored to your particular  reimbursement, billing, and/or  coding issue. (800) 880-1300, ext. 1416.

Quality Improvement and Clinical Effectiveness: TMA has clinical quality tools and information to assist you, including a flowchart to evaluate your practice’s clinical effectiveness.

Free Research Summaries from AHRQ:  TMA is actively collaborating with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to provide timely research summaries for physicians and patients at no cost to TMA members.  

Choosing Wisely®: Quality and Patient Safety tools : the national Choosing Wisely campaign encourages physician-patient conversations about getting the right care at the right time.

Regulatory information, articles and papers (HIPAA, ERISA, CLIA, OSHA, and EMTALA).

CME requirements and medical licensure rules

TMA Classifieds: Utilize TMA’s online listing to research job opportunities, post staff openings, search products and services, and buy or sell your practice or equipment. 

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