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Jan. 13, 2017, Issue of TMA Practice E-Tips
Drug Wastage Modifier Now Required
Coding change reminder: For Medicare claims, use modifier JW when you open a single-use package or vial of a drug but don’t administer the entire dose or quantity and discard what’s left. See examples and FAQs.
Twelve Months, 12 Member Benefits to Enrich Your 2017
Make 2017 the year you get more from your TMA membership — and a sense of accomplishment. We’ve highlighted 12 member benefits that can help you grow personally and professionally throughout the year.
How to Get Out of a Bad Consumer Contract
While physicians who enter into bad consumer contracts they want to get out of would be advised to work with their own attorneys, Texas law has protections for consumers.
Opioids: Resources for Prescribing and Addiction Treatment
A new, free mobile app provides immediate access to information about medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder. Online resources for prescribing opioids appropriately also are available.
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