• Focus on Member Services: Avoiding Risk

     

    Managing a medical practice comes with inherent risks, and physicians can face serious consequences for violating privacy, fraud, or abuse statutes. That's why physician members turn to TMA for help in establishing effective compliance programs, understanding the latest regulations, and navigating advancements in health information technology.

     

    See How TMA Can Help Minimize the Risks  
  • What could a TMA membership mean for you, your practice, and your patients?

  • Compliance Articles

    Reporting Suspicious Cyber Activity to the Feds

    The U.S. Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has issued guidance urging physicians and other HIPAA-covered entities and their business associates to report any suspicious cyber activity to the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT). You should report phishing, malware, and other cyber security incidents and vulnerabilities.

    Read More About Reporting Suspicious Activity
  • New White Paper Helps You Stay HIPAA Secure

     

    TMA and DocbookMD are offering a new, free white paper to help answer your HIPAA questions about the proper use of mobile technology in health care.

    Find Out How To Be HIPAA Secure  
  • New Rules Say You Must Address Language Barriers

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    New rules from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) lay out a compliance framework for physicians and health care providers regarding all types of discrimination, including discrimination against individuals with LEP. The framework, explained in detail in the new white paper from the TMA Office of General Counsel about accommodating people with limited English proficiency, includes factors to help you determine the reasonable steps you must take to provide these individuals meaningful access.

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  • Physical Therapy in a Physician’s Office

     

     Is it legal for me or one of my employees to perform “physical therapy” (PT) within the confines of my medical practice office, or would that violate a licensing code?

    Find Out About Restrictions  
  • Practice Compliance Consulting Services

      
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    Minimize the risk your medical practice faces by establishing or maintaining an effective compliance program for HIPAA and coding and documentation practices.

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  • Get Compliance Education Through TMA 

      
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    Start now and gain the knowledge needed to achieve compliance. View all of the compliance courses available on the TMA Education Center. 

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