Medicine in the 87th Texas Legislature
Join Dr. Diana Fite, TMA President, via Zoom on
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 ~ 5:30-6:30 pm. This will be a
discussion of TMA’s agenda for the 2021 legislative session. This
program is approved for 1 AMA PRA Cat. 1 • 1 ETHICS. Register here.
Texas Medicaid, CHIP Changes Extended Through
Some Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance
Program (CHIP) flexibilities put in place during the COVID-19
pandemic have been extended through Nov. 30. Continue reading.
Upgraded Free Tool Helps With HIPAA Compliance
If you participate in the Medicare Merit-Based
Incentive Payment System, conducting or updating a risk assessment
is a requirement in the Promoting Interoperability category. In
order to meet the 2020 performance year requirements, you must
complete your security risk assessment by Dec. 31. This is not an
optional measure. View tools.
Was Your Practice Affected by COVID-19? Apply for a
MIPS Reporting Exemption
Did your practice face an unusual extreme hardship
this year, such as financial or staffing difficulties related to
COVID-19? Do you practice in a rural area with poor internet
connectivity? If so, you could qualify for an exception. The
application deadline is Dec. 31. Apply here.
Free PPE Supplies
Need PPE for your practice? Let us help! Physician
practices in need of PPE, please click here
to indicate your PPE needs. Requests are filled as donated supplies