Coronavirus

Coronavirus/COVID-19 updates and resources.

  • TMB updates FAQs, guidance about elective procedures

    TMB updates FAQs, guidance about elective procedures

    TMB issues guidance "to help patients and licensees navigate providing care as much as possible."

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  • TMB passes emergency rules enforcing ban on elective procedures

    TMB passes emergency rules enforcing ban on elective procedures

    Physicians could face license suspension for failure to follow governor’s COVID-19 orders

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  • COVID-19: Medical liability FAQs

    COVID-19: Medical liability FAQs

    Answers to your questions about COVID-19 and medical liability.

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  • TMA COVID-19 resources

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  • COVID-19 information from CDC

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  • Texas DSHS COVID-19 page

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  • COVID-19 FAQ from TMA

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  • TMB telemedicine FAQ

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  • Elective surgery FAQ from TMB

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  • FAQ: Your TMLT coverage during the COVID-19 crisis

    Answers to your questions about telemedicine, scope of practice, hiring retired physicians, locum tenens, and more.

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  • TMLT extends customer service hours, adjusts premium payments during COVID-19 crisis

    TMLT is extending business hours from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday (CST).

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  • TMB, governor order postponement of elective procedures

    TMB, governor order postponement of elective procedures

    TMB tells physicians to postpone all non-urgent elective procedures

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  • TMB waiver for chronic pain patients granted by Governor Abbott

    On March 19, the Texas Medical Board announced that their request to temporarily suspend certain state requirements specific to chronic pain patients has been approved by Governor Abbott.

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  • Watch: TMLT board chairman discusses COVID-19 on Beaumont news station

    Watch: TMLT board chairman discusses COVID-19 on Beaumont news station

    Dr. Gerald "Ray" Callas, TMLT's Governing Board Chairman, was interviewed on the CBS-TV affiliate in Beaumont, TX regarding COVID-19.

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  • Coronavirus: Answers to your risk management questions

    Coronavirus: Answers to your risk management questions

    On-demand webinar discussing: HIPAA and patient privacy; sharing PHI with public health authorities; and preparing for coronavirus in your practice.

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  • Risk alert: Coronavirus update

    Risk alert: Coronavirus update

    TMLT is here to provide any guidance you need to regarding your coverage, including telemedicine, emergency relief and business interruption.

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  • OCR to waive potential HIPAA penalties during COVID-19 emergency

    OCR to waive potential HIPAA penalties during COVID-19 emergency

    HHS OCR announced it will waive potential HIPAA penalties against health care providers using telehealth services to care for patients during the COVID-19 national emergency.

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  • Coronavirus: Plans for your practice

    Coronavirus: Plans for your practice

    As more is learned about coronavirus, it is important to remain aware of tangible actions your practice can take to prevent the spread of the virus and respond to changing circumstances.

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  • Coronavirus: Online and email scams

    Coronavirus: Online and email scams

    Cyber criminal activity is on the rise due to fears and urgency around the coronavirus. Here is some guidance on avoiding online scams and phishing emails.

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  • HIPAA and the coronavirus

    HIPAA and the coronavirus

    HIPAA and public health emergencies: updates from the OCR

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