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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • More COVID-19 Resources

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • HIPAA and the coronavirus

    HIPAA and the coronavirus

    HIPAA and public health emergencies: updates from the OCR

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  • Wellness resources available to Texas physicians

    Wellness resources available to Texas physicians

    Learn about TMA and county medical society resources

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  • Reporter Q1 2020

    Reporter Q1 2020

    CME: Risks associated with medical spas; TMLT Government Relations: Our focus for 2020; Failure to follow up and timely diagnose ectopic pregnancy; Delay in obtaining MRI

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  • TMB says PMP checks NOT required for inpatient prescribing

    TMB says PMP checks NOT required for inpatient prescribing

    TMB issued guidance stating that checking the PMP is NOT required for inpatient care.

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  • PMP deadline approaching

    PMP deadline approaching

    Physicians must check the PMP beginning March 1

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  • TMB updates rules for physicians who retire, close, or leave a practice

    TMB updates rules for physicians who retire, close, or leave a practice

    Retiring, closing, or leaving a practice? You can now notify patients electronically and on your website.

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  • Reporter Q4 2019

    Reporter Q4 2019

    TMLT closed claims: Documentation errors (2-hour CME); One family, two generations at TMLT; TMLT 2019 scholarship: Winning essay

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  • Case closed: Improper prescribing5:36

    Case closed: Improper prescribing

    In this edition of Case Closed, a video series that explores real TMLT medical malpractice cases, errors made by both a physician and pharmacy led to a patient receiving an improper prescription.

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  • Terminating the patient-physician relationship, Part 15:11

    Terminating the patient-physician relationship, Part 1

    In part 1 of this 2-part series, Lesley Viner, VP of Risk Management at TMLT, describes guidelines and processes to help physicians dismiss patients appropriately and avoid allegations of abandonment.

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  • Terminating the patient-physician relationship, Part 24:57

    Terminating the patient-physician relationship, Part 2

    In part 2 of this series, Tanya Babitch, a manager in TMLT's Risk Management Department, provides further instruction for appropriately dismissing patients to avoid allegations of abandonment.

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  • What physicians should know about "Letters of Protection"

    What physicians should know about "Letters of Protection"

    Beware of "Letters of Protection" and "Phantom Damages"

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