TMLT Blog

Health care, risk management, and medical malpractice industry news and trends

  • Building Cultural Competency

    Building Cultural Competency

    This article will introduce the concepts of cultural competency and health disparities and biases that may come from treating patients of different backgrounds.

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  • COVID-19: Guidelines for re-opening your practice

    COVID-19: Guidelines for re-opening your practice

    As COVID-19 stay-at-home orders relax, practices are re-opening and must now follow new safety standards and guidelines.

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  • TMB publishes FAQs on rules for re-opening physician practices

    TMB publishes FAQs on rules for re-opening physician practices

    Updated May 15 — TMB has issued guidance on the new minimum standards for physician practices during COVID-19

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  • TMB releases emergency rules on re-opening

    TMB releases emergency rules on re-opening

    Rules establish minimum standards for safe practice and requires practices to post those standards.

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  • Risk management recommendations for re-opening your practice

    Risk management recommendations for re-opening your practice

    Updated May 11 — Issues include encouraging social distancing and screening patients for symptoms.

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  • Update on KN95 masks

    Update on KN95 masks

    To help keep you informed and safe, we are sharing additional information we have received about KN95 masks.

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  • TMLT offers KN95 masks to policyholders fighting COVID-19

    TMLT offers KN95 masks to policyholders fighting COVID-19

    Policyholders should check their email to request a supply of masks.

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  • Central Texas Food Bank fundraising goal raised to $10,000

    Central Texas Food Bank fundraising goal raised to $10,000

    After reaching the first goal of $5,000 in less than two days, TMLT employees are increasing their fundraising goal for the Central Texas Food Bank to $10,000.

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  • TMB issues guidance on relaxed restrictions for elective procedures

    TMB issues guidance on relaxed restrictions for elective procedures

    The TMB clarifies how Governor Abbott's updated restrictions apply

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  • TMLT employees set goal to raise $5,000 for the Central Texas Food Bank

    TMLT employees set goal to raise $5,000 for the Central Texas Food Bank

    To help families facing economic hardship during the nation’s COVID-19 crisis, TMLT employees are raising $5,000 for the Central Texas Food Bank.

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  • Governor loosens restrictions on elective procedures

    Governor loosens restrictions on elective procedures

    The governor's revisions include new exceptions to the rules for postponing procedures.

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  • TMLT provides 10% additional dividend in response to COVID-19 crisis

    TMLT provides 10% additional dividend in response to COVID-19 crisis

    New dividend will save policyholders $13 million in premium

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  • Delegation rules waived during COVID-19 crisis

    Delegation rules waived during COVID-19 crisis

    Governor relaxes rules for supervising PAs and APRNs

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  • Risk alert: TMB shortens response time for physicians accused of violating order to postpone elective procedures

    Risk alert: TMB shortens response time for physicians accused of violating order to postpone elective procedures

    Physicians now have 7 days to respond instead of 28.

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  • FAQ: Volunteer coverage for retired physicians during the COVID-19 pandemic

    FAQ: Volunteer coverage for retired physicians during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Learn about this new coverage for retired Texas physicians who want to join the fight against COVID-19.

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  • TMLT offers malpractice insurance at no cost to retired physicians who volunteer during the COVID-19 crisis

    TMLT offers malpractice insurance at no cost to retired physicians who volunteer during the COVID-19 crisis

    Coverage offered at no cost to Texas physicians who volunteer in direct response to the COVID-19 emergency.

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  • 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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  • COVID-19: Medical liability FAQs

    COVID-19: Medical liability FAQs

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

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

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

    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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