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TAFP News Now

The TAFP News Now e-newsletter delivers current news and Academy events right to Texas family physicians’ inboxes. See the latest digest below or visit the TNN archive here. If you aren’t receiving this important news service, contact Kathy McCarthy at kmccarthy@tafp.org to request to join the mailing list.

March 26, 2020

Listen to episode 2 of Texas Family Doc Talk — The big telemedicine show
TAFP CEO Tom Banning and Jonathan Nelson speak with three experts from Catalyst Health Network in Dallas. Jeff Bullard, MD, chief medical officer for Catalyst, describes the experience of transitioning to virtual care. Trevor Clifton, senior financial analyst for StratiFi Health, discusses financial models for moving most of your visits to telemedicine. And Stephenie Tollett, director of revenue cycle for StratiFi Health, talks with us about third-party contract and claims payment issues for telemedicine.

Did you miss the March 25 AAFP virtual town hall on COVID-19 and telemedicine? It’s streaming on demand
Tune in every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. CDT for the AAFP’s virtual town hall on COVID-19. AAFP leadership will be fielding your questions and providing the most current information on how you and your practice can weather this health care crisis. Watch a replay of the March 25 town hall online.
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TMA: Financing options to help keep your practice afloat
The Texas Medical Association has published a list of options available to help you meet your financial obligations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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What you need to know about the stay-at-home orders
While most of the orders exempt health care activities, the specific language in each Texas county varies. View the list of stay-at-home-orders.
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