Texas Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Society Endorsement

Press Release:   The Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act (S. 4532 / H.R. 8702) Prior authorization is a tool used by health plans to reduce unnecessary care by requiring health care providers to get pre-approval for medical services. But it’s not without fault. The current system often results in unconfirmed faxes of a [...]

2024-06-17T10:28:07-05:00June 17th, 2024|

2024 Ursula Krusen Award Winner

Texas PMR Society is pleased to announce our 2024 Ursula Krusen Winner Kent Simmonds DO, PhD   Title: “Comparative Risks of Side Effects from Common Oral Anti-Spastic Medications Among Medication Naïve Patients Hospitalized with Acute Brain Injury”  

2024-06-17T10:10:06-05:00June 17th, 2024|

Our speakers to present at TEXMED 24 Saturday May 4th

The Posterior Hip / Gluteal / Lumbar Triangle, Wyatt Kupperman DO Saturday May 4th 12:45-1:45 Trinity 7 A Change in Our Approach to Opioids? The Review of the latest CDC Guidelines, Chaitanya Konda DO Saturday, May 4th 9:00 - 10:00 Trinity 7 Evaluation and Management of Lymphedema, Maaheen Ahmed DO Saturday May 4th 10:15-11:15 Trinity [...]

2024-04-16T07:25:46-05:00April 16th, 2024|

Medicare Update December 2023 for PMR

Medical policy update The following LCD, which was posted for notice on October 26, 2023, became effective on December 10, 2023.The related billing and coding article for this LCD is also now effective: Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography (L35081) Billing and coding: Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography (A54095)

2023-12-12T12:42:00-06:00December 12th, 2023|

Ursula Krusen Award Results Are In

2023 Ursula Krusen Winner    Presentation: The Sway Balance System and concussion, looking at identifying those at risk for increased symptoms and prolonged recovery Barrett Weiss, M.D. is a current PM&R Chief Resident at Baylor University Medical Center (BUMC) in Dallas, TX. Dr. Weiss completed internship training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and [...]

2023-05-25T07:27:28-05:00May 25th, 2023|

2023 Ursula Krusen Award Presentations Wednesday May 24th 6PM Join Us

2023 Ursula Krusen Award Presentations Wednesday May 24th 6PM via Zoom Presentations: Baylor PMR - Stacey Isidro MD Baylor University Medical Center Dallas - Barrett Weiss MD Dell Medical PMR - Gabrielle Goodlin MD UT Health Houston - McGovern Medical School PMR - Claudia Martinez MD UTHealth San Antonio - Rehabilitation - Hannah Uhlig-Reche MD, [...]

2023-05-22T07:20:41-05:00May 21st, 2023|

Novitas Introducing SMART EDITS

Novitas Solutions will be introducing Smart Edits to our electronic billing systems. This enhancement will alert providers of any claims that can be repaired prior to a denial. The messages will display on the 277CA electronic claim response report and may require the claim to be resubmitted.   Benefits of Smart Editing: Identify problematic claims [...]

2023-04-30T07:40:57-05:00April 11th, 2023|

2022 Texas PMR Society CME at TEXMED

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Presented by Dr. Ali Haselhort, Texas Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Society Friday, April 29 8-8:45 am Acupuncture and Osteopathic Manipulation for Spine Conditions Yonghoon Lee, DO Presented by the Texas Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Society Acupuncture and osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) have been utilized to treat various musculoskeletal conditions. This presentation [...]

2023-03-30T20:33:44-05:00April 18th, 2022|

2022 Medicare Participation Physicians/Suppliers Directory (MEDPARD)

2022 Medicare Participation Physicians/Suppliers Directory (MEDPARD) NOW AVAILABLE! The 2022 MEDPARD (Medicare Participation Physicians/Suppliers Directory) is now available! As in the past, there will be no hardcopy distributions. Beneficiaries can use Medicare.gov or contact 1-800-MEDICARE for assistance in locating a participating provider/supplier near their home. JH MEDPARD includes: Arkansas Colorado Louisiana Mississippi New Mexico Oklahoma [...]

2023-03-30T20:33:45-05:00January 26th, 2022|
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