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Noridian hosting Medicare provider enrollment conference

Tue, 20 Aug 2019

California’s Medicare contractor is hosting a two-day provider enrollment conference in Anaheim on September 18-19, 2019.

Tickets now on sale for CMA’s annual Presidential Gala

Mon, 19 Aug 2019

Join CMA on Saturday, October 26, 2019, at the Disneyland Hotel for the  23rd annual Presidential Gala .

New “public charge” rule a major setback for public health

Mon, 19 Aug 2019

The rule targets immigrant families, jeopardizes public health and will deter millions of people from receiving critical health care services.

CMA updates Prop 56 Payment Monitoring Worksheet

Mon, 19 Aug 2019

The worksheet has been updated to help physicians determine if they have been paid correctly based on the FY 18-19 supplemental payment amounts .

Coding Corner: Medicare now allows modifier 59 on CCI column 1 or column 2 code

Thu, 15 Aug 2019

This is a change from the previous rule requiring placement of those modifiers on the column 2 code.

Anthem to begin pre-payment modifier audit process

Thu, 15 Aug 2019

The pre-payment modifier review will focus on claims billed with modifiers 25, 59, 57, LT/RT

UnitedHealthcare to allow update of approved prior authorizations

Wed, 14 Aug 2019

UHC will now allow physicians to update or modify an existing, approved prior authorization after the date of service. 

CMA to host webinar on Medicare changes for 2020

Wed, 14 Aug 2019

The California Medical Association is hosting a webinar with California’s Medicare contractor, Noridian Healthcare Solutions on Thursday, October 10, 2019, at 12:15 p.m. This webinar, “Medicare Changes: What physicians need to know about 2020 changes to audits and reimbursements and other updates,” will cover changes to the Medicare program for 2020 and offer tips to ensure practices are complying with Medicare requirements

CMA President issues statement in response to Trump Administration’s new public charge rule

Mon, 12 Aug 2019

CMA President David H. Aizuss, M.D., issued a statement in response to the Trump Administration’s new public charge rule that targets immigrant families.

Invoices for CME annual accreditation fee coming soon

Fri, 09 Aug 2019

The invoice will be processed through PayPal, so may not initially be recognized as the CME annual accreditation fee.