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The deadline to submit 2017 data for Medicare's Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is just two weeks away. Although the group reporting deadline has passed, the deadline for all other
Health care providers diagnosing or providing treatment to Parkinson's disease patients will be required to report each case of Parkinson's disease to the California Department of Public Health
Today, the 50 physician members of the California Medical Association (CMA) Council on Legislation (COL), chaired by Valencia Walker, M.D., met to discuss and recommend positions on legislation that would
CMA is seeking applications and nominations for physicians interested in serving as delegates or alternates for their mode of practice forum delegations to the CMA House of Delegates.
CMA recently hosted a free webinar that reviews the details of the Medicare Quality Payment Program. The webinar includes a brief overview of the Merit-Based Incentive
The California Department of Public Health Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention Initiative is hosting a free, two-part webinar series on naloxone on March 26 and 30, 2018.
Despite existing California law that prohibits unfair health plan payment practices, many of them continue to flout the law. The Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) has been slow to address
Unlike all other major payors in California, Anthem Blue Cross does not disclose on its website the effective dates for its 241 different medical and clinical utilization management policies, which dictate
Assemblymember and emergency physician Joaquin Arambula, M.D. (D-Fresno), has introduced a bill (AB 2384) that would remove some of the largest barriers to Medication Assisted Therapy for opioid addiction,
The American Medical Association (AMA) and Anthem, Inc., have announced they will seek to identify and collaborate on solutions that drive a high-value experience for patients, physicians, other
CMA is currently brainstorming a new conference concept, and we want YOUR input. Simply fill out this survey (takes less than 10 minutes) to help craft the next
Over the past few months, CMA has received several calls from practices who had received requests for medical records from various payors stating the records are needed
Why? Because your voice is key to our success in the Capitol. Critical issues affecting physicians are being decided in the legislative arena at a fast and furious pace. The California Medical Association
Deadlines are fast approaching if you plan to submit 2017 data for Medicare's Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). The deadline for group reporting is March 16 - just two weeks away!
The 10th annual Palliative Care Summit, hosted by the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California (CCCC) and Children's Hospice and Palliative Care Coalition, will be taking place April 10-11,
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