Latest COVID-19 News from CMA California health officials urge physicians to screen patients for suicide risk Concerned about the COVID-19 epidemic’s immediate and long-term impacts on mental health, California health officials are urging physicians to screen patients to help identify those at risk of suicide. Tue, 14 Jul 2020 16:34:00 Z kboroski@cmadocs.org_53 2020-07-14 16:34 +00:00 2020-07-14 09:34 -07:00 HHS says Provider Relief Fund payments are taxable as income The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has updated its Provider Relief Fund FAQ to clarify that payments from the Provider Relief Fund are taxable. According to the FAQ, such payments do qualify as disaster relief payments under section 139 of the Internal Revenue Code. Mon, 13 Jul 2020 14:48:00 Z kboroski@cmadocs.org_53 2020-07-13 14:48 +00:00 2020-07-13 07:48 -07:00 Earn 1.5 CME for participating in our free COVID-19 Virtual Grand Rounds On Tuesday, July 14, 2020, the California Medical Association (CMA) and the California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) will host the first in our new series of virtual grand rounds for the state’s clinicians on the on the evolution of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and management of COVID-19 patients. Fri, 10 Jul 2020 12:57:00 Z kboroski@cmadocs.org_53 2020-07-10 12:57 +00:00 2020-07-10 05:57 -07:00