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Thu, 14 Jan 2021
The ACEs Aware initiative is hosting a live, one-hour webinar on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, at 12 p.m. to provide evidence-based resources to help prevent, treat and heal the harmful consequences of toxic stress.
The updated guidance also includes a new recommendation for vaccine providers to use 50% of “second doses” received to provide first doses to those currently eligible for vaccination as described in the guidance.
Wed, 13 Jan 2021
Governor Gavin Newsom today announced changes to vaccination eligibility guidelines that will allow counties to begin immediately vaccinating anyone over age 65.
California Medical Association President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., issued a statement in response to California's revised COVID-19 vaccination guidelines.
Tue, 12 Jan 2021
CMA is pleased that Gov. Newsom has put forward a balanced budget that protects access to health care – particularly for low-income Californians.
CMS Administrator Seema Verma, M.D., on January 7, 2021, announced that she had taken official action to withdraw the proposed Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Rule (MFAR), which would have cut state and federal Medicaid funding by as much as 50% in all 50 states.
On December 21, 2020, the 116th Congress adopted a $900 billion COVID-19 relief package, which allocates an additional $284 billion in funding for small businesses—including physician practices—through the PPP.
CMA is hosting a free webinar to update physician practices about the latest federal stimulus act. The one-hour webinar— Latest Federal Stimulus Act - What Physicians and Practice Leaders Need to Know —will cover the following:
HHS Secretary Alex Azar has extended the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) for an additional 90 days. This means that all of the telehealth and other waivers and flexibilities that have been implemented during the PHE will remain in effect until at least April 21, 2021.
CDPH has launched the California Immunization Registry – Medical Exemption website to request, issue, manage and track medical exemptions from required immunizations for children attending school or child care facilities.
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