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Physicians’ & Dentists’ Confidential Line

213.383.2691

About the hotline: We are a confidential service dedicated to assisting physicians and dentists who may feel overwhelmed by aspects of their personal or professional lives. Our goal is to help our colleagues before their lives and practices are in jeopardy.

How it works: All calls are completely confidential. Callers are quickly connected to a physician or dentist with extensive experience in helping health professionals having problems with stress, substance abuse or mental health issues. Callers receive the support and referrals needed to better manage whatever issues with which they may be struggling.

Who should call: If you’re a physician or dentist looking for help with substance abuse or a psychological or emotional problem, we’re here to help. If you’re a colleague, family member or friend of a physician or dentist in need of assistance, please don’t hesitate to call.

Latest COVID-19 News from CMA

CMA joins coalition urging payors to reimburse for new CPT code 99072

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

CMA signed onto several coalition letters, spearheaded by AMA, urging payors across the nation to immediately adopt and pay for the new CPT code, 99072.

Reminder: HHS funds available to cover COVID-19 treatment for uninsured patients

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

In April, HHS announced a process for allocating approximately $10 billion of the $100 billion Public Health and Emergency Fund enacted as part of the CARES Act to cover treatment of uninsured patients diagnosed with COVID-19. 

AMA announces vaccine-specific CPT codes for coronavirus immunizations

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

AMA published an update to the CPT code set that includes new vaccine-specific codes to report immunizations for the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2).  

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Statewide Resources


Due to the PPE Relief Program's overwhelming success, CMA is extending support to practices and physicians with direct shipment of PPE supplies. As supplies become available, CMA will contact past program participants. If you have questions or would like to register your practice, please email memberservice@cmadocs.org.

The State of California made millions of medical-grade PPE pieces – including N95 masks, surgical masks, shields, gowns, and gloves – available FREE to physician practices. The California Office of Emergency Services partnered with CMA to distribute this equipment to qualifying small and medium-sized medical practices at live events in July and August. CMA is now distributing PPE Relief kits via direct shipment to practices that did not register for the first round of distribution. PPE Relief kits include up to a two-month supply (exact amount may vary by practice size, specialty and location). Questions?  See the FAQ.

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