Recent News Physician Survey: Help shape the future of CMA CMA is in the process of developing a new strategic plan to guide our work over the next few years. Both health care and CMA itself have seen a lot of change in the years since our last strategic plan was completed in 2011. A new strategic plan will help CMA organize its work in a way that best positions us to meet our strategic priorities. Mon, 22 Jul 2019 14:54:00 Z CMADocs 2019-07-22 14:54 +00:00 2019-07-22 07:54 -07:00 CMA urges Congress to follow New York’s successful surprise billing model While CMA is committed to working towards a solution that protects patients from surprise medical bills, we continue to oppose H.R. 3630. Mon, 22 Jul 2019 14:06:00 Z CMADocs 2019-07-22 14:06 +00:00 2019-07-22 07:06 -07:00 NEPO Summit early-bird rate extended! Koin us for this year’s NEPO Summit to learn more about “Standing Up for Health Care in California.” Mon, 22 Jul 2019 12:53:00 Z CMADocs 2019-07-22 12:53 +00:00 2019-07-22 05:53 -07:00 New Member Benefit: CMA partners with PatientPop to help physicians grow their practices PatientPop offers an all-in-one technology solution that’s proven to help physicians thrive in the digital age. Mon, 22 Jul 2019 12:00:00 Z CMADocs 2019-07-22 12:00 +00:00 2019-07-22 05:00 -07:00 Coding Corner: July 2019 HCPCS code updates for drugs and biologicals On July 1, 2019, several new HCPCS codes became available for reporting drugs and other agents. Tue, 16 Jul 2019 10:59:00 Z CMADocs 2019-07-16 10:59 +00:00 2019-07-16 03:59 -07:00 How to make the most of your appeals Under California’s unfair payment practices law, payors are required to establish a fast, fair and cost-effective dispute resolution mechanism (i.e., “appeal process”) to resolve provider disputes. Anytime a payor contests, adjusts or denies a claim, they are required to advise the physician of the availability of the appeal process and instructions for submitting the appeal. Fri, 12 Jul 2019 17:00:00 Z CMADocs 2019-07-12 17:00 +00:00 2019-07-12 10:00 -07:00 Nominate leaders in health for PHC Leadership Awards The Leadership Awards celebrate the efforts of those who make a difference in the health of Californians. Thu, 11 Jul 2019 15:44:00 Z CMADocs 2019-07-11 15:44 +00:00 2019-07-11 08:44 -07:00 Well Physician California announces new executive leadership team Well Physician California today announced its new executive leadership team, including Dave Logan, Ph.D, as Chief Executive Officer and Emily Coriale, PharmD as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. Thu, 11 Jul 2019 12:54:00 Z CMADocs 2019-07-11 12:54 +00:00 2019-07-11 05:54 -07:00 State budget includes $250M for Medi-Cal Value-Based Payments Program The value-based payments will apply to services provided starting July 1, 2019. Thu, 11 Jul 2019 10:02:00 Z CMADocs 2019-07-11 10:02 +00:00 2019-07-11 03:02 -07:00 Assemblyman Dr. Joaquin Arambula to speak at 2019 NEPO Summit Dr. Arambula believes health care is a fundamental human right and has been a forceful advocate in addressing the dire shortage of doctors and other health care professionals in the Central Valley. Mon, 08 Jul 2019 14:37:00 Z CMADocs 2019-07-08 14:37 +00:00 2019-07-08 07:37 -07:00