Recent News https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/49091/DMHC-fines-Anthem-1-2M-for-failing-to-authorize-medically-necessary-services DMHC fines Anthem $1.2M for failing to authorize medically necessary services DMHC has fined Anthem Blue Cross in the amount of $1.2 million for its failure to implement two IMR determinations.  Wed, 28 Oct 2020 15:45:00 Z CMADocs 2020-10-28 15:45 +00:00 2020-10-28 08:45 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/49090/Free-GME-webinar-to-discuss-state-efforts-to-expand-residency-programs-on-Nov-12 Free GME webinar to discuss state efforts to expand residency programs on Nov. 12 This webinar will provide an overview of CalMedForce and other GME efforts happening in 2020 and 2021 to plan for local and future residency programs.  Wed, 28 Oct 2020 14:30:00 Z CMADocs 2020-10-28 14:30 +00:00 2020-10-28 07:30 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/49089/Next-Virtual-Grand-Rounds-to-focus-on-COVID-19-vaccine Next Virtual Grand Rounds to focus on COVID-19 vaccine The next webinar in our monthly Virtual Grand Rounds series – Virtual Grand Rounds: COVID-19 Vaccine – will be Tuesday, November 10, 2020, at 12 p.m. Wed, 28 Oct 2020 13:52:00 Z CMADocs 2020-10-28 13:52 +00:00 2020-10-28 06:52 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/49088/ACCME-to-direct-bill-2021-pass-through-fee ACCME to direct bill 2021 pass through fee Starting in 2021, ACCME will direct bill CMA's accredited CME providers for the annual State Medical Societies (SMS) fee (previously known as the “pass through fee”). Wed, 28 Oct 2020 12:54:00 Z CMADocs 2020-10-28 12:54 +00:00 2020-10-28 05:54 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/49087/AMA-publishes-new-resources-on-information-blocking-regs AMA publishes new resources on information blocking regs The American Medical Association (AMA) has created a two-part educational resource to help physicians and their medical practices understand the requirements and develop an information blocking compliance program.  Tue, 27 Oct 2020 17:03:00 Z CMADocs 2020-10-27 17:03 +00:00 2020-10-27 10:03 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/49086/CMA-holds-first-ever-virtual-House-of-Delegates CMA holds first ever virtual House of Delegates The meeting included educational webinars, online discussion forums, a virtual townhall and a live four-hour broadcast from the command center in Sacramento. Tue, 27 Oct 2020 16:20:00 Z CMADocs 2020-10-27 16:20 +00:00 2020-10-27 09:20 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/49085/CMA-installs-new-chair-and-vice-chair-of-its-Board-of-Trustees CMA installs new chair and vice chair of its Board of Trustees San Francisco pediatrician Shannon Udovic-Constant, M.D. , has been elected as chair of the California Medical Association (CMA) Board of Trustees, after serving as vice chair for the past three years. Tue, 27 Oct 2020 15:48:00 Z CMADocs 2020-10-27 15:48 +00:00 2020-10-27 08:48 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/49084/Peter-N-Bretan-Jr-M-D-elected-to-serve-second-term-as-CMA-president Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., elected to serve second term as CMA president Urologist and kidney transplant surgeon Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., was elected by the California Medical Association (CMA) House of Delegates to serve a second term as CMA President. He is the first Filipino-American physician to serve as CMA president. Tue, 27 Oct 2020 15:42:00 Z CMADocs 2020-10-27 15:42 +00:00 2020-10-27 08:42 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/49083/Los-Angeles-urological-surgeon-receives-CMA-s-Young-at-Heart-award Los Angeles urological surgeon receives CMA’s Young at Heart award Los Angeles urological surgeon Vito Imbasciani, M.D., has been named the 2020 recipient of the YPS Young at Heart Award for his commitment to helping young physicians become tomorrow’s leaders. Tue, 27 Oct 2020 15:22:00 Z CMADocs 2020-10-27 15:22 +00:00 2020-10-27 08:22 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/49082/Don-39-t-forget-Deadline-to-apply-for-Phase-3-provider-relief-funds-is-Nov-6 Don't forget: Deadline to apply for Phase 3 provider relief funds is Nov. 6 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced $20 billion in Phase 3 funding for providers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic. The deadline to apply for this Phase 3 General Distribution funding  is November 6, 2020. Tue, 27 Oct 2020 13:05:00 Z CMADocs 2020-10-27 13:05 +00:00 2020-10-27 06:05 -07:00