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    CMA publishes info blocking rule fact sheet for pediatricians

    April 13, 2021
    While the Information Blocking Rule holds many benefits for patients and physicians, it raises some specific considerat...

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    CoveredCA opens special enrollment period so enrollees can benefit from new stimulus subsidies

    April 13, 2021
    To help consumers benefit from these new subsidies, Covered California launched a special open enrollment period starti...

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    Most physicians experienced little relief from prior authorization as COVID-19 cases soared

    April 13, 2021
    Nearly one-third of physicians reported that prior authorization requirements have led to a serious adverse event for a...

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    Have you experienced challenges providing behavioral health services?

    April 13, 2021
    DMHC  will be conducting investigations to assess barriers practitioners experience in providing behavioral health serv...

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    CMA’s Model Medical Staff Bylaws updated for 2021

    April 13, 2021
    CMA's annotated Model Medical Staff Bylaws are the definitive guide for every medical staff for the professional and le...

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    Free April 20 webinar on value-based care and population health management

    April 13, 2021
    CMA's collaboration with Aledade Inc. helps independent physicians succeed in value-based care, ensuring practices and ...

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    DWC updates Medical-Legal Fee Schedule effective April 1

    April 08, 2021
    The California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has recently finalized changes to the Medical-Legal Fee Schedu...

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    Join us tomorrow for CMA's telehealth townhall

    April 07, 2021
    To conclude our 12-part telehealth webinar series, CMA is hosting a telehealth townhall and inviting practices to bring...

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    Federal information blocking rule now in effect

    April 06, 2021
    The federal information blocking rule, issued by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), took effec...

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    State issues waivers to expand workforce available to administer COVID-19 vaccines

    April 06, 2021
    The California Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) has issued a number of new waivers related to ordering and administ...

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    CMA issues draft standards for cultural and linguistic competency and implicit bias in CME

    April 06, 2021
    CME providers, physicians and other stakeholders are encouraged to submit public comment on the draft standards from Ap...

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    CMS begins recouping accelerated and advance COVID-19 payments

    April 06, 2021
    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced it had begun recouping COVID-19 accelerated and a...

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    Tune in Tomorrow at 10 am for CMA's Legislative Advocacy Conference Program!

    April 05, 2021
    Today marks the beginning of CMA’s 47th Annual Legislative Advocacy Conference!

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    CMA president releases statement on violence against AAPI community

    April 05, 2021
    Dr. Bretan issued the following statement in response to recent violence and hate crimes against the Asian American and...

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    Next Virtual Grand rounds to focus on post-acute COVID-19 syndrome

    March 30, 2021
    The next installment of our COVID-19 Virtual Grand Grounds will feature physicians working clinically to monitor and ca...

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    Be a champion for your patients during CMA’s Legislative Advocacy Conference 

    March 30, 2021
    The conference’s program is scheduled for Tuesday, April 6 at 10:00 a.m. and features keynote speakers Gavin Newsom, Go...

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    Federal stimulus improves affordability of private health coverage; CoveredCA to open special enrollment period

    March 30, 2021
    Current Covered California consumers will pay an estimated $119 less per month per household on average, which translat...

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    Reminder: MIPS hardship exception deadline for groups is March 31

    March 29, 2021
    The hardship exception application for group practices, virtual groups and alternative payment model entities who misse...

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    Newsom announces plans to further expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility

    March 25, 2021
    Anticipating a new influx of vaccine supply, Gov. Newsom announced he state would soon be loosening eligibility require...

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    U.S. Senate votes to stop 2% Medicare physician payment cut

    March 25, 2021
    The U.S. Senate voted 90-2 to pass bipartisan legislation to stop the 2% Medicare sequestration cut that would have fur...

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    Medi-Cal raises reimbursement rate for COVID-19 vaccine administration

    March 24, 2021
    Medi-Cal has raised its payment rate for COVID-19 vaccine administration fee to $40 per dose, regardless of vaccine man...

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    Gov. Newsom and Sec. Richardson to keynote CMA Legislative Advocacy Conference

    March 24, 2021
    Don’t miss keynote speakers Gavin Newsom, Governor of California and Yolanda Richardson, California Secretary of Govern...

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    CMA publishes FAQ on new “info blocking” rule that takes effect April 5

    March 24, 2021
    CMA has published a frequently asked questions document to help physicians understand this new rule and how to comply. ...

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    CMA applauds choice of Xavier Becerra as HHS secretary

    March 24, 2021
    California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has been confirmed as the next secretary of U.S. Department of Health and Hu...

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    House votes to stop 2% Medicare cuts, issue now moves to Senate where it faces more opposition

    March 24, 2021
    Last week, the U.S. House voted 246-175 to stop the 2% Medicare sequestration payment cuts and to extend the moratorium...

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    CMA president statement on the confirmation of Xavier Becerra as HHS Secretary

    March 18, 2021
    CMA President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., issued the following statement in response to the confirmation of Xavier Bece...

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    Optum Pay restores access to UHC remittances after physicians raise concern  

    March 17, 2021
    In response to CMA advocacy, UnitedHealthcare has advised that the Optum Pay basic service will restore free access to ...

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