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    Classification of Glyphosate as a Carcinogen

    October 19, 2018
    CMA support efforts, including improving government regulatory oversight, to reduce the amount and use of glyphosate, a...

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    Los Angeles ophthalmologist installed as 151st president of CMA

    October 14, 2018
    The California Medical Association (CMA) installed Los Angeles ophthalmologist David Aizuss, M.D., as its 151 st presi...

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    Fresno emergency physician receives CMA’s Compassionate Service Award

    October 14, 2018
    Fresno emergency physician Kenny Banh, M.D., was selected as the 2018 recipient of the California Medical Association (...

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    Urologist and transplant surgeon named CMA president elect

    October 14, 2018
    Urologist and kidney transplant surgeon Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., was elected by the California Medical Association (...

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    San Bernardino pediatrician honored with CMA membership award

    October 14, 2018
    Apple Valley pediatrician Damodara Rajasekhar, M.D., has been named the 2018 recipient of the California Medical Associ...

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    OC psychiatrist receives CMA’s Nye Award for Physician Health and Well-Being

    October 14, 2018
    Orange County psychiatrist Nicolaas-John Van Nieuwenhuysen, M.D., has been awarded the California Medical Association (...

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    Modesto family physician receives CMA’s prestigious “country doctor” award

    October 13, 2018
    Modesto family physician Silvia Diego, M.D., was honored today with the California Medical Association’s (CMA) most pre...

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    IEHP completes termination of Vantage contract; three plans extend termination dates

    October 09, 2018
    The California Medical Association (CMA) has confirmed that Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) completed its contract ter...

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    CURES mandate is in effect; are you ready?

    October 02, 2018
    To help physicians understand this new mandate, CMA has prepared a document that answers the most commonly asked questi...

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    What you need to know about Blue Shield of California’s Care1st integration

    October 02, 2018
    On January 1, 2019, Blue Shield of California will complete the integration of Care1st Health Plan into its operations,...

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    CMA urges CMS to simplify the Quality Payment Program

    October 01, 2018
    CMA has submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on the proposed changes to the Medic...

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    Deadline to request a review of MIPS score is October 15

    October 01, 2018
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released 2017 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)...

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    Last week to purchase tickets for Presidential Gala

    October 01, 2018
    Join the California Medical Association (CMA) on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at the Sacramento Convention Center for th...

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    Updated payor profiles for 2018 now available

    October 01, 2018
    CMA's Center for Economic Services is publishing updated profiles on each of the major payors in California.

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    CMA’s House of Delegates to convene next weekend in Sacramento

    October 01, 2018
    The 147th Annual Session of the California Medical Association (CMA) House of Delegates (HOD) will convene next weekend...

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    CMS proposes site-neutral payments for some physician services

    September 28, 2018
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed eliminating the Medicare site of service payment diff...

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    CMA pushes back on CMS’ proposed Medicare payment changes

    September 28, 2018
    The California Medical Association (CMA) recently submitted comprehensive comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medi...

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    Noridian announces improvements to Medicare portal

    September 28, 2018
    Noridian, the Medicare Administrative Contractor for California, recently announced improvements to the Noridian Medic...

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    Annual Medicare preventative exams now include review of opioid use

    September 27, 2018
    On August 28, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published an update to the Initial Preventive Physic...

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    Coding Corner: CPT reporting for preventive medicine services

    September 24, 2018
    CPR’s “Coding Corner” focuses on coding, compliance, and documentation issues relating specifically to physician billin...

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    CMA statement on proposed policy linking safety net benefits and immigration status

    September 24, 2018
    Health care should remain a safe place for all, and we urge the Trump Administration to rethink this irresponsible poli...

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    DHCS receives approval on Medi-Cal supplemental tobacco tax payments for FY 2018-2019

    September 20, 2018
    The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) recently received federal approval on its plan to increase Med...

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    Have you received your supplemental Medi-Cal managed care payments?

    September 20, 2018
    Plans were required to issue supplemental payments to qualifying physicians within 90 days. The 90-day window ended Aug...

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    Vote on Senate opioid package expected this week

    September 17, 2018
    The U.S. Senate is expected to vote this week a bipartisan package of over 70 proposals intended to help combat the n...

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    CMA Doc: Satinder Swaroop, M.D.

    September 15, 2018
    Orange County physician Satinder Swaroop, M.D., received the 2018 Physicians for a Healthy California Robert D. Sparks,...

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    CMA Doc: David Goldschmid, M.D.

    September 15, 2018
    Bay Area physician David Goldschmid, M.D., today was named the 2018 recipient of the Physicians for a Healthy Californi...

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    CMS identifies and corrects errors in MIPS scoring logic

    September 14, 2018
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently released 2017 Merit-based Incentive Payment System performance ...