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    CMA publishes guide for physicians impacted by wildfires

    December 06, 2018
    CMA reached out to the major payors to understand whether they had relaxed any administrative requirements. We’ve compi...

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    Urge the Trump administration to withdraw the "public charge" rule

    December 05, 2018
    CMA is encouraging California physicians to submit public comments to urge the Administration to withdraw the proposed ...

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    PHC announces new CalMedForce GME grant program

    December 04, 2018
    Physicians for a Healthy California (PHC) is excited to announce a new grant program, CalMedForce, which will award app...

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    FDA seeks to restrict teens’ access to flavored e-cigarettes, ban menthol in cigarettes

    December 03, 2018
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced it will take steps to prevent youth access to flavored tobacco pro...

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    Physicians affected by wildfires to be exempted from MIPS for 2018 performance year

    December 03, 2018
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced it has created an automatic extreme and uncontr...

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    AG issues guidance and model policies on immigrant access to public facilities

    November 29, 2018
    Recently, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued guidance and model policies to ensure that public facilitie...

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    CMA and PHC launch wildfire relief campaign

    November 20, 2018
    The California wildfires labeled Camp, Woolsey and Hill have destroyed thousands of homes, structures and medical pract...

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    CMA publishes guide for patients impacted by wildfires

    November 17, 2018
    Currently, three California counties— Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura—are under a state of emergency due to the effects ...

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    CMA is moving! What you need to know…

    November 14, 2018
    The California Medical Association will soon be moving to new offices. During the move, our offices will be closed and ...

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    Pharmacy board alert: Filling prescriptions for patients displaced by emergency relocations

    November 14, 2018
    The California State Board of Pharmacy reminds pharmacists and prescribers of state laws that can help in caring for pa...

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    CMS publishes 2019 Medicare payment rule; delays E/M proposal

    November 14, 2018
    On Nov. 1, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final 2019 Physician Fee Schedule, w...

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    Ninety-five percent of physicians avoided a negative Medicare payment adjustment in 2017

    November 14, 2018
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released additional performance data for the 2017 Medicar...

  • Closing the Gender Pay Gap in Medicine

    November 13, 2018

  • Reform of the Medical Board of California

    November 13, 2018

  • Strengthening Medicaid Profit Regulations In California

    November 13, 2018

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    On Demand Webinar: What Physicians Need to Know About Supplemental Prop 56 Payments

    November 08, 2018
    This webinar covers eligible services, supplemental payment amounts by CPT code and how to ensure your practice receive...

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    CMA publishes Prop 56 payment monitoring worksheet

    November 07, 2018
    To help physician practices monitor their Prop 56 supplemental payments, the California Medical Association (CMA) has p...

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    California Physicians Congratulate Governor-elect Newsom, Lieutenant Governor-elect Kounalakis

    November 07, 2018
    Today, voters chose Gavin Newsom and Eleni Kounalakis to serve as California’s next Governor and Lieutenant Governor. I...

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    CMA mourns the loss of former president Jack McCleary, M.D.

    November 05, 2018
    Former California Medical Association (CMA) President Jack McCleary, M.D., has passed away at the age of 91. Dr. McClea...

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    SoFi doubling rate discount for CMA members

    November 02, 2018
    For a limited time, SoFi is offering CMA members a special double rate discount for a limited time. From now until Dece...

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    Prop. 56 webinar: Are you getting your share of the supplemental Medi-Cal funds?

    November 01, 2018
    CMA is hosting  a webinar with DHCS on Wednesday, November 7, to discuss the status of distribution of both 201...

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    Coding Corner: Separate reporting of pre-, intra- and post-procedure work

    October 30, 2018
    “Coding Corner” focuses on coding, compliance, and documentation issues relating specifically to physician billing. Thi...

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    UnitedHealthcare to implement outpatient advanced radiology policy

    October 30, 2018
    Effective January 1, 2019, UnitedHealthcare (UHC) will require prior authorization for certain advanced imaging procedu...

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    CDPH hosts webinar on California Parkinson's Disease Registry

    October 29, 2018
    On July 1, 2018, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) launched the California Parkinson’s Disease Registry...

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    CMA launches new mobile app

    October 29, 2018
    CMA is thrilled to announce that our new members-only mobile app is now available. Free and available for Android and i...

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    Physicians: Don’t forget to VOTE

    October 26, 2018
    Election Day is just a little over one week away. We hope that you will show up to the polls (or mail in that vote-by-m...

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    Saturday, Oct. 27 is Drug Take Back Day

    October 25, 2018
    Saturday, October 27, 2018, is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. On this day, hundreds of locations throughout ...

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