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    New “info blocking” rule takes effect Nov. 2; AMA asks ONC to allow physicians more time to comply

    October 13, 2020
    In early March, just days before the United States began to experience the COVID-19 pandemic in earnest, the Office of ...

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    Webinar: Selecting the right telehealth platform for your practice

    October 06, 2020
    CMA is hosting a free one-hour webinar on October 14, 2020, at 12:15 p.m. to walk practices through the process of sel...

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    Telehealth Webinar: Learn how you can help bridge the digital divide and guarantee access to all vulnerable patients

    September 28, 2020
    Although telehealth has spread rapidly during the COVID-19 pandemic, it has not reached all patient populations the sam...

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    Paid market research opportunity for independent physicians

    September 22, 2020
    Altais, a proud partner of CMA Physician Services, is evaluating product designs to develop new tools to help independe...

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    California program provides funding to expand health information exchange

    September 09, 2020
    The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has launched a new effort to boost the use of health informati...

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    Next installment of CMA’s telehealth webinar series to discuss the patient experience

    September 01, 2020
    The third installment of CMA’s Telehealth Webinar Series for Small and Medium Sized Practices “The Patient Experience” ...

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    Telehealth for Small and Medium Sized Practices: Getting Started

    August 18, 2020
    In the second webinar in CMA;s 12-part series – Telehealth for Small and Medium Sized Practices – we will present an ap...

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    CMA launches telehealth webinar series for small- and medium-sized practices

    July 27, 2020
    CMA is launching a new 12-part webinar series – Telehealth for Small and Medium Sized Practices.  The 12 presentations ...

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    Amwell offering live demos of its “Private Practice” telehealth platform 

    April 17, 2020
    California Medical Association (CMA) Physician Services’ telehealth partner Amwell is providing live demos of its Priva...

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    Health Net telehealth grant proposals due tomorrow at 12 p.m

    April 06, 2020
    Physicians are reminded that proposals for Health Net’s telehealth grants are due tomorrow, April 7, 2020, at 12 p.m. P...

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    CMA Physician Services teams up with Amwell to offer telehealth solutions to California physicians

    March 24, 2020
    Today, CMA Physician Services, Inc. and Amwell, the nation’s leading telehealth platform,

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    AMA launches new telehealth discussion for physicians

    March 24, 2020
    AMA is offering a new virtual panel discussion to allow medical workers and technology companies to share best practice...

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    CMS releases telehealth toolkits

    March 20, 2020
    CMS released two toolkits on telehealth—one specific to general practitioners and the other to providers treating patie...

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    DHCS now accepting 2019 meaningful use attestations

    January 02, 2020
    DHCS) is now accepting 2019 attestations for the Medi-Cal EHR Incentive Program.

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    Save the Date for the 2020 CalHIPSO Conference: The Interoperability Agenda

    December 16, 2019
    CalHIPSO invites physicians and other interested parties to its 2020 conference, “The Interoperability Agenda.” 

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    CMA comments on HHS proposal to reduce health IT burden

    February 04, 2019
    Physicians are overwhelmed with unnecessary, burdensome regulations that take time and resources away from providing qua...

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    Health information exchange and CURES: What physicians need to know

    September 10, 2018
    This spring, a coalition led by CM) and CalHIPSO secured a $5 million expenditure for health information exchange (HIE)...

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    Blue Shield CEO addresses California physicians on digital health efforts

    July 26, 2018
    Paul Markovich, president and CEO of Blue Shield California, on Friday addressed the California Medical Association’s (...

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    New Parkinson’s reporting requirements take effect July 1

    May 31, 2018
    Health care providers diagnosing or providing treatment to Parkinson’s disease patients will be required to report each...

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    CMS renames EHR Incentive Programs and Advancing Care Information

    May 07, 2018
    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is renaming both the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Progra...

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    Ask the expert: Am I required to respond to medical record requests for commercial risk adjustment?

    March 02, 2018
    Over the past few months, the California Medical Association (CMA) has received several calls from practices who had re...

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    Progress made on two of CMA’s priorities for regulatory relief

    February 05, 2018
    California physicians are overwhelmed with unnecessary, burdensome regulations that take time and resources away from p...

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    Coding Corner: Provider queries and addendums in the medical record

    October 01, 2017
    CPR’s “Coding Corner” focuses on coding, compliance and documentation issues relating specifically to physician billin...

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    CDPH releases guide on new cancer pathology reporting requirements

    September 04, 2017
    California  recently passed legislation  that requires electronic reporting of cancer pathology results to the Californ...

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    Important news about 2016 and 2017 Medi-Cal EHR incentive program attestations

    May 11, 2017
    The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has extended the attestation deadline for the Medi-Cal electro...

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    CMS accepting 2016 meaningful use hardship exceptions

    March 16, 2017
     The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it is now accepting hardship exceptions from the m...

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    DHCS extends reporting deadline for 2016 Medi-Cal meaningful use

    March 02, 2017
    The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has announced that it will extend the deadline for Medi-Cal me...

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