Recent News https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28224/Preparing-for-2020-160-Verify-your-patients-eligibility-and-benefits Preparing for 2020:  Verify your patients’ eligibility and benefits As the current year ends, physicians are urged verify patients' eligibility and benefits for 2020 to ensure they will be paid for services rendered. Fri, 06 Dec 2019 16:04:00 Z CMADocs 2019-12-06 16:04 +00:00 2019-12-06 08:04 -08:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28222/Reminder-Two-important-Medicare-deadlines-coming-December-31-160 Reminder: Two important Medicare deadlines coming December 31  December 31, 2019, is the last day to make changes to their Medicare participation status for 2020 as well as to finalize the transition to the new MBI number Fri, 06 Dec 2019 15:45:00 Z CMADocs 2019-12-06 15:45 +00:00 2019-12-06 07:45 -08:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28221/CMA-publishes-guide-to-help-physicians-prepare-for-Covered-CA-changes-in-2020 CMA publishes guide to help physicians prepare for Covered CA changes in 2020 CMA has  published a new tip sheet, “Surviving Covered California: Preparing for changes in 2020.” Fri, 06 Dec 2019 14:54:00 Z CMADocs 2019-12-06 14:54 +00:00 2019-12-06 06:54 -08:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28220/On-Demand-Webinar-Proposition-56-Funds-What-39-s-New-for-FY-19-20-and-Beyond On Demand Webinar: Proposition 56 Funds—What's New for FY 19-20 and Beyond CMA recently hosted a webinar examining the supplemental Medi-Cal payments made possible by the Proposition 56 tobacco tax funding – including how to ensure you’re getting your fair share. Fri, 06 Dec 2019 13:44:00 Z CMADocs 2019-12-06 13:44 +00:00 2019-12-06 05:44 -08:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28219/New-in-CMA-s-Health-Law-Library-Providing-Care-to-Medi-Cal-Enrollees New in CMA’s Health Law Library: Providing Care to Medi-Cal Enrollees To help physicians better understand their rights and obligations as a Medi-Cal provider as well as the rights of patients enrolled in Med-Cal, CMA published health law library document #7211, "Providing Care to Medi-Cal Enrollees." Fri, 06 Dec 2019 13:23:00 Z CMADocs 2019-12-06 13:23 +00:00 2019-12-06 05:23 -08:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28218/On-Demand-Webinar-Providing-Medication-Assisted-Treatment-in-Your-Practice-or-Clinic On Demand Webinar: Providing Medication Assisted Treatment in Your Practice or Clinic This webinar presents an introduction to starting a medication-assisted treatment (MAT) clinic in a rural area and includes a discussion as to the evaluation and treatment of patients presenting with problematic opioid use and/or opioid use disorder. Fri, 06 Dec 2019 11:10:00 Z CMADocs 2019-12-06 11:10 +00:00 2019-12-06 03:10 -08:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28217/State-Tobacco-Taxes-Helping-Expand-Health-Care-Workforce-CalMedForce-Awards-38-Million-from-Prop-56-Funds State tobacco tax expanding health care workforce; CalMedForce awards $38 million from Prop 56 funds PHC announced more than $38M in CalMedForce awards to support residency programs across the state. Mon, 02 Dec 2019 11:31:00 Z CMADocs 2019-12-02 11:31 +00:00 2019-12-02 03:31 -08:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28216/Legislature-clarifies-law-requiring-physicians-to-offer-naloxone-to-patients Legislature clarifies law requiring physicians to offer naloxone to patients The California Legislature recently enacted a bill that clarifies the circumstances under which physicians are required to offer opioid-overdose reversal drugs. Mon, 25 Nov 2019 15:17:00 Z CMADocs 2019-11-25 15:17 +00:00 2019-11-25 07:17 -08:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28215/CMA-tells-DOJ-proposed-CURES-regulations-will-negatively-affect-patient-care CMA tells DOJ proposed CURES regulations will negatively affect patient care In issuing these proposed regulations, the DOJ fundamentally fails to consider CURES as a clinical decision-making tool that is intrinsically linked to the provision of patient care. Mon, 25 Nov 2019 13:16:00 Z CMADocs 2019-11-25 13:16 +00:00 2019-11-25 05:16 -08:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28214/Watch-your-email-for-CMA-s-physician-survey Watch your email for CMA’s physician survey Physician insights are critical to CMA’s strategic planning and advocacy efforts, and your valued feedback will help us better serve physicians throughout California. Mon, 25 Nov 2019 11:45:00 Z CMADocs 2019-11-25 11:45 +00:00 2019-11-25 03:45 -08:00