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AMA publishes new resources on information blocking regs

The American Medical Association (AMA) has created a two-part educational resource to help physicians and their medical practices understand the requirements and develop an information blocking compliance program. 

CMA holds first ever virtual House of Delegates

The meeting included educational webinars, online discussion forums, a virtual townhall and a live four-hour broadcast from the command center in Sacramento.

CMA installs new chair and vice chair of its Board of Trustees

San Francisco pediatrician Shannon Udovic-Constant, M.D. , has been elected as chair of the California Medical Association (CMA) Board of Trustees, after serving as vice chair for the past three years.

Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., elected to serve second term as CMA president

Urologist and kidney transplant surgeon Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., was elected by the California Medical Association (CMA) House of Delegates to serve a second term as CMA President. He is the first Filipino-American physician to serve as CMA president.

Los Angeles urological surgeon receives CMA’s Young at Heart award

Los Angeles urological surgeon Vito Imbasciani, M.D., has been named the 2020 recipient of the YPS Young at Heart Award for his commitment to helping young physicians become tomorrow’s leaders.

Don't forget: Deadline to apply for Phase 3 provider relief funds is Nov. 6

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced $20 billion in Phase 3 funding for providers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic. The deadline to apply for this Phase 3 General Distribution funding  is November 6, 2020.

Update your billing info by Nov. 10 to receive your 2018 APM bonus

Physicians who participated in a Medicare Advanced APM during 2018 who believe they qualified for the 5% incentive payment but have not received it must provide their missing billing information to CMS no later than Nov. 10, 2020.

CMA publishes 2020 Legislative Wrap Up

CMA has published its annual Legislative Wrap-Up, which provides an insider's take on what went down this legislative session.

CMA’s political action committee reports record fundraising at 2020 House of Delegates

On Saturday, October 24, CALPAC shattered all previous fundraising records in the history of the PAC, raising $197,343 to support its political advocacy efforts during CMA’s annual House of Delegates meeting.

California Telehealth Event: Improving Access to Care in a Time of Crisis and Beyond

Telehealth has seen widespread adoption with COVID-19. What were the successes, and what policy changes are needed to ensure the improvements to health access last beyond the crisis? Join us November 16-17, 2020, for two days of virtual events that will unite national leaders to discuss new developments with a focus on e-consult (provider-to-provider consultations) expansion and telehealth policy.

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