DHCS is currently working on a plan to transition all pharmacy services to Medi-Cal Rx and has selected Magellan as the vendor to manage the program.
Congress will be considering a bill that would provide health care professionals, and the facilities in which they work, protections from COVID-19-related lawsuits.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly passed the “ Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act ” (HR 6886) to give small businesses more time and flexibility to use their Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans.
CMA President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., released the following statement in response to Thursday's Senate budget hearing.
HHS recently awarded to California $499,203,180 in new funding to support testing for COVID-19. This funding will provide critical support to develop, purchase, administer, process and analyze COVID-19 tests, as well as to conduct surveillance, trace contacts and related activities.
California medical students! Are you disappointed that the annual California Medical Association (CMA) Legislative Advocacy Day was canceled? Fret not. The CMA Medical Student Section is hosting a virtual advocacy day on Friday, June 5, 2020.
Physicians who believe they are eligible to receive payments from the second $20 billion distribution from the HHS Provider Relief Fund must apply for the funding before June 3, 2020.
CMA has joined a coalition of physician, health care and business leaders who are calling on state lawmakers to ensure health insurance companies pay their fair share to maintain our health care infrastructure, and to ensure we emerge from the COVID-19 crisis with a health care system that can meet patients’ needs.
A bipartisan bill has been introduced in the U.S. Senate that would clarify the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program that inadvertently excluded many California and Texas physicians from education loan forgiveness because of state laws.
The California Medical Association (CMA) is hosting a webinar on Thursday, May 21, 2020, to look at the most significant waivers of state and federal laws during the COVID-19 public health emergency, and how these changes have impacted care delivery.