Blue Shield of California has announced upcoming changes to its physician fee schedule that will take effect on April 15, 2020.
CMA President Peter N. Bretan, M.D., issued a statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom's
RCMA President Bruce Holmblad, M.D., and CMA Peter Bretan, M.D., released the following statement following the death of Palm Springs physician David Duffner, M.D.
Noridian, the California Medicare contractor, has recently advised that it will begin reprocessing claims impacted by errors in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Geographic Practice Cost Indices (GPCIs) file.
As of January 1, 2020, TRICARE now covers annual 3-D mammography screenings through its provisional coverage program.
Beginning March 1, 2020, the OptumRx home delivery pharmacy will no longer fill prescriptions received by hard copy, fax or phone for opioids and other controlled substances.
The ACEs Aware initiative is hosting a live, one-hour webinar on Wednesday, February 26 at 12:00 p.m.
50 state medical societies send joint letter to CMS opposing the proposed Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation
CMA recently joined all of the state medical societies and some national specialty societies in
CMA recently hosted a webinar— “ The ABCs of AB 5: Classifying Health Care Workers in California’s Gig Economy ”—to learn about the recent changes to California law governing the independent contractor vs. employee distinction. The webinar is now available for on-demand viewing.
Beginning February 10, 2020, Anthem Blue Cross will begin using Availity’s medical attachment functionality to request and obtain medical records from providers during its post payment claims review (audit) process.