CMA News Register now for CMA Legislative Advocacy Day, April 24 in Sacramento Registration is now open for the 45th annual California Medical Association (CMA) Legislative Advocacy Day on April 24, 2019, at the Sacramento Convention Center. Tue, 19 Feb 2019 10:03:00 Z CMADocs 2019-02-19 10:03 +00:00 2019-02-19 02:03 -08:00 CMA-sponsored physician loan repayment program now accepting applications Applications are now being accepted for the next cycle of the Steven M. Thompson Loan Repayment Program. Award recipients receive up to $105,000 to repay educational loans in exchange for a three-year service commitment in a medically underserved area of the state. Tue, 19 Feb 2019 09:53:00 Z CMADocs 2019-02-19 09:53 +00:00 2019-02-19 01:53 -08:00 Survey finds prior authorization hurdles have led to serious adverse events More than one-quarter of physicians (28 percent) report the prior authorization process required by health insurers for certain drugs, tests and treatments have led to serious or life-threatening events for their patients, according to a new survey by the American Medical Association (AMA). Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:54:00 Z CMADocs 2019-02-15 15:54 +00:00 2019-02-15 07:54 -08:00 Q2 resolutions now accepting testimony hese resolutions will be considered by CMA’s standing councils and subcommittees, and will be presented to the CMA Board of Trustees for consideration to be adopted as policy for the association. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:10:00 Z CMADocs 2019-02-15 10:10 +00:00 2019-02-15 02:10 -08:00 CMA seeking nominations for the California Delegation to the AMA CMA is seeking nominations for physicians to serve as at-large delegates and alternates to the AMA House of Delegates. Wed, 13 Feb 2019 16:50:00 Z CMADocs 2019-02-13 16:50 +00:00 2019-02-13 08:50 -08:00 PAVE 101 Training Webinar February 21, 2019 DHCS has scheduled an additional PAVE 101 training to ensure users are prepared to begin using the online enrollment process. Wed, 13 Feb 2019 10:09:00 Z CMADocs 2019-02-13 10:09 +00:00 2019-02-13 02:09 -08:00 You don’t have to fight unfair payment practices alone. CMA can help. Members can call on CMA’s practice management experts for free one-on-one help with contracting, billing and payment problems. We empower physician practices by providing resources and guidance to improve the success of the practice. Wed, 06 Feb 2019 12:55:00 Z CMADocs 2019-02-06 12:55 +00:00 2019-02-06 04:55 -08:00 DWC announces free online access to MTUS treatment guidelines The MTUS guidelines are based on the principles of evidence-based medicine and treatment guidelines developed by the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM). Tue, 05 Feb 2019 15:28:00 Z CMADocs 2019-02-05 15:28 +00:00 2019-02-05 07:28 -08:00 AB 72: The independent dispute resolution process and how CMA can help CMA has developed a number of resources to help physicians navigate this new law. Mon, 04 Feb 2019 16:15:00 Z CMADocs 2019-02-04 16:15 +00:00 2019-02-04 08:15 -08:00 PHC seeking nominations for physician workforce advisory council PHC is looking for people interested in California’s health care workforce to serve on the advisory council for PHC’s new loan repayment program. Mon, 04 Feb 2019 11:30:00 Z CMADocs 2019-02-04 11:30 +00:00 2019-02-04 03:30 -08:00