Latest COVID-19 News from CMA Gov. Newsom relaxes state’s health care privacy and security laws to facilitate telehealth Governor Newsom issued an executive order that relaxes certain state privacy and security laws for health care providers, so they can provide telehealth services without the risk of being penalized. Sat, 04 Apr 2020 17:55:00 Z kboroski@cmadocs.org_53 2020-04-04 17:55 +00:00 2020-04-04 10:55 -07:00 CMA urges additional steps to mitigate the financial impact of pandemic on physician practices CMA submitted a letter to Gov.Newsom urging him to take quick action to ensure that our financially distressed physician practices remain viable so they can continue to provide care to patients. Fri, 03 Apr 2020 15:56:00 Z kboroski@cmadocs.org_53 2020-04-03 15:56 +00:00 2020-04-03 08:56 -07:00 Small business practices can apply for forgivable loans of up to $10M The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will provide small businesses with less than 500 employees  with forgivable, zero-fee loans of up to $10 million or 2.5 times their average monthly payroll costs. Thu, 02 Apr 2020 17:19:00 Z kboroski@cmadocs.org_53 2020-04-02 17:19 +00:00 2020-04-02 10:19 -07:00