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Wednesday, April 14, 2021
CMA has learned that the contract between Dignity Health California and Anthem Blue Cross is set to terminate for its commercial PPO, Prudent Buyer, HMO, Medicare Advantage, and Medi-Cal HMO lines of business effective July 15, 2021, if both parties are unable to reach a new agreement.
UnitedHealthcare (UHC) is now requiring physicians to bill eligible telehealth services with place of service (POS) 02 for commercial products. Telehealth claims with any other POS will not be considered eligible for reimbursement.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
While the Information Blocking Rule holds many benefits for patients and physicians, it raises some specific considerations for pediatric practices.
To help consumers benefit from these new subsidies, Covered California launched a special open enrollment period starting April 12, 2021, which will continue through the end of 2021.
Nearly one-third of physicians reported that prior authorization requirements have led to a serious adverse event for a patient in their care, according to the AMA survey.
DMHC will be conducting investigations to assess barriers practitioners experience in providing behavioral health services.
CMA's annotated Model Medical Staff Bylaws are the definitive guide for every medical staff for the professional and legal structure that best supports effective medical staff operations.
CMA's collaboration with Aledade Inc. helps independent physicians succeed in value-based care, ensuring practices and health centers thrive while delivering the best possible patient care.
Thursday, April 8, 2021
The California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has recently finalized changes to the Medical-Legal Fee Schedule effective April 1, 2021.
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
To conclude our 12-part telehealth webinar series, CMA is hosting a telehealth townhall and inviting practices to bring any and all questions about the future of telehealth.
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