The SCCMA keeps you up to date on the latest news,
policy developments, and events
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
CMA President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., issued the following statement in response to the administration’s announcement it would not accept new DACA applications, and reduce renewals from two years to one:
Monday, July 27, 2020
The first of dozens of PPE distribution events around the state began this week, as CMA partnered with its component medical societies and the State of California to bring millions of medical-grade masks, gloves and gowns to physicians who need them.
CMA is launching a new 12-part webinar series – Telehealth for Small and Medium Sized Practices. The 12 presentations will take place over the next six months,
The second in our monthly Virtual Grand Rounds series – COVID-19 - The State of the Pandemic, Children, and Opening Schools – will be Tuesday, August 11, 2020, at 12 p.m.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has officially renewed the public health emergency declaration for the coronavirus pandemic.
Thursday, July 23, 2020
Health Net Federal Services (HNFS) recently published updated guidance for physicians billing for telemedicine services provided to TRICARE enrollees.
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
The California Department of Public Health has issued new guidance that establishes a tiered system to determine who should get COVID-19 tests and the priority order for processing those tests.
As COVID-19 cases surge across California, the California Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) is looking for additional medical personnel to staff alternate care sites in Southern California.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has extended the deadline for to apply to receive a portion of the $15 billion “targeted distribution” for Medicaid-dependent providers.
Thursday, July 16, 2020
Anthem Blue Cross has said it will not delay implementation of its new policy requiring specialty pharmacy medications administered in the office or outpatient hospital setting be obtained exclusively through CVS Specialty pharmacy.
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