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Special "News You Can Use" — August 2, 2013

CONTENTS MICRA: We Need Your Help! MICRA Resources THE MICRA FIGHT HAS BEGUN! <> Executive Director Comments: On Wednesday, July 24, California's trial lawyers made good on their threat to go to the ballot box to repeal MICRA by submitting language to the California Attorney General, the first step in a long and expensive process to qualify a measure for the ballot. They must gather 500,000 valid signatures to place the measure before voters in November 2014. The initiative's most pernicious provision would increase the cap ...

"News You Can Use" — July 25, 2013

CONTENTS: The MICRA Fight Is On! Attestation for Medi-Cal Primary Care Rate Increase to Begin in July Medi-Cal Primary Care Physician Rate Increase FAQs by CMA Three Scope of Practice Issues Being Dealt With by the Assembly Business and Professions Committee Covered California Pop Quiz Do You Know What You Need to Know About the Coordination Care Initiative, aka, CalMediConnect? Legislation That Allows Physicians to Employ PTs Approved ...

"News You Can Use" — July 9, 2013

CONTENTS: Media Training This Saturday, July 13, 8:30am-11:30am 10% Medi-Cal Cuts Have Clearance to Go Forward -- Final Appeal to Supreme Court Is Denied Check out SDCMS's Op-Ed in the June 27 Union-Tribune The Medicare Part B Contractor Changes This September 16 Executive Director Comment: The Trial Lawyers' War on MICRA Is Heating Up Executive Director Comment: Are You at Risk With the New TRICARE Contractor, UMVS? If ...

"News You Can Use" — June 18, 2013

CONTENTS: Voting for Physicians of Exceptional Excellence, aka, "Top Doctors," Ends This Friday! "Financial and Legal Literacy for Doctors" Workshop, Saturday, June 22 Practical Media Training, Saturday, July 13, 8:30am-11:30am Three Scope of Practice Bills to Be Heard after July 2 Despite Surplus, State Budget Slashes Medi-Cal Rates If You Haven't Already Done So, Please Take SDCMS' 2-Question Medi-Cal Survey Multistate Hepatitis A Outbreak Associated With Frozen Berry ...

"News You Can Use" — June 4, 2013

CONTENTS: 10-minute Video Update From SDCMS's President and SDCMS's CEO New TRICARE Contract Might Create Gap in Medical Malpractice Coverage Ninth Circuit Denies Request to Rehear Medi-Cal 10% Rate Cut Case SDCMS Media Training on July 13 SDCMS "Financial and Legal Literacy for Doctors" Workshop on June 22 Two San Diego Cases of Hepatitis A Associated With Frozen Berry Blend Sold at Costco Covered California Unveils Qualified Health ...

"News You Can Use" — May 22, 2013

CONTENTS: Latest Novel Coronavirus Updates Latest H7N9 Updates Safe Opioid Provider Resources NPs Practicing Medicine Without Supervision CMA Supporting MICRA Cap MICRA Damages Ruling Blue Cross Recredentialing State Budget Update CMA's Model Medical Staff Bylaws Walgreens Refusing to Fill Some Prescriptions eRx Reporting Period Top Doctors Volunteers Feted ...