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NYCU February 18, 2020

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2020 PHYSICIANS:  I'm happy to share that after much work and effort by the California Medical Association, Noridian, the California Medicare contractor, has recently advised that it will begin reprocessing claims impacted by errors in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Geographic Practice Cost Indices (GPCIs) file. ...

NYCU January 21, 2020

TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2020 PHYSICIANS:  We just received an urgent message from the California Medical Association that CMS has issued a proposed rule that will significantly reduce our state's Medicaid funding, exacerbate provider shortages and undermine patient access to medical care. We need as many physicians as possible to submit UNIQUE comments. Immediate action ...

NYCU March 26, 2019

TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 2019 PHYSICIANS: Last Week, Physicians for a Healthy California, (formerly the California Medical Association's Foundation), began promoting CalHealthCares, a physician loan repayments program. The program is for currently licensed physicians, residents and fellows who are enrolled Medi-Cal providers and commit to maintaining a 30% Medi-Cal caseload. Each candidate is eligible for up ...

NYCU November 20, 2018

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2018 PHYSICIANS: I've just returned from National Harbor, Maryland, where the American Medical Association held its Interim Meeting. A number of important topics were addressed, including fostering diversity among physician leaders in public and population health, the importance of doctors leading on physician training and the on-going opioid crisis. Delegates expressed strong ...