CMA News https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28112/How-to-make-the-most-of-your-appeals How to make the most of your appeals Under California’s unfair payment practices law, payors are required to establish a fast, fair and cost-effective dispute resolution mechanism (i.e., “appeal process”) to resolve provider disputes. Anytime a payor contests, adjusts or denies a claim, they are required to advise the physician of the availability of the appeal process and instructions for submitting the appeal. Fri, 12 Jul 2019 17:00:00 Z CMADocs 2019-07-12 17:00 +00:00 2019-07-12 10:00 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28111/Nominate-leaders-in-health-for-PHC-Leadership-Awards Nominate leaders in health for PHC Leadership Awards The Leadership Awards celebrate the efforts of those who make a difference in the health of Californians. Thu, 11 Jul 2019 15:44:00 Z CMADocs 2019-07-11 15:44 +00:00 2019-07-11 08:44 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28110/Well-Physician-California-Announces-new-Executive-Leadership-Team Well Physician California announces new executive leadership team Well Physician California today announced its new executive leadership team, including Dave Logan, Ph.D, as Chief Executive Officer and Emily Coriale, PharmD as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. Thu, 11 Jul 2019 12:54:00 Z CMADocs 2019-07-11 12:54 +00:00 2019-07-11 05:54 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28109/State-budget-includes-250M-for-Medi-Cal-Value-Based-Payments-Program State budget includes $250M for Medi-Cal Value-Based Payments Program The value-based payments will apply to services provided starting July 1, 2019. Thu, 11 Jul 2019 10:02:00 Z CMADocs 2019-07-11 10:02 +00:00 2019-07-11 03:02 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28108/Assemblyman-Dr-Joaquin-Arambula-to-speak-at-2019-NEPO-Summit Assemblyman Dr. Joaquin Arambula to speak at 2019 NEPO Summit Dr. Arambula believes health care is a fundamental human right and has been a forceful advocate in addressing the dire shortage of doctors and other health care professionals in the Central Valley. Mon, 08 Jul 2019 14:37:00 Z CMADocs 2019-07-08 14:37 +00:00 2019-07-08 07:37 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28107/Final-MIPS-scores-for-2020-Medicare-payments-now-available Final MIPS scores for 2020 Medicare payments now available The payment adjustment you will receive in 2020 is based on this final score. Mon, 08 Jul 2019 11:03:00 Z CMADocs 2019-07-08 11:03 +00:00 2019-07-08 04:03 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28106/ACCME-announces-new-tiered-fee-structure-for-pass-through-fee ACCME announces new tiered fee structure for pass through fee The ACCME is implementing a new, tiered structure for the annual accreditation fee in response to suggestions from the accredited provider community and to better distribute the responsibility for sustaining our system more fairly among accredited programs of different sizes.  Tue, 02 Jul 2019 16:52:00 Z CMADocs 2019-07-02 16:52 +00:00 2019-07-02 09:52 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28105/CalHealthCares-Awards-to-Pay-58-6-Million-in-Loans-for-247-Physicians-who-Commit-to-Serve-Medi-Cal-Patients-2 CalHealthCares awards to pay $58.6M in loans for 247 physicians who commit to serve Medi-Cal patients The awards are intended to improve access to care for low-income patients by creating economic incentives for physicians and dentists to provide care to Medi-Cal beneficiaries. Tue, 02 Jul 2019 10:58:00 Z CMADocs 2019-07-02 10:58 +00:00 2019-07-02 03:58 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28102/DHCS-instructs-plans-on-2018-19-supplemental-Prop-56-managed-care-payments DHCS instructs plans on 2018/19 supplemental Prop 56 managed care payments On June 13, 2019, the California Department of Health Care Services issued instructions for Medi-Cal managed care plan distribution of the supplemental payments for FY 2018-2019. Mon, 01 Jul 2019 09:40:00 Z CMADocs 2019-07-01 09:40 +00:00 2019-07-01 02:40 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28101/Trump-issues-health-care-price-transparency-executive-order Trump issues health care price transparency executive order The Executive Order directs federal agencies to issue regulations to improve the transparency of health care prices. Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:52:00 Z CMADocs 2019-06-26 12:52 +00:00 2019-06-26 05:52 -07:00