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CMA’s 2020 Model Medical Staff Bylaws provide guidance for medical staffs during COVID-19

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

During the COVID-19 public health emergency, CMA would like to draw attention to two sections of the CMA Model Medical Staff Bylaws that may be particularly helpful to medical staffs:

DMHC issues new guidance on billing for telehealth services

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

On April 7, 2020, DMHC issued a follow-up All Plan Letter (APL) and an FAQ that provides specific guidance on billing for telehealth services.

Physician Survey: Tell us how COVID-19 is affecting your practice

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

CMA knows that physician practices across California are hurting. Many physicians are experiencing high levels of financial uncertainty and are making difficult choices about the future of their practices. 

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Statewide Resources

The California Medical Association (CMA) has published a new frequently asked questions (FAQ) resource to answer the most common questions we receive from physicians during the COVID-19 outbreak. We hope this FAQ will serve as a resource for you during these unprecedented and trying times.

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Congress passes historic COVID-19 aid and economic relief legislation
March 26, 2020

CMA Launches Series of Webinars on Topics Such as Telehealth, Reimbursement, Employment Paractices and More
March 26 - 31, 2020

COVID-19 Telehealth Response (PDF)
March 23, 2020

President suspends HIPAA penalties to facilitate telehealth, effective immediately
March 17, 2020

Medicare Telemedicine Health Care Provider Fact Sheet  (CMS, 03/17/20)

President Trump Expands Telehealth Benefits for Medicare Beneficiaries During COVID-19 Outbreak (CMS Press Release, 03/17/20)
March 16, 2020


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