Recent News https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/48799/Small-business-loans-available-to-physicians-now-during-COVID-19-emergency Small business loans available to physicians now during COVID-19 emergency Interested physicians can apply NOW for a  COVID-19 related Economic Injury Disaster Loan.  Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:40:00 Z CMADocs 2020-03-31 16:40 +00:00 2020-03-31 09:40 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/48796/Gov-Newsom-temporarily-relaxes-scope-requirements-in-anticipation-of-COVID-19-surge Newsom relaxes workforce rules while protecting physician supervision model Gov. Newsom on Monday eased the path for many health care professionals to practice in an expanded capacity during the COVID-19 outbreak. Tue, 31 Mar 2020 08:28:00 Z CMADocs 2020-03-31 08:28 +00:00 2020-03-31 01:28 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/48798/On-Demand-Webinar-Telehealth-Reimbursement-and-Privacy-Laws-COVID-19-Emergency On-Demand Webinar: Telehealth Reimbursement and Privacy Laws: COVID-19 Emergency This webinar will go over the waivers, guidance and directives taken by state and federal government to make it easier for physicians to use—and get paid for—telehealth to interact with their patients during this crisis. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 21:09:00 Z CMADocs 2020-03-30 21:09 +00:00 2020-03-30 14:09 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/48797/New-On-Demand-Webinar-Employment-and-Practice-Staffing-Issues-COVID-19-Emergency On Demand Webinar: Employment and Practice Staffing Issues: COVID-19 Emergency In this webinar, attorney Oscar Rivas, Partner at Landeggar Baron Law Group, discusses a range of topics to help practices navigate employment and staffing issues. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 20:54:00 Z CMADocs 2020-03-30 20:54 +00:00 2020-03-30 13:54 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/48795/Newsom-announces-CA-Health-Corps-160-to-expand-health-care-workforce-to-fight-COVID-19 Newsom announces CA Health Corps  to expand health care workforce to fight COVID-19 Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday announced the creation of a new volunteer corps for California health care workers who want to help during the COVID-19 outbreak. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 16:52:00 Z CMADocs 2020-03-30 16:52 +00:00 2020-03-30 09:52 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/48794/CDI-says-insurance-companies-must-provide-increased-telehealth-access-during-COVID-19-emergency CDI says insurance co's must provide increased telehealth access during COVID-19 emergency The California Department of Insurance today instructed health insurance companies to provide increased telehealth access during the COVID-19 emergency. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 16:22:00 Z CMADocs 2020-03-30 16:22 +00:00 2020-03-30 09:22 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/48793/CMA-publishes-COVID-19-financial-toolkit-for-physicians CMA publishes COVID-19 financial toolkit for physicians CMA has published a new financial toolkit that provides an overview of financial assistance available to medical practices during and after this difficult time, Sun, 29 Mar 2020 19:44:00 Z CMADocs 2020-03-29 19:44 +00:00 2020-03-29 12:44 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/48792/CMS-expands-accelerated-payment-program-to-help-physicians-with-COVID-19-cash-flow-challenges CMS expands accelerated payment program to help physicians with COVID-19 cash flow challenges CMS on Saturday announced an expansion of its accelerated and advance payment program for participating Medicare providers and suppliers. Sat, 28 Mar 2020 16:38:00 Z CMADocs 2020-03-28 16:38 +00:00 2020-03-28 09:38 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/48791/State-department-to-resume-processing-visas-for-medical-professionals State department to resume processing visas for medical professionals The U.S. Department of State has signaled that it will resume processing of J and H visa applications for medical professionals seeking to enter the United States. Fri, 27 Mar 2020 15:38:00 Z CMADocs 2020-03-27 15:38 +00:00 2020-03-27 08:38 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/48790/DHCS-allows-expedited-physician-enrollment-during-the-COVID-19-emergency DHCS allows expedited physician enrollment during the COVID-19 emergency The DHCS is suspending certain provider enrollment requirements to increase access to health care services for Medi-Cal enrollees. Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:46:00 Z CMADocs 2020-03-27 13:46 +00:00 2020-03-27 06:46 -07:00