Recent News https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28262/OMSS-members-get-a-free-subscription-to-the-California-Physician-s-Legal-Handbook OMSS members get a free subscription to the California Physician’s Legal Handbook CMA-OMSS members receive one free, online subscription to the California Physicians’ Legal Handbook . Fri, 24 Jan 2020 13:04:00 Z CMADocs 2020-01-24 13:04 +00:00 2020-01-24 05:04 -08:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28261/OMSS-Assembly-recap OMSS Assembly recap The California Medical Association (CMA) Organized Medical Staff Section (OMSS) held the 2019 Annual Assembly on Friday, October 25, 2019, in Anaheim, immediately prior to the CMA House of Delegates (HOD). Fri, 24 Jan 2020 12:34:00 Z CMADocs 2020-01-24 12:34 +00:00 2020-01-24 04:34 -08:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28260/Don-t-forget-to-renew-your-OMSS-membership Don’t forget to renew your OMSS membership! CMA-OMSS represents California medical staffs and advocates for strong medical staff self-governance and quality patient care. OMSS membership supports CMA legislative advocacy, policy development and legal action on medical staff issues. Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:04:00 Z CMADocs 2020-01-24 11:04 +00:00 2020-01-24 03:04 -08:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28259/CMA-President-Peter-N-Bretan-M-D-Responds-to-Trump-Administration-s-Threat-to-Withhold-Federal-Funding-over-State-Abortion-Policy CMA President Peter N. Bretan, M.D., Responds to President Trump’s Threat to Withhold Funding Over Abortion Policy CMA President Peter N. Bretan, M.D., issued a statement in response to the Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:02:00 Z CMADocs 2020-01-24 10:02 +00:00 2020-01-24 02:02 -08:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28258/Model-Medical-Staff-Bylaws-Webinar-Help-for-California-Physicians Model Medical Staff Bylaws Webinar: Help for California Physicians CMA is hosting a one-hour webinar on Tuesday, March 3, at 12:15 p.m. to provide medical staffs with an overview of CMA’s Model Medical Staff Bylaws, and how physicians—and the professionals who assist them—can put the bylaws to work. Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:18:00 Z CMADocs 2020-01-23 16:18 +00:00 2020-01-23 08:18 -08:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28257/Reminder-Covered-California-open-enrollment-for-2020-ends-January-31 Reminder: Covered California open enrollment for 2020 ends January 31 Physicians are reminded that the open enrollment period for Covered California ends on January 31, with coverage effective February 1. Wed, 22 Jan 2020 17:06:00 Z CMADocs 2020-01-22 17:06 +00:00 2020-01-22 09:06 -08:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28256/CME-year-end-reporting-requirements CME year-end reporting requirements By March 31, 2020, your organization is required to submit data about your 2019 Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities and overall CME program in the ACCME’s Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS). Wed, 22 Jan 2020 10:45:00 Z CMADocs 2020-01-22 10:45 +00:00 2020-01-22 02:45 -08:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28255/DHCS-launches-effort-to-screen-patients-for-childhood-trauma DHCS launches effort to screen patients for childhood trauma DHCS, in partnership with the California Office of the Surgeon General, is creating a first-in-the-nation statewide effort to screen patients for trauma and the increased likelihood of ACEs-associated health conditions due to toxic stress. Tue, 21 Jan 2020 16:08:00 Z CMADocs 2020-01-21 16:08 +00:00 2020-01-21 08:08 -08:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28254/New-Medi-Cal-incentive-payments-took-effect-January-1 New Medi-Cal incentive payments took effect January 1 California’s 2019-2020 fiscal year budget contained significant new funding for new programs including the value-based payments and developmental and trauma screenings.  Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:02:00 Z CMADocs 2020-01-17 16:02 +00:00 2020-01-17 08:02 -08:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28253/Act-Now-Proposed-federal-rule-will-dramatically-reduce-CA-s-Medi-Cal-funding Act Now! Proposed federal rule will dramatically reduce CA’s Medi-Cal funding CMA is urging physicians to comment NOW and urge CMS to rescind the proposed rule. Comments are due February 1, 2020. It is important that we send a large volume of individual letters to CMS. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 15:18:00 Z CMADocs 2020-01-17 15:18 +00:00 2020-01-17 07:18 -08:00