News https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28136/Tickets-now-on-sale-for-CMA-s-annual-Presidential-Gala Tickets now on sale for CMA’s annual Presidential Gala Join CMA on Saturday, October 26, 2019, at the Disneyland Hotel for the  23rd annual Presidential Gala . Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:15:00 Z CMADocs 2019-08-19 14:15 +00:00 2019-08-19 07:15 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28135/New-public-charge-rule-a-major-setback-for-public-health New “public charge” rule a major setback for public health The rule targets immigrant families, jeopardizes public health and will deter millions of people from receiving critical health care services. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 13:54:00 Z CMADocs 2019-08-19 13:54 +00:00 2019-08-19 06:54 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28134/CMA-updates-Prop-56-Payment-Monitoring-Worksheet CMA updates Prop 56 Payment Monitoring Worksheet The worksheet has been updated to help physicians determine if they have been paid correctly based on the FY 18-19 supplemental payment amounts . Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:16:00 Z CMADocs 2019-08-19 12:16 +00:00 2019-08-19 05:16 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28132/Coding-Corner-Medicare-now-allows-modifier-59-on-CCI-column-1-or-column-2-code Coding Corner: Medicare now allows modifier 59 on CCI column 1 or column 2 code This is a change from the previous rule requiring placement of those modifiers on the column 2 code. Thu, 15 Aug 2019 12:48:00 Z CMADocs 2019-08-15 12:48 +00:00 2019-08-15 05:48 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28131/Anthem-to-begin-pre-payment-modifier-audit-process Anthem to begin pre-payment modifier audit process The pre-payment modifier review will focus on claims billed with modifiers 25, 59, 57, LT/RT Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:21:00 Z CMADocs 2019-08-15 10:21 +00:00 2019-08-15 03:21 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28130/UnitedHealthcare-to-allow-update-of-approved-prior-authorizations UnitedHealthcare to allow update of approved prior authorizations UHC will now allow physicians to update or modify an existing, approved prior authorization after the date of service.  Wed, 14 Aug 2019 13:52:00 Z CMADocs 2019-08-14 13:52 +00:00 2019-08-14 06:52 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28128/CMA-to-host-webinar-on-Medicare-changes-for-2020 CMA to host webinar on Medicare changes for 2020 The California Medical Association is hosting a webinar with California’s Medicare contractor, Noridian Healthcare Solutions on Thursday, October 10, 2019, at 12:15 p.m. This webinar, “Medicare Changes: What physicians need to know about 2020 changes to audits and reimbursements and other updates,” will cover changes to the Medicare program for 2020 and offer tips to ensure practices are complying with Medicare requirements Wed, 14 Aug 2019 12:16:00 Z CMADocs 2019-08-14 12:16 +00:00 2019-08-14 05:16 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28127/California-Medical-Association-President-issues-statement-in-response-to-the-Trump-Administration-s-new-public-charge-rule CMA President issues statement in response to Trump Administration’s new public charge rule CMA President David H. Aizuss, M.D., issued a statement in response to the Trump Administration’s new public charge rule that targets immigrant families. Mon, 12 Aug 2019 15:47:00 Z CMADocs 2019-08-12 15:47 +00:00 2019-08-12 08:47 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28126/Invoices-for-CME-annual-accreditation-fee-coming-soon Invoices for CME annual accreditation fee coming soon The invoice will be processed through PayPal, so may not initially be recognized as the CME annual accreditation fee. Fri, 09 Aug 2019 11:22:00 Z CMADocs 2019-08-09 11:22 +00:00 2019-08-09 04:22 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/21462/Fake-DEA-extortion-scam-resurfaces-in-California Fake DEA extortion scam resurfaces in California Scam artists posing as U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents are calling California physicians and consumers as part of an international extortion scheme. Thu, 08 Aug 2019 15:45:00 Z CMADocs 2019-08-08 15:45 +00:00 2019-08-08 08:45 -07:00