COVID-19

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SSVMS is proud to provide tangible resources to mitigate the impact of the pandemic on the professional and personal lives of our physician members. Report any concerns or issues this pandemic is causing your practice so we can ensure elected officials at the local, state, and federal level are informed about what is going on in our community. Contact us at 916-452-2671 or info@ssvms.org.

COVID-19 Testing Information

COVID-19 Vaccine Resource Pages

Vaccine Acceptance Campaign

  • Vaccine Speakers Bureau – Seeking a speaker on the importance of vaccines? Contact Brandon J. Craig to be put in touch with a physician. Available languages include English, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Japanese, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, and Arabic.
  • Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions
    English          Hmong          Russian          Spanish           Tagalog          Vietnamese
  • Vaccine FAQ Links
  • Get your "Crushing COVID-19 Got My Vaccine" button image and Zoom background to encourage patients during your virtual appointments.
    To download click the link below then right click and choose "Save image as..."
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    Crush COVID button image
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Frequently Asked Questions – Vaccines

CMA COVID-19 Vaccine Resources

Practice Support

Financial Resources

Webinars

Free to SSVMS/CMA members.

Personal Support

Local News and Resources


Latest COVID-19 News from CMA

Medi-Cal now covering Merck's commercial COVID-19 antiviral Lagevrio

Friday, December 22, 2023

DHCS recently announced that Merck’s new commercial Lagevrio (molnupiravir) COVID-19 anti-viral drug is now a covered Medi-Cal Rx benefit.

Los Angeles psychiatrist George Fouras, M.D., elected vice speaker of the CMA House of Delegates

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Los Angeles psychiatrist George Fouras, M.D., was newly elected as vice speaker of the California Medical Association (CMA) House of Delegates at the association’s annual meeting this past weekend. He will join Speaker Jack Chou, M.D. , on the dais to lead delegates as they shepherd resolutions into successful policy.

DHCS system issue caused erroneous denials of four COVID-19 vaccine admin codes

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

CMA has been made aware of a DHCS system issue that caused erroneous denials for four COVID-19 vaccine administration codes approved for use on April 18, 2023.  The system issue affected all claims submitted with these four codes. DHCS updated its system at the end of September 2023 and advised that an Erroneous Payment Correction (EPC) will be implemented to automatically reprocess the claims that erroneously denied with RAD Code 0037. CMA is waiting to hear back from DHCS on the timing o...

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