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Monday Rx September 11, 2017 AB 72 Updates, Share Your Voice, Get Involved A number of members have voiced concerns relative to Anthem Blue Cross still not paying the “interim payment” as required under the recently effective law AB 72 that limits out-of-network billing for covered, non-emergent services performed at …
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Tuesday Rx September 5, 2017 LACMA’s Labor of Love This Tuesday’s message for Members is abbreviated in observance of Labor Day, the first Monday in September which was created by the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national …

Monday Rx August 28, 2017 The Member’s Voice, Exclusive Benefits and Highlights While documentation remains a high priority, I am encouraged by member feedback after last week’s update.  Below are comments from members relative to electronic health records (EHR). Member 1: “You asked for opinion on documentation and EHR woes. The …

Monday Rx August 21, 2017 Documentation Woes and Possible Solutions While the solar eclipse is what many around the globe are talking about, finding ways to help physicians remains my focus and that of the LACMA team, our board, district and committee leadership.  A constant and ever present threat is …

Monday Rx August 14, 2017 Are You Experiencing Health Plan Contract Terminations? I’ve said it before, Summer is just like any other season here at LACMA.  While some might be taking that much deserved vacation, it’s business as usual here.  I continually hear from members about critically important items like …

Monday Rx August 7, 2017 Are Physicians Prepared for the Business Side of Practice? As summer winds down we continue to feel the positive effects from the Saving Private Practice Consortium – namely more than 150 attendees, some 50+ non-members and many (27) former members attended as well.  I’ve been reaching out …

Monday Rx Monday, July 31, 2017 The Latest on Repeal and Replace – A Member’s Voice We had a great opportunity last week with new member, La Peer Health Systems. I met with their managing partners including CEO Daniel Brazell, and California State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones to discuss how …

Monday Rx June 26, 2017 I wanted to thank Dr. Samuel Lee, LACMA District 1 President, for hosting me last week at the St. Vincent’s Medical Center medical staff luncheon. I appreciate opportunities like this and welcome the chance to tell the LACMA story to physicians in any setting. LACMA was also invited …

Monday Rx June 19, 2017 Not the “Dog Days of Summer” New Partnerships I am happy to report that LACMA has a new partnership with La Peer Health Systems, one of the nation’s leading outpatient surgery centers. Located in Beverly Hills, La Peer’s innovative patient-centric model focuses on excellent patient care alongside …

Monday Rx June 12, 2017 This week I want to simply inform members (and non members alike) about the importance of our upcoming signature event, “Saving Private Practice Consortium” that will take place on Saturday, July 15th at the Doubletree Hotel by Hilton in downtown Los Angeles. This day is …