District News

As part of the new LACMA Preferred Partner Program, the Los Angeles County Medical Association has teamed up with United Networks of America and the California Rx program to provide FREE discount prescription drug cards for your patients, employees and friends and family. The LACMA Rx Discount Program is available …
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In March, the California Medical Association (CMA) asked the Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) to investigate Anthem Blue Cross’ systematic failure to publish effective dates for its 241 different medical and clinical utilization management policies. Without clearly posted effective dates, the published policies cause confusion and misinform physicians and …
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Health Policy

Governor Jerry Brown signed a $139 billion California budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. The budget continues the Administration’s commitment to using the Proposition 56 tobacco tax funding to provide supplemental payments for Medi-Cal providers, with $500 million in tobacco tax funds allocated to improve provider reimbursement through supplemental payments. …
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