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

On June 22, the U.S. House of Representatives passed HR 6, the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act. It includes more than 55 opioid-related bills intended to help combat the nation’s opioid crisis by advancing treatment and recovery initiatives, improving prevention, …
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