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Medicaid patients

From Kaiser Health News – CA Doctors Press for Money to Treat Medicaid Patients California’s doctors and dentists have renewed their push for more money to treat Medicaid patients now that the state has been spared the drastic cuts proposed under the failed GOP health care bill. But Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown — …
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From KPCC Radio by George Lavender- Among those who will feel the impact of President Trump’s revised travel ban are hundreds of doctors in Los Angeles County who come from the six majority-Muslim countries named in his executive order. “We are concerned that … doctors might have challenges traveling to visit …
Measure H

LACMA hasn’t taken an official position on Measure H, but with the vote coming up on March 7th we wanted to share information about this measure to fund services for the homeless population in Los Angeles. Here’s a report from KCET describing pros and cons of the ballot measure. What …
Legislative Advocacy Day

Make your voice heard! Legislative Advocacy Day is April 18th. The California Medical Association (CMA) will host its 43rd annual Legislative Advocacy Day on April 18, 2017. The conference will be held at the Sheraton Grand in Sacramento. Attendees will have the opportunity go to the Capitol throughout the day …
Revenue and Reimbursement

Want to optimize revenue and reimbursement while improving patient care? Join us on February 23rd as LACMA member, Jonathan Nissanoff, MD offers up solid information on how to use the law to your advantage. Get reimbursed fairly for patient care! Dr. Nissanoff said, “The lecture will be a primer on how to make sure …
DACA

National News from AMA Advocacy Update Don’t deport our “dreamers”; DACA bill earns physician support The AMA has expressed its support for the “Bar Removal of Individuals who Dream and Grow our Economy Act” (BRIDGE Act), a bipartisan, bicameral bill that would provide protection from deportation for undocumented young immigrants—often called …
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The California Medical Association (CMA) is forming a technical advisory committee (TAC) on health care reform to develop policy to guide CMA through issues related to Congress’ proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. While CMA has extensive policy on health care reform, there will be many new issues …
Care Harbor

From LA Daily News on Care Harbor- For Maria Isaza and hundreds like her who attended Day One of a free, mega health clinic Friday in downtown Los Angeles, the cold and rain were minor inconveniences compared with their needs: new glasses, dental work to alleviate pain and a checkup or …
Female Doctors

CNN.com on a new study about female doctors – When a patient goes to the best hospital, he or she usually hopes for a doctor who is knowledgeable and experienced. Something else to wish for? A woman physician. That’s because female doctors may on average be better than their male counterparts …
Impact of MACRA on Group Practice

Health Data Management takes a look at the Impact of  MACRA on Group Practice- “Now that the final Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) rule is out, how do you feel about your MACRA preparations? Advisory Board recently surveyed members of its Medical Group Strategy Council to gauge their concern …