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LACMA former president Dr. Freeman and current president Dr. Roy.

  Wow, what an Installation! On behalf of LACMA’s staff and leadership, we thank you for joining us at the 148th Installation of President and Officers, honoring Sion Roy, MD. With almost 200 guests in attendance, Dr. Roy was sworn in, making him the youngest and first county employed physician …

Physicians are reminded that the changes to the Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer Participating Physician Agreement and fee schedule will take effect July 1, 2019. According to a notice issued to approximately half of its PPO network, Anthem will be increasing payment for the more commonly billed Evaluation and Management (E/M) services. …

A 2018 California law expands existing sexual harassment and abusive conduct prevention training requirements for employers. Under the new law, employers with five or more employees must provide two hours of sexual harassment training to supervisors and one hour to all other employees within six months of their hire (or …

Welcome Back! I hope our members had a restful holiday weekend. Yesterday, the World Health Organization (WHO) listed burnout as a medical condition adding it to the International Classification of Diseases, or ICD-11 handbook that guides medical providers in diagnosing diseases. What was striking to me is that there was …

The Los Angeles County Medical Association is holding its 148th Annual Election this coming June. This year, there is one vacancy for the position of Secretary and three vacancies for Councilor-at-Large on the LACMA Board of Directors. Two candidates have been nominated to fill one Secretary seat and five candidates …

Do you own rental real estate? Are you taking advantage of the recent tax reform to minimize your tax liability? New IRS regulations made significant changes that may allow owners of rental real estate properties to qualify for the generous 20% Qualified Business Income Deduction. The new rules also bring clarity …

The First Ever LACMA Marketplace is Here For several weeks I’ve been sharing the great news that LACMA now has a marketplace designed for members to see substantial savings on vaccine costs, medical supplies – even if you are already on a national contract. Lacmamarketplace.com also features savings on the …

Data Breaches in the Healthcare Industry Breaches are becoming more common and ransoms are now part of the American lexicon.  Providers, health plans and their business associates reported 44 data breaches to the federal government last month which is the highest number of healthcare breaches reported in a single month since …

athenahealth partnered with the Los Angeles County Medical Association to host a dinner where attendees will view a presentation that will focus on thriving independently, patient engagement, and maximizing self-pay collections. WHEN: Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 WHERE: Brio Coastal Bar and Kitchen 21532 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503 RSVP