CMA News https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28072/FAQ-Can-I-charge-patients-for-copies-of-their-medical-records FAQ: Can I charge patients for copies of their medical records? California law allows physicians to charge patients 25 cents per page for copying their medical records or 50 cents per page for microfilm.  Fri, 24 May 2019 13:56:00 Z CMADocs 2019-05-24 13:56 +00:00 2019-05-24 06:56 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28071/CMA-backs-bipartisan-federal-surprise-billing-measure CMA backs bipartisan federal surprise billing measure Four physician congressman announced they would be introducing legislation with bipartisan support to protect patients and end surprise medical bills. Fri, 24 May 2019 12:12:00 Z CMADocs 2019-05-24 12:12 +00:00 2019-05-24 05:12 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28070/Nominate-an-outstanding-colleague-for-2019-CMA-service-awards Nominate an outstanding colleague for 2019 CMA service awards Every year, the California Medical Association (CMA) honors inspirational physician members during its House of Delegates. CMA is now accepting nominations for the following awards. Thu, 23 May 2019 11:42:00 Z CMADocs 2019-05-23 11:42 +00:00 2019-05-23 04:42 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28069/California-Physician-s-Legal-Handbook-updated-for-2019 California Physician’s Legal Handbook updated for 2019 An invaluable resource unlike any other, CPLH is the premier California health law publication comprehensive legal information, including current laws, regulations and court decisions related to the practice of medicine Mon, 20 May 2019 15:41:00 Z CMADocs 2019-05-20 15:41 +00:00 2019-05-20 08:41 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28068/OMSS-Save-the-date-for-CMA-s-2019-annual-meeting OMSS: Save the date for CMA’s 2019 annual meeting The CMA Organized Medical Staff Section, along with representation from other CMA delegations, forums and sections propose Major Issue topics for consideration and approval by the CMA Board of Trustees.  Mon, 20 May 2019 15:37:00 Z CMADocs 2019-05-20 15:37 +00:00 2019-05-20 08:37 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28066/2019-Q3-resolutions-now-accepting-testimony 2019 Q3 resolutions now accepting testimony The deadline for fourth quarter resolution submissions is July 15, 2019. Mon, 20 May 2019 15:30:00 Z CMADocs 2019-05-20 15:30 +00:00 2019-05-20 08:30 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28064/OMSS-Assembly-Your-voice-in-CMA OMSS Assembly: Your voice in CMA The CMA  Organized Medical Staff Section  held its 2018 Annual Assembly on Friday, October 12, 2018, in Sacramento, immediately prior to the CMA House of Delegates. Wed, 15 May 2019 11:39:00 Z CMADocs 2019-05-15 11:39 +00:00 2019-05-15 04:39 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28063/CMA-continues-to-challenge-Anthem-modifier-25-policy CMA continues to challenge Anthem modifier 25 policy CMA is very concerned with the adverse impacts of this new policy upon our physician members and has been in continued dialogue with Anthem regarding our concerns. Tue, 14 May 2019 09:50:00 Z CMADocs 2019-05-14 09:50 +00:00 2019-05-14 02:50 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28062/New-CMA-sponsored-legislation-will-require-regulator-to-review-physician-complaints-of-unfair-payment-patterns New law requires regulator to review physician complaints of unfair payment patterns Effective July 1, 2019, DMHC will be required to annually review complaints filed by providers who believe a plan is engaging in an unfair payment pattern. Tue, 14 May 2019 09:26:00 Z CMADocs 2019-05-14 09:26 +00:00 2019-05-14 02:26 -07:00 https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/28061/CMA-to-survey-physicians-on-death-penalty CMA to survey physicians on death penalty The survey will include questions on the death penalty to ensure that CMA policy is in line with the views of physicians across the state. Mon, 13 May 2019 13:39:00 Z CMADocs 2019-05-13 13:39 +00:00 2019-05-13 06:39 -07:00