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News Break
November 21, 2017

Join us for the MMCMS Holiday Party!

Physicians and their spouses/significant others are invited to share in an enjoyable evening of cocktails, hors d' oeuvres and great conversation!!

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Bella Luna Bistro & Bar
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Please RSVP by December 6th!

For more information or to RSVP click here .
Sponsored by NORCAL Group and Foundation for Medical Care.
Time to join or renew your MMCMS membership for 2018!

Click one of the links above or contact Chrisy at MMCMS for more information. [email protected] or 209-723-2976
California physicians advocate for Medicaid demonstration project
Members of the California Medical Association (CMA) joined Congressman Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) November 20 for a meeting with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma to advocate for initiatives that would increase access to care for Medi-Cal patients in underserved areas, such as the Central Valley. More...
Physicians fight back against Anthem modifier 25 payment reduction policy
As the California Medical Association (CMA) recently  reported , Anthem Blue Cross notified physicians in several states that it will begin reducing reimbursement of evaluation and management (E&M) services billed with modifier 25 effective January 1, 2018. CMA is very concerned with the adverse impacts of this new policy upon our physician members and is coordinating with the American Medical Association (AMA) and the American Association of Dermatologists (AAD), along with many other state and specialty organizations, to push back on the proposed change. More...
Member Benefit Highlight
Coding Books Still Available at Deeply Discounted Rates!!!
Order your 2018 Editions of CPT, ICD-10, HCPCS, and RBRVS books from MMCMS to receive our discounted pricing. We offer free shipping and if you are an MMCMS member you get an additional 10% off of the total order. Books will be shipped directly to you from the distributor as they become available. For further information contact MMCMS at 209-723-2976 or  [email protected] .

To take advantage of MMCMS’ discounted pricing click here .