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News Break
December 27, 2017
Come check out our new and improved website!!!

We have recently upgraded our website to a mobile friendly platform and added some new features. So take a look from your desktop, phone or tablet!

Don't forget to check your listing on our physician finder.
Time to join or renew your MMCMS membership for 2018!

Click one of the links above or contact Chrisy at MMCMS for more information. or 209-723-2976
Save the Date!

Thursday, February 1, 2018
Bella Luna Bistro & Bar

Registration and Lunch: 11:30am
Presentation: 12:00pm-2:00pm

Register by January 24, 2018

A flyer will be mailed out soon or f or more information or to register click here .
Are your prescriptions pads compliant with the law?
CMA has received numerous calls in recent weeks from physicians whose prescriptions are being turned away by pharmacies for being non-compliant with state law. More...
CAPP Looks Back at 2017
CAPP (Californians Allied for Patient Protection) is a coalition that protects MICRA
This year we faced a legislative challenge that would have had detrimental consequences to MICRA. I'm proud to report that thanks to the strength and diversity of our coalition, CAPP was able to defeat the Consumer Attorneys of California‐sponsored legislation, AB 859 (Eggman) . More...
Anthem still not complying with AB 72 interim payment rules, physicians report
The California Medical Association (CMA) has continued to receive reports from physician offices that Anthem Blue Cross is not paying the “interim payment” as required under California’s new law ( AB 72 ) limiting out-of-network billing for covered, non-emergent services performed at in-network facilities. CMA has also received reports that Anthem representatives have advised some physicians that its Covered California EPO products are not subject to AB 72, which is incorrect. More...
DON'T FORGET...Last day to change your Medicare participation status for 2018 is December 31
Once again, it’s time for physicians to decide if they want to make changes to their Medicare participation status. Physicians have until December 31, 2017, to make changes for the 2018 participation year. 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 .

To take advantage of MMCMS’ discounted pricing click here .