Tomorrow! Attend reception for MICRA advocate Assembly Member Christy Smith

This Weekly’s Hot Topics

  • Tomorrow! Attend reception for MICRA advocate Assm. Smith California News
  • Amazon to contract with City of Hope for cancer support services. California News
  • Key healthcare analytics trends for 2019. National News

The Coalition to Protect MICRA (CAPP) invites you to join them for an evening reception in honor of Assembly Member Christy Smith on Wednesday, October 23, from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM. The reception will be held at Oakmont of Valencia (24070 Copper Hill Dr., Valencia, CA 91354). To read more click here and go to California News.

As a MOASC purchasing member, you pay no registration fee for the 2019 Innovatix + Essensa National Meeting & Expo in Atlanta on October 28-30. There is still time to register for this annual event providing three highly anticipated days of learning, networking, and business development. Make sure you don’t miss out on this exclusive opportunity. To read more click here and go to MOASC News.

In 2019, healthcare analytics will continue to play a central role in driving innovation and value for providers, physicians, and patients. Read this whitepaper to learn more about the key healthcare analytics trends we see for 2019:
• Actionable analytics put data in context
• Data storytelling is the new language of business
• Enterprises get smarter about analytics adoption
• Governed data curation bridges the gap between data and business. To read more click here and go to National News.

Physicians have until December 31, 2019 to review and dispute their 2018 open payments data reported by CMS earlier this year. To read more click here and go to CMS News.

 

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October 22, 2019

 

This Weekly’s Hot Topics

  • Anthem Blue Cross terminates Medicare Advantage contract with Hill Physicians California News
  • Telemedicine membership plan coming to California. National News
  • Medicare open enrollment begins today. CMS News

According to the California Medical Association, Anthem Blue Cross has terminated its Medicare Advantage contract with Hill Physicians affecting approximately 8,000 enrolled in Sacramento county and 200 enrollees in San Francisco county. Anthem is reportedly moving these patients to Nivano Medical Group and Imperial Medical Group. To read more click here and go to California News.

CMS’ Open Payments System has been updated with three new enhancements. These enhancements consist of an updated physician matching, a new compliance portal, and an ability to view all system-generated emails associated with an organization.bPhysician Matching Enhancements: new ability to validate physician information and download results at any time during or outside the submission period. To read more click here and go to CMS News.

The Silent Killer: Prostate Cancer in the African American Community,” this Thursday, October 17th, 6:30pm – 9:00pm in Los Angeles. This documentary explores the misconceptions about prostate cancer among African-American men.  Following the screening, there will be a roundtable discussion about what’s being done in Los Angeles and California to address prostate cancer disparities in the African-American community. To read more click here and go to Affiliate Association News.

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October 15, 2019.