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Article References for August 2016 San Francisco Medicine

Article References for August 2016 San Francisco Medicine

AB 72 Wrongly Rewards Health Insurance Plans for Carrying Inadequate Networks; Action Requested from Physicians

AB 72 (Bonta) would hamper physicians’ ability to effectively negotiate fair rates with health insurance plans by setting out-of-network payments at a statutory default rate. Your legislators need to hear from physicians now! SFMS asks that physicians and their colleagues CALL, EMAIL or FAX your legislators, and urge them to oppose AB 72 unless amended!

Why are doctors plagued by depression and suicide? A crisis comes into focus

Suicide among medical students and doctors has been a largely unacknowledged phenomenon for decades, obscured by secrecy and shame. Now, it’s beginning to emerge from the shadows.

7/28 Event: The Insider's Guide to Winning With Bundled Payments

This event will feature the previous head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) and experts on contracting and bundle design.

CMA Publishes MACRA Resource Center

To help physicians understand the MACRA payment reforms and what they can do now to start preparing for the transition, CMA has published a MACRA Resource Center.

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