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CMS Increases Physician Payment by 0.5% in Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

CMS recently released the 2016 proposed Medicare physician payment rule. The rule reflects the 0.5% increase in payment as of July 1, 2015, and the additional 0.5% increase in payment on January 1, 2016, recently adopted by Congress.

Package of Tobacco Bills Reintroduced to Raise Smoking Age, Regulate e-Cigarettes

SFMS and CMA join our Save Lives California coalition partners to applaud California lawmakers reintroduced a package of six tobacco bills this week to fight the No. 1 cause of preventable death in California: tobacco use.