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San Francisco Marin Medical Society Blog


Reminder for Large Practices (100+ Physicians): 10/18 Deadline to Avoid Medicare Payment Cut

Several hundred large group practices are in danger of having all Medicare payments cut by 1% in 2015 unless they act now to sign up for group participation in PQRS. CMS has extended the deadline to register in Administrative Claims from 10/15 to 10/18. AMA and organized medicine are continuing to advocate for a longer extension, but it may not happen due to the government shutdown.

Covered California Online Provider Search Now Functional

Covered California has launched the online provider search function on its website to enable patients to determine if a particular physician is contracted with any of the participating health plans.