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Local COVID-19 Resources:

The Sonoma County Medical Association will continue to compile relevant resources to support our local medical community novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Latest COVID-19 News from CMA

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On-Demand Webinar: Telehealth Reimbursement and Privacy Laws: COVID-19 Emergency

Monday, March 30, 2020

This webinar will go over the waivers, guidance and directives taken by state and federal government to make it easier for physicians to use—and get paid for—telehealth to interact with their patients during this crisis.

On Demand Webinar: Employment and Practice Staffing Issues: COVID-19 Emergency

Monday, March 30, 2020

In this webinar, attorney Oscar Rivas, Partner at Landeggar Baron Law Group, discusses a range of topics to help practices navigate employment and staffing issues.

Gov. Newsom temporarily relaxes scope requirements in anticipation of COVID-19 surge

Monday, March 30, 2020

Gov. Newsom on Monday eased the path for many health care professionals to practice in an expanded capacity during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Statewide Resources

The California Medical Association (CMA) has published a new frequently asked questions (FAQ) resource to answer the most common questions we receive from physicians during the COVID-19 outbreak. We hope this FAQ will serve as a resource for you during these unprecedented and trying times.

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Congress passes historic COVID-19 aid and economic relief legislation
March 26, 2020

CMA Launches Series of Webinars on Topics Such as Telehealth, Reimbursement, Employment Paractices and More
March 26 - 31, 2020

COVID-19 Telehealth Response (PDF)
March 23, 2020

President suspends HIPAA penalties to facilitate telehealth, effective immediately
March 17, 2020

Medicare Telemedicine Health Care Provider Fact Sheet  (CMS, 03/17/20)

President Trump Expands Telehealth Benefits for Medicare Beneficiaries During COVID-19 Outbreak (CMS Press Release, 03/17/20)
March 16, 2020


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