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Whether it’s you, a friend, family member, or stranger, someone is currently undergoing treatment for breast cancer.While it can be difficult to help the people you care about during this difficult time, it is important to spread awareness about metastatic breast cancer and know the facts. For more information go to http://www.mbcn.org/.¬†

The California Medical Association (CMA) has published a new guide to help physicians challenge “interim payments” under the new AB72 out-of-network billing and payment law. The guide is free and available exclusively to members in CMA’s AB72 resource center. For more information click here and go to California News.

Physicians who hope to earn a small bonus for the 2017 Medicare reporting year must start their 90-day performance period no later than October 2. While the actual reporting deadline is March 31, 2018, physicians need to identify and understand the measures that are relevant to their practice in order to successfully report on claims for the final 90 days of 2017. For more information click here and go to California News.

USP has announced that will postpone the official date of General Chapter 800 (i.e., USP800) to December 1, 2019. USP800 was originally schedule to become official on July 1, 2018. For more information click here and go to National News.

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October 10, 2017