This Weekly’s Hot Topic

  • This Week! The18th Multidisciplinary Management of Cancers: A Case-based Approach returns to the Silverado Resort and Spa, March 16-18, 2018.  Go to for more information. (ANCO News).


The California Medical Association (CMA) is sponsoring AB2674 to increase penalties on DMHC regulated health plans that engage in unfair payment patterns. The legislation would require DMHC to investigate provider complaints that a health plan has underpaid or failed to pay the provider as required by State law and would require a penalty amount at least equal to the amount of the underpayment plus interestFor more information click here and go to California News.

The annual MAC Satisfaction Indicator (MSI) survey will be conducted this month. The MSI measures your satisfaction with our processes and service delivery so we can gain valuable insights and determine process improvements. Thanks for your feedback in 2017.  For more information click here and go to Noridian News.

March 11-17 marks Patient Safety Awareness Week.  Established by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, the week is designed to raise awareness around the need to remain continuously vigilant and critical of the processes employed to deliver healthcare.  For more information click here and go to National News.

To help you prepare for the transition to the Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) on Medicare cards beginning April 1, 2018, review the new information about remittance advises. For more information click here and go to CMS News.


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March 13, 2018