November 2023 Legislative Update

What is new in CRA advocacy: CRA continues to work with the Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) on the issue we raised with Anthem no longer paying for injections/infusion on the same day as when billing for an E&M office visit. DMHC has begun conversations...
What Happens When COVID-19 Collides With Flu Season?

What Happens When COVID-19 Collides With Flu Season?

Many questions remain about how flu season might affect the pandemic, and vice versa. For example, would coinfection with influenza worsen the course of COVID-19? Experts also aren’t certain whether influenza vaccination could help protect against COVID-19 or whether...

ANTHEM’S SPECIALTY PHARMACY MANDATE

It was brought to the CRA’s attention that Anthem Blue Cross recently notified physicians that effective December 1, 2020, it will expand its specialty medication policy to also apply to its commercial PPO and EPO plans. This new PPO policy, which goes into effect for...