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Physicians News Network - Santa Clara Monterey

Proposed Federal Rule Could Reduce Medi-Cal Funding

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a proposed rule— Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation (CMS-2393-P)—that aims to reduce California’s Medicaid funding, exacerbate provider shortages and undermine patient access to medical care. The proposal limits the funding stat… Read more

DHCS Launches Effort to Screen Patients for Childhood Trauma

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and the California Office of the Surgeon General have partnered to create a first-in-the-nation statewide effort to screen patients for trauma and the increased likelihood of ACEs-associated health conditions due to toxic stress. By recognizi… Read more

Obesity Treatment Course, February 28-29, San Diego, 9.5 CME/CE

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With adult obesity rates at nearly 40%, physicians are uniquely positioned to counsel patients on obesity management. The Fundamentals of Obesity Treatment Course, offered by the Obesity Medicine Association, provides training on how to implement evidence-based obesity screening and treatment appro… Read more

New Internet Standard For Sharing Patient Data Met with Resistance

Medical professionals have been storing personal health information in electronic form for more than a decade, but it is cumbersome for patients to gather disparate computer and paper records scattered across doctors’ offices, hospitals and medical labs. Wouldn’t life be easier if you could view yo… Read more

In Other News.. | Week of 1.28

Here are some other local, state or national stories we are reading that may impact you, your practice or your patients. Read more

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