Latest COVID-19 News from CMA<span class="anchor" id="latest-cma-news" name="latest-cma-news"></span> Telehealth Webinar: Learn how you can help bridge the digital divide and guarantee access to all vulnerable patients Although telehealth has spread rapidly during the COVID-19 pandemic, it has not reached all patient populations the same. If not implemented properly, telehealth has the potential to exacerbate existing health care disparities given the underlying digital divide in the United States.  Mon, 28 Sep 2020 18:10:00 Z kboroski@cmadocs.org_53 2020-09-28 18:10 +00:00 2020-09-28 11:10 -07:00 Tell Congress to oppose cutting Medicare payments during a pandemic As the country’s physicians continue to fight on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, CMS is scheduled to cut Medicare payments by double digits starting January 1, 2021. Mon, 28 Sep 2020 17:05:00 Z kboroski@cmadocs.org_53 2020-09-28 17:05 +00:00 2020-09-28 10:05 -07:00 Gov. Newsom signs legislation to support small businesses Physician practices may be eligible for these tax credit and tax forgiveness provisions if they scaled employment down and up in response to COVID-19  or if they received support from the federal Paycheck Protection Program. Mon, 28 Sep 2020 10:02:00 Z kboroski@cmadocs.org_53 2020-09-28 10:02 +00:00 2020-09-28 03:02 -07:00