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SCMS Physicians from Kaiser Permanente Vacaville Medical Center Go Viral for Singing About COVID-19 Vaccines


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CDPH publishes fact sheet on Omicron variant

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

CDPH is monitoring for the presence of the variant in California through the California SARS-CoV-2 Whole Genome Sequencing Initiative, known as  COVIDNet . This is a public-private partnership that provides California with genomic sequencing to help understand and control the spread of COVID-19.

Anthem Blue Cross underpaying pediatric COVID-19 vaccine claims

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Anthem is reimbursing the newly approved COVID-19 vaccine for the 5–11-year-old pediatric population at unreasonably low rates—less than 20% of the CMS rate.

Clearinghouse corrects problem causing rejection of COVID-19 vaccine claims for children

Monday, November 22, 2021

Shortly after federal approval of the COVID-19 vaccine for children age 5-11, the California Medical Association (CMA) began receiving reports that clearinghouse Office Ally was rejecting the claims for 5-11 year olds with a message code stating the CPT codes were invalid.

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