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NEWS Gill Medical Group and the Gill Aesthetic Institute are excited to announce Ruby Gill MD as its new Medical Director, as well as the opening of our new private practice in Family Medicine and Aesthetic Medicine Dr. Ruby Gill is board certified in Family Medicine. She completed her internship at the University of Arizona, Tucson, and completed residency at the UC Irvine Affiliate Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital. She loves being at the front lines of patient care, solving problems and discovering diagnoses while helping patients transition through their medical ailments to the appropriate specialists. She is an avid reader who practices evidencebased medicine and takes part in frequent international conferences. In addition, Dr. Ruby Gill has a true passion Ruby Gill MD for Aesthetic Medicine and has seen firsthand the invaluable confidence it adds to lives of her patients. With this in mind, Dr. Ruby Gill has spent years doing additional training with aesthetic luminaries to help treat patients and their varied cosmetic concerns. Her aesthetic focus is on noninvasive natural looking outcomes resulting in patients who value aging well.
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After finishing her medical training in Southern California, she spent time working in the Bay Area before recently transplanting to the Lodi Region. She enjoys spending time with her family, baking, yoga, and hiking. She looks forward to building a relationship with the community. Dr. Gill is now accepting new patients. She practices at the Gill Medical Group and the Gill Aesthetic Institute, 999 S. Fairmont Ave. Suite 235, in Lodi. For an appointment, please call 209-334-0799 and visit gillmed.com. Great News! One-Year Extension for Supplemental Payments from Proposition 56 Tobacco Tax Funds Health Plan of San Joaquin (HPSJ) has been briefing their providers about the latest details related to Proposition 56. The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) proposal for a one-year extension to the supplemental payments for certain physician services using Proposition 56 Tobacco Tax Funds has been approved for the 2018-19 State Fiscal Year. The supplemental payments are fixed amounts to be paid per claim. Preventative codes have been added and the rates for most of the existing codes under Prop 56 have been increased. Managed Care Plans (MCP) are not expected to receive the additional funding for several months. However, Health Plan of San Joaquin (HPSJ) will start paying the updated supplemental amounts soon. Once this process begins, HPSJ providers will start receiving the additional amounts through the regular reimbursement process.
San Joaquin Physician Winter 2018