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    Don't forget: Deadline to apply for Phase 3 provider relief funds is Nov. 6

    October 27, 2020
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced $20 billion in Phase 3 funding for providers ...

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    CMA publishes 2020 Legislative Wrap Up

    October 27, 2020
    CMA has published its annual Legislative Wrap-Up, which provides an insider's take on what went down this legislative s...

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    New “info blocking” rule takes effect Nov. 2; AMA asks ONC to allow physicians more time to comply

    October 13, 2020
    In early March, just days before the United States began to experience the COVID-19 pandemic in earnest, the Office of ...

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    CMA publishes new fact sheet on nurse practitioner scope of practice changes

    October 13, 2020
    To ensure that CMA members understand the potential effects of this bill, CMA has published a new fact sheet titled AB ...

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    Statement from CMA President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., and OPSC President Wadsworth H. Murad, D.O., on osteopathic medicine

    October 12, 2020
    CMA President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., and OPSC President Wadsworth H. Murad, D.O.,

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    Gov. Newsom, Lt. Gov. Kounalakis to California: Beware Big Tobacco’s lies and deception to overturn landmark law to protect kids

    October 08, 2020
    Big Tobacco looks to make $1.1 billion in menthol sales and hook 37,000 more kids on candy-flavored 

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    CMA president issues statement in response to Gov. Newsom's signing of AB 890

    September 29, 2020
    We are deeply disappointed that Gov. Newsom signed AB 890. We strongly believe that physician-based care is the model t...

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    CALPAC begins new fiscal year on October 1, asks physicians to renew their donation

    September 29, 2020
    CALPAC will soon enter its 2021 fiscal year on October 1; we are encouraging donors to renew their critical support ear...

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    Physicians: Don’t forget to VOTE

    September 29, 2020
    Election Day is just a little over one month away. We hope that you will vote and ensure that the voice of physicians a...

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    CALPAC launches virtual fundraising program during COVID-19

    September 29, 2020
    To adjust to the virtual HOD format and help ensure the ongoing strength of CALPAC in an important election year, the C...

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    CMA president issues statement on allegations of forced hysterectomies at ICE detention centers

    September 18, 2020
    CMA President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., issued the following statement in response to  allegations of forced hystere...

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    Urge Gov. Newsom to reject bill that would create two-tiered health care system

    September 01, 2020
    A dangerous bill that would undermine physician-led care and could create a lower tier of care for low-income patients ...

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    Gov. Newsom signs landmark CMA-supported law to protect children from candy-flavored tobacco 

    August 29, 2020
    Despite fierce opposition from Big Tobacco, California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed into law a bill that will...

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    Urgent: Take action now! NP scope bill moves to the Senate floor!

    August 21, 2020
    The California Senate is set to vote on a bill that would remove critical patient protections by allowing NPs to practi...

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    CMA joins provider coalition to halt Medicare payment cuts

    August 18, 2020
    The California Medical Association (CMA) and a broad provider coalition are urging Congress to stop the proposed 2021 M...

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    California Medical Association launches new #WearAMaskCA ad

    August 04, 2020
    Masks help stop the spread of COVID 19, period. This is the central message of a new video released today by #WearAMask...

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    Reminder: Deadline to apply for relief from Medicaid Targeted Distribution is July 20

    July 07, 2020
    On Wednesday, June 10, 2020, HHS opened a new  “Medicaid Targeted Distribution” portal  through which Medicaid-dependen...

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    CMA sponsors bill to protect health officers

    July 01, 2020
    CMA is sponsoring a bill authored by state Senator Richard Pan, M.D., that will protect California’s public health offi...

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    Take Action: Urge Senate to reject NP scope expansion

    June 23, 2020
    The California Senate is currently considering a bill that would grant full practice authority to nurse practitioners (...

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    Legislature reaches agreement with Gov. Newsom on budget that protects vital health care programs

    June 23, 2020
    The California Legislature and Governor Gavin Newsom have reached an agreement on a balanced budget for fiscal year 202...

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    CMA President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., statement on passage of state budget

    June 16, 2020
    CMA President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., issued the following statement in response to the California Legislature's pa...

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    Legislature passes budget that protects health care

    June 16, 2020
    On Monday, the California Legislature passed a balanced budget for fiscal year 2020-2021, rejecting many of the health ...

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    CMA supports bill to eliminate use of chokeholds and carotid artery restraints

    June 08, 2020
    Today, the California Medical Association (CMA) stood in support of AB 1196, authored by Assemblymember Mike Gipson, th...

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    Will California sacrifice access to health care during a pandemic?

    June 03, 2020
    The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on society. As of late May, there have been over 100,000 cases in California an...

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    CMA President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., statement on George Floyd death and institutionalized racism

    June 01, 2020
    CMA President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., released the following statement in response to the death of George Floyd and...

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    CMA President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., statement on Senate budget hearing

    May 28, 2020
    CMA President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., released the following statement in response to Thursday's Senate budget hear...

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    CMA medical students hosting virtual advocacy day

    May 26, 2020
    California medical students! Are you disappointed that the annual California Medical Association (CMA) Legislative Advo...

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