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    Tune in Tomorrow at 10 am for CMA's Legislative Advocacy Conference Program!

    April 05, 2021
    Today marks the beginning of CMA’s 47th Annual Legislative Advocacy Conference!

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    Be a champion for your patients during CMA’s Legislative Advocacy Conference 

    March 30, 2021
    The conference’s program is scheduled for Tuesday, April 6 at 10:00 a.m. and features keynote speakers Gavin Newsom, Go...

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    Gov. Newsom and Sec. Richardson to keynote CMA Legislative Advocacy Conference

    March 24, 2021
    Don’t miss keynote speakers Gavin Newsom, Governor of California and Yolanda Richardson, California Secretary of Govern...

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    House votes to stop 2% Medicare cuts, issue now moves to Senate where it faces more opposition

    March 24, 2021
    Last week, the U.S. House voted 246-175 to stop the 2% Medicare sequestration payment cuts and to extend the moratorium...

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    CMA president statement on the confirmation of Xavier Becerra as HHS Secretary

    March 18, 2021
    CMA President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., issued the following statement in response to the confirmation of Xavier Bece...

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    CMA Council on Legislation to meet and set legislative priorities for 2021

    March 09, 2021
    This Thursday, March 11, 2021, the 50 physician members of CMA;s Council on Legislation, will meet to discuss and recom...

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    CMA sponsored bill would reduce administrative burdens in physician practices

    March 02, 2021
    CMA is sponsoring a legislative effort to reduce administrative burdens in physician practices, so physicians can spend...

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    Register today for CMA’s virtual Legislative Advocacy Conference

    March 02, 2021
    Registration is now open for CMA;s 47th Annual Legislative Advocacy Conference the week of April 5-9, 2021. Attendees w...

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    Take Action: Urge lawmakers to help businesses impacted by COVID-19

    February 16, 2021
    CMA is urging physicians to contact the governor and their legislators to urge immediate action to bring California’s t...

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    Save the date for CMA’s Virtual Legislative Advocacy Conference, April 5-9

    January 26, 2021
    CMA will host its 47th Annual Legislative Advocacy Conference the week of April 5-9, 2021. Attendees will have the oppo...

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    CMA advocates for bill to protect physician practices struggling amid the ongoing pandemic

    January 23, 2021
    CMA has partnered with a coalition—including business groups, health care providers and Assemblymember Autumn Burke—to ...

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    CMA president releases statement on California's revised COVID-19 vaccination guidelines

    January 13, 2021
    California Medical Association President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., issued a statement in response to California's rev...

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    CMA president releases statement on Gov. Gavin Newsom's proposed budget

    January 09, 2021
    California Medical Association President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., issued a statement in response to Gov. Gavin Newso...

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    CMA publishes year-end federal legislative summary

    December 22, 2020
    On December 21, 2020, the 116th Congress adopted a massive $1.4 trillion omnibus spending package and a $900 billion CO...

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    CMA president releases statement on appointment of Alex Padilla to the U.S. Senate

    December 22, 2020
    California Medical Association President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., issued a statement in response to the appointment ...

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    Hospital medical staffs across state donate to political education fund

    December 08, 2020
    With the initiative threat to obliterate MICRA now qualified for the November 2022 ballot, hospital medical staffs acro...

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    CALPAC-supported candidates overwhelmingly successful in election

    December 08, 2020
    CALPAC reported wide success in the November 2020 election thanks to the contributions and effort of its physician memb...

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    CALPAC rings in 2021 membership year, thanks donors and encourages renewals

    December 08, 2020
    CALPAC rang in the new 2021 membership year by hitting an all-time fundraising record of $197,343 at the virtual CMA Ho...

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    CALPAC reports record fundraising at 2020 House of Delegates

    December 08, 2020
    On Saturday, October 24, 2020, CALPAC shattered all previous fundraising records in its history, raising $197,343 durin...

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    CMA joins coalition urging payors to reimburse for new CPT code 99072

    November 17, 2020
    CMA signed onto several coalition letters, spearheaded by AMA, urging payors across the nation to immediately adopt and...

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    CA Congressman Ami Bera, M.D., introduces bill to stop 2021 Medicare cuts

    November 17, 2020
    Congressmen Ami Bera, M.D., (D-CA) and Larry Bucshon, M.D., (R-IN) have introduced a bill to stop the looming Medicare ...

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    Overturning Affordable Care Act would have devastating consequences for millions of Californians

    November 10, 2020
    The stakes have never been higher for the millions of Californians who rely on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for access...

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    CMS delays mandatory payment model that would reduce access for critically ill cancer patients

    November 03, 2020
    CMS has delayed implementation of the mandatory Radiation Oncology Alternative Payment Model until July 1, 2021. 

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    CMA president issues statement in response to President Trump's remarks about physicians and COVID-19

    November 02, 2020
    CMA President Peter N. Bretan Jr., M.D., today issued the following statement in response to recent statements from 

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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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