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    CMA announces opposition to proposed Trump immigration rule

    December 10, 2018
    New “Public Charge” rule would deter millions from accessing critical health care

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    Urge the Trump administration to withdraw the "public charge" rule

    December 05, 2018
    CMA is encouraging California physicians to submit public comments to urge the Administration to withdraw the proposed ...

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    Prop. 56 webinar: Are you getting your share of the supplemental Medi-Cal funds?

    November 01, 2018
    CMA is hosting  a webinar with DHCS on Wednesday, November 7, to discuss the status of distribution of both 201...

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    CMA launches new mobile app

    October 29, 2018
    CMA is thrilled to announce that our new members-only mobile app is now available. Free and available for Android and i...

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    Physicians: Don’t forget to VOTE

    October 26, 2018
    Election Day is just a little over one week away. We hope that you will show up to the polls (or mail in that vote-by-m...

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    CMA applauds the enactment of federal opioid legislation

    October 24, 2018
    The California Medical Association (CMA) applauded the enactment of H.R. 6 – a sweeping bipartisan bill that addresses ...

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    CA physicians outline agenda to improve patient affordability, access and quality

    October 16, 2018
    CMA recently convened the organization’s 147th annual House of Delegates (HOD) meeting in Sacramento. Over 500 Californ...

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    CMA urges CMS to simplify the Quality Payment Program

    October 01, 2018
    CMA has submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on the proposed changes to the Medic...

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    CMA’s House of Delegates to convene next weekend in Sacramento

    October 01, 2018
    The 147th Annual Session of the California Medical Association (CMA) House of Delegates (HOD) will convene next weekend...

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    CMS proposes site-neutral payments for some physician services

    September 28, 2018
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed eliminating the Medicare site of service payment diff...

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    CMA pushes back on CMS’ proposed Medicare payment changes

    September 28, 2018
    The California Medical Association (CMA) recently submitted comprehensive comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medi...

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    DHCS receives approval on Medi-Cal supplemental tobacco tax payments for FY 2018-2019

    September 20, 2018
    The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) recently received federal approval on its plan to increase Med...

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    Have you received your supplemental Medi-Cal managed care payments?

    September 20, 2018
    Plans were required to issue supplemental payments to qualifying physicians within 90 days. The 90-day window ended Aug...

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    Vote on Senate opioid package expected this week

    September 17, 2018
    The U.S. Senate is expected to vote this week a bipartisan package of over 70 proposals intended to help combat the n...

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    CMA calls on CMS to reverse step therapy decision

    September 14, 2018
    The California Medical Association and an American Medical Association-led coalition of 94 medical societies delivered ...

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    CMA and AMA oppose CMS proposal to collapse E/M codes

    September 04, 2018
    More than 150 health care organizations, including CMA and AMA, sent a joint letter to CMS, opposing the agency’s propo...

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    Have you updated your My CMA profile yet?

    August 20, 2018
    If you haven’t already, please login, update your profile, and chose your preferences and areas of interest. By doing s...

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    CMA advocacy drastically reduced administrative burdens for Parkinson’s registry

    August 07, 2018
    Effective July 1, 2018, M.D.s, D.O.s, P.A.s and N.P.s who diagnose or treat Parkinson’s disease patients ("Reporting Pr...

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    Op-Ed: SB 1156 takes California back to the bad old days

    August 05, 2018
    Not long ago, health insurance companies limited access to insurance and quality health care for millions of California...

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    CMA/AMA responding to proposed Medicare payment rule

    August 03, 2018
    On July 12, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed 2019 Medicare Physician F...

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    CMA applauds California Department of Insurance in opposing CVS/Aetna merger

    August 02, 2018
    Today, the California Medical Association (CMA) applauded the finding of the California Department of Insurance that ...

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    Medical staff prevails in legal battle over medical staff self-governance

    July 23, 2018
    A settlement has officially been reached in the case of the Tulare hospital embroiled in a bitter legal battle over the...

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    Op-Ed: Public health policy should not be a political bargaining chip

    July 10, 2018
    Public health should be a nonpartisan issue – off limits to corporate greed and free from political rhetoric. This was ...

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    Federal opioid package receives bipartisan support in the U.S. House

    July 09, 2018
    On June 22, the U.S. House of Representatives passed HR 6, the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid R...

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    State budget includes 10 new CPT codes eligible for supplemental tobacco tax payments

    July 03, 2018
    Governor Jerry Brown last week signed a $139 billion California budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. The budget contin...

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    Leading health organizations announce filing of statewide soda tax measure for 2020

    July 02, 2018
    Today, a ballot measure to protect public health through a state soda tax was filed for the 2020 ballot by two of Calif...

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    Op-Ed: Children detainees must be reunited with families and given access to proper health care

    June 29, 2018
    The federal government’s recently enacted “zero-tolerance” policy of enforcement of immigration has sparked widespread ...

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