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    Federal court halts expanded religious exemption from ACA contraceptive mandate

    January 18, 2019
    On January 13, 2019, one day before the effective date, the federal court granted the state’s motion for a preliminary ...

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    CMA comments on proposed protections for conscience rights and religious freedom

    March 30, 2018
    In January, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a proposed rule that would expand protectio...

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    CMA files brief in important peer review case

    February 16, 2018
    The California Medical Association (CMA) has filed an amicus brief in support of two neonatologists who lost their priv...

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    Hospital at center of “existential threat” to self-governance files for bankruptcy

    September 20, 2017
    The filing came just two days before closing arguments were scheduled in the case, Tulare Regional Medical Center Medi...

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    Supreme Court sends contraceptive coverage under ACA case back to lower court

    May 31, 2016
    On May 16, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an unsigned unanimous opinion announcing that it would not rule on the me...

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    CMA files amicus brief in support of hospital medical staff self-governance

    March 17, 2016
    The California Medical Association (CMA) has filed an amicus brief in support of the medical staff at Tulare Regional M...

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    CMA files brief in Supreme Court to support contraceptive coverage under the ACA

    February 25, 2016
    The California Medical Association (CMA) has filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the contra...

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    CMA files amicus brief in case that could weaken physician protections from silent PPOs

    January 06, 2016
    The California Medical Association (CMA) and nine other physician organizations filed an amicus brief asking the Supreme...

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    Settlement reached in physician whistleblower retaliation case

    November 23, 2015
    California Medical Association (CMA) member and Modesto nephrologist Mark Fahlen, M.D., has won reinstatement of his ho...

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    Supreme Court limits avenues providers can use to sue states over Medicaid funding

    April 06, 2015
    In March, a divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 vote, stating that individual health care providers cannot sue st...

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    CMA files brief in Medicaid case to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court

    January 12, 2015
    The California Medical Association (CMA) has filed an amicus brief in a Medicaid reimbursement case ( Armstrong v. Exce...

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    CMA files amicus brief to protect patient privacy in Oregon prescription drug database case

    January 08, 2015
    The California Medical Association (CMA) has joined the American Medical Association and the other western state medica...

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    CMA files brief with California Supreme Court in MICRA constitutionality case

    July 08, 2014
    The California Medical Association (CMA), along with the California Dental Association and the California Hospital Asso...

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    Appeals court rules that health plans may be responsible for payment when they irresponsibly delegate risk

    February 24, 2014
    For the first time, a California appellate court has recognized a legal cause of action that holds California’s health ...

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    CMA tells court juries must consider amounts paid when calculating economic damages

    March 12, 2013
    In response to an invitation from the California Court of Appeals, the California Medical Association (CMA), together w...

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    Feds say states can cut Medicaid pay, file brief in CMA court battle

    March 08, 2013
    The U.S. Department of Justice filed a brief last Friday before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals arguing states can c...

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    CMA joins amicus briefs challenging California's Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act

    February 28, 2013
    The California Medical Association (CMA) joined the American Medical Association and dozens of health care provider orga...

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    Amicus briefs filed in support of CMA's suit to prevent state cuts to Medi-Cal reimbursement

    February 08, 2013
    A large number of national health care organizations have filed amicus curiae briefs in support of the California Med...

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    Plaintiffs in CMA et al. v. Douglas et al., file request for rehearing of case

    January 28, 2013
    Today, plaintiffs in CMA et al. v. Douglas et al. filed a request for an en banc review of the case. The request comes ...

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