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    ACEs Aware to host webinar on trauma-informed networks of care

    January 14, 2021
    The ACEs Aware initiative is hosting a live, one-hour webinar on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, at 12 p.m. to provide evi...

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    CDPH clarifies updated vaccine guidance

    January 14, 2021
    The updated guidance also includes a new recommendation for vaccine providers to use 50% of “second doses” received 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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    U.S. public health emergency exended

    January 12, 2021
    HHS Secretary Alex Azar has extended the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) for an additional 90 days. This means t...

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    CDPH launches medical exemption registry for required childhood vaccines

    January 12, 2021
    CDPH has launched the California Immunization Registry – Medical Exemption website to request, issue, manage and track ...

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    U.S. health insurers must divest from fossil fuels

    January 04, 2021
    A new campaign led by health professionals and health advocates is emerging to expose the health insurance industry’s d...

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    CMA publishes COVID-19 vaccine resource center

    December 18, 2020
    California is in the first stage of vaccinating individuals against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. We have...

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    DHCS announces plan for COVID-19 vaccine administration reimbursement

    December 18, 2020
    On Friday, December 18, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) announced its plan for reimbursement of the admin...

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    DMHC issues guidance requiring health plans to cover COVID-19 vaccine administration

    December 17, 2020
    On December 11, the California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) issued an all plan letter (APL) and an FAQ inst...

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    California rollout of COVID-19 vaccine underway

    December 15, 2020
    On Sunday, December 13, 2020, the first doses of the highly anticipated COVID-19 vaccine arrived in California and roll...

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    CDPH Community Vaccine Advisory Committee meets to discuss issues of equity in COVID-19 vaccine access

    December 10, 2020
    In late November, CDPH announced the Community Vaccine Advisory Committee, with broad representation

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    Urgent: Urge Congress stop Medicare cuts and take action to ensure stability of physician practices

    December 09, 2020
    CMA is urging physicians to contact their members of Congress to ask that they take immediate action to ensure the stab...

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    State releases overview of COVID-19 vaccination planning strategy

    December 08, 2020
    California has established three advisory committees to make recommendations on its distribution plan, which will draw ...

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    CMA president statement in response to appointment of Tomas Aragon as CDPH Director

    December 07, 2020
    California Medical Association President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., issued a in response to the appointment of Tomás A...

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    CA Notify app to offer COVID-19 exposure notification

    December 07, 2020
    The CA Notify app is a voluntary opt-in system that alerts users to potential exposure without storing or transmitting ...

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    Watch: ACEs Aware maternal health webinar

    December 03, 2020
    The ACEs Aware initiative, which recently hosted a webinar, “Supporting Patients in Pregnancy: ACEs and Maternal Health...

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    CMA president issues statement in response to Newsom's announcement on regional stay-at-home orders

    December 03, 2020
    As COVID-19 rates continue to reach record levels, our health care workers are doing heroic work

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    California physicians encouraged to join Get Covered 2021 initiative

    December 02, 2020
    COVID-19 underscores why insurance matters — but not just because of the pandemic. Coverage can help people from all wa...

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    Is a COVID-19 vaccine around the corner? Join us for our Virtual Grand Rounds on Nov. 10 to learn more

    November 09, 2020
    Join us for a FREE webinar to learn how California is tackling the issues and challenges surrounding vaccine distributi...

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    Three California physicians appointed to Biden’s coronavirus taskforce

    November 09, 2020
    President-Elect Joe Biden announced the 13 members of his coronavirus taskforce Monday, signaling the incoming administ...

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    New report on California ACEs prevalence shines light on racism and disparities

    November 03, 2020
    Racism is among the root causes of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), according to a newly released report on the pr...

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    Next Virtual Grand Rounds to focus on COVID-19 vaccine

    October 28, 2020
    The next webinar in our monthly Virtual Grand Rounds series – Virtual Grand Rounds: COVID-19 Vaccine – will be Tuesday,...

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    ACEs Aware initiative trains nearly 14,000 health care providers in trauma-informed care

    October 20, 2020
    Nearly 14,000 health care providers have completed the  ACEs Aware  initiative’s core training program, “Becoming ACEs ...

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    Gov. Newsom creates Scientific Safety Review Workgroup to advise on COVID-19 vaccines

    October 20, 2020
    As California continues to wrestle with the COVID-19 outbreak, the state is already making plans about how a vaccine wi...

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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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    ACEs Aware to host webinar on clinical workforce readiness, resiliency and screening integration

    September 16, 2020
    The ACEs Aware initiative is hosting a live, one-hour webinar to provide strategies, promising practices and resources ...

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    Next Virtual Grand Rounds to focus on therapeutic COVID-19 updates

    September 15, 2020
    The fourth in our monthly Virtual Grand Rounds series – Virtual Grand Rounds: COVID-19 Updates in Therapeutics – will b...

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