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    New California law expands screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences

    October 19, 2021
    California recently enacted the ACEs Equity Act to significantly expand health insurance coverage for Adverse Childhood...

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    CMA joins campaign urging patients to get their flu shots

    October 11, 2021
    CMA is collaborating with the California Immunization Coalition and the California Department of Public Health to take ...

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    Report finds sharp decreases in opioid prescribing and increases in drug-related overdose and death

    September 21, 2021
    Over the past decade, there has been a 44.4% decrease in opioid prescribing nationwide, according to a

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    Spreading COVID-19 vaccine misinformation may put medical license at risk

    September 14, 2021
    FSMB recently released a statement in response to a dramatic increase in the dissemination of COVID-19 vaccine misinf...

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    CMA president statement on rogue physicians selling bogus mask exemptions

    August 16, 2021
    CMA President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., issued the following statement in response to rogue physicians selling bogus...

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    California health care workers must be fully vaccinated by Sept. 30

    August 10, 2021
    California health care workers have until September 30, 2021, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 vaccine, under  a...

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    CDPH issues guidance on coadministration of COVID-19 and other vaccines

    August 10, 2021
    CDPH has issued guidance on coadministration of COVID-19 vaccines with other vaccines . The guidance states that COVID...

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    CMA president statement on California's increasing COVID-19 rates and need for vaccination

    July 30, 2021
    CMA President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., issued the following statement in response to a recent uptick in California's...

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    Governor Newsom introduces new state and health care worker vaccine mandate

    July 29, 2021
    As COVID-19 cases continue to rise across California, Governor Gavin Newsom took action this week

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    Free training series on “Advancing Trauma-Informed Communities”

    July 27, 2021
    A free statewide training series on “Advancing Trauma-Informed Communities” is now available for primary care, acute ca...

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    Webinar: What Do I Do with Inherited Patients on Opioids?

    June 22, 2021
    LAGS Medical Centers, a chain of 38 high-volume pain management clinics operating in 25 counties with nearly 30,000 pat...

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    Webinar: Building cross-sector networks of care for patients with toxic stress and ACEs

    June 10, 2021
    ACEs Aware is hosting a free, live webinar on the forthcoming Network of Care Roadmap, which will provide practical s...

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    CMA develops COVID-19 return-to-work resources for employers

    June 07, 2021
    As California businesses begin to transition back the physical workplace, employers understandably have many questions ...

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    New “State of CAre” campaign to expand awareness about Adverse Childhood Experiences

    May 17, 2021
    DHCS and the California Office of the California Surgeon General have launched the “State of CAre” health care provider...

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    Biden Administration eases restrictions on MAT for opioid addiction

    May 04, 2021
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released new guidelines that would expand access to med...

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    CMA Wellness launches engagement groups for physicians that screen patients for ACEs

    April 30, 2021
    The California Medical Association’s (CMA) wellness program (CMA Wellness) has launched free, online wellness engagemen...

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    Medi-Cal raises reimbursement rate for COVID-19 vaccine administration

    March 24, 2021
    Medi-Cal has raised its payment rate for COVID-19 vaccine administration fee to $40 per dose, regardless of vaccine man...

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    CMA joins #ThisIsOurShot campaign to promote COVID-19 vaccines, fight misinformation

    March 10, 2021
    CMA has joined #ThisIsOurShot, a national grassroots coalition to build vaccine-trust for a COVID-free world by elevati...

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    Next Virtual Grand Rounds to focus on school reopening and pediatric mental health

    March 09, 2021
    California’s public schools have largely been shuttered for the past year, and pediatricians and others are reporting s...

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    J&J vaccine is an important and effective weapon in the fight against COVID-19

    March 02, 2021
    Last week the FDA approved Johnson and Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use – an important new weapon in the fi...

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    CMA launches free PPE direct shipments for California physicians and medical groups

    March 02, 2021
    CMA is extending its distribution of free personal protective equipment with direct shipment of supplies to California ...

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    Free webinar on the impact of toxic stress on Black maternal health

    February 25, 2021
    The California Black Health Network , which advocates for health equity for African Americans and Black immigrants, is...

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    Register: Free training series on “Advancing Trauma-Informed Communities”

    February 16, 2021
    A new, free statewide training series on “Advancing Trauma-Informed Communities” is now available for primary care, acu...

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    CMA urges regulators to investigate payors impeding access to rapid COVID-19 tests

    February 16, 2021
    CMA  has asked DMHC and CDI to investigate concerns that some payors are shifting the financial risk of critical COVID-...

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    White House vaccinations coordinator to speak at next Virtual Grand Rounds

    February 05, 2021
    Join us to hear from Bechara Choucair, M.D., White House Vaccinations Coordinator, with national updates for vaccine ro...

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    Report offers new strategies to provide mental health services to Medi-Cal children and youth beneficiaries

    January 25, 2021
    The state is failing to support the mental health of more than 5 million of the state’s most vulnerable children, 

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    Next Virtual Grand Rounds will focus on strategies for turning a corner on COVID-19

    January 22, 2021
    As the vaccine rollout continues, COVID-19 variants that may be more transmissible have become increasingly common acro...

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