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    Save the Date for AAPC’s HEALTHCON 2019, April 28 to May 1

    December 11, 2018
    AAPC, a training and credentialing association for the business side of health care, is hosting its 26th annual HEALTHCO...

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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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    FDA seeks to restrict teens’ access to flavored e-cigarettes, ban menthol in cigarettes

    December 03, 2018
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced it will take steps to prevent youth access to flavored tobacco pro...

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    CDPH hosts webinar on California Parkinson's Disease Registry

    October 29, 2018
    On July 1, 2018, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) launched the California Parkinson’s Disease Registry...

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    Medicare publishes 2018-2019 influenza vaccine pricing

    October 23, 2018
    The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently published an update on Medicare’s influenza vaccine paymen...

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    House votes to expand health savings accounts

    August 14, 2018
    On July 25, the U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills (H.R. 6199 and H.R. 6311) that would expand how health sa...

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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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    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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    CDPH revises guidance on Parkinson's reporting requirements

    June 26, 2018
    Effective July 1, 2018, physicians and licensed independent practitioners will be required to report cases of Parkinson...

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    CDPH issues standing order for naloxone

    June 22, 2018
    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued a statewide standing order for naloxone, an antidote medic...

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    San Francisco bans sale of flavored tobacco products

    June 09, 2018
    On Tuesday, San Francisco voters passed Proposition E by a 68-32 percent margin to uphold the city’s law prohibiting ...

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    New report shows California’s progress addressing opioid crisis

    June 05, 2018
    The American Medical Association (AMA) issued a new report on Thursday documenting how California’s physician leaders...

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    California’s physicians support Proposition E to protect public health

    June 04, 2018
    Today, the California Medical Association (CMA) announced its support for Proposition E, which would prohibit the sale ...

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    New Parkinson’s reporting requirements take effect July 1

    May 31, 2018
    Health care providers diagnosing or providing treatment to Parkinson’s disease patients will be required to report each...

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    FDA considers steps to limit flavored tobacco products

    May 25, 2018
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that it is considering restrictions on the sale and dis...

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    U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in challenge to California’s Reproductive FACT Act

    April 02, 2018
    A California law that requires specified facilities providing pregnancy-related services and counseling to disclose inf...

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    New Parkinson’s reporting requirements take effect July 1

    March 16, 2018
    Today, the 50 physician members of the California Medical Association (CMA) Council on Legislation (COL), chaired by Va...

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    Legislation introduced to combat opioid crisis

    March 05, 2018
    Assemblymember and emergency physician Joaquin Arambula, M.D. (D-Fresno), has introduced a bill (AB 2384) that would re...

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    Free CME: How you can help reduce sugary beverage consumption in your community

    February 06, 2018
    Please join us on Wednesday, February, 28, 2018, at 12:15 p.m., for a free webinar, “ Sugary Drinks: Using Grassroots A...

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    February is Heart Month: Help spread the word

    February 01, 2018
    Did you know that 1,458,000 people in California have coronary heart disease? Although heart disease is the leading cau...

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    Take the #MoveWithHeart pledge

    February 01, 2018
    This American Heart Month, the California Medical Association is joining the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute ...

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    It’s not too late to get a flu shot

    January 09, 2018
    The California Immunization Coalition (CIC) will be hosting its annual Summit April 16-17, 2018, at the Sawyer Hotel in...

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    Save the date for the 2018 California Immunization Coalition Summit

    January 09, 2018
    The California Immunization Coalition (CIC) will be hosting its annual Summit April 16-17, 2018, at the Sawyer Hotel in...

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    California physicians boost the state’s economy

    January 07, 2018
    Physicians add opportunity, growth and prosperity to the California economy by creating 1.2 million jobs and generating...

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    Physicians: What YOU can do to help prevent gun violence

    December 14, 2017
    The United States continues to struggle with an epidemic of firearm violence. Physicians are in a unique position to as...

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    Webinar: Responding to the hepatitis A outbreak in California

    November 22, 2017
    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is currently dealing with one of the largest person-to-person hepatit...

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