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    Federal judge blocks Trump administration family planning gag rule

    April 29, 2019
    Although this most recent ruling only applies to California, Stanley Bastian of the U.S. District Court in Yakima, Wash...

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    CMA supports Attorney General Becerra in fight for women’s health

    March 22, 2019
    New filing seeks to block Trump Administration’s Title X Family Planning Rule

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    New Title X rules will limit access to critically needed care and services for millions of patients

    February 28, 2019
    The Trump administration issued a final rule last week that bars qualified family planning providers that provide abort...

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    CMA objects to federal rule that would disrupt comprehensive women’s health coverage

    February 04, 2019
    The proposed Exchange Program Integrity rule would require plans to send two separate monthly bills to each policyholde...

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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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    Noridian implements temporary ICD-10 code fix for mammography and breast biopsy policies

    February 07, 2018
    California’s Medicare contractor, Noridian, recently implemented a temporary correction to the National Coverage Determ...

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    HHS issues “provider conscience” regulations

    January 22, 2018
    Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced it would form a new division within the HHS ...

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    6 tips to help mothers prevent diabetes, make healthy choices

    May 12, 2017
    Preventing type 2 diabetes requires self-management, motivation, and healthy lifestyle changes — but how do you encoura...

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    CMA celebrates National Wear Red Day to raise awareness about women's heart health

    January 31, 2017
    Although significant progress has been made in increasing awareness that heart disease is one of the leading causes of ...

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    CMA says breastfeeding mothers must be accommodated when taking exams

    November 23, 2016
    The California Medical Association (CMA), along with the American Medical Women’s Association and the American Civil Li...

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    CDC urges aggressive screening of pregnant women for Zika

    July 27, 2016
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging physicians  to be more aggressive in screening pregnant...

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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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    Two flu deaths confirmed by CDPH

    November 12, 2015
    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) last week confirmed the season's first two flu-related deaths in Cali...

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    Hobby Lobby ruling opens the door to allow employers' personal beliefs to play a role in the treatment options

    July 03, 2014
    The United States Supreme Court ruled last week that a private company has the right to be exempted from federal law if...

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    Coding Corner: Coding and billing maternity care when a patient changes insurance

    November 01, 2013
    CPR’s “Coding Corner” focuses on coding, compliance and documentation issues relating specifically to physician billin...

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    State temporarily lifts restriction on use of mercury-containing flu vaccine for children and pregnant women

    February 13, 2013
    Because of limited vaccine supplies and the danger posed by widespread influenza activity in California, the California...

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