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Press Releases

  • CMA backs Newsom’s call for Californians to take additional action to slow coronavirus spread

    April 01, 2020
    Gov. Gavin Newsom urged Californians to cover their noses and mouths when going out in public to help stop asymptomatic...

  • CMA Physician Services teams up with Amwell to offer telehealth solutions to California physicians

    March 24, 2020
    Today, CMA Physician Services, Inc. and Amwell, the nation’s leading telehealth platform,

  • California physicians call for the California health care system to prepare for surge in COVID-based health care cases

    March 19, 2020
    Plans include suspension of non-essential surgeries and medical procedures, redeploying ventilators and protective equi...

  • CMA Board of Trustees votes to oppose dialysis ballot initiative

    March 10, 2020
    Measure dangerous for dialysis patients and would increase health care costs and make physician shortage worse for all...

  • CMA issues statement on the death of Palm Springs physician David Duffner, M.D.

    February 15, 2020
    RCMA President Bruce Holmblad, M.D., and CMA Peter Bretan, M.D., released the following statement following the death o...

  • CMA applauds Gov. Newsom’s appointment of Dr. Brad Gilbert as DHCS Director

    January 30, 2020
    CMA applauds Governor Gavin Newsom’s appointment of Bradley P. Gilbert, M.D., as director of the California Department ...

  • CMA President Peter N. Bretan, M.D., Statement on Public Charge Ruling

    January 28, 2020
    CMA President Peter N. Bretan, M.D., issued a statement in response to the recent Supreme Court ruling

  • CMA President Peter N. Bretan, M.D., Responds to President Trump’s Threat to Withhold Funding Over Abortion Policy

    January 24, 2020
    CMA President Peter N. Bretan, M.D., issued a statement in response to the

  • CMA President Peter Bretan, M.D., reacts to Gov. Newsom's budget proposal

    January 10, 2020
    CMA President Peter N. Bretan, M.D., issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom's budget propo...

  • CMA president issues statement on Gov. Newsom's cost containment proposals

    January 09, 2020
    CMA President Peter N. Bretan, M.D., issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom's new cost

  • CMA and CHA release joint statement on congressional efforts to address surprise medical billing

    December 12, 2019
    CHA and CMA have issued a joint statement on congressional efforts to address surprise medical billing.

  • CMA warns new surprise billing proposal would limit patient access to in-network physicians and increase costs

    December 10, 2019
    Statement from CMA president on the new congressional surprise billing proposals.

  • State tobacco tax expanding health care workforce; CalMedForce awards $38 million from Prop 56 funds

    December 02, 2019
    PHC announced more than $38M in CalMedForce awards to support residency programs across the state.

  • CMA president issues statement in response to University of California and Dignity Health partnership

    November 20, 2019
    CMA President Peter N. Bretan, M.D., issued a statement in response to the partnership between the University of Califo...

  • Physician experience highlights unintended consequences of CA's surprise billing laws

    November 05, 2019
    A new survey of California physicians illustrates serious unintended consequences from California’s surprise billing ...

  • Urologist and transplant surgeon Peter Bretan, M.D., elected CMA president

    October 28, 2019
    Peter N. Bretan Jr., M.D., a urologist and kidney transplant surgeon who gave up his Bay Area practice to serve patient...

  • CMA comments on passage of bill cracking down on fraudulent medical exemptions

    September 04, 2019
    CMA President David H. Aizuss, M.D., issued the following statement in response to today's passage of Senate Bill 276 t...

  • Altais teams up with Aledade and CMA to offer unique patient care model supported by innovative technologies

    August 29, 2019
    Altais, in collaboration with Blue Shield of California, aims to help physicians provide value-based care to California...

  • CMA President issues statement in response to Trump Administration’s new public charge rule

    August 12, 2019
    CMA President David H. Aizuss, M.D., issued a statement in response to the Trump Administration’s new public charge rul...

  • CMA President demands action to bring sanity to our nation's gun laws

    August 05, 2019
    CMA President David H. Aizuss, M.D., issued the following statement after this weekend's shootings in Texas and Ohio. ...

  • PatientPop Named Practice Growth Partner of California Medical Association

    July 22, 2019
    SANTA MONICA, Calif. — PatientPop , the leader in practice growth technology, today announced it has been named Prac...

  • Well Physician California announces new executive leadership team

    July 11, 2019
    Well Physician California today announced its new executive leadership team, including Dave Logan, Ph.D, as Chief Execu...

  • CalHealthCares awards to pay $58.6M in loans for 247 physicians who commit to serve Medi-Cal patients

    July 02, 2019
    The awards are intended to improve access to care for low-income patients by creating economic incentives for physician...

  • CMA denounces federal government’s planned weekend immigration raids

    June 21, 2019
    The physicians of the California Medical Association are committed to providing care to those who need it, regardless o...

  • California Medical Association supports Timely Access to Care Act

    June 05, 2019
    New legislation would reduce health care bureaucracy and delays for patients.

  • Aledade, California Medical Association Announce Collaboration

    May 30, 2019
    Aledade, Inc. and the California Medical Association (CMA) announced a new collaboration to help independent physic...

  • CMA Applauds Gov. Newsom’s Increased Investments to Expand Health Care Access

    May 09, 2019
    The new budget dedicates additional resources to bolster the state’s Medi-Cal program and expand access to care for low...

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