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Press Releases

  • 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...

  • CMA announces new statewide collaborative effort to promote physician wellness

    May 08, 2019
    This new program will promote physician wellness across California and will be the most comprehensive state level effor...

  • Soda's Sticky Business tracks predatory practices of Big Soda

    April 01, 2019
    The unique risks posed by sugar-sweetened beverages to the health of kids and the public at large, and the deceptive wa...

  • 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

  • CMA president and CA health care groups rebuke Texas judge’s ACA ruling

    December 17, 2018
    Since 2014, California’s uninsured population has dropped more than any other state, from 17% of the population to 7%. ...

  • CMA announces opposition to proposed Trump immigration rule

    December 10, 2018
    New “Public Charge” rule would deter millions from accessing critical health care

  • CMA and PHC launch wildfire relief campaign

    November 20, 2018
    The California wildfires labeled Camp, Woolsey and Hill have destroyed thousands of homes, structures and medical pract...

  • California Physicians Congratulate Governor-elect Newsom, Lieutenant Governor-elect Kounalakis

    November 07, 2018
    Today, voters chose Gavin Newsom and Eleni Kounalakis to serve as California’s next Governor and Lieutenant Governor. I...

  • CMA applauds the enactment of federal opioid legislation

    October 24, 2018
    The California Medical Association (CMA) applauded the enactment of H.R. 6 – a sweeping bipartisan bill that addresses ...

  • CA physicians outline agenda to improve patient affordability, access and quality

    October 16, 2018
    CMA recently convened the organization’s 147th annual House of Delegates (HOD) meeting in Sacramento. Over 500 Californ...

  • CMA statement on proposed policy linking safety net benefits and immigration status

    September 24, 2018
    Health care should remain a safe place for all, and we urge the Trump Administration to rethink this irresponsible poli...

  • CMA applauds California Department of Insurance in opposing CVS/Aetna merger

    August 02, 2018
    Today, the California Medical Association (CMA) applauded the finding of the California Department of Insurance that ...

  • 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...

  • Blue Shield of California and CMA collaborate to build health care model of the future

    June 12, 2018
    Blue Shield of California and the California Medical Association (CMA) today announced a multi-year collaboration to de...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • CMA, SoFi partner to offer student loan refinancing benefit

    May 17, 2018
    Today, the California Medical Association (CMA) announced a new partnership with SoFi, an online personal finance compa...

  • Coalition launches to support independent physician practices in leading value-based care

    May 10, 2018
    Recognizing the importance of independent physician practices in bringing about the movement to value-based health care...

  • California physicians oppose Proposition 8 that would put dialysis patients’ lives at risk

    April 26, 2018
    Today, the California Medical Association (CMA) announced that the organization opposes the proposed November ballot ...

  • California health care community condemns AB 3087

    April 24, 2018
    Today, the Assembly Committee on Health voted to advance Assembly Bill 3087 (Kalra), a harmful government intrusion int...

  • California’s physicians proudly endorse Gavin Newsom for Governor

    April 18, 2018
    Today, the California Medical Association (CMA) formally endorsed Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2018 bid to become ...

  • CA physicians overwhelmingly oppose radical heath care price fixing bill

    April 09, 2018
    Today, Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose) released new details on a  radical new legislative proposal that would in...

  • CMA applauds new efforts to achieve universal access to health care

    March 15, 2018
    The California Medical Association (CMA) today applauded legislation that sets a clear and realistic path forward to ach...

  • CMA responds to UCSF universal access report

    March 14, 2018
    The University of California, San Francisco recently released a report commissioned by the California State Assembly th...

  • CMA, UAPD and SJMS applaud legislation to require physician-conducted autopsies

    February 23, 2018
    This week, State Senators Richard Pan, M.D., and Cathleen Galgiani introduced Senate Bill 1303, which would require coun...

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