Press Releases

  • 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...

  • 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...

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