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For Physicians

Top 10 Reasons to Join 

the Central Coast Medical Association and California Medical Association

TOGETHER WE ARE STRONGER

California Medial Association (CMA) and its county medical societies have represented California’s physicians for 160 years as the recognized voice of the house of medicine. Together we stand taller and stronger as we fight to protect patients and improve the health of our communities. We are a dominant force in health care – but all the great work we do wouldn’t be possible without the support of members like you. 

SHAPE THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE

Members receive direct access to our state and national legislative leaders to influence how medical care is provide today and in the future.

PROTECT THE PROFESSION

Your membership affirms your commitment to the medical profession and ensures physicians remain in control of the practice of medicine. 

GET PAID

Members receive one-on-one assistance from CMA’s reimbursement experts, who have recouped $13 million from payors on behalf of CMA physicians in the past seven years.

LEAD BY EXAMPLE

CMA and its county medical societies provide many opportunities to get involved, including opportunities to volunteer, serve on a committee, council or board, and shape the future of the medical profession.

HEAD SEAT AT POLICY TABLE

Through aggressive political and regulatory advocacy, CMA and its county medical societies are positioned as one of the most influential stakeholders in the development and implementation of health policy.

COLLABORATE WITH COLLEAGUES

CMA and its county medical societies bring together physicians from all regions, specialties and modes of practice through leadership, collaboration, social and educational events, and community service.

PROMOTE PUBLIC HEALTH

From tobacco use and obesity to prescription drug abuse and vaccinations, your membership dollars support forward-thinking public health advocacy to improve the health of Californians.

PROTECT MICRA

CMA staunchly defends the landmark Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA) year after year, saving each California physician an average of $75,000 per year in professional liability insurance premiums.

STAY IN THE KNOW

CMA and its county medical societies produce publications to keep you up to date on the latest health care news and information affecting the practice of medicine in California.