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Senate President Pro Tem to Keynote CMA Legislative Advocacy Day

Mon, 04 Mar 2024

CMA is honored to announce that California Senate President pro Tempore Mike McGuire will be our featured speaker at CMA's  50th Legislative Advocacy Day , happening on  April 10, 2024,  in Sacramento! 

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Wed, 28 Feb 2024

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Shape the future of CMA: Join our governance townhall meetings

Wed, 28 Feb 2024

CMA is hosting two townhall-style meetings for all CMA members to discuss upcoming changes to governance policies currently under development or consideration.

CMA takes legal action against DMHC for fair payment enforcement

Wed, 28 Feb 2024

CMA today filed a lawsuit against DMHC for the agency’s failure to enforce California’s prompt payment regulations in implementing Senate Bill 510 (Pan). 

CMA sponsors Physicians Making Decisions Act regulating AI in health care

Tue, 27 Feb 2024

CMA is sponsoring a bill that requires that physicians be the ones to make final decisions on what kind of treatments patients should receive, rather than artificial intelligence.

Congress needs to hear from you! Tell your members of Congress to reverse the Medicare cut

Mon, 26 Feb 2024

CMA is urging physicians to contact members of Congress today  and ask them to reverse the 3.37% Medicare payment cut.

The Nocturnists launches Satellites program to support local storytelling projects

Wed, 21 Feb 2024

The Nocturnists is offering $15,000 grants to California clinicians and health care organizations interested in producing live storytelling shows in their own communities.

CMA and SSVMS work together to oppose surprise attack on physician practices

Wed, 21 Feb 2024

CMA is organizing a coalition of physicians, dentists, psychologists and optometrists in Sacramento for an urgent campaign to alert voters and oppose Measure C, a local tax increase that threatens health care access and small businesses in the community.

Federal judge clears way for new Tricare West Region contract

Wed, 21 Feb 2024

A federal judge has ruled in favor of the U.S. Defense Health Agency in a lawsuit filed by Health Net Federal Services over the agency’s decision to award the TRICARE West region managed care support contract to TriWest Healthcare Alliance

Has your practice been paid for outstanding COVID-19 testing and related services?

Wed, 21 Feb 2024

SB 510 requires health plans and insurers to reimburse providers for specified COVID-19 testing, related office visits and immunization services.