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CMA president issues statement in response to shooting that took the life of OC physician John Cheng, M.D.

Today, we learned that one of our own – John Cheng, M.D. – took heroic measures to stop another act of senseless gun violence, and in the process gave his life to save others. 

CMA president issues statement in response to Gov. Newsom's May budget proposal

CMA President Robert E. Wailes, M.D., issued the following statement in response to Gov. Gavin Newsom's May Budget Revision:

HRSA to allow late Period 2 Provider Relief Fund reporting through May 18

The deadline for providers to request to submit a late Provider Relief Fund (PRF) Reporting Period 2 report has been extended to May 18, 2022, at 11:59 pm ET.

CMA president issues statement in response to passage of MICRA modernization legislation

CMA President Robert E. Wailes, M.D., issued the following statement on the California Assembly's unanimous passage of AB 35:

Webinar: How ACOs can help your primary care organization thrive

CMA is hosting a webinar with partner organization Aledade to address any issues providers may have about joining an ACO.

Nominations now being accepted for CMA’s 2022-23 councils and committees

The CMA Board of Trustees is seeking recommendations for physicians who are interested in and willing to serve on its standing Councils and Subcommittees for 2022-2023.

Physicians and hospitals urge U.S. Dept of Ed to fix the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

The program unjustly excludes certain physicians in California and Texas, harming patient access to care in already underserved communities

AMA says a “staggering” 16k providers missed first Provider Relief Fund reporting deadline

AMA is urging the HHS to allow more time for physicians who accepted federal COVID-19 relief funds to meet the Period 1 Provider Relief Fund reporting requirements. Although the HHS Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) did briefly reopen the reporting portal last month, approximately 16,000 providers still missed the deadline.

MICRA modernization legislation passes Senate Judiciary Committee

The modernized framework, which unanimously passed out of the committee, will ensure that health care is accessible and affordable, while balancing compensatory justice for injured patients 

PHC invites women physicians to complete survey on well-being and career satisfaction

PHC and University of California Health are extending their research on the well-being of California women physicians through a grant from The Physicians Foundation.