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NYCU July 2, 2019

TUESDAY, JULY 2, 2019 PHYSICIANS:  Physicians for a Healthy California (PHC), the non-profit organization affiliated with the California Medical Association, is making a real difference for physicians and their patients in California. PHC recently announced the first round of CalHealthCares loan repayment awards. This first round includes 247 grants totaling $58.6 million to physicians who ...

NYCU May 7, 2019

TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2019 PHYSICIANS:  I apologize in advance for the length of today’s NYCU, but there are a number of important matters deserving of your attention. Since the last time I wrote you, the heartbreaking shooting has occurred at Chabad of Poway. The shooting is particularly tragic for San Diego’s medical ...

NYCU March 26, 2019

TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 2019 PHYSICIANS: Last Week, Physicians for a Healthy California, (formerly the California Medical Association's Foundation), began promoting CalHealthCares, a physician loan repayments program. The program is for currently licensed physicians, residents and fellows who are enrolled Medi-Cal providers and commit to maintaining a 30% Medi-Cal caseload. Each candidate is eligible for up ...

NYCU December 5, 2018

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2018 PHYSICIANS: I was in Sacramento on Monday for the Swearing In Ceremony of the new California State Legislature. Like the previous Legislative Session, health care is a subject on the lips of many legislators and their staffs.   The CMA had an extremely successful record in ...

NYCU September 25, 2018

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 PHYSICIANS: I'm gratified to be able to share some excellent news. The California Department of Health Services (DHCS) recently received federal approval on its plan to increase Medi-Cal fee-for-service physician payments for the 2018-19 fiscal year. According to DHCS, the prospective fee-for-service supplemental payments are anticipated to begin as soon as this week. ...