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NYCU May 4, 2021

  TUESDAY, MAY 4, 2021 PHYSICIANS: We are asking all physicians to contact their Representative in Congress and urge them to cosponsor the California Medical Association bill, HR 1133, the “Stopping Doctor Shortages Act.” This bill makes a technical fix to ensure that all California and Texas physicians can participate in the federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program. Due to an error in the implementing regulation, most California and Texas physicians cannot receive loan forgiveness like their colleagues in all other 48 states. It is harming California’s ability to recruit and ...

NYCU January 13, 2021

  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2021 PHYSICIANS: Vaccinations, vaccinations, vaccinations. That is really the only thing on my mind. The vaccines are here, but getting them to all of you and your staff has been challenging. I can't express the sense of relief I felt when the Vaccination Super Station at Petco was announced. The County in partnership with UC San Diego Health, the City of San Diego, the Padres, and others will be vaccinating up to 5,000 health care workers a day by the end of the week. This isn’t a complete solution, many more ...

NYCU January 21, 2020

TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2020 PHYSICIANS:  We just received an urgent message from the California Medical Association that CMS has issued a proposed rule that will significantly reduce our state's Medicaid funding, exacerbate provider shortages and undermine patient access to medical care. We need as many physicians as possible to submit UNIQUE comments. Immediate action ...

NYCU January 7, 2020

TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2020 PHYSICIANS:  The beginning of the new year means there is a great deal of important information and a number of significant deadlines to share with you. On December 9, 2019, the SDCMS Nominating Committee convened and is recommending a proposed slate of SDCMS Board of Directors candidates for ...

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 ...