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Urgent Survey Request: Help CMA Outlaw 'All Products' Clauses

April 23, 2014 Currently, the California Medical Association (CMA) is in the midst of a legislative struggle to require greater transparency in physician contracts. Representatives of Blue Cross, Blue Shield, and other plans are asserting that plans should be able to require a physician’s participation in all of their products via ambiguously worded clauses, which are often referred to as “all products clauses.” These clauses force physician participation in all networks or products that are currently offered or that may be offered by the health plan and have become a ...