Good news for coalition opposing SB201 (Intersex)

April 12, 2019

Faced with a broad coalition of pediatric and urological societies, plus powerful patient testimony and CUA/CMA opposition, the committee hearing SB201 on April 1 asked Sen. Weiner to work out…

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How to Avoid HIPAA Violations on Social Media

April 12, 2019

How to Avoid HIPAA Violations on Social Media HIPAA, or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, was passed in 1996 to streamline the U.S. healthcare system. It also protects…

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CUA Synopsis: AUA Advocacy Summit Summary 2019

March 20, 2019

By CUA Secretary, Dr. John Lam By Dr. John Lam, CUA Secretary The following is a comprehensive summary of the Annual Advocacy Summit hosted by the AUA from March 4-6,…

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CUA Past-President to Lead AUA Public Policy Council

March 7, 2019

The CUA is proud to announce that Dr. Eugene Rhee, CUA past-president (2009-2013), has been appointed as chair of the AUA Public Policy Council. Dr. Rhee has been very active…

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CMA: 12 ways to be a physician advocate

March 5, 2019

Article from the CMA Newswire. To help physicians improve advocacy efforts on behalf of patients, CMA has published this helpful guide. https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/27962/12-ways-to-be-a-physician-advocate Click link to view article

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CUA supports proposed HHS rule for fixing drug rebates

February 7, 2019

Drug discounts should be benefitting beneficiaries—not drug industry middlemen. Trump Administration Proposes to Lower Drug Costs by Targeting Backdoor Rebates and Encouraging Direct Discounts to Patients CUA commends the Trump…

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SB 201: CUA Pres. debates InterAct on Radio Show

February 6, 2019

Should CA ban nonconsensual ‘medically unnecessary’ surgery on intersex minors? Click the link below to read the full article and details re: this post https://www.scpr.org/programs/airtalk/2019/02/05/64157/should-ca-ban-nonconsensual-medically-unnecessary/    

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New Laws 2019: What physicians need to know

January 10, 2019

To help physicians understand the most significant new health laws, CMA has published its annual new laws round up. Click the link below to read the full article and details…

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Peter Bretan Elected CMA President-Elect

October 14, 2018

A huge win for urology in a run-off election at the CMA HOD presidential election October 14, 2018: The CUA is excited to announce that Dr. Peter Bretan, President of…

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CUA endorses Peter Bretan for CMA President

September 14, 2018

1 1 The CUA strongly supports Dr. Bretan as a knowledgeable physician representative and staunch advocate of the sanctity of the doctor-patient relationship. Many have often complained that we have…

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