AMA Annual Meeting 2015 Summary

June 12, 2015

1 The AMA elects a new president, supports state efforts to seek hardship exemption for doctors who have problems transitioning to the ICD-10 coding system. http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/print/PHY-317403/AMA-Raps-ICD10-Wraps-Annual-Meeting-2015 Click link to view…

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54% of Calif. Doctors Accepted New Medicaid Patients in 2013

April 3, 2015

1 California had 2nd lowest rate. http://www.californiahealthline.org/articles/2015/4/3/cdc-54-of-calif-doctors-accepted-new-medicaid-patients-in-2013 Click link to view article

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Doctors’ prescription to secure Medicare: SGR reform

March 26, 2015

1 http://thehill.com/opinion/op-ed/236934-doctors-prescription-to-secure-medicare-sgr-reform By Reps. Ami Bera (D-Calif.), M.D. and Larry Bucshon (R-Ind.), M.D. Click link to view article

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CMA Legislative Advocacy Day

March 7, 2015

1 http://www.cmanet.org/events/detail/?event=cma-legislative-advocacy-day April 14, 2015 in Sacramento Click link to view article

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Violence in Medical America

March 3, 2015

1 “CUA Report” featured article by urologists: William M. Schiff, MD and Sheldon H F Marks, MD violence-in-medical-america Sheldon H F Marks, MD Tucson Urologist and Security Consultant  (Tucson SWAT…

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CUA Report Spring / Summer 2015 Issue

March 1, 2015

Download and read now! https://cuanet.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/CUA-Report-0315v2-Web.pdf Download Now – a must read! Click link to view article

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Threat Management Course Launched

February 10, 2015

1 DMI Assaultive Patients Management Course on February 25 The CUA is collaborating with Direct Measures International, an Irvine, Ca based security consulting firm, to help educate its members on…

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U.S. Healthcare Spending On Track To Hit $10,000 Per Person This Year

January 5, 2015

1 http://www.forbes.com/sites/danmunro/2015/01/04/u-s-healthcare-spending-on-track-to-hit-10000-per-person-this-year/print/ From Dan Munro at Forbes: There’s never a shortage of major healthcare policy events in any given calendar year ‒ and 2015 will be no exception. Here’s a…

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Historic Events to Continue as We Head into 2015

December 29, 2014

1 2014 Recap & Message from the President Dear Members and Non-Members, The last twelve months have been a landmark period for CUA.  From major legislative victories (SB1215) and strategic…

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CUA Member, Dr. Peter Bretan recieves prestigous AMA Award

November 11, 2014

1 California Surgeon Recognized for his Tireless Charitable Work and Public Service From the AMA For immediate release: Nov. 10, 2014 DALLAS – The American Medical Association (AMA) presented Peter…

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