Preserving the Practice of Urology in California Since 1986

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CUA acts as a "watch-dog" vigilantly watching out against attacks on our our freedom to practice and fighting burdensome regulations.

CUA has teamed up with Zero Prostate Cancer to support prostate cancer awareness and patient care.

November is Urological Health Month

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The Power of U

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Frontlines

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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CUA Report Spring/Summer 2018

May 11, 2018

Click to read this issue online https://cuanet.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/CUA-Report-Spring-Summer-2018v3.pdf Click link to view article

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CMA survey finds rampant health plan payment abuses

April 2, 2018

1 {{unknown}} 1 Last month, CMA, along with its county medical societies and several specialty societies, surveyed physicians to obtain…

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How to Protect Customer Data- and Your Company

January 20, 2018

Early societies relied on a gift economy based on favours. Later, as commerce developed less permanent human relations were formed, depending more on transitory needs.

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An erectile dysfunction drug might improve critical coronavirus cases https://bgr.com/2020/04/01/coronavirus-cure-erectile-dysfunction-drug-aviptadil-used-in-trial/

Great read in @MorningConsult on how #biosimilars can help patients afford their medications ➡️ "Affordable biosimilars could be used to treat some of the most complex diseases we know while increasing competition in the health care marketplace." https://morningconsult.com/opinions/policy-pathway-expanding-access-more-affordable-treatments-americans/

Coronavirus: The Hammer and the Dance
https://link.medium.com/gIH5T8WBZ4
@tomaspueyo
An excellent synopsis and action plan to buy us some time. See charts showing impact on our healthcare system.

The future of R&D is at risk because of #HR3. Congress must reject this proposal, so future treatment innovations are available to the patients who need them the most. @HouseGOP @HouseDemocrats

CUA President, Dr. Peter Bretan, taking the podium as newly installed CMA President, on Sat., 10/26/19, Anaheim, CA. The energy and vibe was positively amazing!

"Physicians must lead the fight to take back our profession from administrators and bureaucrats." -- PB

CUA is proud to announce that it's President, Dr. Peter Bretan, Jr., is now also the President of the California Medical Assn. This is a major historical event of which the entire urology community should own and celebrate!

Need X-ray License Renewal Credits?
The CUA will again offer the opportunity to obtain CEU credits for CA fluoroscopy license renewal at no additional charge by attending specific sessions while at the Western Section Annual Meeting in Monterey. https://monterey19.wsaua.org/

CUA Annual Membership Meeting
Special presentation by CUA/CMA President, Dr. Peter Bretan
Sunday, November 3, 2019, 11:00 am
DeAnza Blrm, Portola Hotel, Monterey, CA
(held concurrently with the Western Section AUA)
All urologists and guests are invited to attend.

RSVP for the Oct.17 documentary #SilentKiller which highlights the unbalanced system of care for #AfricanAmerican men and provides a great resource for experts to create policies to improve diagnosis and treatment. @zerocancer http://support.zerocancer.org/silentkillerla

Action Alert - Surprise Billing Law - respond by Weds! - https://mailchi.mp/cuanet/aua_summit_2019_synopsis-1178027

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