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

Volunteer driven and led, the CUA works actively on behalf of its Members!

My Patient Rights Expands to Help More Patients in Need

Frontlines

CUA Report Newsletter April 2016 Issue

April 28, 2016

Download and read now! https://cuanet.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/CUA-Report-Spring-Summer-2016v2.pdf   Click link to view article

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Urological Health Month – SR 70

April 14, 2016

1 CUA supports Senator Ben Allen’s initiative to introduce SR 70 legislation declaring November as Urological Health Month urological-health-month-sr-70 November…

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SPRING 2016 Health Policy Update and JAC Report

March 9, 2016

1 By Jeffrey Kaufman, MD – Past President CUA As we go into Spring, 2016, the health care delivery landscape…

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2016 Young Leadership Circle Award Announced

January 27, 2016

The CUA is pleased to announce that the it has chosen Dr. Jonathan Berger for the 2016 CUA Young Leadership…

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CUA signs on to oppose the proposed CMS quality measure on Non-Recommended PSA-based Screening

November 23, 2015

1 The high-profile proposed CMS quality measure would penalize physicians for recommending PSA-based screening for prostate cancer https://cuanet.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/AACU-SSN-CMS-PSA-Quality-Measure_11.23.15.pdf Click link…

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2016 Urology Advanced Coding and Reimbursement Seminar

November 20, 2015

1 https://cuanet.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/PRSFlyerWSAUAFinal.pdf CUA discount for December 4-5, 2015 in Las Vegas Click link to view article

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California doctors’ lobby group pushes agenda with swagger

October 13, 2015

1 Sacramento Bee – October 12, 2015 http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article38883288.html california-doctors-lobby-group-pushes-agenda-with-swagger Click link to view article

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CUA Report Sept 2015

September 17, 2015

Download and read now! Our Influence is Growing https://cuanet.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/CUA-Report-Fall-Winter-2015v1.pdf   Click link to view article

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ICD-10: A Checklist for Implementation Readiness

August 25, 2015

1 There’s no time to waste. Follow these guidelines for the best chance of a smooth implementation. Lena J. Weiner,…

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6 in 10 Physicians Work in Small Practices

July 9, 2015

1 http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/print/PHY-318354/6-in-10-Physicians-Work-in-Small-Practices By John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media Click link to view article

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First participants dosed with potential vaccine for COVID19 in @Pfizer clinical trials https://tinyurl.com/y7zc8yhy

Flash poll on delayed surgeries - 5 super quick questions - please click link and let us know. Results shown at end.
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Z95NT37

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.

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