Through our partnership with CMA, MMCMS has fought for issues crucial to the practice of medicine including:
At the heart of MMCMS/CMA advocacy are our efforts to ensure patients have
access to doctors, which takes many forms including:
Advancing public health remains a core objective of the organized medicine.
MMCMS/CMA have been active on a number of fronts to address the challenges of
physician supply and maldistribution, including:
Physicians view the doctor-patient relationship as sacrosanct, the very
foundation of healthcare. MMCMS/CMA passionately fight to protect this
precious doctrine on multiple fronts.
CMA has worked for over 150 years to advance medicine and improve patient
care. Central to this mission is an unflinching dedication to delivering
the highest quality care and by demanding rigorous training and education
standards for health care professionals.
MMCMS/CMA staff work to ensure physician economic stability in several
MMCMS/CMA have long advocated for comprehensive health insurance market
reform, to rein in profit-driven health plans that inappropriately delay or deny
Under the provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA, or
the “Stimulus Act”), physicians are eligible for incentives for making the
transition to electronic health records (EHRs). MMCMS/CMA have been at the
vanguard in helping California physicians to understand this opportunity and to
retool their practices to access these federal funds. Some of the services
provided through membership include: