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Eve Canton

Eve Canton

On March 25, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed HR 1839 “Medicaid Services Investment and Accountability Act.” The bill—sponsored by California physician Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-Palm Springs/Coachella Valley)—would extend several expiring Medicaid programs, create a new Medicaid option for states to establish coordinated care health homes for children with …

2018 may be over, but there are still last-minute opportunities to manage and minimize your tax liabilities before the filing deadline, especially for self-employed doctors who are business owners. Lower Your Taxable Income The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 introduced a very generous tax deduction, known as …

You are Invited! LOS ANGELES COUNTY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION’SANNUAL INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS June 21, 2019Riviera Country Club1250 Capri DrivePacific Palisades, CA 90272 6:30 pm Reception, 7:30 pm Dinner and Program See Press Release Regarding Dr. Roy’s Installation! Interested in being a sponsor? Learn more about how you can be a part …

On Monday, April 1, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) will join public health departments across the nation to recognize the importance of ensuring that all residents have the opportunities and resources they need for optimal health and well-being during 2019 National Public Health Week. Public …

Dr. Sion Roy, a Harbor-UCLA Medical Center cardiologist, will become the Los Angeles County Medical Association’s (LACMA) youngest president in the organization’s 148-year history at the Annual Installation of President and Officers on June 21st, 2019. Dr. Roy is also a Trustee to the California Medical Association and was elected …

The Spike in CBDs Excited to share news about one of our members and former leaders, Dr. Pedram Salimpour. Dr. Salimpour was on KTTV Fox News recently talking about CBD and CVS’ decision to sell CBD products at their stores across the country.  With CBDs (Cannabidiol) suddenly inundating the US …

This article originally appeared on athenainsight, athenahealth’s thought leadership publication athenahealth offers medical record, revenue cycle, patient engagement, care coordination, and population health services. athenahealth combines insights from a network of more than 160,000 providers and approximately 117 million patients with deep industry knowledge and performs administrative work at scale. For …

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) confirmed one case of measles in a person who arrived at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on United Airlines flight 240 and traveled through Los Angeles County while infectious, beginning on March 5, 2019. This measles case is not known …

Ending the Chaos I’ve been sharing regular updates on the prescription pad debacle. Pleased to update members that, thanks to the work of CMA, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill on Monday that will end the confusion caused by flawed implementation of the state’s new prescription pad law. AB 149 will …

The California Medical Association (CMA) provided support to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s motion in federal court to block a new Trump Administration rule that would restrict access to critical health care for women and limit access to birth control. The Trump Administration rule also prohibits doctors from providing accurate information for …