Resources, Education and Communications

Resources, Education and Communications

Members have free access to a variety of resources to help you and your staff navigate the ever-changing landscape of healthcare in California. We aggregate information and resources from all major regulatory and payer agencies to save you time and headaches.

LACMA and CMA offer assistance with:

Reimbursement Assistance

CMA’s Center for Economic Services (CES) is charged with providing one-on-one practice management assistance to physician members and their staff. Our goal is to empower physician practices by providing resources and guidance to improve the success of the practice. Assistance ranges from coaching and education to direct intervention with payors or regulators. CES also develops resources and tools to assist practices.

The center is staffed by practice management experts with a combined experience of over 125 years in medical practice operations. Over the past 10 years, CES successfully recouped $17.25 million from payors on behalf of our physician members. Access to CMA’s practice management experts is members-only benefit.

Legal Resources

The California Medical Association’s (CMA) health law library is the most comprehensive health law and medical practice resource for California physicians and can be accessed for free by members.

The library contains nearly 5,000 pages of up-to-date information on a variety of subjects of importance to practicing physicians. It includes content from the California Physician’s Legal Handbook, as well as more specialized information on peer review, payor contracting and other topics.

Jury Duty Concierge

Whether you practice in a solo/small group setting or are part of a large group, your time is very limited. LACMA can arrange for physicians to meet their jury-duty service requirements by offering a one-time call-in on a date and court location of their choice up to six months from the original summons date.

Education

Members and their staff have free access to a portfolio of educational materials, in-person trainings, on demand webinars, manuals, guidelines and legal documents designed to help physicians navigate through practice-related topics like MACRA/MIPS, CURES, out-of-network billing, patient communications and more.

Communications and News

Members stay informed about public health, practice management, and other breaking healthcare news through our free member publications, like the LACMA’s Monday Rx, The weekly Physicians News Network, CMA Newswire, CMA Practice Resources, Legislative Hotlists, social media communications and more. Members are also invited to become communications advocates by participating as social media influencers, blog writers and media spokespeople. Interested? Contact us!

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Be sure to take advantage of this and other benefits available with your LACMA membership.