LA County Medical Association Joins Forces With LA County Podiatric Medical Society to Protect Patients From Proposed Cal MediConnect Pilot

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 6, 2013) — The Los Angeles County Medical Association for the first time is forging an alliance with the Los Angeles County Podiatric Medical Society to challenge the ill-conceived federal/state Cal MediConnect project that will marginalize some of the state’s most vulnerable patients. Read More

Marshall Morgan, M.D., Chief of Emergency Medicine at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Takes the Gavel as the 142nd President of the Los Angeles County Medical Association

LOS ANGELES, CA (June 17, 2013) — Dr. Marshall Morgan, Chief of Emergency Medicine at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, will be installed as President of the Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) on June 20, 2013 representing its 6,500 member physicians. Read More

Anthem Blue Cross Sued for Limiting Its Preferred Provider Network Resulting in Less Access to Health Care

LOS ANGELES, CA (February 21, 2013) — Jury selection began today in a Los Angeles Superior Court case involving a claim that giant health care insurer Anthem Blue Cross excludes primary care doctors from its Preferred Provider Network who advocate for patient care, resulting in less access to health care for its members. Read More

Los Angeles County Medical Association Announces The Formation Of First-Ever Latino Physicians Advisory Committee

LOS ANGELES, CA (December 3, 2012) —  Today the Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA), an organization that represents over 6,500 dedicated physicians County-wide, announced the formation of the first-ever Latino Physicians Advisory Committee. Read More

Health Net Slapped with Lawsuit for Denying Legitimate Claims for Potentially Life-Saving Medical Treatments

LOS ANGELES, CA (Sept. 13, 2012) — Insurance giant Health Net routinely and illegally denies patients’ claims to important and sometimes life-saving, medical treatments, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday Read More