One Unified Voice

The LACMA & CMA represent the voices of
more than 44,000 physicians state-wide

Benefits

Members are encouraged to take advantage of a myriad of benefits and services, all built to help you succeed in your professional and personal life, while offering you a platform to influence the future of healthcare delivery at the local and state level. We understand that every physician is looking for something different to measure the success of their impact on the healthcare industry. Whether you are seeking to recruit top talent, save money on products and services for your practice, recoup on outstanding claims with payors, make a difference in state and local legislative policy, or just get to know your fellow physicians in the area, we are here to help. As a member of the Los Angeles County Medical Association, you can determine which services are best suited to your needs.

Did you know that you LACMA/CMA membership pays for itself? LACMA and CMA are committed to ensuring your professional and personal success through our exclusive discounts and savings programs, educational and practice resource centers, networking mixers and CME-accredited events, and more! Call (213) 226-0393 to find out how your LACMA/CMA Membership can work for you!

Renew

Membership more than pays for itself! Want continued access to these member benefits and more? Renew your LACMA/CMA Membership today!

Jury Duty Assistance

Whether you practice in a solo/small group setting or are part of a large hospital group, fulfilling your civic responsibility of serving on a jury can be disruptive to your daily obligations. LACMA understands that with an increasing number of patients to see, your time is very limited. We are happy to offer our members an exclusive service that makes your experience as a potential juror as time efficient and stress free as possible, while greatly reducing the chance of having to report for service.

Vendor Partners & Best in Class

LACMA members have access to a solid list of vendors offering a wide array of practice management and administrative support services at preferred pricing to meet the demands and needs of our member physicians in managing seamless, time, and money saving practice operations.

Reimbursement Assistance

CMA's Center for Economic Services (CES) is staffed by practice management experts with a combined experience of over 125 years in medical practice operations. CMS has successfully recouped over $10 million on behalf of CMA members since 2010--are you getting your fair share? Find out how you can gain back thousands in unpaid claims today!

Legal Resources

LACMA & CMA offer members free access to legal resources and services that can provide immediate assistance to physicians with questions on human resource, medical, regulatory or legal issues. LACMA's Lawyer Referral System and CMA Legal Line services are free to CMA members (not available to nonmembers). In addition, CMA's online health law library, free to members, contains over 4,500 pages of On-Call documents and valuable information for physicians and their staff.

Physician Community & Directory

Connect with your fellow members, network, and increase your visibility in the medical community using our Members-only Physician Directory and Referral System.

Student/Resident Benefits

Medical school and residency is challenging. Fortunately, a LACMA-CMA membership can help make it easier. You'll receive a number of specific benefits designed to make your med school and residency years as painless as possible.

Practice Resources

LACMA and CMA offer hands-on support to physician members in the following areas relating to practice management and a healthy bottom line:

  • Reimbursement Assistance
  • Partnerships and Marketplace Discounts
  • Office Manager Network
  • Toolkits and Education

Toolkits & Additional Resources

Our goal is to empower physicians by providing resources and guidance to improve the success of your practices. Whether it’s identifying and fighting unfair payment practices, improving the efficiency of your practice, or negotiating payor contracts, we have tools and resources to help.

Medline

Members are under heightened pressure to deliver quality care in the midst of rising costs, decreasing reimbursement and increasing competition.  To help manage these challenges, LACMA has turned to Medline to help members reduce costs and increase operational efficiencies beyond what they could achieve individually.

Medical Board

The Medical Board of California is a state government agency which licenses and disciplines physicians, surgeons and certain allied healthcare professions in California. Find resources for physicians here. 

Practice Manager Forum

Given the complexity of health care today, practice managers have a pivotal role in operational and clinical performance. LACMA's Practice Manager Forum brings new learning and shared member practices to enhance success within their organizations.

Career & Professional Development

LACMA & CMA’s professional resources are all aimed towards supporting your career and professional goals. Whether it be finding a new career path or a qualified staff member to join your practice, to reaching your leadership potential, LACMA is here to help.

Leadership Development

CMA relies on the involvement of its members to communicate the physician vision of medical care to the public, to lawmakers, and to the regulators who determine how medicine is practiced.

In addition, LACMA offers many opportunities for leadership within its District Structure, House of Delegates Delegation, Advisory Committees, and more.

Medical Waste

LACMA has negotiated exclusive pricing for its members that saves them 25% on their existing medical waste bill. With more than 40 years in waste management and compliance, Prima meets the needs of the medical professional community by providing each client with specifically designed "ECO" evaluation systems to produce Efficient, Cost-Effective, and Operational savings.

My Profile

Manage your on-line profile here, updating your practice address, finding events to attend, and more!

Advocacy

LACMA is actively involved in legislation at the federal, state and local levels. The association also works with the California Medical Association to create awareness of physician concerns at the state capital level.

News & Publications

  • Southern California Physician, an award-winning monthly print and digital publication covering news and issues of relevance to physicians.
  • Physicians’ News Network, is a new communications service to keep you updated on issues that impact you and your practice daily.
  • CMA Alert, CMA’s biweekly member newsletter that keeps physicians and their staff
    informed about our legislative, legal, and public health activities.
  • Regulations Quick List: The Quick List provides summaries and status updates on various regulations being tracked by CMA.
  • CMA Practice Resources (CPR), free monthly e-mail bulletin full of tips and tools to help physicians and their office staff improve practice efficiency and viability.

Events

Socialize and network with members for the medical community. LACMA provides you with free and low-cost access to association meetings, mixers, training workshops, CME events, webinars, and seminars. This provides you the opportunity to expand your referral network, build meaningful relationships with the medical community, and engage with conversation with legislators and policymakers.

CME Resource Center

Physicians are required to complete 50 CME hours during every two-year licensure period. LACMA & CMA understand your need for easily accessible and convenient CME programming, and offer you a variety of resources to help you reach your educational requirements.

Technology Advisor

LACMA members have access to a dedicated Chief Information/Technology Officer. This service gives your practice access to highly experienced IT managers that are experts in applying business technology to achieve more efficient running medical practices. Your assigned adviser has the ultimate responsibility for making sure your business is gaining as much value from the latest technology.