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The latest news from CMAF.

NEPO Physician Appointed to the Medical Board of California by Governor Brown

NEPO Physician Appointed to the Medical Board of California by Governor Brown Randy W. Hawkins, MD, 61, of Los Angeles, has been appointed to the Medical Board of California. Dr. Hawkins has been assistant professor at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science since 2014 and a physician and surgeon in private practice since 1986. He is board certified in internal medicine and pulmonary and critical care medicine. Dr. Hawkins is president of the Charles R. Drew Medical Society of Los Angeles and is a member of the Golden State Medical Association of California, American Thoracic Society, California Thoracic ...

Brown Signs Bill To Collect Data on Diversity of Health Care Workforce

Source: California Healthline - September 23, 2014 Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has signed a bill (AB 2102) that aims to identify gaps in the diversity of California's health care workforce, KPBS reports. Details of Bill Under the bill, the state boards that oversee nurses, physician assistants and other medical providers will be required to report their workforce demographics, including workers': Ethnicities; and Spoken languages. The data will be used to inform policymakers and educational institutions about where resources should be allocated to meet the cultural needs of patients, according to KPBS. The bill was sponsored by: ...

NEPO supports #Health4All

NEPO Represented in #Health4All Campaign NEPO physician and president of Golden State Medical Association-Capitol Medical Society Chapter, Dr. Tyrone Glover is featured in the latest #Health4All campaign efforts. The massive mural  will be on display on the side of the Hotel Figueroa in Los Angeles during the month of July. If you are in the area, stop by and take a picture and use the hashtags #Health4All and #NEPO NEPO believes that healthcare is a human right and denying people access to affordable health care based on their immigration status is wrong. Out-of-pocket healthcare costs represent the single greatest driver of ...

CMAF and NEPO will host two Covered Ca Spanish Webinars in July.

CMAF and the Network of Ethnic Physicians will host two Covered Ca Spanish Webinars in July. Both webinars will offer a quick overview of the change in the marketplace under the Affordable Care Act; the relationship of Covered CA, Exchange Health Plans, and physicians; demographics of the newly-insured and other helpful tips for physicians and their teams to understand and prepare for the next enrollment period which begins November 15, 2014. The first webinar will be held at noon on Tuesday, July 15th and will be conducted by Dr. Felix Aguilar, MD and Vitelio Aguilar, Jr, Provider Educator for CMAF.  ...

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