2019 CAPA Election Results

2019 CAPA Election Results

Dear CAPA Members, Below are the results of the 2019 CAPA Election. Those listed below will take office on July 1, 2019. CAPA Board of Directors: President-Elect:                   Brett Bergman, MPA, PA-C Vice President:                  ...
California PAs - Immediate Action Requested

California PAs – Immediate Action Requested

Please give a copy of the letter/petition to all physicians in your practice. All physicians who work with PAs! We will collect thousands of these letters (with the help of all 12,500 California PAs) and will share them with legislators as our bill makes its ...
Letter to the Editor: Californians don’t have enough doctors…

Letter to the Editor: Californians don’t have enough doctors…

Californians don’t have enough doctors. Here’s how to fix that by 2030, panel says (sacbee.com, Feb. 4): The article fails to mention a critical profession filling in healthcare gaps in the midst of nationwide physician shortages. Physician Assistants or PAs are referenced alongside with NPs ...
AAPA Announces CVS Will Solve Their Compliance Issues

AAPA Announces CVS Will Solve Their Compliance Issues

AAPA was again able to successfully advocate on behalf of PAs nationwide. After the first of the year, CVS will work to solve their compliance issues as they relate to PA prescriptions. See article below from the AAPA. We are grateful for their help and ...
Call for Presentations

Call for Presentations

The California Academy of PAs is seeking presentation proposals for our upcoming 2019 Summer CME Conference on August 8-11, 2019 in San Diego, California.  We are also looking for new and innovative hands-on workshops. To ensure a balanced conference CME program is offered, all submissions are ...
CVS Prescriptions ALERT

CVS Prescriptions ALERT

It has come to our attention that many CVS pharmacies have been refusing to fill prescriptions submitted by PAs in California when the prescription does not include the name of the supervising physician on the form. In addition, some have also required the physician’s DEA# ...