Legislative Advocacy

Bill Introduced to Help Docs with Soaring PPE Costs

UAPD has expressed its support for SB 242, introduced by Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton). This bill would require a health care service plan or health insurer to contract with its health care providers to reimburse, at a reasonable rate, their business expenses that...

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UAPD Sponsors Bill to Expand Medical Parole

UAPD is a co-sponsor of AB 960 (Bonta) – Medical Parole. A medical parole hearing is used to determine if an inmate who is permanently medically incapacitated should be placed in a licensed health care facility in the community rather than cared for inside a State...

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Senator Richard Pan Calls for State Civil Service Reforms

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the largest union representing licensed physicians and dentists, the Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD), announced the introduction of Senate Bill 422. This legislation, authored by Senator Richard...

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