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UAPD Updates

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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Santa Barbara County News

During the COVID-19 pandemic, UAPD has held member meetings via zoom and teleconference. One current issue the union is addressing is how the administration urging patients to sign up for direct messaging with their providers, which will require more physician time. ...

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San Joaquin County Fails to Implement Pension Plan Change

In San Joaquin County, UAPD has faced several difficulties changing the 401(a) plan for the doctors, which was re-negotiated earlier this year.  The plan administrator is preventing the County from making the changes the Union negotiated.  The issue at the center of...

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Negotiations Begin Soon at Alameda Health System

UAPD has notified Alameda Health System about opening the next round of negotiations.  Due to recent retirements, there are two new committee members on the team.  Dr. Milton Lorig, although retired from AHS, will continue to volunteer his time to the team. AHS has...

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New Quarterly Meetings for Medical Consultants

The UAPD established and held the first statewide quarterly meeting for medical consultants working for the California Department of Social Services. The next meeting will be May 19th.  These new meetings allow medical consultants to meet colleagues from the rest of...

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