Human Resources

Learn About New PSLF Program Rules for California and Texas Physicians, Hospitals During Webinar   

The California Medical Association, California Hospital Association, Texas Medical Association, and Texas Hospital Association are hosting a webinar on Sept. 28 at 12:15-1:15 p.m. (PT) about the new federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program rules, which expand eligibility for California and Texas physicians. It will also discuss how hospitals, foundations, and other entities can become “qualifying employers” for purposes of PSLF, even though they are prohibited by state law from employing physicians. 

CHA Supports Publication of Opinion in Employee Termination Case

The California Court of Appeal recently issued an opinion in Hodges v. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center that was originally designated as “not to be published” (meaning it could not be cited as precedent in other cases). However, CHA believed that it could provide a helpful precedent for other hospitals and submitted a letter brief requesting that the opinion be published, as did defendant Cedars-Sinai. As a result, the court ordered the opinion published, so it can now be relied upon as legal authority. 

Advancing LGBTQ+ Health Equity with the Healthcare Equality Index

Join this webinar to learn more about the survey and how the information obtained can be used to advance efforts to provide equitable care to all your patients. You will also hear from two hospital members discussing their experiences with the survey and how they have implemented changes to better serve their LGBTQ+ community and employees.