Supporting Your Practice

The VCMA provides the support you need to
maintain a successful practice

Practice Management Resources

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Emergency Medical Services Fund

The Emergency Medical Uncompensated Care Fund allows for a percentage of tobacco tax and traffic fines levied in each County to be earmarked to pay physicians for uncompensated care rendered in emergency rooms and OB or Pediatric services rendered in-patient and out-patient settings.

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Legally recognized in California in 2009, POLST is a standardized physician order specifying the types of medical treatment a patient wishes to receive towards the end of life.

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Insurance Programs

VCMA and CMA endorse Lockton Affinity for its group insurance needs and The Doctors Company as its malpractice carrier.

Staff Salary Surveys

Developed by Ventura County PAHCOM, data is collected exclusively from local practices.  All requests must come from directly from physicians. Send request to or call 805-484-6822.

Employee Recruitment

Classified ad placed quarterly requesting resumes for the positions of Office Manager, Front/Back Office Medical Assistants, Nurses, Billers, Receptionists, PA’s, RN’s and MA’s. Physicians or Managers call the VCMA office at any time to request copies.  Send request to or call 805-484-6822.


Workshops & Webinars

VCMA offers Practice Management Workshops for office staff and physicians throughout the year, with a focus on developing supervisory skills and providing annual OSHA Staff Training. These workshops are held 3-4 times per year and are a valuable resource for healthcare professionals seeking to improve their practice management skills. To stay up-to-date on upcoming workshops and other events, please visit our News & Events page.

Whether you’re interested in leadership training or fulfilling continuing medical education (CME) requirements, the California Medical Association (CMA) and its county medical societies offer year-round events to help achieve your professional goals. Visit CMA Events


The Ventura County Professional Association of Health Care Office Management seeks to provide a strong network of health care office managers to assist in day-to-day routines, policies, procedures, and troubleshooting.

 PAHCOM Website.

Informational Documents

The California Medical Association's (CMA) health law library is the most comprehensive health law and medical practice resource for California physicians.

The library contains nearly 5,000 pages of up-to-date information on a variety of subjects of importance to practicing physicians. It includes content from the California Physician's Legal Handbook, as well as more specialized information on peer review, payor contracting and other topics.

Mini-Consult Programs

Appointments available to assist VCMA members with reimbursement and practice issues. Call VCMA to schedule your appointment.

Preferred Payments

Merchant Credit Card program offers the lowest processing fees and complimentary HIPAA compliant machines for VCMA members. Contact Maria 800-935-9309 ext. 105  for more information or to enroll your practice.


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CMA Center for Legal Affairs: 
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