COVID-19 Updates

Check this webpage often for updates on how the AAMA is keeping apace with the effects of COVID-19, including CMA (AAMA)® certification and recertification, testing centers, continuing education, and more.

Review the following answers to anticipated key questions below:

Is My AAMA State Society Conference Still Happening? Check the "State Society Conferences" webpage for information on which conferences are canceled or postponed. We will post info as soon as we have it. If nothing is said about your conference, email your state president for more information. To find your president's contact info, visit the "State and Chapter Listings" webpage, and follow the link(s) to your state society's website or Facebook profile.

Have More Questions? Email us! A full list of department email addresses is on the "Contact" webpage.

Thank you for your patience during this time. We will continue to monitor the situation and post updates to this webpage as they become as available. Also, refer to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for information on COVID-19.

Legal Perspectives on COVID-19 Topics

The following is a curated collection of legal perspectives on COVID-19 topics from AAMA CEO and Legal Counsel Donald A. Balasa, JD, MBA, that were published on his blog Legal Eye: On Medical Assisting and in CMA Today as Public Affairs articles.

Legal Eye: On Medical Assisting ​Blog ​Posts

Counsel Balasa dives into legal questions surrounding COVID-19 and medical assistants’ scope of practice in his blog. The following is a collection of such Legal Eye: On Medical Assisting blog posts with publication date noted:

CMA Today Public Affairs Articles

In CMA Today, Legal Counsel Balasa covers critical issues, such as the right to practice and recognition of the CMA (AAMA)® credential. The following is a collection of his Public Affairs articles that address topics applicable to the COVID-19 pandemic: