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    CURES mandate is in effect; are you ready?

    October 02, 2018
    To help physicians understand this new mandate, CMA has prepared a document that answers the most commonly asked questi...

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    Health information exchange and CURES: What physicians need to know

    September 10, 2018
    This spring, a coalition led by CM) and CalHIPSO secured a $5 million expenditure for health information exchange (HIE)...

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    CURES webinar with DOJ now available for on-demand viewing

    August 22, 2018
    Effective October 2, 2018, physicians must  consult California’s prescription drug monitoring database  (the Controll...

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    Reminder: CURES duty-to-consult takes effect October 2, 2018

    July 23, 2018
    Effective October 2, 2018, physicians must  consult California’s prescription drug monitoring database  (the Controll...

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    CMA urges DOJ to take steps to ensure smooth transition to CURES mandate

    May 14, 2018
    The California Department of Justice (DOJ) has certified that as of April 2, 2018, the Controlled Substance Utilizati...

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    Commission studying continuing board certification is seeking physician input

    April 12, 2018
    A new commission has been formed— Continuing Board Certification: Vision for the Future —to bring together multiple sta...

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    DOJ certifies CURES: Effective October 2, 2018, Physicians must check database prior to prescribing

    April 06, 2018
    The California Department of Justice (DOJ) has certified that as of April 2, 2018, the Controlled Substance Utilization...

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    CMA announces sponsored bill package for 2017

    April 28, 2017
    The California Medical Association's (CMA) powerful government relations team works tirelessly to support the developme...

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    Reminder: CURES 1.0 to be taken offline permanently March 5

    February 17, 2017
    One year ago, the California Department of Justice (DOJ) upgraded the state's prescription drug monitoring program data...

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    CURES mandate implementation date remains unclear

    January 20, 2017
    Under California law, all individuals practicing in California who possess both a state regulatory board license authori...

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    CURES 1.0 to be taken offline permanently in March

    January 05, 2017
    One year ago, the California Department of Justice (DOJ) upgraded the state's prescription drug monitoring program datab...

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    Court hears oral arguments in Oregon prescription drug monitoring database case

    November 23, 2016
    The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments earlier this month in a patient privacy case involving law enfo...

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    UC Davis and CDPH conduct survey of physicians on CURES

    September 16, 2016
    The opioid overdose epidemic in California has brought with it heightened interest in California’s Controlled Substanc...

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    Deadline to register for CURES is July 1, 2016

    May 26, 2016
    Under California law, all individuals practicing in California who possess both a state regulatory board license author...

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    Reminder: Deadline to register for CURES is July 1, 2016

    April 16, 2016
    Under California law, all individuals practicing in California who possess both a state regulatory board license author...

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    CURES 2.0 webinar now available on-demand

    March 18, 2016
    Under California law, all individuals practicing in California who possess both a state regulatory board license author...

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    Reminder: Deadline to register for CURES is July 1, 2016

    February 19, 2016
    Under California law, all individuals practicing in California who possess both a state regulatory board license author...

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    Technical assistance available for CURES 2.0 users

    January 19, 2016
    On January 8, 2016, the California Department of Justice (DOJ) launched an upgrade to the Controlled Substance Utilizat...

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    State launches CURES 2.0 and streamlined registration system

    December 23, 2015
    The Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced plans to launch an upgrade to the state's prescription drug monitoring pr...

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    Governor signs bill to extend CURES registration deadline for prescribers and dispensers

    October 13, 2015
    In the final days of the legislative session, the California Medical Association (CMA) worked to pass Assembly Bill 679...

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    CMA urges court to protect patient privacy

    September 02, 2014
    The California Medical Association (CMA), joined by the Litigation Center of the American Medical Association (AMA) and...

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    Medical board will collect CURES fees beginning April 1

    January 13, 2014
    The Medical Board of California announced it will soon begin collecting an additional $6 per year on physician license ...

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    Physicians urged to utilize database that monitors prescription drug usage

    May 09, 2013
    The California Medical Association (CMA) encourages physicians who prescribe controlled substances to use the Californi...

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