Legal Resources

The California Medical Association (CMA) Center for Legal Affairs defends the rights of physicians in the courts and works closely with other CMA advocacy centers to influence health policy created by the policymakers, regulatory agencies and the private sector.

Health Law Library

Access over 5,000 pages of information in California's most comprehensive health law resource.


Legal Information Line

CMA’s Center for Legal Affairs provides members with information about laws and regulations that impact the practice of medicine.


Advance Health Care Directive

Directive form, wallet cards and answers to the questions commonly asked about Advance Directives.


New California Health Laws

Every year, CMA publishes a summary of the most significant new health laws of interest to physicians. 


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