CMA health law library updated for 2013

May 31, 2013

CMA On-Call, the California Medical Association's (CMA) online health law library, is fully updated for 2013. One of CMA's most valuable member benefits, On-Call contains over 4,500 pages of up-to-date legal information on a variety of subjects of everyday importance to practicing physicians. The searchable online library contains all the information available in the California Physician's Legal Handbook, an annual publication from CMA's Center for Legal Affairs.

New documents for 2013 include: E-prescribing (#3207), Compounding Drugs (#3208), Physician Alignment Models (#0312),Value Based Purchasing (#7103), the California Health Benefit Exchange (#7450), Electronic Health Records: Meaningful Use Stage 2 (#4305) and Physician Use of Mobile Devices and Cloud Computing (#3301).

In addition, physicians can find answers to common physician practice questions in the most frequently referenced On-Call documents: Prescribing (#3201), Retention of Medical Records (#4005), Medical Records: Allowable Copying Charges (#4002), Termination of the Physician-Patient Relationship (#3503), and Allied Health Professional Relationships: Liability Issues (#3001).

CMA members can access On-Call documents in CMA's online resource center for free at /health-law-library. Nonmembers can purchase On-Call documents for $2 per page.

The complete health law library (CPLH) is also available for purchase in an 8-volume print set or annual online subscription service. To order your copy, visit the CMA store or call (800) 882-1262.

CMA members can also contact the CMA legal information line at (800) 786-4262 or legalinfo@cmadocs.org.



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