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Canada Health Act

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy694
Date
1996-Dec-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue its discussions with the Federal Government to influence Provincial Governments to comply with the lawful provisions of Sections 11 and 12 of the Canada Health Act.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-Dec-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue its discussions with the Federal Government to influence Provincial Governments to comply with the lawful provisions of Sections 11 and 12 of the Canada Health Act.
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Guidelines for childhood immunization

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy773
Date
1996-Dec-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the document, Guidelines for Childhood Immunization Practices, be endorsed by the Canadian Medical Association. [http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/webarchives/20071212102200/http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/ccdr-rmtc/97pdf/acs-6.pdf]
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-Dec-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the document, Guidelines for Childhood Immunization Practices, be endorsed by the Canadian Medical Association. [http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/webarchives/20071212102200/http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/ccdr-rmtc/97pdf/acs-6.pdf]
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Access to medical education for Aboriginal students

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy529
Date
1996-Aug-21
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association and its Divisions work with Canadian medical schools to facilitate access to medical education for Canadian aboriginal students.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-Aug-21
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association and its Divisions work with Canadian medical schools to facilitate access to medical education for Canadian aboriginal students.
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Non-core services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy663
Date
1996-Aug-21
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That any service not listed as core shall be billable as a private service to the patient or his/her private insurance.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-Aug-21
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That any service not listed as core shall be billable as a private service to the patient or his/her private insurance.
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Canada Health Act and the delivery of health care services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy664
Date
1996-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association and its Divisions work with governments and other groups to examine the principles and applicability of the Canada Health Act to the delivery and funding of contemporary medical and health care services in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association and its Divisions work with governments and other groups to examine the principles and applicability of the Canada Health Act to the delivery and funding of contemporary medical and health care services in Canada.
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Uninsured services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy665
Date
1996-Aug-21
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association deems that whenever a government designates a medical service as having a payment of nil it shall be considered uninsured and therefore billable as a private service to the patient or his/her private insurance.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-Aug-21
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association deems that whenever a government designates a medical service as having a payment of nil it shall be considered uninsured and therefore billable as a private service to the patient or his/her private insurance.
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Subsidies for Canadian Medical Protective Association insurance costs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy669
Date
1996-Aug-21
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association, through its Divisions, lobby provincial and territorial governments to maintain subsidies for Canadian Medical Protective Association insurance costs while pushing for tort reform.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-Aug-21
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association, through its Divisions, lobby provincial and territorial governments to maintain subsidies for Canadian Medical Protective Association insurance costs while pushing for tort reform.
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Monitoring health care access and quality indicators

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy760
Date
1996-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association insist that appropriate mechanisms for objective monitoring of access and quality indicators and benchmarks for national standards be developed by providers, governments and consumers to track identified areas of perceived deterioration in access to quality of health care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association insist that appropriate mechanisms for objective monitoring of access and quality indicators and benchmarks for national standards be developed by providers, governments and consumers to track identified areas of perceived deterioration in access to quality of health care.
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Approaches to enhancing the quality of drug therapy : a joint statement by the CMA and the Canadian Pharmaceutical Association

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy187
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
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Prescriber profiles

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy589
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association and the divisions continue to denounce the current inappropriate collection and use of prescriber profiles by private industry and insist that any further collection, sale and other use of prescriber profiles be conducted in an ethical and legal manner (including individual physician knowledge and consent).
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association and the divisions continue to denounce the current inappropriate collection and use of prescriber profiles by private industry and insist that any further collection, sale and other use of prescriber profiles be conducted in an ethical and legal manner (including individual physician knowledge and consent).
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Guiding principles for negotiations

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy691
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association, in consultation with its Divisions, develop a set of guiding principles for negotiations, applicable for use by all Divisions, thereby introducing a consistency and national authority in the approach to negotiations by the Divisions.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association, in consultation with its Divisions, develop a set of guiding principles for negotiations, applicable for use by all Divisions, thereby introducing a consistency and national authority in the approach to negotiations by the Divisions.
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Physician pension plan

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy692
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association investigate in principle the feasibility of developing a national physician-owned and operated voluntary pension plan.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association investigate in principle the feasibility of developing a national physician-owned and operated voluntary pension plan.
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Definition of women's health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy771
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the following definition of women's health and use it to guide the association's work in this area: Women's health involves women's emotional, social, cultural, spiritual and physical well-being, and it is determined by the social, political and economic context of women's lives as well as by biology.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the following definition of women's health and use it to guide the association's work in this area: Women's health involves women's emotional, social, cultural, spiritual and physical well-being, and it is determined by the social, political and economic context of women's lives as well as by biology.
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Tax fairness for physicians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1178
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association work closely with divisions to ensure that the new provincial tax structures ensure tax fairness for physicians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association work closely with divisions to ensure that the new provincial tax structures ensure tax fairness for physicians.
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Goods and Services Tax (GST)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy661
Date
1996-Mar-04
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
In the event that governments fail to resolve the discriminatory effect of the GST on medical practices, that the Canadian Medical Association discuss with its members appropriate methods of passing on these additional costs to their patients.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-Mar-04
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
In the event that governments fail to resolve the discriminatory effect of the GST on medical practices, that the Canadian Medical Association discuss with its members appropriate methods of passing on these additional costs to their patients.
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License fees for medical procedures and technology

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy689
Date
1996-Mar-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association in consultations with Industry Canada and Health Canada, consider the issue of industry enforcing payments (license fees) from physicians for use of medical procedures or technology.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-Mar-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association in consultations with Industry Canada and Health Canada, consider the issue of industry enforcing payments (license fees) from physicians for use of medical procedures or technology.
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Building bridges: the link between health policy and economic policy in Canada : A Document prepared by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1990
Date
1996-Jan-30
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
  1 document  

Breast-feeding mothers

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1748
Date
1983-Oct-01
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
Be it resolved that the Canadian Medical Association recommend that breast-feeding mothers consult their physician two weeks post partum especially if they are breast-feeding for the first time; and be it further resolved that the CMA support: a) the provision of a physical environment in maternity units favourable to the initiation and continuation of successful breast-feeding; and b) the adoption of measures to facilitate the continuation of breast-feeding for women working outside the home.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1983-Oct-01
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
Be it resolved that the Canadian Medical Association recommend that breast-feeding mothers consult their physician two weeks post partum especially if they are breast-feeding for the first time; and be it further resolved that the CMA support: a) the provision of a physical environment in maternity units favourable to the initiation and continuation of successful breast-feeding; and b) the adoption of measures to facilitate the continuation of breast-feeding for women working outside the home.
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Infant formula

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1329
Date
1981-Dec-05
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the CMA endorse a ban on the free supply of infant formula to hospitals.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
1981-Dec-05
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the CMA endorse a ban on the free supply of infant formula to hospitals.
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Medical direction and administrative responsibility

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy703
Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
That the following be adopted as Canadian Medical Association policy: Medical direction and administrative responsibility: a) service departments which carry out prescribed medical diagnostic tests and/or therapy in hospitals or clinics must have a medical director who is accountable to the hospital board through the hospital administrator and professionally accountable through the normal channels to the organized medical staff. Such medical service departments include medical laboratory services, radiological services, respiratory technology, physiotherapy and nuclear medicine services. The appointment of a medical director for each such service department is essential in order to ensure the best possible service to the patient and to the hospital and to coordinate the related medical programs for the patient, b) the size and complexity of some service departments which carry out medical diagnostic tests and/or therapy may require the appointment of administrative assistants to the medical director, and these may be trained in the disciplines of physiotherapy, radiography, medical laboratory technology, respiratory technology, nuclear medicine technology, etc. They should be responsible to the medical director of the hospital services department and should not be head of the department reporting directly to the hospital administrator. In the small centres where there is not a full-time medical specialist on the medical staff the medical director of the service department should be a qualified physician. Such a non- specialized medical director should establish regular communication with a specialist in the field who may be consulted on general and specific questions, c) it is also recognized that some allied health personnel working in service departments have advanced technical and/or treatment skills. These should be recognized and profitably utilized always under the supervision and accountability of the medical director of the specific service.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
That the following be adopted as Canadian Medical Association policy: Medical direction and administrative responsibility: a) service departments which carry out prescribed medical diagnostic tests and/or therapy in hospitals or clinics must have a medical director who is accountable to the hospital board through the hospital administrator and professionally accountable through the normal channels to the organized medical staff. Such medical service departments include medical laboratory services, radiological services, respiratory technology, physiotherapy and nuclear medicine services. The appointment of a medical director for each such service department is essential in order to ensure the best possible service to the patient and to the hospital and to coordinate the related medical programs for the patient, b) the size and complexity of some service departments which carry out medical diagnostic tests and/or therapy may require the appointment of administrative assistants to the medical director, and these may be trained in the disciplines of physiotherapy, radiography, medical laboratory technology, respiratory technology, nuclear medicine technology, etc. They should be responsible to the medical director of the hospital services department and should not be head of the department reporting directly to the hospital administrator. In the small centres where there is not a full-time medical specialist on the medical staff the medical director of the service department should be a qualified physician. Such a non- specialized medical director should establish regular communication with a specialist in the field who may be consulted on general and specific questions, c) it is also recognized that some allied health personnel working in service departments have advanced technical and/or treatment skills. These should be recognized and profitably utilized always under the supervision and accountability of the medical director of the specific service.
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