Principles of assistance

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The CMPA’s principles of assistance describe the nature of available assistance and the circumstances under which members may be eligible for such assistance. These principles provide guidance on assistance in some common practice arrangements and activities in which members may be involved.

Each case is unique. Members are encouraged to contact the CMPA as soon as possible upon learning of a threat of legal action or encountering other difficulties. A CMPA physician advisor will be pleased to provide individual advice and, if appropriate, obtain legal counsel.

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