How do I cancel my CMPA membership?
If you are currently a CMPA member, and plan to take an extended leave from your practice (i.e. sabbatical, parental leave or retirement), you may interrupt or end your membership by contacting the CMPA.
Is CMPA an insurance?
Unlike an insurance company, the CMPA employs a discretionary approach in its assistance to members. In addition, the CMPA provides, on behalf of its members, appropriate compensation to patients proven to have been harmed through the negligent medical care of a member.
How do you become a member of CMPA?
How do I apply? You may apply for CMPA membership if you are a graduate in medicine and are duly licensed or registered by a Canadian provincial/territorial medical regulatory (licensing) authority. Apply online here.
How do I contact CMPA?
Speak with a Member Representative at 1-800-267-6522, Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET.
How is the membership fee calculated for CMPA?
Your actual membership fee is based on the CMPA Fee Schedule, which is updated annually. The fee schedule lists and describes each type of work (TOW) code and indicates the fee that applies in each of the four fee regions.
Do you have to be a resident to join the CMPA?
Residents who join the CMPA only for the periods when they are doing an elective or occasional moonlightinging, may be entitled to the CMPA’s Flexible date membership option. Fellows who change to a practising physician TOW code when moonlighting may also benefit from this option. Please contact the CMPA to verify your eligibility.
How long can I defer paying my CMPA membership?
Physicians who are transitioning from postgraduate training to practice can defer payment of their CMPA membership fees for up to 6 months.
Where are the CMPA regions located in Canada?
Recognizing the different cost structures across Canada, the CMPA has established four fee regions: British Columbia and Alberta Ontario Québec Saskatchewan, Manitoba, the Atlantic provinces, and the Territories