nhcma at a glance

Become A Member

For over 225 years, NHCMA has represented the voice of New Haven County physicians and their patients. We offer not just a wealth of benefits, like networking events, discounts, action alerts and workshops, we also give you and your patients a way to get involved in the fight for the future of health care.

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Action Alerts

Don't be left behind! Find out the latest news, whether it's a policy change, a contract change, billing and coding news and alerts or anything else that affects the way you practice medicine.

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Calendar of Events

NHCMA's Event Calendar includes a variety of valuable seminars and events. Our goal is to offer our physician members and their staffs the knowledge and resources necessary to manage a successful practice.

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Physician Locator

Looking for a doctor who supports quality patient care? Search our directory of NHCMA members for a physician in your community. You can search by speciality or geographic location.

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Practice Solutions

Physician Report of Conditions & Events
Mandated by Connecticut Law

CSMS - Action Newsletter June - July 2002


Report

To

When

CGS Statute

Births

Local registrar of vital statistics

Within 10 days

7-48

Blind persons under MD's care

State Board of Education and Services to the Blind

Within 30 days

10-305

Burn injury treatment

Local Fire Marshal and

Immediately by phone

19a-510a

 

State Fire Marshal

Within 48 hours, in writing

19a-510

Child abuse, suspected

Local or state police department or

Immediately by phone, then written report within 48 hours

17a-101

 

Department of Children and Families

Immediately phone CARELINE at (800-842-2288), then written report within 48 hours

17a-101

Communicable diseases - See DPH List of Reportable Diseases

Local health director and/or State Department of Public Health

Requirements vary. See DHP List of Reportable Diseases

19a-215

Deaths

Licensed funeral home director or licensed embalmer

Within 24 hours

7-62b

Elderly abused, suspected

Commissioner of Social Services

Within 5 calendar days

17b-451

Fetal deaths

Local registrar of vital statistics

Within 10 days

7-60

Occupational Diseases

Department of Labor

Within 48 hours

31-40a

Persons with chronic health or vision problems

Department of Motor Vehicles

May Report

14-46

Physical defects of children < age 5

Department of Public Health

Within 48 hours

19a-53

Tuberculosis or suspected TB cases

Local health director and State Department of Public Health

Within 24 hours

19a-262

Veteran treated for exposure to Vietnam herbicides

Department of Veteran's Affairs

At request of veteran

27-140ee