Solutions prove elusive as Ontario seeks alternatives to FFS in remote areas

OReilly, Michael
October 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/06/98, Vol. 159 Issue 7, p840
Academic Journal
Comments on the search for a lasting solution to Canada's chronic medical staffing problems in rural and remote areas. The issue of quality of life; The definition of a rural doctor from Ontario deputy health minister, Graham Scott; Ontario offering alternate payment plan (APP) options to remove rural doctors from fee-for-service payments; The government offering globally funded group practice agreement; Concern that APP doctors will see fewer patients.


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