Unregulated private markets for health care in Canada? Rules of professional misconduct, physician kickbacks and physician self-referral

Choudhry, Sujit; Choudhry, Niteesh K.; Brown, Adalsteinn D.
March 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/30/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 7, p1115
Academic Journal
Focuses on the regulation of private health care in the Canadian health policy. Physician referrals for patients on independent health facilities (IHF); Rules governing financial relationships between physicians and IHF; Guidelines of physician professional misconduct regarding kickbacks; Physician professional misconduct on self-referral.


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