Provision of intrapartum care by GP/FPs in Canada: an update

Levitt, Cheryl; Kaczorowski, Janusz
March 1999
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/23/99, Vol. 160 Issue 6, p815
Academic Journal
Details a study conducted by the authors to use billing data for deliveries to describe the provision of intrapartum care by general practitioners and family physicians (GP/FPs). Use of the fee-for-service billing data from the National Physician Database of the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI); Number of vaginal deliveries billed by the GP/FPs; Other information provided by the study; Trends from the study, and how they are likely to affect intrapartum care.


Related Articles

  • Befuddlement means dollars.  // New Zealand Doctor;4/10/2013, p37 

    The article offers information on various topics related to health. It says that the medical general practitioners (GPs) who recite technical clinical findings to nurses and then explain on what it meant to the patient tend to earn more than those who deliver simple message. It mentions the GPs...

  • Sources of income for GPs. Singer, Stuart // GP: General Practitioner;2/11/2002, p57 

    Enumerates the source of income of the general practitioners in Great Britain. Income earned from capitation fees; Payments received in participating to health promotion programs; Medical fees collected from medicine related services.

  • GPs' date with destiny is fixed for March 20. McNulty, Susan // Pulse;1/13/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p1 

    Focuses on the decision of the government allowing general practitioners (GP) to vote on the priced contract. Accounts on the possible pay increase and practice investment money for GP; Plans of the General Practitioners Committee to present full reports on the developments of the price...

  • PCT ups GP incentives.  // Pulse;1/13/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p12 

    Focuses on the decision of a Primary Care Trusts to increase the incentive payments of general practitioners.

  • 'Give GPs more cash for working in capital'  // Pulse;2/3/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p4 

    Focuses on the plan of the government to increase fees of general practitioners in Great Britain.

  • Pay weighted by country.  // Pulse;10/13/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 41, p4 

    Reports on the weighing of a general practitioner's achievement payment according to country of medical practice.

  • 'Raise community hospital pay rates'.  // Pulse;11/17/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 46, p2 

    Reports that general practitioners could abandon community hospital work unless pay rates improve in Great Britain.

  • GPs 'need private work' to offset 4% cut in pay. Iocobucci, Gareth // Pulse;3/16/2011, Vol. 71 Issue 10, p1 

    The article reports on the cut of income received by general practitioners (GPs) in Great Britain that might deliver a biting four percent in efficiency savings from primary care.

  • 40% hike in on-call cover.  // Pulse;12/2/2002, Vol. 62 Issue 46, p1 

    Reports the increase in fees paid by general practitioners (GP) using deputizing service Primecare in Great Britain. Rise in fees due to demand of part-time GP and locums; Plan of Navin Shankar of resigning.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics