Montréal clinic uses public--private payment scheme

Andresen, Margot
March 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/13/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 6, p755
Academic Journal
The article reports on the controversy over the payment scheme of a semi-private medical clinic in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The clinic has attracted criticism for the lack of clarity regarding the fees charged for surgeries and other services, and for violating the Provincial Health Insurance Act and Quebec's Bill 33. The article also presents the opinion of Phillippe Couillard, provincial health minister, on the issue of government physicians working with private doctors.


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