Proposed Alberta physician agreement sets new template

Kondro, Wayne
April 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/10/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 8, p1073
Academic Journal
The article reports that a trilateral fiscal agreement signed between the Alberta Medical Association (AMA), the provincial government and the province's 9 health regions on March 13, 2007 has proposed a 4.5% pay increase in physicians fees. It is mentioned that Alberta province has set a standard for physician fee increases across the nation with the agreement. Also suggested is that the increase will attract additional doctors needed to handle the population increase.


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