TITLE

Alternative remuneration

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/22/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 11, p1573
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the result of the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) report concerning the service fees of physicians in Canada. The report states that about $2.65 billion are earned by physicians through alternative remuneration like emergency and on-call native payments in fiscal 2004-2005. In addition, the report indicates that overall outlays for both fee-for-service payments to physicians increased over the 5-year period.
ACCESSION #
25358976

 

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