TITLE

The silent payer speaks: workers' compensation boards and Canadian physicians

AUTHOR(S)
Campolieti, Michele; Lavis, John N.
PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/18/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 8, p1152
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on worker's compensation boards (WCB), primary financiers for medical care for workers in Canada. Plausible reasons for significant increase in costs of health care, occupational rehabilitation, and indemnity benefits provided by the WCB; Methods of reform to counteract expenditures by the WCB; Effect of reform on physicians.
ACCESSION #
3011978

 

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