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

Campolieti, Michele; Lavis, John N.
April 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/18/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 8, p1152
Academic Journal
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.


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