TITLE

New Brunswick's limits on physician resources ruled constitutional

AUTHOR(S)
Moulton, Donalee
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/13/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 12, p1726
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a decision by the New Brunswick, Canada government on the constitutional legality of placing limits on physician's resources. Ruling by Court of Queen's Bench Justice Hugh McLellan that the legislature could change medicare; Accusations made by the Professional Association of Residents in the Maritime Provinces (PARI-MP) against the Canadian government; Why the physicians believe that restrictions have been placed on their practices.
ACCESSION #
3209232

 

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