TITLE

Ex-provincial health minister sees red

AUTHOR(S)
Silversides, Ann
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/6/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 1, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the unauthorized charges for insured physician services in Ontario. It discusses the complaint of former Ontario health ministry Jim Wilson, who was asked to pay $125 to make an appointment with his dermatologist to deal with a persistent rash under his arm. It states that extra charges are increasingly being introduced at private clinics that offer publicly insured services, while advocacy groups report that more and more patients report concerns about physician charges.
ACCESSION #
35826015

 

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