TITLE

Emergency medicine journal slams fee-for-service payments

AUTHOR(S)
Sibbald, Barbara
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/14/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 10, p1328
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the drawbacks of fee-for-service (FFS) payment systems used in hospital emergency departments in Canada. Impact of FFS on patient waiting time and physician job dissatisfaction; Alternate funding mechanisms which allow physicians to provide better quality care.
ACCESSION #
3766913

 

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