Fee code creep among general practitioners and family physicians in Ontario: Why does the ratio of intermediate to minor assessments keep climbing?

Chan, Ben; Anderson, Geoffrey M.; Theriault, Marc-Erick
March 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;03/24/98, Vol. 158 Issue 6, p749
Academic Journal
Discusses `fee code creep,' the increasing tendency of primary care physicians in Ontario, Canada to bill for more intermediate than minor assessments over time. Examines the nature and extent of fee code creep; Describes physician characteristics associated with the changes; Methods; Results; Interpretation.


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