TITLE

Shift toward capitation in Ontario

AUTHOR(S)
Collier, Roger
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/10/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 10, p668
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a reprint of the article "Shift toward capitation in Ontario," which appeared at www.cmaj.ca. It discusses the shift from fee-for-service to capitation systems of family doctors in Ontario, its role in the promotion of high quality care, and issue on transparency.It adds that the Ontario government gives bonuses to motivate doctors to still examine more patients to meet targets like helping female patients to get mammograms and Pap smears.
ACCESSION #
45076484

 

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