Ontario minister says doctors among those to blame for cut in special diet allowance

May 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/18/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 8, pE329
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The article offers information on the diet allowance provided by the government of Ontario, to patients with specific medical condition. The government is planning to provide nutritious diet rather than 250 dollars, as a supplement for people with special medical conditions. According to Madeleine Meilleur, cabinet minister of Ontario, the changes have been made due to negligence of the doctors, who do not examine patients carefully and fill the forms let them avail the benefits of the program.


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