TITLE

Quebec proposes fee for medical visits

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/18/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 8, pE341
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on medical visit fee and health contribution tax, introduced by the finance minister Raymond Bachand of Quebec in budget for fiscal year 2010-11. The health contribution tax will be charged on the income tax returns. The tax collected will be used for funding health care organizations. Patients will have to pay for every consultation with the physicians. The budget clarifies that charging medical fee will not violate the Canada Health Act.
ACCESSION #
50634936

 

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