Dubin calls on CMPA to eliminate fee differentials, adopt flat fee for all physicians

Sullivan, Patrick
March 1997
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;03/01/97, Vol. 156 Issue 5, p685
Academic Journal
Discusses Charles Dubin's massive review of the Canadian Medical Protective Association's policy of maintaining a large reserve for malpractice coverage. High marks for the malpractice coverage; Call for the elimination of its policy of providing free membership to doctors who are 35 years in the organization; Need of a shift to the uniform-fee structure; Need of government support.


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