TITLE

Interest in physician-buyout package grows as more doctors contemplate retirement

AUTHOR(S)
Robb, Nancy
PUB. DATE
March 1997
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;03/15/97, Vol. 156 Issue 6, p882
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on provincial governments' increased interest in voluntary retirement programs, buyouts and phase-outs to help manage physician supply in Canada. Private-sector spending; Prescribing habits of physicians; Statistics on retirement trends; Retirement packages. INSET: Quebec residents say province's retirement agreement took from...
ACCESSION #
9705135029

 

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