Category Archives: health care

The cost of access

The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC), led by the Minister of Health, Dr. Eric Hoskins, under the orders of Premier Kathleen Wynne, ceased negotiations with the Family Doctors and Specialists of Ontario over one year ago. … Continue reading

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Biting the hands that feed them

We all know the old cliche that says “don’t bite the hand that feeds you”. It appears that the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) may be doing just that. Hospitals receive funding based on the number … Continue reading

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Ontario Medicine has gone Corporate

The medical- and surgical-driven health care provided in Ontario has gone corporate, or so it seems. Beneath the surface, of course. The Canada Health Act prohibits doctors from charging private fees for providing mandatory health care in the vast majority … Continue reading

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The domino effect of Ontario’s unilateral moves on primary care

The Province of Ontario is in debt and healthcare spending is a major cause for being in the red. Ontario needs to save money. A few years ago, Ontario attempted to negotiate a revamping of the Schedule of Fees for … Continue reading

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