The Medical On-Call Availability Program (MOCAP) was created in 2002. MOCAP provides a contractual framework to ensure the availability of physicians to respond to emergency situations for patients throughout the province. The current approximate overall value of the Program is $130 million per annum, province wide.
The framework of the Program is described in Appendix G of the Physician Master Agreement. Currently, the levels of MOCAP are:
MOCAP agreements are based on template contracts as laid out in the Physician Master Agreement.
The Doctors of BC and government recently participated in a review of MOCAP and produced a report on May 14th 2013. More information on the work of the redesign panel and the Provincial MOCAP Review Committee will be forthcoming in spring 2014.
Director of Negotiations
Telephone: 604 638 2885 or 1 800 665 2262
Fax: 604 638 2921