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Important: Class Action Claims deadline has been extended

March 8, 2017

The below notice is directed to all eligible physicians who billed FFS between 1992–1996, but who did not make a claim in the Class Action Law Suit because they missed the original claims submission deadline of January 13, 2017. The extended deadline is: 2:00pm (PST) April 7, 2017

Please note: Doctors of BC’s only role in this matter is to notify physicians of the claims extension deadline. All inquiries must be directed to the Claims Administrator:

Crawford Class Action Services – quote BC Doctors 1992-1996 Settlement Program
Phone: 1-877-797-6682
Email: BCDoctorsSettlement@crawco.ca


Schedule “A”

NOTICE OF EXTENSION OF DATE

FOR DELIVERY OF CLAIMS ON

BC DOCTORS 1992-1996 CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT

 

You should read this notice if you were a practising fee-for-service medical practitioner who was enrolled with BC MSP from July 23, 1992 to April 30, 1996, or any portion of that time period. You may be a class member and eligible for participation in the previously approved Settlement Agreement.

Previous notices advising of the approval of the Settlement Agreement can be found at www.BCDoctorsSettlement.ca. On July 11, 2016, the British Columbia Supreme Court set Friday, January 13, 2017 at 5:00 PM Eastern as the date and time for delivery of claims forms by class members to the Claims Administrator. In order to participate in the settlement, class members are required to submit a claims form. 

Due to a number of claims forms being received late, the Court has extended the deadline for the delivery of claims forms to the Claims Administrator to Friday, April 7, 2017 (2:00 PM Pacific/5:00 PM Eastern).

Class members who have already submitted claims forms to the Claims Administrator, but who missed the January 13, 2017 deadline, do not need to resubmit their claims forms. Claims forms for all other eligible class members can be obtained at www.BCDoctorsSettlement.ca or by contacting the Claims Administrator.

Claims forms must be delivered to the Claims Administrator by the extended deadline (either by mail, courier, fax or email) at:

            BC Doctors 1992-1996 Settlement Program

            Crawford Class Action Services

            180 Kings St. South, Suite 610

            Waterloo, Ontario N2J 1P8

            Fax:   1-888-842-1332

            Email:  BCDoctorsSettlement@crawco.ca

            Tel:  1-877-797-6682

Do not contact the Court about this Notice or the proceedings. Additional information concerning the settlement can be found at www.BCDoctorsSettlement.ca.

This notice has been approved by the Supreme Court of British Columbia.