billing

March 14, 2019

The provincial government is again delaying enforcement of provisions of the Medicare Protection Act (Bill 92) that relate to extra billing and private MRI/diagnostic facilities (Section 18.1)

Enforcement of financial penalties for extra billing for medically necessary treatments was to...
January 23, 2019

On January 1, 2019, the SSC Fee Guide was updated for specialist physicians. It is important to note that no billing rules or eligibility has changed in this new version. The changes only include edits to increase usability and consistency throughout the guide. Click here to learn more about the...

November 5, 2018

As we try to reconcile claims of fiscal responsibility with promises of support to improve healthcare, the question remains: What’s a doctor worth?

With unsustainable healthcare costs, frighteningly high rates of physician burnout and suicide, and a societal trend towards anti-science and...

May 22, 2018

New physicians in BC are keen to work in team environments where ‘someone has their backs’ – where they will benefit from collegial relationships in which experienced physician mentors can help them navigate those early practice years.

That was the key theme at a panel discussion of new...