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A Welcome Second Chance for BC Medicare Protection

https://bcrhn.ca/2018/04/11/467/
A welcome second chance for BC medicare protection
This article points out a few aspects that are not often talked about. For every dollar of extra billing by a private for profit clinic, the federal government claws back an equal amount from its cash transfers. In 2015-16, that amount was $15.9 million, enough for 53,000 MRIs. So effectively, we all pay for the extra billing.
B.C. is the only province that Ottawa has repeatedly fined for unlawful extra billing.

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Advocates demand end to extra billing, upset over 15.9 million federal claw back

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All Canadians deserve pharmacare, not just MPs

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