Introduction Union membership is supposed to offer greater bargaining power for employees who join the union and surrender to the bargaining agent ...
Paper originally presented at OBA Program entitled: "Critical Issues in Health Law: A National Summit" in May 2007 and reproduced with OBA permissi...
Recent announcement of the amendments to the OHIP Audit Provisions requires more than a brief statement saying “A New Fair Audit System Propo...
INTRODUCTION Today I propose to discuss selected regulatory changes to the Medical Review Committee that have reduced the MRC to a process-driven v...
The Ontario Health Insurance Plan’s billing audit process, as administered by the Medical Review Committee (MRC), has recently undergone subs...
In Ontario’s past and present child protection legislation, physicians are included in the list of professionals designated to protect children and report their beliefs, suspicions, or knowledge of child abuse and neglect. Ontario’s recent legislative amendments broaden the definition of child abuse and thereby widen the scope of the duty to report.
Originally published May 2000. Canadian Medical Association Journal. To read the original article, click here. Ontario physicians and other health...
PICTURE THIS. You receive a call or letter from your regulating body, "the College", informing you that you have been accused of one of the following: improperly touching a patient in a sexual manner; falsely informing a patient that your treatments would cure his arthritis; or failing to provide a patient with a medically necessary service.
What is your next step - or should I say, your next breath?
Tracey is a remarkably gifted lawyer, specializing in health law. Not only is she extremely knowledgeable in her field, but she drills down with such precision and persistence, doing everything possible on behalf of her clients. She is also highly sensitive to privacy concerns, giving the utmost respect to any issues relating to the protection of health-related data. It is always a pleasure to work with Tracey!
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