CMT CANADA: “Alberta doctors forbidden from tying treatment to fees for uninsured services.” – Trending Story on CMT Canada

Some great, very relevant information here. This is a changing environment, and a market in flux and transition. Very good to know…

Concierge Medicine Today

“It’s notable that growth in the DPC industry according to physician interviews across the U.S. throughout the past 18-month is largely supported by consumers motivated by price and transparency,” said Michael Tetreault, Editor-In-Chief of The DPC Journal. “Looking ahead, we’ve learned from investors analyzing this industry that DPC growth will primarily occur in metropolitan markets such as Dallas/Fort Worth, TX, Boston, MA, The Carolina’s and others. Individual physicians, however, in rural markets are also predicted to make more moves into this space over the next several years.”   Editor-In-Chief, Michael Tetreault | The DPC Journal, ConciergeMedicineToday.com “It’s notable that growth in the DPC industry according to physician interviews across the U.S. throughout the past 18-month is largely supported by consumers motivated by price and transparency,” said Michael Tetreault, Editor-In-Chief of The DPC Journal.

“We can learn a lot about how private doctors may be treated in the future by the way our neighbors to the north are handling private fee structures to doctors in Canada,” says Michael Tetreault, Editor of Concierge Medicine Canada, a sister publication of The DPC Journal and Concierge Medicine Today.

Just last year, CTV News reported that:

In Whitby, Ontario, pediatrician Dr. Karen Dockrill had been capping her patient load at her clinic, Mom and Baby Depot Health and Family Resource Centre, since 2006. For $1,500 a year, patients received round-the-clock access to a doctor or nurse as well as access to complementary services, such as massage therapists, chiropractors and…

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