The BC Greens are calling for a modernization of the fee-for-service payment model and to expand alternative payment models to better reflect the demand for in-person, longitudinal, and team-based care.
Currently, there are between 750,000 to 900,000 British Columbians without a family doctor.
“The billing model is very outdated and does not provide the stability needed for good medical care,“ Furstenau said Wednesday.
“Doctors are basically running a small business instead of putting their focus into caring for their community members.”
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