CanuckCare© Off the Rails

Back in Aught Nine, we noted that "[a] group in British Columbia has offered medical waiting-list insurance to members whose government treatment is on hold."Well, turns out that the folks in charge of Canadian health "care" haven't taken too keenly to these kinds of work-arounds:"The B.C. government has moved against doctors who engage in illegal extra billing, enacting a law that aims to end queue-jumping by patients who pay to fast-track access to publicly funded medical care."What makes this so funny ironic is that the province leads the country in these types of practices.For now.Which may be good news for American providers, no?[Hat Tip: Sally Pipes]Original content copyright © InsureBlog

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