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Many voting against the PSA argue that a fixed budget prevents physicians from providing necessary care to patients. No one is suggesting this. Patients who need care will be seen, necessary tests and surgeries will be done, family and specialist clinics will still see patients and physicians will continue to get paid to provide these services.
The health minister argued Ontario's doctors are among the best-paid in the country with an average salary of more than $358,000.
TORONTO - Ontario is urging other provinces to stand together on how much they pay doctors, something the head of the province's medical association says smacks of concern about a physician exodus ami...