If the current investment in physician compensation was intended to improve the accessibility of medical care, then the data from Quebec show that this was a policy failure. Not only was there no improvement, but the problem actually worsened. In Quebec, it appears we are investing more money to pay more physicians to get less care.
Research Officer, University of Montreal Public Health Research Institute
Mélanie Perroux is a Research Officer at the University of Montreal Public Health Research Institute.
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