Government Needs to Take Clear Action to End Blurred Lines for Private Clinics
Friends of Medicare are calling for Alberta's Ministry of Health to take clear action to protect patients and the public from profit driven private clinics in light of the release of the Parkland Institute's report Blurred Lines: Private Membership Clinics and Public Health Care today.
Dental Fee Guide Welcomed But More Action Needed
Friends of Medicare are welcoming today's announcement of a reduced fee guide for dental services in Alberta, and urging the Ministry of Health to add dental coverage to Alberta's health care insurance plan. The guide recommends reductions of 8.5% in 60 common procedures.Read more