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Private clinic trying to get away with breaking the law, says BC Health Coalition of new injunction application

For immediate release (Unceded Coast Salish Territories - Vancouver, BC) On Friday, July 6th, Brian Day’s private, for-profit clinic Cambie Surgeries filed an injunction application to stop the province’s enforcement law against extra-billing, the Medicare Protection Amendment Act (Bill 92), from coming into force on October 1st, 2018. In addition to the increased enforcement measures, the province committed to completing thousands of more surgeries and diagnostic tests in the public system in order to alleviate wait times.…Read More

BC Budget invests in health care access, affordability for British Columbians

BC Budget invests in health care access, affordability for British Columbians BC Health Coalition welcomes support for seniors care, affordable drugs, mental health, primary care February 20, 2018 For immediate release Victoria – The BC Health Coalition is celebrating smart investments in public health care contained in today’s provincial budget that will make life more affordable for British Columbians and put quality care within reach for many more across the province.…Read More

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