Gaétan Barrette ready to discuss remuneration packages
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The minister of Health Gaétan Barrette is open to discuss the management of remuneration packages for medical specialists.
Wednesday, march 21, 2018 17:58
Wednesday, 21 march, 2018 18:01
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Strongly criticized for the granting of bonuses controversial, the minister of Health Gaétan Barrette is open to discuss the management of remuneration packages for medical specialists.
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“We can make it a debate, I am in total agreement,” he said, subtly, reacting to the story of the Log who lifted the veil on a premium of $ 55 paid to the geriatricians when they see a patient 85 years of age and older.
The report of our Bureau of investigation highlighted the malaise of the Association of physicians geriatricians who wants to review this supplement.
Hammered by questions from the member of the parti québecois Diane Lamarre, the minister believes, however, that the specialists wanted the federations of doctors themselves manage the remuneration packages.
“This is not true as, among others, in specialists, the majority hates the payment the act,” he said, pointing to his desire to debate with his political opponents.
It is even mentioned that there is no mode of remuneration that is perfect. “It is clearly demonstrated,” he said. “If the Parti québécois has something specific and precise to replace what is the most complex in the health system, it should say so. And, we will discuss.”
Paid according to the difficulty
Meanwhile, the opposition continues to be indignant after learning of the existence of another prime controversial.
“We should be paid based on the difficulty of the case,” argues Diane Lamarre, spokesperson on Health for the official opposition.
“After the premium cover, the premiums attentions, premiums of more than 85 years… The mode of remuneration is outdated and encourages the use of means unworthy in order to justify compensation increases,” says Ms. Lamarre, claiming that the money will be distributed in order to improve the guarantees of access to medical acts “without a premium”.
Already, the Federation of physicians specialist, has announced that the “pass cover” will be canceled in the framework of the new agreement with the government.
The minister of Health has refused to respond to journalists ‘ questions yesterday.