Doctors should be careful when sending out fee letters

Following a recent article in the National Post describing a patient’s upset on receiving a letter from her doctor relating to fees, Front_desk_at_doctors_office
Elyse commented to Advocate Daily that when sending our letters to patients about fees for uninsured services, doctors need to have regard to the College’s Policy on Block Fees and Uninsured Services.  While it is acceptable to charge reasonable fees for appropriate uninsured
services, it is important that this is done (and seen to be done) properly.

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