- New sessional rates for physicians
Physician sessional rates are increasing. Please keep these in mind as you budget your activities.
There will be two increases this year:
- The rates will increase by 0.35% on February 1, 2017 as per the Economic Stability Mandate.
- The rates will increase again by 0.5% on April 1, 2017 as per the Physician Master Agreement.
Congratulations to the following facilities who were recently approved for full funding by the Facility Engagement Working Group.
· Providence Health Care Physicians and Surgeons Association
· South Island Facility Engagement Initiative Society (Royal Jubilee and Victoria General Hospitals)
· KGH Physicians Society (Kelowna General Hospital)
· Lions Gate Hospital Physician Society
· Penticton Physician Medical Society
· BCCA Medical Staff Engagement Society (BC Cancer Agency)
· EKRH Medical Staff Society (East Kootenay Regional Hospital)
· Kootenay Boundary Physicians Association
· Richmond Hospital Physician Society