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Save patient’s time and money

BOPDHB continues to receive referrals from primary care for patients who are not eligible for publicly funded health services.  All ineligible patients are required to pay for any non-emergency services prior to attending our clinics (emergency care is provided and the patient will be billed on discharge).

Most patients choose not to pay and decline the appointment.  It is usually cheaper for them to see a specialist privately.  This process adds unnecessary delays for these patients to be seen by a specialist.  To reduce these delays for ineligible patients requiring specialist care please do not refer ineligible patients for publicly funded treatment.

Eligibility for publically funded treatment is the same as eligibility for capitation payments. If a patient is not capitated please consider other routes of referral.


Last updated : Thursday, August 30, 2018

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