Musings —09.07.2011 10:27 AM—
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“Hudak won’t say whether he’d crack down on doctors charging illegal user fees
TORONTO (CP) – Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak says he’s committed to a publicly funded and universal health care system, but refused to say today whether he’d crack down on illegal user fees if elected premier.
A doctor in Whitby, Ont., is facing a disciplinary hearing for charging patients a $1,000 annual fee to receive care.
Asked repeatedly whether he would go after doctors who charge user fees, Hudak rattled off a list of platform pledges on health care, such as bringing in more doctors to underserviced areas…
He says he also doesn’t want to see “obstacles” in the way to stop patients from receiving treatment.”