15 Feb 2017

User Fees Abolished in Quebec: Article for the Ottawa Citizen

In her article Abolishing user fees is just the tip of the iceberg in improving Quebec health care for the Ottawan Citizen, Dr. Quesnel-Vallée explains how Quebec was brought to abolish the fees in the first place. Although this measure is a step in the right direction, Dr. Quesnel-Vallée also describes the considerable amount of work that must […]

31 Oct 2016

Health care accessory fees in Quebec: Interview for The McGill Tribune

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This past September, Quebec Minister of Health Gaetan Barrette announced that accessory fees would be abolished as of January 2017. Therefore, physicians will not be allowed to charge additional costs for services already covered by the provincial health insurance. These accessory fees have been a source of controversy in Quebec since they could are considered to go […]