17 Jul 2017

Caregivers need more support to figure out health and social systems: Article in the Toronto Star

In the article Caregivers need more support to figure out health and social systems published in the Toronto Star, Amélie Quesnel-Vallée and her colleague Miles Taylor highlight the structural burden felt by caregivers when trying to navigate their way through the health system. Although the time and energy given by caregivers to perform home care tasks are often […]

15 Mar 2017

Accessory fees: Article for the Huffington Post

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In her article L’interminable saga des frais accessoires published in the Huffington Post, Amélie Quesnel-Vallée describes how Quebec finally arrived to adopt the federal legislation abolishing accessory fees. Several doctors have already spoken against the new legislation and announced their intention to leave the public health care system. However, the provincial government will have to work hard to make […]

25 Jan 2017

Interview for Radio-Canada & CBC: Quebec doctors use loophole to sidestep new law banning extra fees

In a collaboration between CBC and Radio-Canada, doctors from Quebec are reported to have tried to get around a new law banning private clinics from charging user fees. According to the articles, doctors working at a private clinic have asked patients to find a registered company that could pay for their procedure. These services are also […]