Publications: Health

Alternative Payments to Physicians: A Program in Need of Change

November 2003
Reviews the program for paying doctors for work not covered by the medical services plan. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on February 9, 2004.

A Review of Performance Agreements Between the Ministry of Health Services and the Health Authorities

May 2003
Examines whether performance agreements are being used effectively to enhance health authorities' accountability. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on September 22, 2003.

Follow-up of Performance Reports

June 2002
The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on July 18, July 24 and July 25, 2002; February 4, 2003; September 10, 2003; and October 15, 2003.

Information Use by the Ministry of Health in Resource Allocation Decisions for the Regional Health Care System

March 2002
Assesses whether the Ministry of Health uses approporiate information to allocate resources to the regional health care systems. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on July 24, 2002.

Managing the Cost of Drug Therapies and Fostering Appropriate Drug Use

July 1998
Examines Ministry of Health processes for developing Pharmacare policies.

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