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Vaping products to move out of sight in most Ontario stores...

E-cigarettes are moving out of sight in most stores — just like tobacco products — and two-wheeled e-scooters could soon be coming into...

How much do doctors bill OHIP for services? Star database reveals...

Some 518 Ontario doctors received more than $1 million in fee-for-service payments from the Ontario Health Insurance Plan in 2017-18, a new Star...

Ontario government to publish doctors’ billings as part of proposed changes...

The provincial government plans to improve oversight of the Ontario Health Insurance Plan, Health Minister Christine Elliott says.To be unveiled Wednesday as part...

Worst June on record for ‘hallway medicine’ at Ontario hospitals

Hospital overcrowding for the month of June hit a record high this year, according to the Ontario Hospital Association.With an average wait of...

From ear wax treatment to sinus scans: The 11 medical procedures...

House calls to non-housebound patients, outdated fertility testing and unnecessary earwax removal are among 11 health services being delisted or restricted from OHIP...

One of Ontario’s top-billing doctors faces discipline for alleged ‘incompetent’ care...

One of Ontario’s top-billing doctors is facing professional misconduct charges from the province’s medical watchdog, which alleges he was incompetent in his care...

Ontario to end funding for ‘inappropriate’ medical procedures

Doctors and their patients can expect some changes in how conditions are diagnosed and treated as the Ontario government prepares to eliminate OHIP...

Paid per procedure, many Ontario doctors are incentivized to always do...

Paying doctors a fee for each service they perform — the way many Ontario doctors are paid — has long been seen as...

Ontarians pay their doctors $12 billion a year. So why can’t...

No one really knows how much Ontario’s medical professionals pay in work-related expenses — save for the taxman and individual physicians.Yet overhead costs...

One of Ontario’s top-billing doctors resigns following Star investigation

One of Ontario’s top-billing doctors has resigned from his position as head of ophthalmology at a Chatham hospital in the wake of a...
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