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Ministry of Health: Physician pandemic payment - Fall/Winter 2020


In recognition of additional planning work required to action the Ministry of Health’s Management of COVID-19 Health Sector Plan for Fall/Winter 2020/21, released in September 2020, the Ministry of Health is providing funding for physician time spent on associated planning activities. Planning may be initiated by the Health Authorities, Medical Staff Associations (MSAs) or Divisions of Family Practice (DOFP).

Physicians will be compensated to a maximum of 20 hours in total for active planning performed between October 19, 2020 to March 31, 2021 at the Physician Master Agreement 2020/21 sessional hourly rates.

For more information, and qualifying criteria, see the full memo and FAQ.