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Taking on out-of-area patients - a quick guide to the pitfalls

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I can see all the concerns. However, in many places in the western world this is normal practice. I worked in Canada as a GP and in our town there were approximately 5000 patients yet we had 15,000 patient records. We were paid on a fee-for-service basis. And patients frequently came to us for another opinion.

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12 Jan 2015

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10:06pm

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