Quebecers looking to have a vaccination may have noticed that the process of getting immunized is a little more involved than it used to be. Many may be surprised to discover that their family physician no longer provides this service, and are unsure of their options.
At the end of January last year Québec instituted a ban on accessory costs, making it illegal for doctors to charge for health care services already covered by the Québec's health insurance board, the Régie de l'assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ). That includes provision of vaccinations.
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