COVID-19 office safety plan support grant for BC’s community physicians

Issue: BCMJ, vol. 62 , No. 8 , October 2020 , Pages 295 News COVID-19

Doctors with community offices in BC have invested time and expense to re-open their practices in a way that ensures safe in-person care. To help offset some of the associated costs, the Joint Collaborative Committees are reallocating funds to provide a $1000 grant to each eligible physician who has implemented a COVID-19 safety plan in their community practice. Eligible physicians are those who:

  • Have an active practice in a community office that provides publicly funded health services.
  • Are paid under Fee For Service, Alternate Payment Plan, or Population-Based Funding arrangements (GP funding). APP physicians who are compensated on an hourly-based contract and have been able to claim their time developing a safety plan as part of their contract are not eligible.
  • Have directly incurred eligible costs related to the development and implementation of a COVID-19 safety plan in a community office.

For information about eligibility criteria and to apply, go to www.doctorsofbc.ca/news/covid-19-office-safety-plan-support-grant.

. COVID-19 office safety plan support grant for BC’s community physicians. BCMJ, Vol. 62, No. 8, October, 2020, Page(s) 295 - News, COVID-19.



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