Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Health Canada Takes Second Look at OD's Billing
“A Saskatchewan optometrist's billings to the federal health program for aboriginals raised red flags with Health Canada, a newly released document shows,” writes the Winnipeg Free Press. “But a departmental review found staff on the ground lacked the tools and know-how to thoroughly look into allegations of wrongdoing. The apparent shortcomings come to light as part of an ongoing, months-long investigation by The Canadian Press into alleged wrongdoing involving the Non-Insured Health Benefits program.” Read more.