PCC Update

September 13, 2019

Dear AMA Members,

The Physician Compensation Committee (PCC), which last met on August 22, 2019, is pleased to provide an update on progress on the Strategic Requirements identified for April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2020.

Recent Activities

The PCC received information on the Schedule of Medical Benefits Redevelopment Steering Committee. The Steering Committee, which is targeting to have its first meeting in September, is comprised of:

Alberta Health
Camille Bailer
Dr. Evan Lundall
Ashley Stacewicz

Alberta Medical Association
Dr. Brian Wirzba
Allan Florizone

Alberta Health Services
Dr. Rollie Nichol

Other motions tabled and voted on during the August 22 meeting include:

  • The PCC approved the Provincial Based Payment Rate funding model as the funding draw from the Physician Services Budget for each new Academic Medicine and Health Services Program arrangement.
  • PCC voted in favour of reviewing Alternative Relationship Plan rate and FTE methodologies.

The PCC will be updating its work plan for the next six months and will continue to communicate progress with AMA members. For questions or further information, please contact Jennifer Hystad at pcc@albertadoctors.org.

PCC Membership
Chair: Dr. David Peachey
Alberta Health: Leann Wagner, Camille Bailer, Ashley Stacewicz
Alberta Health Services: Bill Hondas, Thea Leskewich
Alberta Medical Association: Dr. Jonathan Choy, Dr. Melanie Currie, Jim Huston
Coordinator: Jennifer Hystad

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