February 12, 2015 - PCC Update

February 12, 2015

This publication from the Physician Compensation Committee is designed to provide regular updates on the approvals, decisions and accomplishments that take place at that table.

Update

The Committee continues to make progress in the provincial individual fee review.

Also, the PCC is pleased to share important news on the upcoming April 1, 2015 Allocation.

Recent Activities

Individual Fee Review

In accordance with the Individual Fee Review Process, the PCC continues with the careful analysis of fee codes to ensure the Individual Fee Review process is one that can carry forward to future fee review work.

Section representatives can be assured that they will have opportunities to address potential code changes that affect their Section.

April 1, 2015 Allocation

The PCC is pleased to provide an update regarding Allocation 2015 and to highlight some of the pre-planning for the subsequent Allocation 2016.

On April 1, 2015, Alberta physicians will receive approximately $78.5M in fee increases, representing a 2.5 percent increase over 2014 fees.

View the PCC Allocation 2015 Letter to Physicians for full details on Allocation 2015 as well as some pre-planning highlights for Allocation 2016. 

Questions?

  • For AMA at PCC, contact
    Jim Huston, Assistant Executive Director, Health Economics
    Email: Jim Huston
  • For information about PCC operations, contact Judith Watson
    Email: Judith Watson

The Alberta Medical Association stands as an advocate for its physician members, providing leadership & support for their role in the provision of quality health care.