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RELEASE: Coalition Applauds McGuinty Government for Taking Steps to Safeguard Single-Tier Medicare

Posted: June 21, 2011

(June 21, 2011)

All Ontario Political Parties Should Make Clear Commitment Against For-Profit Privatization of Health Care Before October 6 Provincial Election

The OHC applauds the McGuinty government for making a clear commitment to pursue legal action against private for-profit clinics and physicians that charge patients unlawful fees for health care. The government has launched a toll free phone line and email complaint line for patients to use if they have a complaint or question about a fee that they have been charged for health care services.

The toll-free number is 1-888-662-6613 and the email address is: protectpublichealthcare@ontario.ca.

The government’s announcement and details can be found here. Our release is below.

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