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Medical Consultants' Committee

Department

Health and Community Services

Authority

Section 15 of the Physicians and Fee Regulations

Remuneration

Members of the committee who do not receive a salary from funds voted for the purpose by the legislature shall be remunerated on an hourly basis for their committee service (Level II according to Treasury Board guidelines).

Purpose:

Reviews the patterns of practice and billing procedures of physicians who submit claims to the Medical Care Plan (MCP), as well as the utilization of services by beneficiaries.

Structure:

The Medical Consultants' Committee shall consist of a salaried general practitioner, a non-salaried general practitioner and a specialist appointed by the minister from a list of physicians submitted by the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association; a chartered professional accountant appointed by the Minister; and the medical director, the assistant medical director and the dental director employed in the department.

Time Commitments:

Members are only required if there is a disciplinary issue.

Term:

Members serve for a three year term and are eligible to be reappointed.

Vacancy Profile:

The Medical Consultants Committee is seeking to fill the Chartered Professional Accountant position.  Expressions of interest are being sought from individuals who possess the background, experience and skill-set identified and who can bring unique perspectives to the table. Consideration will also be given to a variety of demographic factors to ensure the board is representative of the population they serve.

Current Members:
NameTitleAppointment TypeAppointment Date (yyyy/mm/dd)Expiry Date (yyyy/mm/dd)
Assistant Medical Director of the Department of Health and Community ServicesMemberMinisterialNot Applicable
Barter, Dr. Richard MemberMinisterial2011-01-212016-01-20
Coady, Ms. Peggy MemberMinisterial2011-01-212016-01-20
Dental Director of the Department of Health and Community ServicesMemberMinisterialNot Applicable
Medical Director of the Department of Health and Community ServicesMemberMinisterialNot Applicable
Randell, Dr. Robert MemberMinisterial2011-01-212016-01-20

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