B.C. government asks for injunction targeting private clinic

CBC News

The B.C. government has filed for an injunction to force a controversial private clinic operator to stop billing patients for services already covered by provincial health care.

The province’s Medical Services Commission released an audit last month that concluded Cambie Surgeries Corp. and the Specialist Referral Clinic, which are owned by the same company, were illegally billing patients.

The commission ordered the clinics to stop, but both clinics ignored an Aug. 17 deadline.

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