RosaliaÂ Guthrie, Paul Dutton and Carolyn Carpan have eachÂ felt pressure to pay extra fees for medical care. The Globe and Mail spoke with them as part of its investigation of private clinics. (Photos by Amber Bracken, Fred Lum, and Jeff Bassett for the Glove and Mail.)
Globe and Mail reporter Kathy Tomlinson, reveals illegal double-dipping practice is becoming a common practice in Canada. Little or no effort is being made to stop doctor-owned clinics from making patients pay extra to bypass long lines for everything from simple appointment to major surgery.
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