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New Brunswick Medical Society reaches tentative agreement with government

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The New Brunswick Medical Society and the Department of Health have reached a tentative physician services master agreement on Tuesday.

The agreement is the formal funding contract between physicians and the government of New Brunswick for most physician services.

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According to the province, the tentative agreement affects salaried and fee-for-service doctors.

Until the agreement is ratified, no details about the contract will be provided.

The previous agreement expired March 31, 2020.

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