AFHTO's recommendations to the Physician Services Committee

August 04, 2020

Originally posted Jul. 24, 2020. Updated Aug. 4, 2020

AFHTO consulted with physician leaders to provide feedback for consideration in the development of recommendations to the Physician Services Committee. We submitted recommendations in the following areas to the Ontario Medical Association Primary Care Working Group and the Ministry of Health on July 15, 2020:

1. Access and Quality Issues

  • Increase Access to Interprofessional Team-Based Care
  • Billing for Digital Access to Care and Investments in Electronic Medical Records Integration
  • Funding Support for Quality Improvement
  • Elimination of Negation for Outside Use – Moving to a truly population health approach to care

2. Complexity Modifiers

3. Walk-In Clinics

4. GP Focused Practice Designation

5. Other Important Considerations

  • Support for Clinical Leadership
  • Organized Primary Care


For the full document with all 17 recommendations, click here.

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