Many physicians and dentists (collectively, “practitioners”)  practice in groups and it is common for one or two practitioners (the “Principal”) to own the practice (i.e. the lease, equipment and administrative support) and for the other physicians to remit a portion of their billings to the Principal for use of the practice facilities. Recently, we advised...

Using physician assistants is a way for doctors in Ontario and other jurisdictions to increase their productivity.  However, the rules regarding when and how to use a physician assistant are open to interpretation because physician assistants are unregulated, and this may be because doctors like it this way. A “physician assistant” is a health care...