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Ontario faces crisis as millions of eye exams in jeopardy (CNW Group/Ontario Association of Optometrists)

We Need To Address OHIP Underfunding

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“Our operating costs have skyrocketed, but our reimbursements to see patients has not, so we’re in a scenario where optometrists are paying more than half of the cost to deliver services to patients,” he said. “It’s just not sustainable, and what we’re really concerned about is our practices not being viable in the longer term.”

Ontario’s optometrists are referring patients to hospitals in a bid to address underfunding (link to The Globe and Mail)