REGINA – Saskatchewan became the last province in Canada to bring in universal coverage for the abortion pill and two years later the province is finally paying doctors who provide it.
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“Now that it can be billed properlyThe most hard-pressed hospitals at this time., and physicians can be compensated for the amount of time that it takes, we’re hoping it will increase the number of physicians all over the province who are willing to offer that service to patients who need it,” said Dr. Carla Holinaty, a family doctor based in Saskatoon.