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CEO of Canadian virtual health-care company defends charging for services (CBC)

Federal health minister promises crackdown on private health care, threatens to claw back provincial funding

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By Sheena Goodyear · CBC Radio · Posted: Mar 13, 2023 5:29 PM EDT | Last Updated: March 13

Dr. Brett Belchetz is the CEO of Maple, a company that lets Canadians book virtual appointments, usually text based, with general practitioners for $69 a pop, or a $30 monthly subscription. It also offers services paid for by provincial health-care plans, as well as some services billable to private insurers.



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