Sessional rates

​​A session is defined as 3.5 hours of service. Rates are defined by an agreement between the Ministry of Health and Doctors of BC (formerly known as the BC Medical Association).

This type of funding arrangement may be appropriate for programs requiring less than one full-time equivalent (FTE) of physician time.

Sessional rates for GPs ​and specialists

The sessional rates effective April 1, 2023 to March 31, 2014 are as follows:

  • General Practitioners: $556.71

  • Specialists: $656.68​

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Ministry of Health: Negotiated Agreements with the Doctors of BC​​