The B.C. Catholic has filed a Freedom of Information request seeking detailed information about MAiD’s costs and savings to B.C.’s health care system.

‘Dead people don’t cost money’: Calculating the cost of ending 2,700 lives with MAiD

The grim calculus of tracking the cost of Medical Assistance in Dying shows that B.C. doctors receive $283.85 for every “MAiD Event preparation and Procedure” they perform. Moreover, the Ministry of Health’s payment schedule lists six specific euthanasia-related services for which medical practitioners can be paid, from “MAiD Assessment Fee—Assessor Prescriber” ($43.24) to “MAiD Medication...

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