Congratulations on starting your career in family medicine!
The BCCFP is pleased to welcome you as a valued member and to serve as your professional home. We recognize the unique needs of family physicians in early practice and we are working to bring together a first five years in family practice group to generate ideas for supports and programs.
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia (CPSBC) grants medical licences that are needed for independent practice.
Obtaining privileges can be a lengthy process and the information required depends on the health authority for which you want privileges.
You must enrol in the Medical Services Plan (MSP) to obtain a billing number to bill MSP for insured services provided.
WorkSafeBC is the compensation board in British Columbia. To submit workers’ claims to WorkSafeBC:
Refer to the Physician Reference Guide for additional information.
The Society of General Practitioners offers useful guides on billing and has a comprehensive billing guide available online. SGP membership can be added through the Doctors of BC membership profile.
Doctors of BC is the provincial medical association responsible for negotiating with the government on behalf of physicians in British Columbia.