To decrease the economic burden on patients, the Regie de l'Assurance Maladie du Quebec (RAMQ
) partially reimburses patients for the distance traveled if they live more than 200km away from the hospital that can provide the care for their child.
delivers 2.3 million healthcare cards to citizens and the SAAQ provides 1.7 million driver's license and identity cards through production with Gemalto.
: Reegie de l'Assurance Maladie du Queebec MED- Maintenance et Exploitation des Donneees pour ECHO: l'Etude de la Clientele Hospitaliere ISQ: Institut de la statistique du Queebec p.y.: Person-years.
The three databases were linked using a unique anonymous identification number provided by the "Regie de l'assurance maladie du Quebec." Access to these databases required the ethic approval of the "Commission d'acces a l'information du Queebec" (CAI) and the "Responsable de l'acces a l'information et de la protection des renseignements personnels de la RAMQ
Methods This is a pharmacoepidemiologic study using administrative data from the Regie de l'assurance maladie du Quebec (RAMQ
), the public healthcare insurer in Quebec, Canada.
To ascertain the study outcomes, all RAMQ
medical and pharmaceutical claims and Med-Echo hospitalization records for the patients included in the study were extracted from the index date to March 31, 2011.
This study combined data from the NuAge study and the RAMQ
, as well as geospatial data from the Institut national de sante publique du Quebec (INSPQ).
Remuneration of doctors in these SMCs may contain new elements that are distinct from the fee-for-service, salary or mixed payments that doctors have hitherto received from the RAMQ
. This phenomenon is similar to the establishment of publicly financed private hospitals in Sweden, (131) although the arrangements for ownership differ significantly.
The pregnancy registry consisted of three linked databases: the RAMQ
, which provides information on medical diagnoses and procedures and drugs dispensed; the MedEcho, which provides hospitalization data; and the ISQ, which provides birth and death data, as well as demographic information about the mother, father, and infant.
En reaction a la regle administrative qui lui interdit de facturer la Regie de l'assurance-maladie du Quebec (<< RAMQ
>>) au plein tarif pour un an, il tente de mettre sur pied un service de consultation a domicile sur la Rive-Sud de Montreal.
First, the provincial health insurance board (Regie de l'assurance maladie du Quebec: RAMQ
) and the Ministry of Health administrative databases were used to assess service use and beneficiary characteristics.
This form must then be sent to the Health Board (RAMQ
) who will decide if they approve or not of the request.