Retention

Physician Retention Program
The Physician Retention Program was created in 2012. It is designed to help support the stability of physician services. It is awarded to physicians who continue to practice on the Island after five years of service.
 
ELIGIBILITY
• Physicians who have practiced on Prince Edward Island for five years
as of Dec. 31 (of the preceding year).
• All payment modalities.
• Earns, under the Master Agreement, at least $20,000 in remuneration in the current calendar year.
 
APPLICATION PROCESS
No application required. Payment issued automatically upon qualification.
 
VALUE
Minimum $2,000/physicians (Budget of $500,000 divided amongst qualifying physicians.)
 
DEADLINES
Payment issued annually on or before Dec. 31.


SEE MASTER AGREEMENT: Article D1, page 55.