Cat. 4 medical

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Quartzite
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Cat. 4 medical

Post by Quartzite » Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:53 pm

Hi,

I'll need a medical for my RPP training very soon. I was thinking of getting a cat. 4 medical because I'm on a tight budget and the processing time is significantly shorter. Just wanna know, does the fact that I don't have a family doctor mean I'll have to pay an extra 200 bucks for a cat. 3? Can I just show up at a random clinic and ask a doctor to sign me off? (Yeah, I know it sounds ridiculous but I can't think of any better idea) Is there anything that I can do to avoid paying 200 bucks for a medical that I don't need?

I would really appreciate any help on this. :prayer:

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Re: Cat. 4 medical

Post by photofly » Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:44 am

I don't think signing off a category IV medical declaration is a service covered by your provincial health insurance. You would have to pay your family doctor to do it, and you will have to pay at a walk in clinic too.
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Re: Cat. 4 medical

Post by NunavutPA-12 » Sat Mar 25, 2017 7:49 am

I've never had to pay a doctor to sign off the Cat 4 medical. But then I live in Nunavut and we seem to get away with stuff here that wouldn't "fly" in the south.
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