Norwegian GPs move to a list based system

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: (Published 28 June 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1849
  1. Sandra Goldbeck-Wood
  1. BMJ

    Norway's parliament has voted by a narrow majority to introduce a list based system for GPs from 1 January 1999. This is the first time the Norwegian government has publicly backed the idea of a list system (BMJ 1997;314:771). The measure follows a three year pilot project, which was carried out in four municipalities.

    Strong controversy surrounded the financing of the new system. In the pilot half the doctor's income was based on …

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