Medical Marijuana Mess: Winnipeg Doctor Censured After Charging Patients for Pot Paperwork

Dr. Roman Chubaty billed patients up to $300 for authorization, says College of Physicians and Surgeons.

A Winnipeg doctor has been censured after charging patients for authorization paperwork in order to get medical marijuana.

On Dec. 9, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba censured Dr. Roman Chubaty for charging patients between $200 and $300 to complete paperwork around medical marijuana, a violation of the college’s standards and conduct.

“Physicians are entitled to charge patients a fee for uninsured services, but the fee must be reasonable in the circumstances,” the disciplinary report said.

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