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Table 1 Comparison of primary care models in Ontario, Canada

From: The impact of the adoption of a patient rostering model on primary care access and continuity of care in urban family practices in Ontario, Canada

Elements Fee for service Enhanced FFS Blended Capitation
Primary Care Model Traditional FFS Family Health Group Comprehensive Care Model Family Health Network Family Health Organization
Group Size No minimum Minimum 3a Minimum 3
Physician Reimbursement Fee for service Blended fee for service Blended capitation
Enrolment None Optional Required
After hours care No requirement Required (one 3 h session in evening/weekend per physician per week up to 5 sessions) Required (one 3 h session in evening/weekend per physician per week up to 5 sessions)
Access bonus (loss of bonus payment for outside primary care use) No No Yes
  1. aonly 1 physician in a Comprehensive Care Model