RESEARCH INTERESTS: Health economics, and medical (physician) economics - physician compensation models and physician pay equity or “relativity.”
Boris Kralj holds both a Doctorate and Master’s Degree in Economics from York University. He has more than 30 years of experience working in the government sector, non-profit sector, academia, and consulting. He is a specialist in health economics, and medical (physician) economics in particular. He is a noted expert on physician compensation models and physician pay equity or “relativity”. For over two decades he was employed at the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) where he provided leadership to the Economics, Research & Analytics functions and the Technology function, as well as serving as the Chief Information/Chief Analytics Officer. Kralj provided guidance and oversight to the economic research, policy, and evaluation work associated primarily with the negotiation and implementation of physician fee-for-service (FFS) and non-FFS agreements and the physician fees/tariff setting processes.
Kralj served as a member of OHTAC (Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee) from January 2010 to June 2014. He has authored and published a broad variety of research reports. His publications relate to physician payment reform; gender pay gap in medicine; primary care; medical services utilization; physician human resources; workers’ compensation; physician billing; oncology practices; prescribing patterns, and walk-in clinics.
Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis
CRL Building, Second Floor
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Monday to Friday
8:30am to 4:30pm
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