Health Care

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Understanding universal health care: Cost-Sharing for Patients in Belgium, Part 2

Outpatient pharmaceuticals in Belgium are usually partially reimbursed through a third-party payer scheme.


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Understanding universal health care: Cost- Sharing for Patients in Australia, Part 1

Australian patients can choose to be treated in hospital as either a public or private patient.


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Premiers simply demand more money while ignoring possible health-care solutions

If the provinces increased provincial spending, they’d either have to raise taxes or run larger budget deficits.


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Pandemic showed that Canada needs a thriving biopharmaceutical industry

Government policies and regulations have created an environment hostile to research and innovation.


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Comparing Canada’s health-care system with other countries, Part 5: Tying it All Together

There's a clear imbalance between health-care spending and performance in Canada.


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More successful universal health-care countries employ some form of cost-sharing

In most universal health-care systems, patients share the cost of care through deductibles, co-insurance and co-payments.


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B.C. court denies patients the ability to seek private care

Patients in the province waited 26.2 weeks between seeing a general practitioner and receiving treatment in 2021.


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Comparing Canada’s health-care system with other countries, Part 2: Utilization of Resources

On a key measure of hospital discharges, Canada ranked last out of 27 countries.


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