“Don’t touch my free health care,” is a common refrain from defenders of the status quo whenever anyone broaches the topic of reforming Canada’s health-care system.
costs of health care
Août 20, 2014 6:00AM
Novembre 6, 2013 2:00AM
In most places, if you spend more, you receive more in goods or services. The glaring exception is Canada's government-run health care system.
Août 6, 2013 2:00AM
As part of their struggle with budget realities and the growing cost of health care, Canada's provinces continue to work on bulk purchasing agreements for pharmaceuticals as a way to save money. Unfortunately, the recent release from the Council of the Federation (the council of Canada's premiers) suffers from the typical one-sided approach that characterizes much of the drug policy discussion. Yes, there are up front savings to be had. But there's no such thing as a free lunch.