health care wait times

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Aspects of the Canada Health Act discourage provinces from emulating policies found in Australia, the United Kingdom, France and Germany.


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On health care, despite a high level of spending, Canadians have comparatively poor access to technology and doctors, and long wait times for surgery.


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Canada’s premiers are meeting in Whitehorse, Yukon this week and health-care transfers from Ottawa may be high on the agenda.


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Other countries deliver high-performing universal health care at similar (or lower costs) than in Canada.

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High level of spending has not yielded high value in return—Canada has some of the longest wait times for treatment in the developed world.


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Canadian Medicare did not start out as a national institution. It started in one province, Saskatchewan, and spread to others over the years.


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In Saskatchewan, wait times for patients waiting more than three months for surgery dropped by 75 per cent.


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Canadian health-care bureaucrats will likely be asked to explain Canada’s single-payer system to U.S. campaigns.