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The problems with the tax exemption for employer-paid health and dental benefits portend a larger problem with Canada’s tax system.

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Are Canadians getting good value for money from their health insurance system? This question is often discussed among health economists and policymakers. And while it’s important to know whether citizens are getting the best ‘bang for their health buck,’ it’s imperative that the appropriate outcomes are measured in order to accurately assess the economic performance of a health insurance system.