While doctors are incentivized to deliver care, patients face no monetary cost for treatment.
In 2016, Canadians could expect to wait 10.6 weeks for medically necessary treatment after seeing a specialist.
In 2016, the median wait time between referral to treatment was 20 weeks—the longest ever recorded.
Report finds that only three out of four Canadians receive treatment within the medically recommended wait time.
In France, universally accessible hospital care is delivered by public, not-for-profit and for-profit hospitals.