single-payer model

— Nov 23, 2017
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Canada’s health-care system fails to account for senior migration

Almost three-quarters of Canada’s total tax burden is paid by the working-age population.

— Nov 15, 2017
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Seniors migration cost British Columbia $7.2 billion in health-care expenses

Average per person spending on health care for Canadians over 70 is $13,797.

— Nov 15, 2017
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The Impact of Interprovincial Migration of Seniors on Provincial Health Care Spending

The Impact of Interprovincial Migration of Seniors on Provincial Health Care Spending finds that migrating seniors have increased B.C.’s health-care costs by more than $7.0 billion over the past 36 years, while effectively saving Quebec $6.0 billion. That’s because Canadians pay most of their lifetime taxes during their working lives, but consume most of their health-care costs after they retire. B.C. and five other provinces saw a net inflow of seniors since 1980, while Quebec and the other provinces saw a net outflow.

— Sep 27, 2017
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Lessons for ’Medicare for All’ from Canada

In 2016, the median wait to see a specialist for treatment after receiving a referral from a GP was 20 weeks.

— Jul 12, 2017
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Single-payer health-care systems are often only able to lower costs by rationing services.

— Jun 12, 2017
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The California State Senate recently voted for a universal health-care system in the state.