Medicare on trial: Chaoulli and autism case

Sibbald, Barbara; Sullivan, Pat
July 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/20/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 2, p122
Academic Journal
Presents two court cases filed in the Canadian Supreme Court concerning medicare and payment for therapy for autistic children. Information on the case filed by physician Jacques Chaoulli and patient George Zeliotis on June 8, 2004; Comments from Phillippe Trudel, a lawyer for Zeliotis, on the case; Incidents that led to the autism case filed in the Supreme Court.


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