The Chaoulli challenge: getting a grip on waiting lists

Hadorn, David
August 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/2/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 3, p271
Academic Journal
Examines the implications of the decision by the Supreme Court of Canada in the case Chaoulli versus Quebec (Attorney General) for private health insurance in the region. Assessment of the impact of the court decision on waiting lists for hospitals; Estimate of the maximum acceptable waiting times derived from public input in the Western Canada Waiting List Project; Measures proposed for enhancing systems efficiency.


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