TITLE

The Chaoulli challenge: getting a grip on waiting lists

AUTHOR(S)
Hadorn, David
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/2/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 3, p271
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
17679334

 

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