Questions raised about private insurance

Sibbald, Barbara
September 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/13/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 6, p585
Academic Journal
Reports on the decision of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) to endorse private health insurance and private-sector health services for patients waiting for treatment in Canada as of August 2005. Number of delegates at CMA General Council meeting in Edmonton, Alberta on August 17, 2005 who voted in favour of the motion supporting private insurance; Reasons for the decision of CMA to endorse private health insurance; Reactions of groups representing both patients and medical professionals regarding the decision of CMS.


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