The Chaoulli decision: a debate in which physicians must be heard

Ouellet, Robert
October 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/11/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 8, p896
Academic Journal
Focuses on a resolution about the utilization of private health insurance to reimburse the cost of care obtained in the private sector presented to the General Council of the Canadian Medical Association. Percentage of patients who discuss the organization of the health care system with their physicians; Factor that penalizes both the population and the medical profession across Canada; Ratio of respondents who are in favor of the intervention of the private sector in the health care system.


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