Chaoulli decision resonates one year later

Kondro, Wayne
July 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/4/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 1, p17
Academic Journal
This article focuses on the unchanged system a year after the Supreme Court of Canada ruled against Quebec's ban on private health insurance for medically necessary services . The case was filed by Dr. Jacques Chaoulli and George Zeliotis against A. G. Quebec. Chaoulli is planning to launch a nationwide medical consulting service aimed at advising corporate clients on treatment options in public and private facilities in Canada and the U.S. Canadian provinces that outlaw private insurance for medicare services are identified.


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