CMA proposes options for private-public split

Kondro, Wayne; Sibbald, Barbara
July 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/4/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 1, p18
Academic Journal
This article reports on the discussion paper, It's About Access! Informing the Debate on Public and Private Health Care, which was released by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA). Attendees at the CMA Annual Meeting will be asked to use the discussion paper to address the split between the private and public health care. The possible scenarios for the changes in the Canadian health care system are highlighted. The paper was co-authored by Dr. Robert Hollinshead.


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