Government health care outlays fall below OECD average

September 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/26/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 7, p729
Academic Journal
The article discusses the annual health data statistics of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, which revealed the prevalence of out-of-pocket payments for private health insurance in Canada. It reveals that private insurance covers 13% of the Canadian health care bill. Moreover, it also asserts that Canadian government has been offloading the burden of health care expenses on the private sector.


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