Onward and upward

Kondro, Wayne
January 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/1/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 1, p22
Academic Journal
The article reports on the growth of the spending rate on physician services in Canada. This growth has exceeded the expenditure in drugs and hospitals which are the two largest component of the country's health care outlays. Total health care spending in Canada in 2007 has grown with outlays forecast at 160.1 billion dollars. Reports says that Canada continues to be included in the top ten health care spenders in the world. Canada ranked tenth when public sector outlays are measured and ranked sixth in private health outlays.


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