Out of country, out of pocket

Moulton, Donalee
July 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/25/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 2, p197
Academic Journal
Reports on the plan of Nova Scotia to make patients from outside the country pay their medical costs before they leave the hospital. Description of the plan that will affect both the insured and the uninsured; Reasons behind the decision, including the province's poor fiscal situation; Statement from Health Minister Jamie Muir that foreign visitors will be able to receive health care even if they are not able to pay.


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