TITLE

Health spending

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/6/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 1, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the Canadian health spending on drugs in 2008. According to the Canadian Institute for Health Information, the spending on drugs of the country has faster growth rate than the spending for physicians and hospitals. It says that the spending for drugs constitutes 17.4% of the total health spending while the spending for doctors and hospital only amounts to 16.5% and 13.4%, respectively. An overview of Canada's overall health care spending is also noted.
ACCESSION #
35826024

 

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