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- Medicare needs a tune-up, says CMA president. Collier, Roger // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/15/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 9, pE417
The article presents a reprint of the article "Medicare needs a tune-up, says CMA president," which appeared at www.cmaj.ca on May 12, 2010. It mentions that Canadian Medical Association (CMA) president Anne Doig is calling for Canadian Medicare improvements during her speech in Ontario on May...
- Annual fees: survival or cash grab? Glauser, Wendy // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/19/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 7, p781
The article discusses the increasing trend in Canada of annual fee collections of family doctors from their patients through collection agencies. It says that doctors charge annual fees of 50 to 300 Canadian dollars from each of their patients for their financial survival to justify their...
- HATE TO BREAK IT TO YOU WALT, BUT IT'S PRETTY BAD IN CANADA TOO. Barua, Bacchus // Canadian Student Review;Winter2014, p8
The article reveals the flaws in the Canadian health care system. An overview of the Canadian health care system including the taxes paid for hospital and physician care and the cost of private insurance is presented. Among the problems in the Canadian health care system that were discussed are...
- Restricting private-sector practice using contracts. Flood, Colleen M.; Allen, Pauline; Thomas, Bryan; Walker, Kathryn // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/19/2015, Vol. 187 Issue 8, p583
The article discusses a strategy that can be utilized by the Canadian government concerning the medical bills of private patients. It notes that the extra-billing to private patients will make physicians prioritize private-sector patients. It cites that some provinces have used contractual...
- Canada's $200 billion bill for health care. // Research Review (International Council on Active Aging);1/4/2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p4
The article focuses on the total spending on health care in Canada, reaching a 200.5 billion dollars forecast, of which majority would be for the compensation of health care providers.
- Health Care Outlays in Canada to Rise. // Chain Drug Review;12/7/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 21, p62
The article reports that the health care expenditure in Canada is projected to rise by 5.5% from 9.5 billion dollars in 2008 to 183.1 billion dollars this 2009.
- Masterly inactivity: a forgotten precept. Mai, François // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/4/2014, Vol. 186 Issue 4, p312
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of working in the income security programs of the federal government of Canada.
- Cost Expansion versus Cost Control ï¿½ Lessons from the Canadian System. Junlin Liao; Choi, Kent // New England Journal of Medicine;11/19/2009, Vol. 361 Issue 21, pe107
The article argues that the adoption of an approach that focused on an expanded health care coverage in Canada would worsen the prospects for cost control. It states that such move can affect traditional medical care services like physician and hospital services, however it will not affect the...
- Canadian Patients Condemn Socialized Healthcare. Corry, Jessica Peck // Human Events;10/12/2009, Vol. 65 Issue 35, p16
The article discusses the Canadian healthcare system and how it affected the life of a Canadian mother who suffered extreme back pain that required spinal-fusion surgery. Canadian Rick Baker forged a partnership with independent U.S. surgery centers and doctors that help Canadian patients get...