TITLE

Alberta proposes activity-based funding

AUTHOR(S)
Collier, Roger
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/13/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 8, pE157
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the activity-based funding system proposed by Alberta Health Services in Canada. It states that the Canadian hospitals receive yearly lump sums to cover expenses and this model is known as block funding or global funding. It also states that under this activity-based funding system, hospitals will be paid for each service provided to patients.
ACCESSION #
44645316

 

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