BC takes ax to budget of a health system 'in danger.'

Sibbald, Barbara
February 2002
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/19/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 4, p492
Academic Journal
Reports on British Columbia's attempts to reduce its health care budget. Cuts to pharmacare and the administrative budget as well as delisting several services that are not required under the Canada Health Act; Assertion of Health Minister Colin Hansen that British Columbia's health system was one of the most generous in Canada; Expectation that the amount of drug costs covered by patients in the province will increase.


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